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With crime rising across the state, police departments are fighting back with innovative programs like Charlotte's Domestic Violence Unit and Serious Juvenile Crime Unit and Winston-Salem's Court Case Management Unit.
Domestic violence is increasing - often with tragic results - and a number of cities have developed specialized programs to deal with it. For example, Winston-Salem police have a domestic violence task force to investigate and follow up on cases.
The Winston-Salem Police Department began its community policing program in 1989. Police patrol city sectors on foot. Benefits of the program include police having better knowledge of the community and a reduction in crime.