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Reducing Crime and Unnecessary Detention: Kentucky’s Success with the New Public Safety Assessment – Court Tool

On July 9, 2014, the Laura and John Arnold Foundation (Arnold Foundation) released the results from the first six months of the implementation of the Public Safety Assessment – Court (PSA-Court) tool in Kentucky. PSA-Court is a new data driven … Continue reading

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Conference Spotlight: Foundation Track

In the spotlight for this week’s IACP 2014 Education blog series: the Foundation Track! This is an excellent resource for police chiefs and police foundation executives, as the sessions will focus on such important issues like handling a public/private business … Continue reading

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Militarization of Special Weapons and Tactics Teams In American Policing: A Los Angeles Police Department Perspective

Guest bloggers Charlie Beck, Michael Downing, and Ruben Lopez of the LAPD discuss the purpose of SWAT teams in the context of the current discourse surrounding the transfer of military surplus equipment to municipal law enforcement agencies.
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Conference Spotlight: The National Institute of Justice Saturday Session

You’ll definitely want to make time for the next track highlight in our IACP 2014 Education blog series: the National Institute of Justice Saturday Session! On Saturday, October 25, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at IACP 2014, the National Institute … Continue reading

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Vermont Executives Enhance Leadership on Violence Against Women

Last month, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, National Law Enforcement Leadership Initiative on Violence Against Women team, in collaboration with the Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services (VCCVS), hosted the Vermont Law Enforcement Leadership Institute on Violence Against … Continue reading

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Serving the Leaders of Tomorrow through the National Law Enforcement Exploring Conference

IACP staff and representatives just wrapped up a week at Indiana University supporting the National Law Enforcement Exploring (NLEE) Conference. This year nearly 3,000 explorers and their advisors were in attendance for a week of team and individual competitions, educational … Continue reading

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Conference Spotlight: Chief Executive Track

We’re kicking off our IACP 2014 Education blog series with the Chief Executive Track! Look for this icon on our website and in our program to signify Chief Executive Track workshops. Always the largest track at annual IACP conferences, the … Continue reading

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Where Are YOU Going to Stay at IACP 2014?

In a time of shrinking budgets, the value of IACP 2014 only increases with its emphasis on law enforcement education and networking. The conference is the premiere opportunity to increase the caliber of your organization through new ideas, technology and practices … Continue reading

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Line-of-Duty Deaths: Mid-year Report

Within the first six months of 2014, there have been a total of 67 line-of-duty deaths within the law enforcement community in the United States. The IACP examined data from The Officer Down Memorial Fund and the National Law Enforcement … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Limits Law Enforcement’s Ability to Search Arrestee Cell Phones

In a 9-0 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that police generally may not, without a warrant, search digital information on a cell phone seized from an individual who has been arrested. Significantly, the ruling, in the case of … Continue reading

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