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Webinar: How Big Data Helped Cut Crime by Nearly a Third in Toledo

This blog post is sponsored by IBM. It was just a few years ago—June 2011 to be exact—that Toledo saw a 226 percent jump in shootings over that same month in 2009. And by the end of 2011, the city … Continue reading

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Midsize Police Agencies: Surviving, Thriving, and Forging a New Business Model in a Post-Recession Economy

In 2013, the IACP Midsize Agencies Section set out to fulfill its promise to serve as an incubator for innovative police practices. With support and input from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office), the section convened more … Continue reading

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IACP Launches New Toolkit to Combat Child Sex Trafficking

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), in partnership with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community and responding to child sex trafficking at IACP’s 121st Conference in Orlando, FL. The tool, … Continue reading

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Three Strategies to Enhance Tribal Community Policing During National Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage Month, a time set aside for recognition of the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the United States. Over the past year, IACP staff visited 10 tribal police … Continue reading

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Five Law Enforcement Tips to Prepare and Respond to Cyberbullying

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and with the rapid growth of technology in recent years, there has been an influx in a new type of youth victimization known as cyberbullying. Cyberbullying is bullying through technology, such as computers … Continue reading

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IACP 2014 Day In Review: Tuesday, October 28, 2014

After a busy few days at the Convention Center, things have started to wrap up but today was still full of events. Tuesday’s schedule included: 49 Educational Sessions 9 Meetings 1 Networking Event Here are some of the highlights: At … Continue reading

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IACP 2014 Conference Plenary Session: Preparing for and Responding to Active Shooter and Other Complex Attacks

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Executive Assistant Director Robert Anderson Jr.  joins Miami Beach Police Chief Daniel Oates (formerly Chief of the Aurora (CO) Police Department) as he guides a discussion among small and large law enforcement agency officials who … Continue reading

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IACP 2014 Day In Review: Monday, October 27, 2014

Today was another busy day at the IACP Conference! Monday’s Schedule included: 59 Educational Sessions 28 Meetings 2 Networking Events Here are some of the highlights: Uniform Day: Thank you to all those who wore their uniforms. First General Assembly: … Continue reading

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The Mental Health of Arrestees and Its Impact on our Officers Plenary Session

As first responders, law enforcement professionals encounter individuals with mental illness or intellectual/developmental disabilities every day. Family members or members of the community are often involved as well. And while some individuals are in an emotional crisis, others exhibit behavior … Continue reading

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IACP 2014 Day in Review: Sunday, October 26, 2014

Sunday’s schedule included: 80 Educational sessions 38 Meetings 14 Networking events Here are some of the highlights: The IACP 2014 Expo Hall opened today with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Opening remarks were given by IACP President Yost Zakhary along with … Continue reading

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