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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Minor charges spurs resentment in Baltimore

Some complain that 'clearing the corner' continues to harm residents and has contributed to a distrust of police - Full Story


The Up-Beat: Cops breakdance, party-plan, chauffeur

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


Conn. police 'adopt' schools to foster good relations with students, families

Throughout the school year, officers will visit each school at least a few times a week to mingle with students - Full Story


Judge overseeing Seattle police reforms asks for accountability 'framework'

Key players were asked to submit their ideas for a comprehensive approach to establishing accountability systems - Full Story


Ill. city compiles 'habitual drunkard' list to limit booze sales

The list will have 'certain clientele' whom police and fire departments see regularly - Full Story


NYPD police announces new unit after Times Square complaints

The area, one of the busiest and most crowded in the nation, will get new officers who would work regular shifts - Full Story


La. PD’s PSA aims to educate public on what to do when stopped by cops

A police department created a video detailing how to act during a traffic stop - Full Story


RISE Honorees: How #supportblue is shining a light on the 'quiet majority' of cop supporters Cole Zercoe - Policing in the 21st Century

RISE Honorees: How #supportblue is shining a light on the 'quiet majority' of cop supporters

Support Blue is an awareness campaign designed to bring attention to those who believe in and support the men and women of law enforcement - Full Story


Prevent police-involved shootings with education, training American Military University - In Public Safety

Prevent police-involved shootings with education, training

It is imperative that law enforcement agencies not only train officers on proper use of force and law enforcement authority, but also work to educate community members - Full Story

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Community Policing Columnists

Securing the Homeland Securing the Homeland
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster (ret.)
Neighborhood Relations Neighborhood Relations
with Booker Hodges