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#WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday – I Wear the Badge For You

This post is part of our on-going #WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday blog series. Guest blogger: Sergeant Khalil Abdallah El-Halabi, Woodway, Texas, Police Department “Son… serve these people with everything you have.” I can still remember those words being whispered to me in … Continue reading

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IACP Committees, Sections, and Divisions – Working For You

If you follow us on Twitter, you’ve likely been seeing a lot of buzz about committee midyear meetings, section conferences, and new resources that are being released during these events. So what exactly are these groups and what do they … Continue reading

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FBI Releases 2014 Preliminary Statistics for Law Enforcement Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

Guest Blogger: Chief Kent Barker, Tualatin (OR) Police Department; IACP Vice President At Large; and Chair of the IACP SafeShield Committee This week is National Police Week, a time to remember the men and women who lost their lives in … Continue reading

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Indian Country Law Enforcement Section Members Honor Fallen Officers

On Thursday, May 7, 2015, IACP Indian Country Law Enforcement Section Chairman Chief Bill Denke, Vice Chairman Chief Patrick Melvin, and numerous section members participated in the 24th Annual Indian Country Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Service at the Federal Law … Continue reading

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Apply Now for the 2015 IACP/Motorola Webber Seavey Award!

Would you like to win a trip to the 122nd Annual IACP Conference in Chicago, Illinois? Has your agency implemented an innovative program that demonstrates a dedication to improving the quality of life within your community? If you answered yes … Continue reading

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Three Things to Do During National Police Week

Established in 1962, National Peace Officers Memorial Day and National Police Week provides a time for the nation to come together to recognize law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. It is also a time … Continue reading

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Three Reasons to Attend IACP 2015

Registration and housing are now open for the 2015 IACP Annual Conference and Expo. But why attend? Budgets are tight, issues are increasingly challenging, and you need to be there for your community. And that is exactly why you should … Continue reading

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This is What Community Policing Looks Like: The Homeless Outreach Team

One important aspect of community policing involves identifying a problem and thinking creatively to fix it in the most efficient way possible. That is exactly what Sergeant Steve Wick and his team have done with the Houston, Texas, Police Department’s … Continue reading

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Art Around the Rock

Guest Blogger: Commander Jason Lyons, Castle Rock, Colorado, Police Department Can Badges, Brushes, and Paint Change History? Castle Rock, Colorado, Police Department’s (CRPD) Art around the Rock program proved the answer to that question is yes. The project came to … Continue reading

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Calling all Law Enforcement Exploring Alumni

Guest Blogger: Bob Tompkins, Chair, National Law Enforcement Exploring Alumni Association Former Law Enforcement Explorers often go on to have distinguished police careers, many rising to command and executive level positions within their agencies. Are you one of them? If … Continue reading

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