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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Mich. police play football with local kids

A group of on-duty officers in Muskegon played an impromptu game of football with some local children and let them check out the inside of a police cruiser.

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Texas cop drives 11 hours to be 'Superman' for Ill. boy with cancer

Texas cop drives 11 hours to be 'Superman' for Ill. boy with cancer

Senior Cpl. Damon Cole was touched by the boy's story, and decided to do something to help the boy and his family - Full Story

Columns

How to boost engagement on your agency's Facebook page Cole Zercoe - Policing in the 21st Century

How to boost engagement on your agency's Facebook page

If you're not engaging your community, maybe it's time to take a step back and re-strategize - Full Story

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Photo: Wash. cop shares lunch with homeless man

After asking the man if he was hungry, the deputy sat down, gave the man some of his lunch and ate with him - Full Story

Columns

4 easy ways police chiefs can build rapport for effective community policing Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

4 easy ways police chiefs can build rapport for effective community policing

When dealing with the public or attending public meetings, there are simple things you can do to build better relationships - Full Story

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Fatal OIS makes SC chief's outreach job harder

Fatal OIS makes SC chief's outreach job harder

Chief's top task was to repair relationships with the black community that had been strained for years - Full Story

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Seattle attempt to keep addicts out of jail shines in study

Seattle attempt to keep addicts out of jail shines in study

First-of-its-kind program is called Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion - Full Story

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SC police shooting rekindles body camera debate

SC police shooting rekindles body camera debate

In Washington, White House spokesman Josh Earnest suggested that greater use of body cameras could help improve community/police relations - Full Story

Videos

Tesla teams up with Calif. PD for April Fools' prank

Car company Tesla and the Palo Alto Police Department poked fun at parking tickets in a video posted on April Fools’ Day.

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Tesla teams up with Calif. PD for April Fools' prank

Car company Tesla and the Palo Alto Police Department poked fun at parking tickets in a video posted on April Fools’ Day - Full Story



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