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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PoliceOne Member Photo of the Week: B.C. Eagle Saves Hawk

Lt. Frederick Winslow of the Boston College Police Dept. poses with a baby hawk which he recently rescued... - Full Story


Atlanta 'police surgeon' bonds with officers

Related article: Firsthand account: Police surgeonBy S.A. Reid The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionATLANTA... - Full Story


Calif. quake tests mass emergency preparedness

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


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


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


AMBER alerts continue to decline

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


St. Paul police call communication key to convention peace

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


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


Unarmed Pa. crime patrol raises questions

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


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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with Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.