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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Utah police academy graduates 23 as applications drop

By Melinda Rogers Salt Lake TribuneJames Bishop was inspired to become a Salt Lake City policeman through... - Full Story


La. deputies shifted to shopping area beats

By Jason Brown The Advocate LAFAYETTE, La. — The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office plans to saturate... - Full Story


N.C. cop 'looked after his town'

By Jeri Rowe News & RecordGREENSBORO, N.C. — Harold Scott's office is empty.He'll retire Wednesday... - Full Story


Turkeys get police escort to needy Va. families

By Elliott Robinson The Petersburg Progress-Index PETERSBURG, Va. — The basement of the Bureau... - Full Story


Texas cops turn traffic tickets into toy drive

The Associated PressSANSOM PARK, Texas — Some police officers in a North Texas suburb are playing... - Full Story


Philly officials, residents ask, "Why the rise in cop-killings?"

Related articles: Man arrested in crash that killed Philly officer Philly street names memorialize slain... - Full Story


Ill. PD fulfills boy's dream of becoming a cop

His dream day on the force; 7-year-old gets to be a cop, foil a crime and become a decorated hero in... - Full Story


Philadelphia mural honors slain cops

Related articles: Philly street names memorialize slain officers 2 Philly officers shot serving warrant... - Full Story


Mass. police use ShotSpotter to combat gun violence

By Patrick Johnson The Springfield RepublicanSPRINGFIELD, Mass. — On a computer in the dispatch... - Full Story


Calif. public safety workers practice for 'the Big One'

By Jia-Rui Chong, Bob Pool Los Angeles TimesLOS ANGELES — The blood and the broken bones were fake,... - Full Story

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