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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Photo: Black SC officer helps heat-stricken white supremacist during rally

Photo: Black SC officer helps heat-stricken white supremacist during rally

A photo going viral is gaining praise from internet for officer's actions during Confederate flag rally - Full Story

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New training helps Wis. cops recognize bias

Fair and Impartial Policing training program helps to curtail personal biases, including implicit, unconscious prejudices - Full Story

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4 keys to creating a UOF 'training day' for civilians Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

4 keys to creating a UOF 'training day' for civilians

Because hope is not a strategy and luck is not a tactic, police agencies are well-served when the training unit builds a special use-of-force training day for the public, the press, and the politicians - Full Story

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Texas officer makes cellphone stop, helps choking driver

Woman was trying to call 911 while choking, performs Heimlich maneuver on the woman

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Video: Texas officer makes cellphone stop, helps choking driver

Video: Texas officer makes cellphone stop, helps choking driver

Officer who pulled over a driver for illegal use of a cellphone ended up helping the woman, who was trying to call 911 while choking - Full Story

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LAPD: Crime up 13 percent, reversing decade decline

LAPD: Crime up 13 percent, reversing decade decline

Mayor said Los Angeles is still among the safest of the nation's largest cities - Full Story

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Baltimore police order stations to stay open 24/7 after citizen complaint

Baltimore police order stations to stay open 24/7 after citizen complaint

After a citizen's bike was stolen, he walked to the nearest police station only to find it closed - Full Story

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More cops walk US beats as cities emerge from riots, recession

7 out of 10 cities in the US are increasing their spending on public safety - Full Story

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Gay Wash. cop creates 'Safe Place' in Seattle

Gay Wash. cop creates 'Safe Place' in Seattle

'Safe Place' is a campaign against bias crimes that helps LGBTQ community report the crimes without repercussions - Full Story

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NYPD launches new community policing plans

NYPD launches new community policing plans

The program, dubbed "One City: Safe and Fair Everywhere," is being launched after an 18-month department review by Police Commissioner William Bratton - Full Story



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