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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Panhandlers win in court over sheriff's office in Chicago

The panhandlers' lawyers said securing a finding that departments must ensure staff understand panhandlers' rights - Full Story


How can civilians best support their local cops? P1 Community - The Question

How can civilians best support their local cops?

A question posted recently on Quora asked, “What can I do to best support my local police officers who live in my neighborhood and patrol the beat here?” Several officers gave their professional opi... - Full Story


LA officer to run marathon in full tactical gear for charity

Officer Kristina Tudor will run the marathon to raise money for crime victims - Full Story


The Up-Beat: Cops help communities in winter storms, save animal, play ball with kids

By PoliceOne Staff Lending a helping hand is part of the job for officers of the law — but their... - Full Story


Cops in Mass. city getting staffing boost from state

The Brockton Police Department will receive a $350K grant - Full Story


UK police enter unlocked homes, tweet photos

The officers wanted to bring awareness to crime prevention - Full Story


Mass. chief on heroin addiction: 'There is recovery, you deserve it'

The chief wrote on Facebook to let community members know they are 'worth it' - Full Story


Runaway cow roped by New York City police gets new home

Online video showed the brown and white cow trotting past shops and restaurants - Full Story

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