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Conference General: NIJ Saturday Session

Budgets are getting tighter, and leaders are expecting great things from you. Sound familiar? Then you are keenly aware of how important it is to make choices and investments that produce the most effective policies and practices. With that in … Continue reading

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Conference General: What to Eat While at IACP 2014

As our guests make their way to Orlando over the next few days, the question might come up about where to eat in-between sessions.  Since IACP staff is already here, we have done the research for you. Opening Friday: Florida … Continue reading

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Conference Event: Forum on Using Data to Fight Crime

On Tuesday, October 28th, the IACP, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Diagnostic Center, is hosting a forum on effective ways to use data to address local public safety trends. The session, Using Data … Continue reading

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Conference Event: Open Forum on Reducing the Trust Deficit with Communities of Color

On Sunday, October 26th, the IACP will hold an open forum on Reducing the Trust Deficit with Communities of Color at IACP’s Annual Conference and Expo in Orlando, FL. Many law enforcement agencies confront a “trust deficit” with a range … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Community Awareness

In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), we are highlighting innovative responses to domestic violence and community efforts of three police departments. The third agency to be highlighted is the Apache Junction Police Department (Arizona). Every year during Domestic … Continue reading

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New Police Chief Mentoring Project Seeking Mentors

Are you a new chief looking for guidance or an experienced chief with wisdom to share? Being a police chief comes with unique responsibilities and challenges, and having an experienced mentor who has been through these same challenges can make … Continue reading

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IACP Introduces Virtual Police Ride-Along Career Exploration Tool

What if potential police recruits could “test drive” the job before they apply? The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) has released a … Continue reading

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2014 August Vollmer Excellence in Forensic Science Award Winners

Each year the IACP Forensic Science Committee recognizes the significant impact forensic science has on the criminal justice system and seeks to acknowledge pioneering efforts in this field. The August Vollmer Excellence in Forensic Science Award was created to honor … Continue reading

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IACP Executive Roundtable on Police Officer Suicide

The physical and mental well-being of all law enforcement professionals has always been an important priority for the IACP. While there are no definitive numbers on suicides among law enforcement officers in the United States, annual estimates put the figure … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Lethality Assessment Program

In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), we are highlighting innovative responses to domestic violence and community efforts of three police departments. The second agency to be highlighted is the East Hartford Police Department (Connecticut). In 2012, the East … Continue reading

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