Newsletter - FrontPageNews Police Department launches new crime fighting website 12:00:00 AM<p>RICHLAND, Wash.-- The Richland Police Department is going high-tech as they work to crack down on crime and they want to get the community involved. </p><p>The Richland Police Department had a big morning.Web helps police fight crime 12:00:00 AM<p>Businesses in Richland having problems with shoplifters or fraudulent transactions can soon log onto a new website launched by Richland police and share details with other businesses.Richland Police Chief Chris Skinner unveiled Richland Shield on Tuesday, calling it a private-public partnership that takes advantage of technology to help bring the community together."It's an online collaboration tool that is unique to the area and unique to the state," Skinner said. "It's an opportunity for people to come together and share information."Richland Shield was developed in partnership with Microsoft and HAPO Community Credit Union and Windermere Tri-Cities through their Community Enrichment Foundation.