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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Plainclothes cops keep eye out for NY Times Square hustlers

The mixing of numerous people makes Times Square 'one of the most complex environments in the world' for officers - Full Story


Obama official: Calif. police department sets good example

The executive director of President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing said Oakland policing is one to emulate - Full Story


Cleveland union president cites ‘Ferguson effect’ as cause for crime trends

While violent crime is up in Cleveland, fewer criminal cases are appearing in court - Full Story


P1 Photo of the Week: Shooting hoops PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Shooting hoops

(PoliceOne Image) Magnolia (Ohio) Police Department Sgt. Michael Balash submitted a photo of Patrolm... - Full Story


Chief's message: Ending the negative public perception of police Kenneth Berkowitz - The Suburban Chief

Chief's message: Ending the negative public perception of police

If the message and the mission is to pursue peace, justice and tolerance for all, isn’t it hypocritical to lump 800,000+ American cops into a single, negative identity? - Full Story


Calif. businesses teaming up with police on alcohol problem

The operations includes targeting businesses that overserve alcohol to patrons and people underage - Full Story


Minor charges spurs resentment in Baltimore

Some complain that 'clearing the corner' continues to harm residents and has contributed to a distrust of police - Full Story


The Up-Beat: Cops breakdance, party-plan, chauffeur

Check out this week's round-up of inspiring stories from around the country - Full Story


Conn. police 'adopt' schools to foster good relations with students, families

Throughout the school year, officers will visit each school at least a few times a week to mingle with students - Full Story


Judge overseeing Seattle police reforms asks for accountability 'framework'

Key players were asked to submit their ideas for a comprehensive approach to establishing accountability systems - Full Story

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