Community Policing

Community Policing

The Community Policing topic covers efforts by law enforcement agencies and officers to partner with other branches of local government as well as non-governmental organizations (NGOs) such as churches, non-profit community groups, private businesses, to reduce crime and increase the quality of life for law-abiding citizens.
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January 08, 2016

The Up-Beat: Cops help homeless, rescue infant, save dog

Check out this week's round-up of inspiring stories from around the country - Full Story
January 08, 2016

How should mental health issues be handled by police?

One case study in Mass. sheds light on the difficult decisions facing police when dealing with mental health issues - Full Story
January 04, 2016

#WhyIServe: How one cop is building trust with the Hispanic community

Deputy Ricardo Cueva’s work as a member of the King County (Wash.) Sheriff’s Office is a prime example of the impact cops can have in their community - Full Story
December 31, 2015

Times Square on New Year's to be 'safest place in the world'

Police Commissioner William Bratton said there were no credible threats to the city ahead of the holiday - Full Story
December 31, 2015

Las Vegas police boost security for holidays

It's not a first-of-its-kind request for the destination, but it's getting extra emphasis this year - Full Story
December 30, 2015

Video: Calif. police surprise 6-year-old girl who lost mom on Christmas

While they can't take away the enormous loss, they went out of their way to try and give her the Christmas she missed - Full Story
December 29, 2015

Police: Panhandler stabs Md. man who gave him money

Authorities say the victim gave the panhandler a few dollars and started to walk away - Full Story
December 29, 2015

Calif. chief bonds with troubled youth due to similar backgrounds

Long before he was sworn in as the city’s chief of police, Tod Patterson was a wayward youth - Full Story
December 24, 2015

US postpones payments to police in asset forfeiture program

The move comes after Congress recently took $1.2B from the department's asset forfeiture fund - Full Story



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