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#WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday – Sharing a Story Through Photographs

This post is part of our ongoing #WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday blog series. Guest blogger: Katie Berland, Community Relations Coordinator, Grand Junction, Colorado, Police Department “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us. What we have done for others and … Continue reading

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#WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday – Sharing Your Agency’s Story Through Video

This post is part of our ongoing #WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday blog series. As the #WhyIWearTheBadge campaign continues to spread throughout the world, law enforcement agencies are sharing their stories in many ways. By utilizing text, photos, and videos, agencies are finding … Continue reading

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Warning! Important Notice Regarding Housing for IACP 2015

This is an important notice regarding housing for the 2015 IACP Annual Conference and Exposition. onPeak is the only officially-endorsed housing company for IACP. We have received reports that other companies are posing as the official travel vendors for IACP 2015. They … Continue reading

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#WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday – More Than a Social Media Campaign

This post is part of our on-going #WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday blog series. Guest blogger: Michelle Gavin, Community Relations Administrator, Savannah-Chatham, Georgia, Metropolitan Police Department The #WhyIWearTheBadge social media campaign has been an incredible experience for the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department in … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Community Policing Unit Sergeant

This blog post is part of a series highlighting best practices in community policing by police departments nationwide as part of IACP’s Community Policing: The Next Generation project. The project showcases modern, innovative, and cost-effective solutions to crime problems and … Continue reading

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Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Violence on Campus

The IACP National Law Enforcement Leadership Initiative on Violence Against Women, in collaboration with the State University of New York (SUNY) System Administration, supported by the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, is pleased to announce two upcoming … Continue reading

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#WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday – I Wear the Badge to Make a Positive Impact

This post is part of our on-going #WhyIWearTheBadge blog series. Guest blogger: Major Edward Bergin, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, Police Department and IACP Visiting Fellow Why did you choose to join the law enforcement profession? I trace my interest in … Continue reading

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Scholarships for Law Enforcement Officers to Attend the International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference

The goal of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) program is to help law enforcement officers integrate research into their day-to-day work. NIJ is offering 10 merit-based scholarships for mid-rank law enforcement officers … Continue reading

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#WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday – From the Kids

This post is part of our on-going blog series titled #WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday. As agencies around the world have shared their #WhyIWearTheBadge stories there has also been an outpouring of support from the communities they serve. Some of these responses have … Continue reading

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Deadline Extended: 2015 IACP and Cisco Systems Community Policing Awards

The deadline for submissions for the 2015 IACP and Cisco Systems Community Policing Awards has been extended to Sunday, June 28, 2015 at Midnight EDT. The IACP and Cisco Community Policing Awards process is a great way to showcase your … Continue reading

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