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Texas Officer Plays Catch with Lonely Kid

January 21, 2014
The next thing you see is the kid takes off running. He’s not in fear of arrest. He’s attempting to catch the football the police officer has tossed to him. The kid returns the ball to the police officer, who tosses him another one.

St. Louis Police Give Free Books to At-Risk Kids

December 2, 2013
The St. Louis Police Department is giving some of the city's most at-risk children free books and encouraging them to read and write.

An Empathetic Reminder During Police Week

May 13, 2013
As Americans watch their police officers throughout the country remember fallen peers during National Police Week, we should look for ways to develop a deeper relationship between the "server" and the "served."

Chicago Police Begin Foot Patrols

March 26, 2013
Rookie Chicago Police officers have begun patrolling the city's most dangerous neighborhoods in a new crime-fighting strategy introduced by Superintendent Garry McCarthy.

Police Links: Paddleboarding Patrol

August 31, 2012
As we get ready to say goodbye to summer, it will either make you smile or curse your luck to find out that a California police department has started a standup paddleboarding (SUP) patrol.

5 Ways to Prevent Crimes Against Churches

April 9, 2012

If you as a police officer can convince the staffs of local churches that security measures are needed, and then help to implement them, you can make it that much more difficult for criminals to take advantage of these establishments.

Denver Police Enlist Taxi Drivers

March 8, 2012
Denver police have enlisted the help of taxi operators, who have begun logging crime incidents and reporting suspicious activity under the Taxis on Patrol program.

Surviving Foot Patrol

November 18, 2011

The benefits of foot beats are many and this type of patrol should be a fundamental aspect in any community policing model. But after being directed to an assigned area or neighborhood to walk, an officer and his or her department should have sound strategies in place for how best to accomplish this mission in a safe and productive manner.

Gangs and Our Children

May 24, 2011
The number of local gang killings is low, but it's our common belief that one is too many. Whenever one of our children becomes a victim of gangs, it affects all of us. Specifically, when we personalize this problem and perceive the murdered child as a part of our family, it wounds our existence forever.

New S.F. Chief Rose Through Ranks

April 28, 2011
Chief Greg Suhr arrives at the top police post with 30 years of law enforcement experience. He replaces Chief George Gascon, who left the department earlier this year after about 18 months to take the job of district attorney.

Dallas Officer Welcomes Graffiti Vandals In a Surprising Way

September 14, 2010
Dallas Police Officer Cat Lafitte found a creative way for graffiti vandals who have been painting pillars under the freeway at Deep Ellum to greet officers.

Dealing With Citizen Complaints

July 13, 2010

Once you realize that it's not personal, complaint response becomes a process not a confrontation. The key to dealing with any complaint is showing respect. By respecting yourself and others, everything else will fall into place.

D.C. Police Freeze Hiring In Gay Liason Unit

October 12, 2009
The unit is staffed by openly gay and lesbian officers, and has dwindled to four officers from seven. Instead of hiring officers for those positions, Lanier wants to train patrol officers who ask to work with the gay community.

A Crappy Job of Parenting

August 31, 2009
I have had parents tell me to discipline their kids, yell at them, take them to jail, and lock them up. One asked to borrow my service revolver.

Rethinking D.A.R.E.

August 31, 2009

For some of the kids in the D.A.R.E. program, the D.A.R.E. officer is the only adult that they can really talk to.

Dallas PD Implements New Program to Clean Up Crime-Ridden Neighborhood

October 31, 2008
If the program succeeds, the city hopes to use it as a model in other rundown areas, Dallas police Sgt. Sheldon Smith said.

True Community Policing

March 11, 2008
We have used technology to make us work more efficiently and faster, but have left the citizen standing.

Crime Mapping

December 1, 2007
CrimeReports allows law enforcement agencies to provide neighborhood crime information to citizens in near real-time and empowers citizen participation in community policing. The service is free to the public and allows citizens to receive alerts automatically via e-mail when crimes occur within a specified distance of their homes.

Segway Human Transporter Police Package

December 1, 2005
Segway recently introduced the Segway Human Transporter (HT) i180 Police package. The Police package is based on the Segway HT i180 with lithium-ion (Li-Ion) batteries and includes a complete set of accessories that are designed to enhance patrol and community policing applications of the Segway HT. The i180 Police package includes a Segway handlebar guard, a quick time-out key, reflective trim, Segway comfort mat, Segway 12.0 handlebar bag, Segway 25.0 cargo system, and an LED tail light.

Does Community Policing Work?

December 1, 2005

If there is a sacred cow grazing in the field of law enforcement, it can be named in two words: community policing.

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