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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How should mental health issues be handled by police?

One case study in Mass. sheds light on the difficult decisions facing police when dealing with mental health issues - Full Story

Columns

Ethics in leadership: Applying Aristotle in police work Jon Gaskins - Ethics in Policing

Ethics in leadership: Applying Aristotle in police work

We in law enforcement are community leaders — every day — and we are conspicuous men and women of civic virtue - Full Story

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#WhyIServe: How one cop is building trust with the Hispanic community

Deputy Ricardo Cueva’s work as a member of the King County (Wash.) Sheriff’s Department is a prime example of the impact cops can have in their community.

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#WhyIServe: How one cop is building trust with the Hispanic community

Deputy Ricardo Cueva’s work as a member of the King County (Wash.) Sheriff’s Office is a prime example of the impact cops can have in their community - Full Story

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Times Square on New Year's to be 'safest place in the world'

Police Commissioner William Bratton said there were no credible threats to the city ahead of the holiday - Full Story

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Las Vegas police boost security for holidays

It's not a first-of-its-kind request for the destination, but it's getting extra emphasis this year - Full Story

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Video: Calif. police surprise 6-year-old girl who lost mom on Christmas

While they can't take away the enormous loss, they went out of their way to try and give her the Christmas she missed - Full Story

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Police: Panhandler stabs Md. man who gave him money

Authorities say the victim gave the panhandler a few dollars and started to walk away - Full Story

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Calif. chief bonds with troubled youth due to similar backgrounds

Long before he was sworn in as the city’s chief of police, Tod Patterson was a wayward youth - Full Story



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Community Policing Columnists

Securing the Homeland Securing the Homeland
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster (ret.)
Neighborhood Relations Neighborhood Relations
with Booker Hodges
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