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Community Policing: The Next Generation

The IACP is pleased to announce their project, Community Policing: The Next Generation, funded by a grant from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, U.S. Department of Justice. This project will focus on the important relationship between communities and … Continue reading

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National Mentoring Month: How a Mentor Can Assist a New Police Chief’s Leadership Transition

In recognition of National Mentoring Month, we are sharing stories about the value of law enforcement mentoring. Earlier in the month, Chief Dave Funkhouser discussed the importance of serving as a mentor to the next generation of law enforcement leaders. … Continue reading

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IACP Releases Report from National Summit on Community-Police Relations

A Message from IACP President Richard Beary I am pleased to announce the release of the report from the IACP National Policy Summit on Community-Police Relations: Advancing a Culture of Cohesion and Community Trust. Yesterday, I had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Take Time to Say Thanks: National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Today, January 9th, 2015, we join several other law enforcement organizations and citizens in showing support for law enforcement officers through National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.).  In light of the recent negativity directed towards the law enforcement community, we need … Continue reading

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Statement of IACP President Richard Beary on Paris Attack

“As President of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), I am horrified and deeply troubled by the tragic events that have taken place in Paris, France today. I, along with the membership of the IACP, mourn the lives … Continue reading

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National Mentoring Month: An Experienced Chief’s Perspective on the Value of Mentoring a New Police Chief

In recognition of National Mentoring Month, we asked Chief Dave Funkhouser of the Kiel, Wisconsin, Police Department to share his experience as a mentor with IACP’s New Police Chief Mentoring program: “Remember your first day as Chief? I do. It … Continue reading

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Statement of IACP President Richard Beary on NYPD Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

“As President of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, I am deeply saddened by the tragic and senseless assassination of the two New York City Police Department officers, Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, who were ambushed in their patrol … Continue reading

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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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