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Ohio Kids Get Hands-On Police Training in New Program

August 9, 2018
In Cleveland Heights, OH, a group of kids — ages 12 to 16 — got a close look at what patrol officers, crime scene investigators, and detectives do on the job.

Why the "Lip-Sync Challenge" Videos Have Value for Law Enforcement

August 7, 2018
There have been dozens — if not hundreds — of videos posted of individual officers and whole departments dancing and lip-syncing to popular music. Here's why they are a good thing for police.

Arkansas Deputy Gives New Bike to Girl Who had Hers Stolen

July 26, 2018
Deputy Justin Butcher of the Garland County (AR) Sheriff's Office went "above and beyond the call of duty," said Sheriff Mike McCormick in a Facebook post, when he found a way to get a replacement bike for a little girl who had hers stolen.

Video: Massachusetts Department's Ice Cream Truck Delivers "Copsicles"

July 12, 2018
The Pittsfield (MA) Police Department recently purchased their own ice cream truck so they can give away ice cream and "copsicles" to the community.

Massachusetts Department Gets Ice Cream Truck to Deliver "Copsicles"

July 12, 2018
The Pittsfield (MA) Police Department recently purchased their own ice cream truck so they can give away ice cream and "copsicles" to the community. More Here.

Florida Police Train Citizens in Active Shooter Response

July 10, 2018
Training presented by a group of Florida law enforcement agencies is aimed at helping citizens survive in the event that an active killer walks into their business, church, community room, school or other gathering place.

Maine Police Surprise 8-Year-Old Girl with Birthday Party

July 9, 2018
When none of an 8-year-old girl's friends were able to attend her birthday party, Augusta (ME) police officers stepped in and gave the girl a birthday party to remember.

New Jersey Officers Get New Bike for Boy After His was Stolen

July 6, 2018
Officers from the Westwood (NJ) Police Department recently delivered a new bicycle to a 13-year-old boy who discovered one morning that his had been taken from his front porch.

Washington Officer Gives Boy New Bike

July 4, 2018
The officer, identified on the agency's Facebook page as Officer Clift, encountered the boy at Birch Creek Apartments Monday and noticed the bike he was riding was in bad shape.

NYPD Officers Reassigned for Taking Picture with Stripper

June 30, 2018
Two of the four female officers who posed with a male stripper at a Mother’s Day event in Upper Manhattan have been returned to regular patrol.

For Community Policing to Succeed, Walking Around Isn’t Enough

June 1, 2018

Community policing is a way for members of a community and the local police to work hand-in-hand, but what all does it require of residents and volunteers, and how does a community ensure a successful program?

DC Officer Training Now Includes African-American History

April 17, 2018
The department is partnering with the University of the District of Columbia Community College as well as the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture to improve the city’s community policing.

Funding for Local Police Cannot be Based on ICE Cooperation, Judge Rules

April 12, 2018
The U.S. Department of Justice cannot force local police departments to cooperate with immigration agents as a condition for receiving federal funding for a law enforcement program, a judge in Los Angeles ruled this week.

HAIX Hero of the Month

April 2, 2018
Do you know a law enforcement officer who goes above and beyond the call of duty? Do you consider them a hero? We believe all heroes deserve to have their stories told, as well as a good pair of boots!

New Orleans (LA) Police Department

March 30, 2018

NOPD's new EPIC program is creating a new culture that promotes ethical policing at a grassroots level.

NYPD to Start 'Implicit Bias' Training

February 6, 2018
Over the next two years, the entire force will take eight hours of "implicit bias" training designed to help officers handle interactions with the public more effectively and fairly.

DOJ Denied Request for $3 Million for LAPD Community Policing

December 5, 2017
The U.S. Department of Justice hasn’t said why the LAPD didn’t receive any of the $98 million in grants recently awarded to scores of law enforcement agencies across the nation. But some LAPD officials believe it was retaliation.

Baltimore PD Drains Officers from Community Policing Unit to Address Violent Crime

January 30, 2017
Days into 2017, as Baltimore's historic spike in homicides stretched into a third calendar year, Mayor Catherine Pugh and Police Commissioner Kevin Davis announced the latest approach to violence.

Atlanta Initiative Allowing Officers to Buy Homes Near Patrol Areas

October 24, 2016
In an effort to make the high-crime area of Vine City in downtown Atlanta more secure, five Atlanta Police officers will move into new, two-story houses on James P. Brawley Drive starting in mid-November.

GA Governor Plans Big Boost in State Officer Pay, Revamp of Police Training

September 12, 2016
Gov. Nathan Deal proposed Thursday a 20% pay increase for state law enforcement officers and an overhaul of police training to include more courses on use of force and community policing.
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