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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Nude ride prompts naked assault on Canadian police

Associated Press VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Naked cyclists converged on Vancouver's main police... - Full Story


Okla. council picks fields as possible site for new safety center

By Diana Baldwin The Oklahoman EDMOND, Okla. — Two sports fields with fences falling down and sparse... - Full Story


Judge cites insufficent evidence, acquits former N.H. trooper

By Annmarie Timmins Concord Monitor (New Hampshire) CONCORD, N.H. — A Concord District Court judge... - Full Story


Calif. city considers charging for police calls

By Peter Hegarty The Contra Costa TimesALAMEDA, Calif. — Some residents may find themselves reaching... - Full Story


Crime-ridden Ark. town expands curfew

By John Gambrell The Associated Press HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. — Officers armed with military rifles... - Full Story


NYPD wants 'tight security' at Ground Zero

Related article: NYPD, Port Authority agree on WTC securityBy Charles V. Bagli The New York TimesNEW... - Full Story


Chicago cutting OT for CAPS-related community policing

By Fran Spielman and Frank Main Chicago Sun-Times CHICAGO — Chicago Police officers will no longer... - Full Story


Calif. residents decry police policy on pursuits

Palo Alto residents decry police policy against pursuing certain suspects, call for re-evaluationRelated... - Full Story


Connie Rice Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Connie Rice "changing the paradigm" in addressing gang violence

Two weeks ago, PoliceOne brought to our readers part one of a two-part series on gang violence in Lo... - Full Story


Sheriffs: 2 tiger attacks show tougher laws needed

By Betsy Taylor The Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Two tiger attacks this week at two different Missouri... - Full Story

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Community Policing Columnists

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