community relations


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community relations

pl n
1. (Sociology) the particular state of affairs in an area where potentially conflicting ethnic, religious, cultural, political, or linguistic groups live together: community relations in this neighbourhood were strained before the riots.
2. (Sociology)
a. social engineering or mediating work with conflicting groups: he spent ten years in community relations.
b. (as modifier): a community-relations officer.

community relations

1. The relationship between military and civilian communities.
2. Those public affairs programs that address issues of interest to the general public, business, academia, veterans, Service organizations, military-related associations, and other non-news media entities. These programs are usually associated with the interaction between US military installations and their surrounding or nearby civilian communities. Interaction with overseas non-news media civilians in a wartime or contingency theater will be handled by civil-military operations with public affairs support as required. See also public affairs.
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Emano, as guest of honor and speaker, emphasized the importance of effective police community relations between the public to win their hearts and mind.
PO3 Maricar Anastacio of the police community relations branch and WCPD of the Guiguinto, Bulacan municipal police station; PO2 Lalaine Rosales Castro of the Family, Juvenile, Gender and Development (FJGAD) office of the Eastern Visayas regional police community relations division; and PO1 Haidelyn Arevalo of the police community relations branch of the Aroroy, Masbate, police station.
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Bank from Target Corporation, where she spent more than 20 years, including the past six years as senior director of community relations focused on education.
Meanwhile, community relations education hopes to repair the tarnished reputation of the police force and hopefully forge a better relationship with the people.
4 September 2014 -- Spanish financial services group BBVA's (NYSE: BBVA) (MAD: BBVA) US-based BBVA Compass subsidiary has announced its plan to hire ten community relations officers across its footprint.
Community Relations Council chief executive Jacqueline Irwin said: "This is a statement of hope for the future; a statement that there is a strong desire to move beyond what divides us to create a shared cultural space in our increasingly diverse society.
And he will meet with Sir Albert today to discuss how the police and council can work together to create better community relations.
Most miners and explorers interviewed, foreign and local alike, acknowledge that good community relations are crucial to the success of any new mining operation.
She was instrumental in setting up the Huddersfield International Liaison Committee and Huddersfield Community Relations Council.
Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations LLC, a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG (Xetra: VW), has named April Wortham as Community Relations Specialist, effective immediately.
Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) in the Republic of Korea (ROK) regional logistics officer, comptroller, transportation, barracks and fuels officer, started the CNFK Community Relations group in July 2006.

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