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Conference Spotlight: Getting to Orlando for IACP 2014

Millions of people travel to Orlando, Florida, for business and vacation every year, so it’s no wonder that Orlando is one of the most easily accessible cities in the United States. This also makes it the perfect location for IACP … Continue reading

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Speed Enforcement: A Way to Catch the Bad Guys

Last week the Ohio State Highway Patrol made two traffic stops where speed was the initial violation, but which ultimately resulted in the seizing of marijuana and heroin. While many of the stops that officers make for speeding simply result … Continue reading

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Webinar to explore using data to help predict and prevent traffic accidents and fatalities

The following blog post is sponsored by IBM. Police departments throughout the U.S. have been trying for years to find ways to cut the number of accidents and fatalities occurring on the country’s highways. But one solution—based on data analytics—has … Continue reading

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Conference Spotlight: Smaller Agency Certificate Track

For this week’s IACP 2014 Education blog series, we are featuring the Smaller Agency Certificate Track. Look for this icon on our conference website and app to indicate workshops from this track. If you are a police executive in a … Continue reading

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Addressing Cyber Threats

Calls to conduct cyber attacks against law enforcement agencies and individual officers have reemerged, according to the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). These attacks can include scanning agency networks for vulnerabilities, sending emails containing malicious attachments and links, and gathering … Continue reading

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Illinois Midsize Agencies Recap Fall Working Lunch

The IACP Midsize Agencies Section members from Illinois held their annual Fall “working lunch” meeting on August 19th at the Tinley Park Convention Center outside Chicago.  The lunch is held in conjunction with the Midwest Security & Police Expo each year. … Continue reading

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Police departments throughout the U.S. have been trying for years to find ways to cut the number of accidents and fatalities occurring on the country’s highways. But one solution—based on data analytics—has begun to generate a lot of attention (and a fair amount of success) recently. Continue reading

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Conference Event: Domestic Violence and Firearms- Protecting Victims

On Tuesday October 28th, the National Law Enforcement Leadership Initiative on Violence Against Women will hold a focus group on firearms and domestic violence at the IACP’s Annual Conference and Expo. The focus group seeks to collect information to create … Continue reading

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DOJ Releases PREA Audit Instrument for Lockups

Since 2012, IACP’s Elimination of Sexual Abuse in Confinement team has been striving to raise awareness among state and local law enforcement leaders regarding implications of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) and the standards of compliance for lockups released … Continue reading

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Conference Spotlight: Host Department Track

Each year at an annual IACP Conference and Expo, the host city police department puts together an entire educational track to showcase topics that are not only relevant to them, but to the entire law enforcement community. We’re taking IACP … Continue reading

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