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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The Up-Beat: Cops get into holiday spirit, save teen, aid student

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


NY police receive grant to fingerprint children

According to the DCJS website, funding is offered through Operation Safe Child - Full Story


Video: Fla. man sings his way out of ticket

T.J. Bristol had his selfie stick in hand when officers pulled him over - Full Story


Police help secret Santa brings gifts of cash, hope to Ferguson

The secret Santa is a Kansas City businessman who hands out $100 bills to the needy - Full Story


Ill. police receive state grant to promote traffic safety

The department plans to utilize grant funding for additional enforcement - Full Story


Videos: Top cops ask civilians to arm themselves in wake of attacks

Several officers from around the country have gone viral asking their community to buy guns - Full Story


Chicago mayor: Officer-involved shooting brought city to 'inflection point'

Justice Department officials say they use patterns-and-practices probes to identify systemic failings - Full Story


NY police combat terrorism fears with education, outreach, bolstered security

The city has increased its presence in Muslim neighborhoods to build better relationships with the community - Full Story

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Passion for the Job Passion for the Job
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