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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LA county sheriff agrees to share records

The information is being released as part of an effort to be more transparent with the public about department activities - Full Story

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Training in recognizing bias proposed for Mo. officers

Police training, particularly in cultural awareness, faced national scrutiny after Ferguson - Full Story

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Texas police wives' fight club

New Braunfels Police Department wives' marriage enrichment course is currently recruiting for our 2016 class.

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RI dancing cop disinvited from 2nd city, blasts NAACP head

The retired officer came under fire after he protested a coffee shop where a worker wrote '#blacklivesmatter' cop's cup - Full Story

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Fla. police surveillance cameras raise questions on grant spending

Grant money was used to pay for surveillance to reduce drug dealing and 'associated conditions in and around' communities - Full Story

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LA school police see success in counseling rather than arresting students

Across the nation, campus officers are facing criticism that they're pushing children into a 'school-to-prison pipeline' - Full Story

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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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