This sections outlines particular policy areas that should be addressed by agencies. However, the report notes that having these policies is not enough. Policies must reflect community values in order to enhance trust and legitimacy.
Officer-Involved Shootings Investigative Protocols: A Guide for Law Enforcement Leaders
Emerging Use of Force Issues: Balancing Public and Officer Safety
Citizen Advisory Boards in Contemporary Practice: A Practical Approach in Policing (October 2015)
Inviting the Community into the Police Strategic Planning Process (October 2013)
Law Enforcement Policy Center
Testimony of IACP - Policy and Oversight
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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