In the biblical story of Cain and Abel, Cain asks, “Am I my brother’s keeper?” This question symbolizes the eternal human struggle to determine to what extent we, as a society, are responsible for the wellbeing of others in our community. Read More...
The Community Policing Dispatch is the e-newsletter of the COPS Office. It aims to educate readers about a variety of criminal justice issues that affect the implementation of community policing and to assist law enforcement practitioners in more effectively addressing crime and social disorder in their communities. It has twice been honored by the National Association of Government Communicators, with Gold Screen awards for outstanding e-Newsletter (2009) and Web Article (2010).
The opinions contained herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice. References to specific agencies, companies, products, or services should not be considered an endorsement by the author(s) or the U.S. Department of Justice. Rather, the references are illustrations to supplement discussion of the issues.
The role of the Western Missouri Reentry Team is to assist offenders in successfully reintegrating themselves into society following a term of incarceration, and/or while under the supervision of Probation and Parole following placement on supervision by the Courts. Read More