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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.

The project allows local police and law enforcement partners to take a proactive role in providing comprehensive training and support to different entities in their community
Meet Mary Nero: Greensboro Police Department’s lone homicide victim advocate who managed a record 74 homicide cases in a single year
Inviting community stakeholders to experience virtual reality training can change the conversation
A new report by the COPS Office highlights effective strategies for engaging young people in law enforcement careers
In certain police zones, low-level criminal offenders can now be referred to the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion instead of facing criminal charges
“Our goal is to prompt critical thinking skills, promote academic excellence and reduce the high risk of incarceration and homicides among young African American males,” said Oakland Police Sgt. Robert Smith, who serves as Ok Program’s COO
Nero’s team is expanding at a crucial time, as the city of Greensboro, N.C., has experienced a record number of homicides this past year
The tournament organizer stated he wanted the officers there to “break down barriers” and help students build strong relationships with them
NYPD Commissioner Edward Caban agreed that NYPD officers must ensure that social media posts are accurate after a patrol chief misidentified a judge in a post on X
The money is used to pay officers $70 an hour to work secondary shifts through a program spearheaded by St. Louis police Chief Robert Tracy
A California state law that went into effect on Jan. 1 restricts when law enforcement agencies can post mug shots online
Camilla Dzikowski beat out hundreds of other students by explaining how cool it would be to become a police officer
Explore a unique initiative where police officers, firefighters and EMS providers join forces to guide young men toward maturity, blending rigorous workouts with life lessons
Lt. Dan Marcou urges today’s police force to adapt and overcome in what could be the dawn of a new Golden Era of American Policing
“People have felt easier to approach us because we’re very readily accessible to them,” San Luis Obispo Police Department Community Service Officer Samantha Corsaw said
Through community partnerships, agency leaders can make choices on UAS deployment that match the needs of their community
“[University Circle Police Department officers] are no longer just guests in our building. They’re part of our family,” Principal Melanie Nakonachny said
Police nationwide have raised $7M toward childhood cancer research by hosting more than 800 St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving events
How law enforcement agencies from California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii and Alaska are joining forces to address critical public safety issues and advocate for meaningful legislative reform
Tune in for tomorrow’s all-new episode, where host Jim Dudley talks with Brian Marvel about the formation of the West Coast Law Enforcement Coalition
Cruising is now legal in California, and to show signs of solidarity within the communities, Oceanside and San Diego police departments are rolling out their lowriders
Using Truleo for body camera analysis, the Paterson, N.J. Police Department saw a 3x increase in the use of highly professional language by officers and a 50% reduction in unprofessional officer language from 2022 to 2023
Deputy Chief John McMahon discusses the LAPD’s adoption of advanced technologies, aiming to boost efficiency, improve community interaction and address the policing challenges of tomorrow
California agencies are improving transparency, communication, and service within their communities through automated response and case updates over text and email
The program seeks to bolster public safety efforts and promote community resilience
Officers sound off on what they need from their supervisors and leaders to perform at their peak in Police1’s State of the Industry survey
Through a fellowship model, New Blue seeks to create a network of police officers committed to bringing about change within their departments
A new partnership offers unique opportunities for individuals with disabilities to work as part-time police employees