East Orange embraces community policing

Community policing has been shown to have positive effects on public relations within neighborhoods

In East Orange, the town is looking to get out ahead of any uptick in violent crime this summer by beefing up foot patrols and deploying new tactics. The town is embracing the community policing model that has been shown to improve public relations within neighborhoods and spark more positive interactions between cops and residents. But does it also succeed in fighting crime?

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