COP House in Rancine Wisconsin

Community Policing: Home, Sweet, Home

It’s been nearly 20 years since the Racine (WI) Police Department embraced the community policing philosophy and changed how the organization delivers police services. Their approach? Where crime was its worst was where the police department wanted to be. Read More...


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Commentary: Crime Fighting Shortcuts Degrade the Nobility of the Policing Profession

Having spent more than two and a half decades working on different and successful aspects of crime reduction, including time as a cop, a college safety director, a researcher, a consultant to police agencies, and a founding member of the Center for Problem-Oriented Policing, I remain surprised by the willingness of some police agencies— Read More...


Deputy First Assistant Prosecutor Joseph P. Connor, Jr., Esq., and Prosecutor Robert A. Bianchi, Esq., discuss proactive projects at the School Resource Officer (SRO) meeting held at the Morris Township Frelinghuysen Middle School.

Cyberbullying: The Evolution of Bullying from the Hallways into the Home

On March 10, 2011, the White House held the first-ever conference on Bullying Prevention. The goal of the conference, as President Obama explained, was “…to dispel the myth that bullying is just a harmless rite of passage or an inevitable part of growing up. It’s not.” Read More...


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South Fulton County Truancy Reduction & Intervention Project (T.R.I.P)

“Ensuring the safety of our youth is of critical importance,” according to COPS Office Director Bernard Melekian, and the COPS Office is committed to improving school safety and reducing child victimization through a variety of grant funded programs Read More...


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Operation Triangle: The Dallas Police Department’s 2010 Summer Crime Initiative

With summer approaching, thoughts turn to warmer weather, the end of the school year, and summer vacations. For police departments though, it typically means an increase in crime and a time to plan for various summer crime initiatives to stem this spike in offenses. Read More...


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Online Training Opportunity–Don’t Miss It!

For over three decades, the principles of community policing have been a driving force in American law enforcement. Yet for all of its past success, community policing may never have been as vital to law enforcement and the well-being of our communities as it is today. Read More...


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Director MelekianLast month I wrote that the time was ripe for changing the delivery of police services from a mid-20th century model to a 21st century one. Read More...

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The Co-Implementation of Compstat and Community Policing: A National Assessment
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