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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Ga. cop to handcuff self to treadmill for charity

By Karen Rosen The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionMARIETTA, Ga. — Marietta police officer Angie Reedy... - Full Story


N.M. residents take back neighborhood

By Rozanna M. Martinez The Albuquerque JournalRIO RANGO, N.M. — Rio Rancho police will help residents... - Full Story


Colo. sheriff's captain goes Hollywood

By Leslie Brefeld The Summit Daily NewsSUMMIT COUNTy — Before David Ayer accepted the director... - Full Story


SFPD lags behind in hiring civilians

By Marisa Lagos The San Francisco Chronicle Related P1 News Report: Civilians increasingly handling police... - Full Story


School safety triple play the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - TechBeat

School safety triple play

Law enforcement agencies and school systems can now obtain three important school safety programs at... - Full Story


Neighbors cheer during Calif. drug raid

By Thadeus Greenson The Times-StandardHUMBOLDT, Calif. — The Humboldt Drug Task Force and the Eureka... - Full Story


Okla. to get law enforcement museum

The Associated PressCHANDLER, Okla. — An Oklahoma Law Enforcement Museum and Hall of Fame is planned... - Full Story


Citizens help Va. police catch burglar

By Dave Foster The Virginian-PilotSUFFOLK, Va. — A citizen helped a police officer thwart a robbery... - Full Story


Crime Stoppers posting crime videos on

By Leon Fooksman The Sun-SentinelPALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — Those grainy surveillance videos of... - Full Story


Calif. volunteer crime-fighting force grows

By Anna Belle Peevey The Contra Costa TimesOAKLAND - Dressed in trademark red berets and black cargo... - Full Story

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