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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October 15, 2015
SF cops use cat to coax suicidal man off ledge

SF cops use cat to coax suicidal man off ledge

Using his pet, hostage negotiators were able to persuade him to go back inside the building - Full Story
October 14, 2015

Chicago academics suggest Ore. police survey mentally ill people they encounter

The group said the only way to accurately measure whether their encounters have improved is to ask people themselves - Full Story
October 13, 2015

Community weighs future of youth program led by fallen Ill. officer

The program gave young adults aspiring to careers in law enforcement an up-close look at the profession - Full Story
October 08, 2015

Tenn. officers asked to leave TGI Friday’s restaurant

The officers were asked to leave because they were armed - Full Story
October 08, 2015

7-year-old boy on mission to thank every NYPD officer

The child is visiting every precinct to show his gratitude - Full Story
October 01, 2015

Police chief: LA looks 'too much like Dodge City'

Gang crime is up more than 15 percent this year compared with 2014 - Full Story
September 30, 2015

Video: Calif. police union calls for end of vilification of cops in new ad

The San Francisco police union has released new advertisements that confront anti-cop hostility in the community - Full Story
September 30, 2015

New NY law will mandate reporting on school metal detectors

That law requires the police and the department of education to issue reports twice a year with student arrest information - Full Story
September 29, 2015
What can cops do to boost their morale? 7 tricks to live by

What can cops do to boost their morale? 7 tricks to live by

It's a tough time to be a cop — we asked our users what tricks they use to keep their morale high - Full Story
September 25, 2015

Seattle citizen police panel tells Justice Department official it's being ignored

The citizen commission created as part of federally mandated reforms to curb excessive force and biased policing - Full Story

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with the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
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with Lt. Raymond E. Foster (ret.)