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 urge city to curtail Citizen Watchdogs' access

By Tim Eberly Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionATLANTA — Atlanta police are pushing for changes to the... - Full Story

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Is Mumbai a call to arms for police around the world?

Is Mumbai a call to arms for police around the world?

MUMBAI — The Taj Mahal hotel at dusk in Mumbai, India on Saturday, November 29, 2008. On November 26, 2008, terrorists launched a multi-faceted, well-coordinated, military-style attack against ten civilian targets, killing approximately 183 and wounding 324 in a 60-hour running gun battle. What questions should law enforcement ask in the wake of Mumbai? (AP Photo/Saurabh Das) - Full Story

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'Shop with a Cop' brings smiles to youth

By Kevin Buey Deming HeadlightDEMING, N.M. — Holiday shopping topped the morning Saturday in the... - Full Story

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Tenn. police reach out to kids to prevent violence

By Jacqueline Koch Chattanooga Times Free PressCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Whenever time allows, Lt. Corliss... - Full Story

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L.A. County Sheriff's Department completes annual "Gifts for Guns" program

Related article: Calif. residents turn in guns for $50, no questions asked Los Angeles County Sheriff... - Full Story

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Orange County sheriff's department gets few complaints from the public

By Stuart Pfeifer Los Angeles TimesORANGE COUNTY, Calif. — Either Orange County sheriff's deputies... - Full Story

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Creative cop hangs nicknames on robbers

By Ann Fisher Columbus DispatchCOLUMBUS, Ohio — A few weeks ago, FBI Special Agent Harry Trombitas... - Full Story

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Philly police department honors heroes

By Vernon Clark Philadelphia InquirerPHILADELPHIA — It was during a violent confrontation with... - Full Story

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Ohio authorities question whether city can stay safe with fewer officers

By Elizabeth Gibson The Columbus DispatchCOLUMBUS, Ohio — As the city's budget crunch squeezes... - Full Story

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Calif. police pulling officers from school campuses

Related articles: Sacramento PD makes drastic budget cuts N.Y. drops cop class to cut spendingBy Nanette... - Full Story



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