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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Black, white Texas cops take stand with 'his life matters' viral photo

Black, white Texas cops take stand with 'his life matters' viral photo

A photo going viral features two cops standing together with a message on their palms and arrows pointed at one another - Full Story

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Nearly 200 people apply for Cleveland community police panel

Commission is responsible for recommending policies to improve how Cleveland police officers interact with the public - Full Story

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Police embrace their community through social media

National Fraternal Order of Police Conference discussed departments across the country utilizing social media - Full Story

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Court: NJ's most dangerous city deserved police vote

Top court ruled public should have chance to vote on ordinance that may have derailed police department reboot - Full Story

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US attorney general praises LEOs as peacemakers

Police are encouraged to be part of the national conversation about improving relationships with minority communities - Full Story

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Police shooting, protests put Ferguson back on edge

Police shooting, protests put Ferguson back on edge

Police, protesters and community brace for more violence - Full Story

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Video: Cop confronts and disarms suicidal NC man

Officer is being congratulated for his efforts in talking down the suspect - Full Story

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Cop confronts and disarms suicidal NC man

Officer is being congratulated for his efforts in talking down the suspect.

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Boston police commissioner wants law to push back on camera-toting cop watchers

Officials say filming can cause risks to both officers and community when there is a tense crime scene involved - Full Story

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Drones give Pa. officers a new edge, but raise privacy concerns

Officials said they will use drones for specific missions, not everyday surveillance - Full Story



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