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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N.M. deputies anticipate annual 'Shop with a Cop' event

By Kevin Buey Deming HeadlightLUNA COUNTY, N.M. — A Luna County Sheriff's deputy who's been with... - Full Story

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LAPD plan to cut patrols has residents worried

By Richard Winton and Martha Groves Los Angeles TimesLOS ANGELES — A plan to slash the number of... - Full Story

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For police, a new crime-fighting tool: Facebook

(AP Photo)By Liz Stoever Northern StarSYCAMORE, Ill. — Facebook and MySpace aren't just for connecting... - Full Story

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Increased violence prompts Md. police to consider new tactics

By Justin Fenton The Baltimore SunBALTIMORE — A flurry of shootings and killings over the weekend... - Full Story

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Utah police academy graduates 23 as applications drop

By Melinda Rogers Salt Lake TribuneJames Bishop was inspired to become a Salt Lake City policeman through... - Full Story

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La. deputies shifted to shopping area beats

By Jason Brown The Advocate LAFAYETTE, La. — The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office plans to saturate... - Full Story

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N.C. cop 'looked after his town'

By Jeri Rowe News & RecordGREENSBORO, N.C. — Harold Scott's office is empty.He'll retire Wednesday... - Full Story

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Turkeys get police escort to needy Va. families

By Elliott Robinson The Petersburg Progress-Index PETERSBURG, Va. — The basement of the Bureau... - Full Story

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Texas cops turn traffic tickets into toy drive

The Associated PressSANSOM PARK, Texas — Some police officers in a North Texas suburb are playing... - Full Story

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Philly officials, residents ask, "Why the rise in cop-killings?"

Related articles: Man arrested in crash that killed Philly officer Philly street names memorialize slain... - Full Story



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