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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Ferguson residents get a say on police overhaul agreement

Ferguson residents get a say on police overhaul agreement

The consent decree envisions a reshaping of how officers conduct stops, searches and arrests, use their firearms - Full Story

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Police save lives in Va. town with naloxone grant

Training was also included to teach how to administer the drug, how to store it, protection from civil liability - Full Story

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Hawaii bill would ban police drone use without a warrant

The bill would make exceptions for emergencies such as searches and rescues, hostage situations - Full Story

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'Blue Lives Matter' billboard spurs debate among Tenn. community

Some say the message is an affront to the Black Lives Matter movement - Full Story

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FBI begins tracking animal abuse like it does murder, rape

For the first time ever, the FBI began collecting data on animal cruelty crimes - Full Story

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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

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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

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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



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