The 1889 World’s Fair in Paris, France, leaves a tough act for the Americans to follow, although architects and inventors are determined to construct a bigger, better, and more impressive answer to the recently unveiled Eiffel Tower.
Through IACP 2011 (October 22-26), the IACP will be using Twitter to post trivia questions about Chicago and the IACP. When @IACPOfficial tweets the question, the first person to respond with the correct answer wins!
1. Follow @IACPOfficial on Twitter.
2. Put @IACPOfficial in your response.
3. Correctly respond to the contest inquiry posted on IACP’s Twitter feed (@IACPOfficial) and follow the instructions provided.
4. Submit your name, address, and other information, as requested if you win, so the IACP can send you your iPod Shuffle.
5. Must be at least 18 years old.
6. IACP employees are not eligible.
Click here for more information.
So far, the IACP has given away seven iPod Shuffles and will continue to do so once a week until IACP 2011. In addition, one iPod Shuffle will be given away each day during the conference (October 22-26).
Following are some trivia questions previously answered on Twitter:
Q. In what city was the first IACP conference held? #IACP2011
A. Chicago, Illinois
Q. When was the first IACP conference held? #IACP2011
Q. Which famous serial killer became active in Chicago in 1893? #IACP2011
A. H.H. Holmes
Q. In what year was the Chicago Police Department founded? #IACP2011
A. 1835 (January 31)
In October 2011, the IACP looks forward to paying tribute to the past and focusing on opportunities in the future of policing at the annual IACP conference. For information, to register, and to secure housing, visit http://www.theiacpconference.org.