The Community Policing Dispatch would like to congratulate Dr. Debra R. Cohen McCullough on her Excellence in Journalism award from The Stuttering Foundation for her January story, “When Police Encounter Persons Who Stutter.” Learn more about the Stuttering Foundation and their 2013 Award Winners here. And if you missed it in January, you can read McCullough’s award-winning story in our archives.

American Policing in 2022 Goes to Yale:
One on One with Jim Bueermann

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Jim Bueermann is the current president of the Police Foundation, a 33-year veteran of the Redlands (California) Police Department, NIJ Fellow, George Mason University Fellow, and Hall of Famer at George Mason University’s Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at California State University, San Bernardino, California.
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School Resource Officers Navigating Information Sharing

On a daily basis, School Resource Officers (SRO) are confronted by the question of whether they can legally share or obtain information with school staff about students they all serve. Read More

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Recruit Training: Are we preparing officers for a community oriented department?

Some recruit training programs may actually be creating impediments to success. Read More

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What We Can Do About Street Harassment

While street harassment is a global issue, it is not often directly prohibited. Read More

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The nomination window for the 2013 L. Anthony Sutin Civic Imagination Award is open!

The L. Anthony Sutin Civic Imagination Award is bestowed upon a collaborative team of law enforcement and community members whose innovative civic interactions have transformed public safety in their community. Read More

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Nominations Now Open for Medal of Valor and Badge of Bravery

Every day, public safety officers risk their lives to protect America’s citizens and communities. Read More

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In Memoriam - Louis (Lou) A. Mayo, Ph.D.

It was with deep sadness that we learned of the passing of Louis A, Mayo on May 11, 2013, at the age of 84. Read More


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Did You Know…?

There is a law still on the books in South Carolina, which most commonly is boiled down to:

“Musical instruments may not be sold on Sunday.”

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