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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Colo. cop’s head sliced open, cruiser stolen after helping ‘stranded’ driver

Colo. cop’s head sliced open, cruiser stolen after helping ‘stranded’ driver

The driver tackled the officer from behind and struck him with a sharp object before stealing his cruiser - Full Story

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Va. police ditch handcuffs, give out bracelets for 'being good'

The chief hopes this can allow officers to interact in a positive way with people - Full Story

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NY city's top cop takes new anti-heroin approach

The problem of addiction has not only failed to abate, it has become more widespread - Full Story

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Conversations about policing showing up in 2016 presidential race

Democratic candidates are more unified in their embrace of the Black Lives Matter movement - Full Story

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Black Chicago officers work in schools to build trust

The initiative comes at a time of extreme distrust between citizens, especially young African-Americans, and police - Full Story

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Ejected football fan sends 20 dozen doughnuts to university police

Ejected football fan sends 20 dozen doughnuts to university police

Two-hundred-forty doughnuts — every one of them covered in coconut — raised suspicions among officers - Full Story

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Building a diverse police force: Lessons from the San Francisco PD Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Building a diverse police force: Lessons from the San Francisco PD

SFPD works with kids as a way of achieving the long-term objective of recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce reflective of the city’s population - Full Story

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Photos: Skateboarders ollie over Ala. officer

The officer-involved skateboarding session involved the officer attempting to ride the board too - Full Story

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A year after grand jury announcement, Ferguson sees progress

It's not exactly a return to normal, but it's an improvement - Full Story



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