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 22, 2010
Poor Chief's Guide (part two): Reaching out to kids Rob Hall - Chief's Office

Poor Chief's Guide (part two): Reaching out to kids

“Greet a Kid” and “Caught Being Good” are two programs that initiate good feelings between law enforcement and the youngest members of the community - Full Story
October 08, 2010
Poor Chief’s Guide: Effective community policing on a budget Rob Hall - Chief's Office

Poor Chief’s Guide: Effective community policing on a budget

Communication between police and the citizens they serve is an essential part of the modern police mission — a company called Nixle offers a great conduit for communicating with the community - Full Story
September 24, 2010
5 fundamentals for fighting medical marijuana Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

5 fundamentals for fighting medical marijuana

‘Legal’ pot dispensaries are springing up all over — to ensure the future safety of our communities, law enforcement should take an active role in the debate - Full Story
September 22, 2010
'Customer service' in law enforcement (revisited) Jim Glennon - Surviving the Streets

'Customer service' in law enforcement (revisited)

By Lt. Jim Glennon, Lombard, IL (ret.)I would rather write an article that creates controversy and causes... - Full Story
August 01, 2010
Police Limit Comic: August 8, 2010 Garey McKee - Police Limit Comic Strip

Police Limit Comic: August 8, 2010

Police Limit Comic is a politically-motivated, pro-law enforcement comic strip, topical in its writing and unapologetically blunt - Full Story
July 28, 2010
The impending death of community policing Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

The impending death of community policing

The law enforcement profession must reevaluate its understanding of community policing if there’s... - Full Story
July 19, 2010
Prevention versus protection: Law enforcement, homicide, and domestic violence Richard Davis, ALM - Understanding Domestic Violence

Prevention versus protection: Law enforcement, homicide, and domestic violence

Perpetrators bent on violence in our homes and on our streets are often not deterred by the threat of arrest or the arrest itself - Full Story
June 03, 2010
P1 First Person: The routine PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: The routine

By Bradley L. BordelonIt was a day just like any otherHe kissed his wife, his child’s motherOut... - Full Story
April 17, 2010
Policing from the heart: Md. department's Haitian Relief Unit Karen L. Bune - Criminals, Victims, and Cops

Policing from the heart: Md. department's Haitian Relief Unit

Seven officers with the Prince George's County (Md.) Police Department are taking 'community policing' to the next level - Full Story
March 31, 2010
Helping schools prepare for an active-shooter showdown Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

Helping schools prepare for an active-shooter showdown

Sheriff Fred Wegener says that preparing schools for an active shooter is community policing at its best - Full Story



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