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In the wake of recent incidents involving police use of force and other issues, the role of the police has been questioned in many communities. In North Carolina, the Jacksonville Police Department is receiving accolades for its “One City, Our City, My City” campaign that promotes respect, caring, and collaboration, including strategies to counter misunderstandings about mental health and opioid abuse.

Improving Community and Police Relations – For More Information

The Challenge – What is the problem communities are facing?

The Solution – What is the innovative solution we want to highlight?

The Players – Who did what to make the innovative solution work in the community?

The Promise – Why do we think this solution holds promise for other communities?