Community policing and how it can work. The “Us Against Them” mentality that the citizens in certain communities and the police have can be fixed, Here is how……
While the majority of data shows that community policing works, it is how it is implemented that is so important.
We applaud NYC with its Broken Window’s Program and use of citizens and community leaders. We also applaud Lake Saint Louis, Missouri PD who use the Reality Check Program DVD to help families as a community policing tool. Giving out the RCP DVD shows the citizens the police care BEFORE a major incident happens.
When the community sees the police are willing to work with an ex-con and the #1 program to help their child, the police gain true partners. Most families have a member who made some serious mistakes and has a record, or is an addict, or at least they know of a relative, or friend, who Read More