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 use soccer to kick crime

By Yolanda Rodriguez The Atlanta Journal-Constitution MARIETTA, Ga. — It started simply enough: four... - Full Story

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Kan. police, church, community coming together

By Joe Rodriguez The Wichita Eagle. Wichita, Kan. — A Wichita Police Department homicide detective acknowledged... - Full Story

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Some Atlanta communities pay for private police

By D.L. Bennett The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATLANTA, Ga. — For many Atlanta residents it seems having... - Full Story

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San Diego police explore new tipster technology

By Joe Hughes San Diego Union-Tribune SAN DIEGO, Calif. — San Diego law enforcement officials are considering... - Full Story

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N.J. woman calls police, follows jewelry thieves

By Charles Hack The Jersey Journal JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Two men were arrested early Saturday morning when... - Full Story

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Tex. lawmaker shoots copper thief

The Associated Press HOUSTON, Tex. — A state lawmaker who opposed a law giving Texans a stronger right... - Full Story

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Md. cops 'just walking around'; 2 city detectives go on foot patrol

By Jean Marbella The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE, Md. — A girl and a boy, maybe 5 or 6 years old, round the... - Full Story

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Mass. town emphasizing community policing

By Hiroko Sato Lowell Sun GROTON, Mass. — Robert Dyer says police have foiled break-in attempts thanks... - Full Story

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Ohio sheriff seeks citizen volunteer patrol

The Associated Press LANCASTER, Ohio — A central Ohio sheriff forced to make do with a thinned-out staff... - Full Story

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Armed citizens patrol the streets of Conn. city

By Tom A. Peter The Christian Science Monitor NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Edgewood neighborhood near... - Full Story



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