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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January 08, 2015

Activist critical of police undergoes use of force scenarios

Reverend Jarrett Maupin, a civil rights activist, had a quick change of heart after undergoing three different shoot-don't-shoot scenarios.
December 18, 2014

Utah dispatchers give gift of music to disabled caller

In less than a week, someone had made more than 4,000 calls to 911. At one point, emergency dispatcher Kari Bueno was receiving three to four calls a minute
December 11, 2014

Mich. cops stop motorists for surprise gifts

Lowell police pulled several motorists over and surprised them with Christmas gifts in a video gone viral.
December 10, 2014

Ala. cop buys food for shoplifter trying to feed kids

An Alabama officer is receiving high praise after an act of kindness caught on camera.
December 10, 2014

TEDx Talk: The most dangerous weapon in law enforcement

Can simply choosing better words be the solution to building relationships between law enforcement officers and those within their communities or will it require an entirely new system of development? 25-year law enforcement veteran Brian Willis breaks it down in this TEDx Talk.
December 09, 2014

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.
December 04, 2014

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.
December 03, 2014

Fla. cops surprise family in need with Christmas tree

Video captured the moment officers delivered a surprise Christmas tree to a financially-struggling family.
November 20, 2014

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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Community Policing Columnists

Neighborhood Relations Neighborhood Relations
with Booker Hodges
Passion for the Job Passion for the Job
with Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.