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Community Policing

The Community Policing topic covers efforts by agencies and officers to partner with other branches of local government as well as non-governmental organizations to reduce crime and increase the quality of life for law-abiding citizens.

Fighting back against poor police leadership
Learn how intelligent streetlights can be a valuable ally in your agency’s mission to keep communities safe
A common complaint officers hear from citizens is, ‘What took you so long?’
Americans’ confidence in police reached 51%, marking the largest year-over-year change in public perceptions among the 17 institutions measured, Gallup says
The officers will help to relieve HPD officers, many of whom have been working 12-hour shifts since the storm made landfall
Tyrone Dennis started the organization Clippers and Cops, which allows teens to interact with officers in a comfortable setting, after serving in Atlanta’s gang unit for 10 years
California agencies are improving transparency, communication, and service within their communities through automated response and case updates over text and email
Houston Police Department Information Security Officer Russell Richardson, 54, died after his vehicle was submerged in floodwaters
“We are always here to help any agency as best we can with the resources available,” Lincolnwood Police Chief Jay Parrott said
“My mission is to break that stigma (and) tell these officers [to] take a step back and realize, ‘Hey, there may be something else going on here,’” said advocate Alex Mann
“It’s giving them a glimpse of why we do what we do, but then we let them do some hands-on stuff to understand how we do it,” MCSO spokesman Mike Swafford stated
Discover how Chief Christopher Cook utilizes storytelling to connect with both his officers and the community, creating a cohesive and transparent law enforcement environment
The partnership will help connect departments with qualified candidates, leveraging the high-energy world of motorsports to drive awareness
Discover how the National Police Athletic League (PAL) is building trust between officers and young people, fostering positive relationships and providing life skills
Firm assesses analog conventional system used by the university’s police department in project’s first phase to determine performance issues concerning coverage and interoperability
Residents talked about increasing partnerships with neighborhood associations and community groups to create safer youth activities in the summer evenings
The survey comes as the NOPD appears poised to begin a process to leave behind federal court oversight after more than a dozen years
“Our city was united in getting justice for the victim and her family,” said NYPD Commissioner Edward A. Caban
“Our staffing levels have reached a point where our primary focus must be on ensuring the minimal coverage necessary to keep our community safe,” a letter from Fulton PD states
The African philosophy of Ubuntu provides a compelling vision for revolutionizing public safety services and the ways in which we enforce our laws
Learn how Larsen’s hefty donation for officer wellness and community engagement builds on his extensive history of supporting law enforcement in the City by the Bay
If the first time you meet your community is after a tragedy, it’s too late
The “cruiser” was equipped with lights and sirens, allowing the “deputized junior police operators” to “go on patrol”
Funaiock discusses her role as a police captain, how SWAT prepared her for leadership and her vision for women’s roles and promotion in law enforcement
Meet Alison Funaiock: Newport News Police Department’s trailblazing captain, former SWAT sniper and community advocate
Each of the SFPD’s 10 districts will receive $100,000 from Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen to spend on equipment or programs to aid in officer wellness and community outreach
Officials called for community members to support the family of the veteran Hatboro police officer
While the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Animal Farm is home to mainly confiscated animals, the farm also serves as a unique criminal justice reform program for inmates
More than 200 hundred kids and their parents had a chance to learn how to fish while having positive interactions with Wisconsin law enforcement officers