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Community policing -- United States

View Resource Citizen Corps

Bringing people together for a common cause is one of the things the United States does very well, and the Citizen Corps organization is a great example of this type of initiative. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Citizen Corps is their "grassroots strategy to bring together government and community leaders to involve citizens in all-hazards emergency preparedness...
View Resource Community Oriented Policing Services

The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) is the office of the U.S. Department of Justice that "advances the practice of community policing in America's state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies." COPS was created in 1994, and since then it has worked to provide technical and practical assistance to thousands of law enforcement partners across the country. First-time...