Administrators of smaller police agencies are experts at making the most of limited resources. In this issue of the Police Chief, several share their ideas for promoting the department, forming partnerships with local businesses and schools, intervening in the lives of at-risk children, and reducing noise complaints. Photograph courtesy University of Vermont Police Services.
RxPatrol, or Rx Pattern Analysis Tracking Robberies and Other Losses, is a Web-based clearinghouse of information regarding crimes involving theft and other losses of prescription drugs that occur at ...
It is no secret that responding to false alarm calls places an undue burden on police resources and affects agencies' responses to more serious calls. There are a number of effective strategies that h...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has sponsored several studies in the last 30 years that attempt to identify causes of roadway collisions. Research consistently reports that ...
In 1995 the City of Pocomoke began an innovative approach to community policing by initiating a number of community outreach programs aimed at youth. The programs grew from modest beginnings, with lit...
For many years the Lodi Police Department had too little involvement with the community. The department was reactive; the prevailing policing style was to wait for a crime to be committed or a problem...
Big Rapids, in northwest Michigan, has a population of about 10,000. It is also home to 10,000 Ferris State University students. Approximately 3,000 students live on campus and another 5,000 live in r...
For years, the nationally recognized Neighborhood Watch program provided Morrow's residents with knowledge of crime prevention techniques. Sadly, the program was not maintaining its initial enthusiasm...
Police officers perform many tasks to safeguard their community's quality of life. Sometimes their constituents take for granted, forget, or do not know about the good work that officers do and the ri...
The TUPPER (Technology Utilization Pilot Project for Enhancing Resources) project is a consortium of 27 police departments that share information. The network currently spans three counties and covers...
Law enforcement, social services agencies, community-based organizations, and schools all can play a role in helping a young person to develop and keep from entering the juvenile justice systems. Prev...
- President's Message: Reauthorization of the Assault Weapons Ban
- Legislative Alert: President Bush Signs Concealed Carry Legislation into Law
- Chief's Counsel: Stop-and-Identify Laws
- Survivors' Club: September 2004
- New Members: September 2004
- IACP News: September 2004
- Advances and Applications: September 2004
- Law Enforcement Jobs: September 2004
- Line of Duty Deaths: September 2004
- Product Update: September 2004
- September 2004 - Products & Services
- Technology Talk: Interoperability for Day-to-Day Operations
- Highway Safety Initiatives: Back to School, Safely