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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February 19, 2015
Fla. cops save autistic boy's birthday after no one shows up

Fla. cops save autistic boy's birthday after no one shows up

Police reached out to a boy and his mother after a post on social media caught the attention of the local community - Full Story
February 19, 2015

Ky. PD puts out warrant for popular 'Frozen' character

The cold might not bother Disney's Queen Elsa, but it's wreaking enough havoc in Kentucky that a PD announced a joke warrant for the popular character - Full Story
February 12, 2015
FBI director: US at crossroads on race relations, policing

FBI director: US at crossroads on race relations, policing

James Comey used a speech at Georgetown University to offer his most expansive take on a debate that has roiled in the country - Full Story
February 09, 2015

Trending Topics: Why cops don't always arrest

By PoliceOne Staff It’s no secret that cops are constantly reaching out to the communities they... - Full Story
February 06, 2015
Holder: Use debate on police force to aid relations

Holder: Use debate on police force to aid relations

Attorney General Eric Holder called for the dialogue at a meeting with politicians, law enforcement officials and community leaders in California - Full Story
February 04, 2015

Ky. cop buys baby formula for shoplifter's child

Officer was dispatched to a shoplifting complaint and found out that the suspect had been caught stealing baby formula - Full Story
February 03, 2015
Pa. cop lauded for community work dies during charity race

Pa. cop lauded for community work dies during charity race

Detective who collapsed and died during a 5K race Saturday morning in Philadelphia was running to raise money for his parish - Full Story
February 02, 2015
Calif. chief's unconventional approach revitalizes force

Calif. chief's unconventional approach revitalizes force

Grassroots policing style credited with turning around a moribund department and helping drive down crime in a city plagued by gang violence - Full Story
January 21, 2015

Calif. police start body camera program to build trust

Of 100 new cameras, 50 were put on officers Tuesday and another 50 officers will receive them in February - Full Story



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