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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Officers leave amid boos at SF Police Commission meeting on fatal OIS

Because for as many officers who showed up, there were just as many activists and community organizers - Full Story

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NY to ease enforcement of some minor infractions

Such low-level offenses have left the city with more than 1.2M active warrants - Full Story

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SWAT Cat is back: Boston police team's mascot returns home

Police feared the worst and even put out an all-points bulletin for the missing feline - Full Story

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The Up-Beat: Cops go above and beyond for theft victims, homeless, hungry

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

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Ex-con searching for NY cop who helped him get to job interview

The man wants to buy a meal for the officer responsible for getting him to his interview on time - Full Story

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Video: Wash. police TASER, disarm suicidal woman armed with knife

Video: Wash. police TASER, disarm suicidal woman armed with knife

The quick-thinking officers were able to save others and the woman from herself - Full Story

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Crime up across board in LA; homicides, rapes rise 9 percent

A number of factors are driving this year's overall uptick, including a spike in gang violence - Full Story

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Ind. police can keep, sell, destroy guns they can't return to their owners

Some of the guns need to be kept because of active and pending criminal cases - Full Story

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Cop PRotect tells your story, even when you can’t

Cop PRotect tells your story, even when you can’t

Defend your reputation in advance with help from an experienced PR firm with an extensive network of media contacts. - Full Story

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Tenn. officers feed elderly man in need

Tenn. officers feed elderly man in need

The officers completely filled the man’s refrigerator and pantry with the groceries they purchased themselves - Full Story



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Community Policing Columnists

Passion for the Job Passion for the Job
with Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.
Securing the Homeland Securing the Homeland
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster (ret.)
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