Community Policing (9)
This category is for articles about community policing - either from a community or police perspective
Police in England are jumping on the application bandwagon - but would it work here?
New measures will enhance police accountability and community-focused policing.
Schemes running in southern England and East Belfast show
how communities can partner effectively with police in their neighbourhoods
Schemes running in southern England and East Belfast show how communities can partner effectively with police in their neighbourhoods
The Northern Ireland Policing Board hopes its new policy to give victims a progress report within ten days will improve community-police relations.
The Northern Ireland Policing Board today launched its annual Human Rights report with a panel discussion streamed live right here on FairCop.org. The discussion brought up several important issues in policing and human rights - distribution of the images of young people, age of criminal responsibility, detection and resolution of hate crime - but also highlighted some important tensions between human rights and policing.
Once again the police refuse to reveal how many police officers they needed to police a public protest.
Young people are our future and we are committed to supporting and working with them. It is vital that they are given a direct voice in the community and that we work together to plan for the future of Northern Ireland.
A central theme of the ‘thematic’ is to recognize and give guidance with regards to how the Northern Ireland Policing Board can ensure that the PSNI is efficient, effective, accountable and compliant with human rights standards. Therefore the PSNI must command the confidence of all the population while still protecting the rights and best interests of children and young people, in whatever capacity the police are engaging.
The starting point is the individual, their interest in learning from others on equal terms, and the desire for positive change. The first step is to create a safe space for building trust, listening, learning, and an openness to new methods and ideas. Young people need to feel empowered to express their views, in their own style, in the presence of police officers.