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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'Safe surrender' program draws 151 fugitives

Related article: Philly program aids nonviolent fugitivesBy Andrew Maykuth The Philadelphia InquirerPHILADELPHIA... - Full Story


Survey finds holes in U.S. disaster preparedness

By Karen Matthews The Associated PressNEW YORK — In a disaster such as an earthquake or terrorist... - Full Story


Contextual Compliance Tool Kit Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Contextual Compliance Tool Kit

The word is spreading that the use of force continuum is dying a slow death. While the continuum model ha... - Full Story


Texas evacuates ahead of Hurricane Ike

By Juan A. Lozano The Associated PressHOUSTON — Authorities in the Houston area and along the Southeast... - Full Story


Police unite to support children of U.S. troops

Press release from the National Association Citizens on PatrolCORONA, Calif. — On Saturday, September... - Full Story


Openness 'key' in balancing WTC memorial security

Related articles: NYPD, Port Authority agree on WTC security NYPD wants 'tight security' on Ground Zero... - Full Story


Katrina lessons helped La. police handle Hurricane Gustav

Related article: Bush calls Hurricane Gustav respose 'excellent'By Brendan McCarthy and Sarah Carr The... - Full Story


Fla. deputies work with residents to fight crime

By Jerome Burdi Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel Staff Writer Staff Researcher Barbara Hijek contributed... - Full Story


Calif. police use souped-up car to grab kids' attention

By Sophia Kazmi Valley TimesDANVILLE, Calif. — Christina Sally may drive the coolest police car... - Full Story


Chief to citizens: Police keep streets safe

By Tom Dresner Columbia (Missouri) Daily TribuneCOLUMBIA, Miss. — Seems like every day you pick... - Full Story

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