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The IACP’s Community Policing Committee Meets in Phoenix

On March 12th and 13th, the IACP’s Community Policing Committee met for its annual mid-year meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.  The new Chair of the Committee, Dr. Ronal Serpas, lead discussions ranging from the IACP/Cisco Community Policing Awards to the IACP/COPS … Continue reading

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Best Practices and Lessons Learned in Commercial Vehicle Enforcement: A Perspective from the Tennessee Highway Patrol

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) have come together to focus on developing strategies and deliverables to enhance the Drive to Save Lives/Drive Toward Zero Campaign … Continue reading

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Portland police pair data with professional insight to help tackle domestic violence

This blog post sponsored by IBM. Learn how the Portland Police Bureau increased domestic violence investigations by 111% and arrests by 21% Manually prioritizing domestic violence cases took Portland’s police several hours each day – time that they wanted to … Continue reading

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Nominations for IACP August Vollmer Excellence in Forensic Science Award

IACP recognizes the significant impact forensic science has on the criminal justice system. The August Vollmer Excellence in Forensic Science Award honors the proactive, innovative use of forensic technologies by law enforcement. Nominations for selection of the 2015 awards are … Continue reading

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Upcoming Oregon Leadership Institute on Violence Against Women Crimes

In August 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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Insight Needed for the “Great Ideas in Law Enforcement” 2015 Edition

Looking at the long history behind policing, it’s evident that law enforcement has undergone many changes over the years. Behind this evolution is the drive to constantly improve and bring the best people and policies together to build safe communities … Continue reading

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Applications Being Accepted for the National Campus Law Enforcement First-Line Supervisor Training on Violence Against Women

In June 2015, the IACP will hold the National Campus Law Enforcement First-Line Supervisor Training on Violence Against Women at the University of Maryland (College Park, MD). With support from the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), … Continue reading

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Help Deter Cybercrime by Participating in Global Safer Internet Day

A Message from IACP President Richard Beary Cybercrime is a global threat to the economic and the physical security of every nation. It is one of the leading crime problems facing the world today and in the foreseeable future. That … Continue reading

Posted in Cybercrime, Presidential Initiatives, Technology

2014 Line-of-Duty Officer Deaths: An Overview

In 2014, line-of-duty deaths among law enforcement officers in the United States increased from 2013 figures but remained notably lower than the previous ten-year average. There were 126 line-of-duty deaths to state, local, tribal, or federal law enforcement officers. Of … Continue reading

Posted in Center for Officer Safety and Wellness, Officer Safety

IACP Launches Protect and Serve Webpage

In December, IACP President Richard Beary announced the creation of a new initiative, Protect and Serve. We are excited to announce that the Protect and Serve webpage has launched and is available at Through this initiative, the IACP is … Continue reading

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