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New Resources on Law Enforcement’s Role in Victim Compensation

The IACP, in partnership with the Police Foundation and the National Center for Victims of Crime, is proud to present resources around “Law Enforcement’s Role in Supporting Crime Victims’ Access to Compensation.” These resources provide a variety of materials for … Continue reading

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Shared Voices for Community Safety

Summer break has drawn to a close in Wisconsin, and as students head back to the classroom, concerns about school safety may arise. Last month, Wausau, Wisconsin, Police Department (WPD) took steps to pre-emptively address these concerns. Through a request … Continue reading

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The Benefits of IACP 2018

Guest Blogger: Cynthia Renaud, Chief, Santa Monica, California, Police Department and IACP 3rd Vice President.  With about 10 years of IACP conferences under my belt now, I certainly have my own thoughts about what I’ve received personally and professionally from … Continue reading

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The Law Enforcement Marriage: Knowing When It’s Time to Get Help

Guest Blogger: John Oldham, Assistant Chief, Jacksonville (FL) Sheriff’s Office Healthy marriages and relationships have the potential to provide law enforcement officers a great degree of support. Officers tend to work long non-traditional hours and encounter many on the job … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2018 40 Under 40 Awardees

The IACP 40 Under 40 award program is designed to recognize individuals in law enforcement under the age of 40 who demonstrate leadership and commitment to the profession. The award program is a chance for law enforcement agencies to recognize … Continue reading

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Police Chief: Enhanced Content and Design to Better Serve You

As an IACP member, one of your most familiar reminders of the many benefits that come with IACP membership is probably the arrival of Police Chief in your mailbox or at your agency every month. To ensure that this member … Continue reading

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Visit the Expo Hall at IACP 2018

The Exposition Hall at the IACP Annual Conference and Exposition is more than a place for attendees to preview the latest products and services in law enforcement. It’s also a place for attendees to learn from experts, recharge in between … Continue reading

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New IACP Law Enforcement Policy Center Documents: Active Shooter Incidents

While Policy Center documents are usually available exclusively to IACP members and IACP Net subscribers, the IACP recognizes the need for professionally-developed and peer-reviewed direction on combating the active shooter threat and is providing these documents free of charge. Continue reading

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The Difficulties of Maintaining Law Enforcement Spousal Support Groups

Guest blogger: Linda Seitz, co-founder of Huntington Beach Police Department S.O.S. (Support for Officers’ Spouses) group.  I once overheard an officer talking about the Huntington Beach Police Department Support for Officers’ Spouses (S.O.S) group. He said, “My wife is tough; … Continue reading

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8 Reasons to Visit the Hub During IACP 2018

The IACP Annual Conference and Exposition (IACP 2018) has always been known as the world’s leading gathering of police leaders, but it is much more than that. It is also a place where officers of all ranks can enhance their … Continue reading

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