Author Archives: iacpblog

New Model Policy Available

New documents on Excited Delirium are now available to IACP Members! To access the documents, please click here. Note: You must be logged into your IACP account to access the website. Your username is your email address on file. If … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

New Online Course to Help Law Enforcement Leaders Support Safe, Smart Pretrial Decisions

The inconsistency of policy and guidelines for pretrial release can create volatile public safety challenges for law enforcement and communities. Law enforcement is the first line and most public face of the justice system, yet historically, law enforcement leaders were … Continue reading

Posted in Criminal Justice Reform, Pre-Trial

Archive Feature in The Lead

We strive every day to provide the best benefits for our members, and we hope you enjoy receiving the Lead, the IACP’s daily news brief. (Not a member? Start receiving The Lead and many other benefits now!) One feature we … Continue reading

Posted in Membership | Tagged

The Importance of the Right Person in the Right Place

The Task Force on 21st Century Policing offers recommendations for working in partnership with community stakeholders to increase public safety. Highlights include: engaging in multidisciplinary community team approaches, considering public trust when implementing strategies, and embracing a guardian mindset. The Lowell, … Continue reading

Posted in Community-Police Relations, Drugs & Alcohol, Partnerships, Victim Services, Youth

Enhancing Public Safety by Being a Good Neighbor

The 21st Century Policing Report offers several recommendations for collaborating with the community to build relationships of trust between law enforcement officers and the community, including forming collaborative, multi-jurisdictional, multi-disciplinary partnerships to produce meaningful public safety results. The Gun Lake Department … Continue reading

Posted in Community-Police Relations, Partnerships, Technology, Uncategorized

2017 IACP Division Midyear Recap

The 2017 IACP Division Midyear took place April 10-12, 2017 in Litchfield Park, Arizona. This meeting welcomed three of the IACP Divisions: State & Provincial Police (S&P), State Associations of Chiefs of Police (SACOP), and Midsize Agencies (MSA) – and … Continue reading

Posted in Divisions, Leadership, Membership

The Unspoken Role of a Police Chief’s Spouse

The lifestyle and culture of law enforcement affects more than just the officers.  Spouses, partners, parents, children, and companions of law enforcement officers play an integral role in an officer’s health and wellness. The IACP’s Law Enforcement Families blog series … Continue reading

Posted in Officer Safety & Wellness

Engaging Faith Leaders to Build Community Trust

The Task Force on 21st Century Policing offers recommendations for building trust and creating opportunities for working with the community to increase public safety. Highlights include: developing outreach programs to improve relations with the community, knowing and understanding various cultures and … Continue reading

Posted in Community-Police Relations | Tagged

Ten Reasons Why You Should Attend the 2017 IACP Annual Training Conference on Drugs, Alcohol and Impaired Driving

The 2017 IACP Annual Training Conference on Drugs, Alcohol, and Impaired Driving is right around the corner. This year’s event will take place August 12-14, 2017, in National Harbor, Maryland. Thinking of attending? Here are ten reasons why this is … Continue reading

Posted in Drugs & Alcohol, Traffic Safety

Traffic Enforcement through Social Media?

Guest Blogger: Saul Jaeger, Lieutenant, Mountain View, California, Police Department Any police leader will tell you that traffic issues — collisions, congestion, speeding, even parking — are one of the leading points of consternation in their community. An increase in … Continue reading

Posted in Social Media, Traffic Safety