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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Utah troopers drive 87-year-old mother to see gravely ill son

Hitting a patrol car isn't the best way to end a traffic stop, but it worked out for one 87-year-old Nevada woman rushing to see her ailing son - Full Story

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Tenn. cops get homeless family food, room after shelter turns them down

Tim Lejeune says on one of the coldest nights of the year, the Salvation Army turned his family away.

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Tenn. cops get homeless family food, room after shelter turns them down

Tim Lejeune says on one of the coldest nights of the year, the Salvation Army turned his family away - Full Story

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Fla. cops surprise family in need with Christmas tree

Video captured the moment officers delivered a surprise Christmas tree to a financially-struggling family.

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Video: Fla. cops surprise family in need with Christmas tree

Video: Fla. cops surprise family in need with Christmas tree

Video captured the moment officers delivered a surprise Christmas tree to a financially-struggling family - Full Story

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Boston brass, police union fear body cams on cops

Body cameras could undermine the very community policing tactics they are intended to bolster, top Boston cops say - Full Story

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Photo: Officer hugs boy at Ore. Ferguson protest

Photo: Officer hugs boy at Ore. Ferguson protest

A touching photo of an officer hugging a boy at a Portland protest this week has gone viral on social media - Full Story

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Ind. cop raises money to replace assault victim's hearing aids

Daniel White was the victim of a crime and had been beaten so badly that his hearing aids were nowhere to be found.

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Ind. cop raises money to replace assault victim's hearing aids

Daniel White was the victim of a crime and had been beaten so badly that his hearing aids were nowhere to be found - Full Story

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NM PD uses site to share neighborhood-specific crime info to residents

Unlike other types of social media, people on Nextdoor.com only have access to forums for people who live by them - Full Story



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