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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Mo. cops lead St. Patrick's Day flash mob

The idea for the dance came from and was organized by three KCPD officers.

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Video: Mo. cops lead St. Patrick's Day flash mob

The idea for the dance came from and was organized by three KCPD officers - Full Story

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A look at Houston PD's homeless outreach

The Houston Police Department is taking a unique approach to addressing issues of homelessness.

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DOJ will use grants to encourage good community-police relations

The Justice Department will help fight crime while it tries to strengthen the bonds between police and residents of six ethnically diverse cities - Full Story

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Wis. chief treading carefully after fatal OIS

Wis. chief treading carefully after fatal OIS

Chief said he has gone out of his way to avoid what he once called Ferguson's "missteps" - Full Story

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NYC Council begins hearings on police-community relations

Four precincts will be part of program in which officers will spend one-third of their shift devoted to going street by street to form community relationships - Full Story

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NH police issuing tickets for pizza, french fries

Inspired by how well residents have handled a tough winter, police have been giving out gift cards for people using crosswalks and driving properly - Full Story

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Texas PD's McConaughey spoof goes viral

The Cedar Hill Police Department is getting quite a bit of attention for a parody of a series of car commercials.

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Video: Texas PD's McConaughey spoof goes viral

The Cedar Hill Police Department is getting quite a bit of attention for a parody of a series of car commercials - Full Story

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Obama: 'Now is the moment' for changes to policing

Obama: 'Now is the moment' for changes to policing

White House task force recommends more police training and data collection on the use of deadly force - Full Story



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