Violent Crime in the U.S. Is Surging. But We Know What to Do About It
In Los Angeles, Community Safety Partnership (CSP) officers work in collaboration with community stakeholders in some of the city’s toughest neighborhoods. They work tirelessly to connect residents with public and private resources and form alliances with public health professionals, prosecutors, community advocates, gang interventionists and educators.
Bridging the divide between LA cops and community through football
Watts Rams is about giving underprivileged kids in Los Angeles a chance to be apart of something with coaches that participate in aspects of their lives on and off the field.
Jóvenes de comunidades vulnerables de Watts pintan sus sueños en murales de la ciudad
Artistas inspiraron a los jóvenes durante el proceso de pintura, mostrándoles que existen opciones de vida a pesar de los altos índices de violencia que se reportan en sus comunidades. Padres de familia y miembros de la policía también se unieron a esta actividad, destacando la importancia de estos espacios.
How the Lapd's community safety partnership Bereau is working to build trust in the community
Tension between police and the public it serves is an issue in Southern California and nationwide. The Los Angeles Police Department has found a way to address it and build trust within the community.
Inside the L.A.P.D.’s Experiment in Trust-Based Policing
When Captain Emada Tingirides and Sergeant Christian Zuniga arrive at Nickerson Gardens, a public housing development in Watts, a Hispanic family carries a bleeding toddler to them.
The future of policing :lapds comunity safety partnership bureau ends one year
This time a year ago, protestors were taking to the streets after the death of George Floyd on Memorial Day 2020. By July of that summer, the LAPD announced a new Bureau based on community policing and building relationships.
How the LAPD is responding to calls for police reform
It’s been seven months since the killing of George Floyd in police custody ignited worldwide protests demanding police reform. Now in Los Angeles, the LAPD is taking unprecedented steps to address those demands by making community policing a model for the entire department.
Community Members Call New LAPD Bureau 'Hypocritical'
After more than a month of citywide protests following the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police, city officials have announced their latest plan to help officers to develop relationships with the communities they police.
Los Angeles Mayor Announces Creation Of New LAPD Bureau To Improve Community Relations
The LAPD says the new bureau to help improve community relations, which was announced on Monday, will be funded by the existing budget. Lesley Marin reports.
50 Years After Watts Riots, Cops and Community Leaders Heal Old Wounds
For more than 50 years, the Los Angeles neighborhood of Watts has been known primarily for its combative relationship with police. But lately something's changed.