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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Decline in Md. homicides credited to police

By Justin Fenton Baltimore SunBALTIMORE — In Baltimore's most stubbornly violent districts, police... - Full Story


Officials: financial crisis can lead to violence

Related articles: Six die in L.A. family murder-suicide L.A. murder-suicide puts police, counselors on... - Full Story


Pa. drug task force reaches out to juveniles

By Jason Nark Philadelphia Daily NewsCAMDEN, Penn. — In Camden, there are two ways of looking at... - Full Story


Mass. student charged with assault for kicking cop

The Associated Press AMHERST, Mass. — A tailgater skinny dipping inside a truck bed at a University... - Full Story


Rights group cries 'foul' on student arrests

By Amisha Padnani The Staten Island Advance (New York) STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Kids as young as 5... - Full Story


$2.5M plan to patch N.C. probation system

By Sarah Ovaska and Anne Blythe The Raleigh News & Observer Probation help sought in N.C. cityRALEIGH,... - Full Story


Maine increasing pay, benefits to entice officers

Related article: To be able to compete, Maine police simplify recruit process By David Hench The Portland... - Full Story


Share a photo, catch a criminal the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - TechBeat

Share a photo, catch a criminal

Approaching the driver of a car stopped for running a red light, the officer asks for identification. After ... - Full Story


Los Angeles officer honored by NLEOMF National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund - Featuring articles from Executive Director Craig Floyd

Los Angeles officer honored by NLEOMF

Police Officer III Andrew Taylor of the Los Angeles Police DepartmentProvided by the National Law Enf... - Full Story


CHP gets grant to promote child passenger safety

By Rachel Raskin-Zrihen Vallejo Times-HeraldSACRAMENTO, Calif. — With one million new dollars dedicated... - Full Story

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