Policing During a Pandemic – a Four-Part Series
Policing During a Pandemic (Part 1): A New Normal
Policing today is much different than in was in your grandfather’s day. Local police have discovered and implemented community policing models that focus more on outreach and prevention.
Then the COVID-19 pandemic came along, which forced further change. Read More
Policing During a Pandemic (Part 2): Fewer Cars, More Speeders
In Policing in a Pandemic (part 2), local police chiefs and the Minnesota State Patrol share how they keep roads safe with fewer cars and reports of increased speeds. Read More
Policing During a Pandemic (Part 3): Wearing Masks is a New Normal
Before the novel coronavirus pandemic, people would’ve been suspect of someone wearing a mask in a public place. But as local police chiefs discuss, it’s become a normal part of life. Read More
Policing During a Pandemic (Part 4): Social Distancing
In Policing During a Pandemic, CCX News asked officers in the northwest suburbs if they are breaking up large groups in an effort to encourage social distancing.
All the local police departments we spoke with said they are not being hyper-vigilant when it comes to enforcing social distancing and crowd limits. They are more interested in educating the public. Read More