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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March 23, 2015

Ky. cop helps woman finish 10K run

Lt. Aubrey Gregory encouraged runner Asia Ford to complete the 10K after she began to stall around the fourth mile.
March 19, 2015

Mo. cops lead St. Patrick's Day flash mob

The idea for the dance came from and was organized by three KCPD officers.
March 16, 2015

A look at Houston PD's homeless outreach

The Houston Police Department is taking a unique approach to addressing issues of homelessness.
March 03, 2015

Texas PD's McConaughey spoof goes viral

The Cedar Hill Police Department is getting quite a bit of attention for a parody of a series of car commercials.
February 25, 2015

Ark. cop's Facebook post changes struggling student's life

Officer John Shipman was on his way home from an off-duty security job when he noticed a man walking on the side of the road in 19-degree weather.
February 19, 2015

Fla. cops save autistic boy's birthday after no one shows up

Police and firefighters in Florida reached out to a boy and his mother after a post on social media caught the attention of the local community.
February 04, 2015

Ky. cop buys baby formula for shoplifter's child

Officer was dispatched to a shoplifting complaint and found out that the suspect had been caught stealing baby formula.
January 21, 2015

Calif. police start body camera program to build trust

Of 100 new cameras, 50 were put on officers Tuesday and another 50 officers will receive them in February.
January 12, 2015

Little Rock police do the Cha Cha Slide

The officers of Little Rock PD showed off their dancing skills during Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, dancing to the Cha Cha Slide.



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