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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Calif. quake tests mass emergency preparedness

Related article: Homeland Security: An overview of the national response plan By Gillian Flaccus The... - Full Story

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Arrest made in Ariz. community college shooting

Related article: 3 shot at Ariz. community college; 2 criticalBy Jacques Billeaud and Chris Kahn Associated... - Full Story

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Hate crimes hit 5-year high in Los Angeles

By Thomas Watkins The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Hate crimes in Los Angeles County soared last... - Full Story

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AMBER alerts continue to decline

Guidelines for use refined; drop in crimes against children citedBy Wendy Koch USA TodayWASHINGTON, D.C.... - Full Story

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St. Paul police call communication key to convention peace

By Gregg Aamot The Associated PressMINNEAPOLIS — Borrowing from a European model, Minneapolis and... - Full Story

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Austin police chief receives praise from community

Chief marks one year on the jobRelated article: Austin chief tackles racial divide, lethal forceBy Tony... - Full Story

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Unarmed Pa. crime patrol raises questions

By Andrew Maykuth The Philadelphia InquirerPHILADELPHIA — Nine months after the 10,000 Men movement... - Full Story

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Ill. agencies form crime task force

By Mary Owen The Chicago TribuneCHICAGO — More than three dozen police departments in Will County... - Full Story

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Mass. chief creates fund for fallen K-9

By John Collins The Lowell SunCHELMSFORD, Mass. — As requested by an overwhelming number of Chelmsford... - Full Story

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More Calif. towns may form departments

By Aaron Morrison Lamorinda Sun The Contra Costa TimesCONTRA COSTA, Calif. — Lafayette, Orinda... - Full Story



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