This section examines community policing and crime reduction techniques and their effect on community members. Community policing is evolving to meet the new expectations that emerge in the 21st century. This section examines the role law enforcement officers play in intervention and prevention and how that relates to crime reduction. Relationship and partnership building as well as interactions with youth are also themes in this sectcion.
Building Communities of Trust: A Guidance for Community Leaders
The Effects of Adolescent Development on Policing
Improving Law Enforcement Responses to Adolescent Girls
Reducing Violence and Crime on our Streets: A Guide for Law Enforcement Leaders
Youth Focused Policing Agency Self-Assessment Tool
IACP National Policy Summit on Community-Police Relations: Advancing a Culture of Cohesion and Community Trust
IACP National Summit on Law Enforcement's Leadership Role in Juvenile Justice Reform
Nationwide Survey of Law Enforcement Executives on Juvenile Justice
Putting Housing First: A Collaborative Approach to Community Safety (September 2015)
Training to Work Effectively with Youth: Reflect on the Past and Retool the Future (November 2015)
IACP Police & Youth Engagement Project
IACP Youth Focused Policing Resource Center
Safeguarding Children of Arrested Parents Project
Webinar: Effective Youth Diversion Strategies for Law Enforcement
Dallas police want to talk to the city's youth (Dallas, TX).
Concerned about police-community relations? Sign up for a ride-along (Bakersfield, CA)
Forum on Police and Community Relations (Greensboro, NC)
Open Meeting With Police to Improve Community Relations (Sacremento, CA)
Police and Black Lives Matter Hold a Cookout, And Praise Rolls In (Wichita, Kan)
Police recruitment down, community helping out (Little Rock, AR)
Town hall meeting on improving police, community relations planned (Lancaster, PA)
Connecting with young black men crucial to improve relations (Jacksonville, FL).
Social media campaign aims to better community-police relations (Chicago, IL)
Session seeks public input on policing, community relations (Charleston, SC)
Police finds a way to interact with kids in the summer (Paragould, AR)
Baltimore Police work to rebuild community relations.
Mentor program aims to also prevent crime (Canon City, CO).
Keeping kids from crime one ice cream at a time (Anderson, SC).
New online option to file citizen complaints against police (Burlington, VT).
School-based police academy gets parents involved (Brownsville, TX)
Police select 25 officers to mentor at-risk youth (Miami, FL)
Residents discuss trust with police at Crime Intervention Task Force meeting (Orange County, FL)
Conservation agents and cops fish – and fry – with Ferguson kids (St. Louis County, MO)
Liaison aims to ease relationships between police and LGBT community (Columbia, MO)
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