Policing Today 

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The Newport News Police Department launched a video series - 21st Century Policing Conversations - in September 2020 to address various issues law enforcement agencies across the U.S. are facing. Citizens were asked to watch the pre-recorded videos and then participate in a Facebook Live conversation later in the week. Click the links below to watch each video.

Protecting Officers' Mental Health

Helping Victims of Domestic Violence

Hiring the Best of the Best

Training: From De-escalation to Diversity

Use of Force & Citizen Involvement

Police Accountability

Bringing Youth to the Conversation

911: The Calm Voice Amid the Crisis

Click on the image below to hear a question and answer session with Newport News Police Chief, Steve Drew. Chief Drew addresses many concerns regarding policing today.