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Department of Justice SealU.S. Department of Justice Convenes Constitutional Policing Session With Law Enforcement Leaders

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), and Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) met with police executives, DOJ officials, academics and other experts to discuss constitutional policing as a cornerstone of community policing. Read More

Department of Justice SealCOPS Office Releases a Publication and News Brief

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) has recently released a publication and news brief that is now available to the law enforcement field, adding to the extensive library of community policing publications and CDs it already offers completely free of charge. Read More

Department of Justice SealU.S. Department of Justice Continues Dialogue With Law Enforcement Management and Labor Leaders to Find Common Ground on Critical Issues

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - Today the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) reconvened police executives, labor leaders, and other experts to discuss the role that labor/management relationships play in addressing current issues in policing to follow-up on a forum held in Washington, D.C. last April.
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Photo: Stacee Read The Beat - Community Policing Internationally

In this podcast, David Alpher, Washington Representative for Saferworld, discusses community policing in an international context. Read More

Photo: Dave Goldsborough The Beat - Community Policing in Quebec

In this podcast, Lieutenant Dave Goldsborough of the Division of Community Relations in Quebec, Canada discusses how Quebec works to engage the communities they serve. Read More

Photo: Peter Lennon The Beat - Community Policing in South Wales (Australia)

In this podcast, Superintendent Peter Lennon, commander of the Fairfield Local Area Command, New South Wales (Australia) Police Force (NSWPF) discusses how NSWPF implements community policing. Read More

Photo: Stacee Read The Beat - Drug Endangered Children

In this podcast, Stacee Read, Director of DEC Network Development for the National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children, discusses collaboration across disciplines to better meet the needs of children. Read More

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