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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The Boston beat: Out of the cruisers and back on the streets

By Adrian Walker The Boston Globe As dusk fell on Bowdoin Street in Dorchester Friday night, the street... - Full Story

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Homeland security: Police response after dark Lt. Raymond E. Foster (ret.) - Securing the Homeland

Homeland security: Police response after dark

In previous articles we examined homeland security issues as well as issues related to nighttime operations. He... - Full Story

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New unit goes after top felons in St. Louis

By Joel Currier St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS — Capt. Ed Kuntz's brow crinkles with frustration when... - Full Story

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Oakland moves toward strategy of community policing

More police officers to be put on patrol in department overhaul By Christopher Heredia, Chronicle Staff... - Full Story

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Citizens see the world from the other side of the badge

CITIZEN ACADEMIES: They learn about how radar guns work, but not how to avoid them. Detective Frank Hackler... - Full Story

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NYPD to receive $5 million in seized drug money

The New York Sun After gathering about $19 million in cash and assets from drug busts in 2006, the Drug... - Full Story

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Only 36% of '06 Chicago murders solved

Annie Sweeney and Frank Main The Chicago Sun-Times The percentage of murders solved by Chicago Police... - Full Story

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Justice Dept. announces more manpower, equipment for New Orleans

By MARY FOSTER, Associated Press Writer NEW ORLEANS- More federal crime-fighting help is headed to this... - Full Story

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Ga.: DeKalb police get oversight; shootings to be monitored by state and federal agencies

By David Simpson The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Monitors from state and federal law enforcement agencies... - Full Story

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Baltimore shifts to community policing

By GUS G. SENTEMENTES The Baltimore Sun Baltimore law enforcement officials have increasingly been conducting... - Full Story



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