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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BMW donates 12 bikes to Balt. police

By a Sun reporter BALTIMORE, Md. — The Baltimore Police Department will be receiving today 12 donated... - Full Story

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Houston PD hits classrooms to fight gangs

By Lindsay Wise The Houston Chronicle HOUSTON, Texas — At 13 years old, Caleb Hunt has already felt pressure... - Full Story

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Penn. businesses, police form crime watch association

By Allison Garvey The Patriot-News HARRISBURG, Pa. — Sometimes, the people you trust the most are the... - Full Story

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Milwaukee police host kids' open house

By Bill Glauber Milwaukee Journal Sentinel MILWAUKEE — It's not every day that balloons float from police... - Full Story

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Ga. county's police targeting quality of life crimes

By Tom Opdyke The Atlanta Journal-Constitution COBB COUNTY, Ga. — An experiment in a neighborhood on... - Full Story

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Phila. chief calls for 10,000 men to patrol streets

By Maryclaire Daly The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — The city's embattled police chief, acknowledging... - Full Story

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LAPD to target crime around 20 schools

By Duke Helfand The Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles leaders unveiled several initiatives... - Full Story

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NYPD accused of ignoring civillian review

The Associated Press NEW YORK — An independent city panel formed to investigate and discourage police... - Full Story

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Ex-con and N.H. chief team up for bone marrow drives

By Shira Schoenberg The Concord Monitor NEW HAMPSHIRE — Twenty-one years ago, Dale Robinson gave a SWAT... - Full Story

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For one day, Mich. police encourage citizens to flee

The Kalamazoo Gazette PORTAGE, Mich. — Michigan police officers will again team up to host the annual... - Full Story



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with the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ)