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Vests: Protecting Law Enforcement’s Loyal Partners

K-9 units have become an integral part of modern police departments and they provide an invaluable service in keeping both police officers and the public safe. The unique role of police K-9’s puts them in very dangerous environments where they … Continue reading

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Best Practices and Lessons Learned in Commercial Vehicle Enforcement: A Perspective from the Ohio State 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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Deadline Extended for IACP Excellence in Law Enforcement Research Award

GREAT NEWS: The 2015 IACP Excellence in Law Enforcement Research Award application deadline has been extended to August 17, 2015. Read more information about the award below. Sponsored by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, the IACP Research Advisory Committee … Continue reading

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#WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday – Tips for Sharing Your Stories Through Video

This post is part of our ongoing #WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday blog series. Guest blogger: Lieutenant Christopher Cook, Arlington, Texas, Police Department This is the second blog post in a series on #WhyIWearTheBadge campaign. In the first article, we spoke about how … Continue reading

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Ballistic Body Armor Saves Pilot

… by not wearing it? On June 5th at approximately 1730 hours, a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol helicopter sustained damage from small arms fire while on patrol in a drug interdiction mission on the border of Texas and Mexico. … Continue reading

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#WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday – IACP Edition, Jose Mariscal

This post is part of our ongoing #WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday blog series. The IACP is fortunate to have several staff members who served their communities and their country as law enforcement officers. While they no longer wear a badge, their dedication … Continue reading

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#WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday – Simple Words, Strong Statements

This post is part of our ongoing #WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday blog series. The #WhyIWearTheBadge campaign is still going strong as agencies from around the world share their reasons for wearing the badge and choosing to protect and serve their communities. So … Continue reading

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Best Practices and Lessons Learned in Commercial Vehicle Enforcement: A Perspective from the Nevada Department of Public Safety, Highway Patrol’s, Badge on Board Program

Guest blogger: Colonel Dennis Osborn, Nevada 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 … Continue reading

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#WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday – Tips for Sharing Your Story Through Images

This post is part of our ongoing #WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday blog series. Guest blogger: Lieutenant Christopher Cook, Arlington, Texas, Police Department The Arlington, Texas, Police Department has been posting regular updates across all of our social media platforms to support the … Continue reading

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#WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday – Sharing a Story Through Photographs

This post is part of our ongoing #WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday blog series. Guest blogger: Katie Berland, Community Relations Coordinator, Grand Junction, Colorado, Police Department “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us. What we have done for others and … Continue reading

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