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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.

“If the police are the people, and the people are the police, this is a week for everyone to embrace.”
Jasur Talipov’s experiences at a police substation inspired him to start a podcast that challenges negative perceptions of law enforcement through thoughtful discussions
The book was inspired by a desire to build foundational trust between the community and law enforcement from an early age
Arya Patel, who has osteosarcoma, spent the day motivating officers, fighting crime and running drills with firefighters
Mayor Michelle Wu announced a six-pronged plan that seeks to target resources and interventions in hot-spot areas prone to violence
“Receiving...feedback allows us to leverage our training, policies and procedures, and focus where our community values it the most,” Aurora PD Chief Keith Cross said
This seasoned police veteran and aspiring congresswoman outlines her vision for restoring and enhancing public safety and law enforcement support
At the end of the day, your health is largely in your hands; take some extra time to take care of you
Departments and officers should factor in citizen concerns, the U.S. Flag Code and the First Amendment in their decision
The proposed budget includes a request to fund the Collaborative Reform for Juvenile Justice program to address emergencies in their juvenile justice systems
The C.O.R.E (Community Outreach Recruitment & Engagement) unit features spaces for meetings, gaming and sports, offering a new option for community policing
The program is currently being implemented in four Chandler elementary schools where sixth graders are taught four classes covering topics such as leadership and cyber dilemmas
The free event, designed to discourage teens from illegal street racing by providing a safe, controlled environment, was held at a Tulsa race track
Agencies often complement footage with detailed briefings and written reports to provide comprehensive context
A new report by the COPS Office highlights effective strategies for engaging young people in law enforcement careers
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
In certain police zones, low-level criminal offenders can now be referred to the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion instead of facing criminal charges
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Media and public communications are vastly different in today’s digital age
Enhancing law enforcement capabilities through technology
“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
Take a look at the pranks and fakeouts police departments posted on April Fools’ Day this year
Meet Mary Nero: Greensboro Police Department’s lone homicide victim advocate who managed a record 74 homicide cases in a single year
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
Julie Parker speaks with Captain Jake Becchina about managing crisis communications during a shooting incident at the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade
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