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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Fla. officer fired after singing on duty with death metal band

The officer said the incident 'erodes the thin fibers of trust' between police and the community - Full Story

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Report: 60 percent of Americans say body cams will improve police-community relations

According to the report, there is some confusion among the public about the technology - Full Story

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Wis. city holds off on body cameras, first wants to build trust in community

Among concerns were police manipulation of cameras, a false sense of security, and privacy - Full Story

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Calls mount to remove NYPD metal detectors in schools

As crime has plunged over the past two decades, the number of violent crimes and robberies in schools has also fallen - Full Story

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Wis. sheriff writes himself a ticket for parking in disabled spot

The sheriff also paid a $35 fine and made a donation to an organization that works with the disabled - Full Story

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Nashville program teaches LEOs about civil rights

Nashville program teaches LEOs about civil rights

As confrontations between police and communities trigger public outcry, leaders are looking for new ways to restore trust - Full Story

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Pa. police targeting firefighters for using illegal emergency lights

According to current law, all emergency lights must be on the outside of the vehicle - Full Story



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