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.
Communication between police and the citizens they serve is an essential part of the modern police mission — a company called Nixle offers a great conduit for communicating with the community - Full Story
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