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NC Boy Challenges Deputy to Dance-off

February 15, 2017
A sheriff's deputy was challenged to a dance-off by a young boy in North Carolina on Monday evening, and the two did not disappoint with their moves. More Here.

Video: Phoenix Chief Talks to Public About Deadly Force Incidents

February 14, 2017
I want to share facts to help us gain understanding and find common ground. I want you to know that 18 of these incidents involved criminal suspects with guns, guns they were using against our community and against our officers. Five of the suspects were attacking people with knives. Two suspects were fighting with lone officers and trying to take their guns.

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.

IACP, NAACP, and Yale Form Partnership, Receive $7 Million DOJ Award to Support Community Healing

October 7, 2016
The IACP, in collaboration with the NAACP and Yale, will provide dedicated resources, support, training, and technical assistance to law enforcement agencies to address the impact of trauma and community harm.

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.

Basketball Great Michael Jordan Donates $1 Million Each to IACP and NAACP

July 25, 2016
Basketball Hall of Famer and owner of the NBA's Charlotte Hornets Michael Jordan has donated $1 miilion each to the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the NAACP with the goal of improving relations between police and the African-American community.

Video: Diverse Kansas Citizens Gather for Barbecue With Police

July 18, 2016
Protesters had planned to march on Sunday, but after organizers met with Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay for hours, according to the protesters, they agreed to break bread together instead.

Diverse Kansas Citizens Gather for Barbecue With Police

July 18, 2016
As much of the nation was reeling from yet another act of violence in Baton Rouge, LA, hundreds of Wichitans came out to a barbecue at McAdams Park with Wichita, KS, police officers instead of protesting. More Here.

iHalt Campaign Works with Kids and First Responders to Promote Mutual Respect and Understanding

July 6, 2016
It was the evening news that led to the creation of the iHalt Movement. Working with children and law enforcement alike to create a trusting and respectful relationship between the two could prevent future crimes, founder Judy Williams believed.

California Police Departments Display Helicopters at American Heroes Air Show

June 28, 2016
The American Heroes Air Show is an opportunity for individuals in the public safety sectors to mingle with the local community. More than 30 federal, state, regional, and local organizations attended the event on Saturday Southern California.

NYPD Unveils "Gay Pride" Patrol SUV

June 23, 2016
The SUV was apparently painted for the city’s gay pride parade Sunday in Manhattan and carries a message of support for Orlando.

Helinet Aviation to Show Helicopters at American Heroes Air Show in California

June 16, 2016
The American Heroes Air Show is a helicopter-only, admission-free aviation event designed to demonstrate to the public, media, and community officials the vital and diverse roles of rotary aviation. Helinet will be displaying two of its helicopters.

Video: California Officer Teaches Hopscotch to Homeless Girl

April 4, 2016
While his partner talked with the mother to help get them housing arrangements, Officer Zach Pricer decided to distract the girl from the "adult people problem" with a game of hopscotch, or as he likes to call it, "copscotch."

Florida Bomb Squad Builds Beeping Easter Eggs for Blind Children to Hunt

March 28, 2016
The Tampa Bay Area Regional Bomb Squad built special Easter eggs so that local children who are blind or visually impaired could enjoy an Easter egg hunt this weekend.

NYPD Hires Controversial Former Denver Officer to Head Training

March 28, 2016
A former Denver officer who has devoted her career to fostering stronger ties between police and minority communities will head up training for the NYPD, becoming the first black woman in that role in decades, officials said.

U.S. Attorney in Boston Creates a Civil Rights Unit

February 18, 2016
The U.S. attorney's office in Boston announced the formation of a civil rights unit that will investigate and address civil rights violations at local police departments and other government and community agencies.

Federal Anti-Terror Programs Stoke Community Interest and Criticism

February 9, 2016
A trio of federal pilot projects aimed at thwarting violent extremism are off to a tentative start. Minneapolis, Boston, and Los Angeles, all chosen to host the Department of Justice anti-terror initiative, are taking different approaches, but all three are facing common hurdles.

San Francisco Police Asked to Take Pledge to Report Intolerance by Fellow Officers

February 1, 2016
San Francisco police officers are being asked to combat racism in the ranks and take a pledge to turn in colleagues displaying intolerant behavior, such as slurs and jokes targeting people of color, gays and women.

Shaquille O'Neal Backs Up Florida Officers in Basketball Game with Local Kids

January 25, 2016
Retired NBA star Shaquille O'Neal made a special trip to Gainesville, FL, to play basketball with a group of kids, more than a week after someone called police to complain they were playing too loudly in the street.
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