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. police try to build bridges with food, fun

By Yolanda Rodriguez The Atlanta Journal-Constitution MARIETTA, Ga. — Marietta police Lt. Mike Hathaway... - Full Story

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Fla. department thinks more foot patrol will cut into crime

By Martin E. Comas The Orlando Sentinel MOUNT DORA, Fla. — Residents in the city's northeast side soon... - Full Story

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Chicago teenagers, police build ties during National Night Out

By Joseph Ruzich Special to the Tribune CHICAGO — Cicero resident Stephanie Avan said many students at... - Full Story

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Many to take part today in crime prevention "National Night Out"

April Hunt and Katie Fretland The Orlando Sentinel A lit porch light was all it took to participate in... - Full Story

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Cash-strapped Ill. sheriff skips Web updates

By Nicholas J.C. Pistor The St. Louis Post-Dispatch BELLEVILLE, Ill. — The St. Clair County sheriff's... - Full Story

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Dallas authorities cracking down on juvenile crime

By Tanya Eiserer The Dallas Morning News DALLAS, Tex. — Authorities are cracking down on underage scofflaws... - Full Story

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Maine island police become a part of the community

By David Hench Portland Press Herald CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Maine — A group of young girls leapt squealing... - Full Story

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Northern Calif. police crack down on toy gun sales

By Aaron Morrison Inside Bay Area HAYWARD, Calif. — Local mothers, fathers, grandmothers, grandfathers,... - Full Story

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Conn. police target truancy rate as way to fight crime rate

By Niraj Chokshi The Hartford Courant HARTFORD, Conn. — It's almost 11:30 a.m. on a June weekday, a little... - Full Story

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Ohio youth experience cops summer camp

Josh Jarman The Columbus Dispatch LONDON, Ohio — Caitlin Martin learned the hard way that you can't take... - Full Story



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