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What you won't see in the news: police working to "bridge the gap" with kids across America

All across America, feeling safe and secure is fundamental to people’s ability to work and live comfortably. To make this possible, the role of local law enforcement is critical to creating interactions that enhance trust among the youth and adults they serve.

Submitted by Al Eskanazy, Founding Chairman of the Community Police Relations Foundation

All across America, feeling safe and secure is fundamental to people’s ability to work and live comfortably. To make this possible, the role of local law enforcement is critical to creating interactions that enhance trust among the youth and adults they serve.

This includes various initiatives that work to improve lines of communication and support the goal of police-public cooperation. As officers strive to protect the well-being of everyone, communities can flourish by understanding the importance of community policing and the impact of working together to achieve a common goal.

For both law enforcement and citizens, the significance of community policing is a matter that affects children and adults alike. This is seen through fair and respectful interactions and the encouragement of citizens to play an active role in their community.

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