One on One with Chief William McManus of the San Antonio Police Department

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Before becoming Chief of Police at the San Antonio Police Department on April 17, 2006, Chief William McManus spent the majority of his career in Washington, D.C., with the Metropolitan Police Department. He served in a variety of street and investigative assignments before being promoted in 2002 to Assistant Chief of the MPD... Read More...

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Spotlight on Success: The Baltimore Child Abuse Center

Every year, thousands of children and adolescents in the United States are impacted by sexual abuse. The National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV), sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency... Read More

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Partnering with American Muslim Communities to Fight Crime

The United States is becoming an increasingly diverse nation. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates there are currently 38 million foreign-born residents in our nation. Read More

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Riverside County Sheriff’s Tribal
Liaison Unit

Among California’s 58 Sheriff’s Departments there are many specialized units that apply the community policing philosophies. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Tribal Liaison Unit, however, has set itself apart... Read More

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Westfield Youth Assistance Program

In early 2009, the mayor of Westfield, Indiana, Andy Cook, and Hamilton County Superior Court Judge Steve Nation decided to try and create a youth program to keep kids out of the juvenile court system. Read More

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Uncommon Policing on Common Ground: A Multi-disciplinary Approach to Solving Disorder Problems within the Community

Imagine responding to a call at someone’s home and suddenly realizing after the door was opened, that you have walked into a situation where adults and children are living in deplorable and unsafe... Read More



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Director MelekianAs law enforcement agencies throughout the nation continue to face challenges brought about by the current economic changes, it is increasingly important that law enforcement practitioners and our communities work together to ensure the safety of the public. Read More...

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The Impact of the Economic Downturn on American Police Agencies outlines the ways in which law enforcement agencies have been affected, and examines the ways some have responded. Read More

Group Violence Reduction Strategy: Four Case Studies of Swift and Meaningful Law Enforcement Responses captures examples of successfuland creative law enforcement responses to group violence. Read More

The Integration of Crime Analysis Into Patrol Work: A Guidebook explores the data and analysis needs of patrol officers and the importance of analysis throughout the police organization. Read More

Geography and Public Safety Volume 3, Issue 1, October 2011 highlights ways in which community policing, problem solving, community outreach, and partnerships can be enhanced by GIS. Read More

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