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Upcoming Oregon Leadership Institute on Violence Against Women Crimes

In February 2015, the IACP, in collaboration with the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training will be holding the Oregon Law Enforcement Leadership Institute on Violence Against Women in Salem, OR. With support from the Department of Justice, … Continue reading

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2014 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies is Due

As the year draws to a close, you may be cleaning out your inbox to have a fresh start to 2015. Double check your inbox to see if your agency has completed the request from the Bureau of Justice Statistics … Continue reading

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Five Strategies to Safeguard Children during Parental Arrest

The arrest of a parent can, and often does, have significant lasting effects on children, whether they witness the arrest or not. But, what is the scope of the problem? There are no available statistics for the number of children … Continue reading

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IACP Recognizes Human Rights Day

Today, December 10, marks human rights day across the globe. While many of us will be joining in on the discussion on the importance of human rights today, this is something that we, at the International Association of Chiefs of … Continue reading

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Change Afoot

By: IACP Executive Director Vincent Talucci  We are pleased to announce the upcoming arrival of two progressive, thoughtful law enforcement leaders to the IACP’s senior staff leadership team in early 2015: James (Jim) Baker joins IACP as the Director of … Continue reading

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Webinar – Reducing Crime With Data-Driven Policing

This blog post sponsored by IBM. What happens when cops stop driving around? Crime goes down. 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 … Continue reading

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IACP President Richard Beary on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal

Earlier today, December 5, 2014, IACP President Richard Beary appeared on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal to discuss community-police relations and President Obama’s newly announced Task Force on 21st Century Policing. You can view the interview at the following link: http://www.c-span.org/video/?323085-3/washington-journal-richard-beary-administration-policing-initiatives. Philadelphia … Continue reading

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Statement of IACP President Richard Beary on Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

“At this crucial time, it is imperative that law enforcement and community leaders, both in Missouri and throughout the United States, make every effort to reduce tensions and ensure a peaceful and lawful response to today’s decision. Only by working … Continue reading

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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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