Doing It Right: Proactive Community Engagement in Redlands, California

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Redlands is a city of just under 70,000 residents situated in San Bernardino County, California. Located in the valley of the San Bernardino Mountains it has a long history as being part of California's rich agricultural and citrus farming traditions.
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Public Safety Partnerships Enhance Survivability in Philadelphia

Columbine. Aurora. Mumbai. Mass casualty incidents are quickly associated with where they occurred, and the event details live on in the public consciousness every time they hear that place name. Read More


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Are toxic leaders derailing your community policing efforts?

Don't let toxic leadership derail your community policing efforts. The late Sam Walton, founder of the most successful retail sales operation in the world (Walmart) believed that the key to retail sales is the relationship between the sales person and the customer. Read More


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Combatting Crime in Harlem: The Harlem Children's Zone

Harlem, New York, has the reputation of being one of the worst areas for poverty and crime in the United States., In response to this, Geoffrey Canada has developed a program aimed at improving the lives of children in a 97-block area of Harlem. Read More


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2013 L. Anthony Sutin Civic Imagination Award Winners

The COPS Office is pleased to announce Dwight E. Henninger, police chief of Vail (Colorado) Police Department, and Megan McGee Bonta, coordinator at Catholic Charities, as the winners of the 2013 L. Anthony Sutin Civic Imagination Award. Read More


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Highlighting Projects from the COPS Office Micro-Grant Initiative

In the coming weeks, the 2014 Community Policing Development (CPD) program will be open for applications. Read More


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2014 CPD Program Coming Soon!

In the coming weeks the COPS Office will be announcing the solicitation of applications for the 2014 Community Policing Development (CPD) program. Read More

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Ron L. DavisAs we celebrate Women’s History Month this March, we should recognize both the advances women have made and the challenges they still face in achieving equity in the workplace. Read More...

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