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2017 40 Under 40 Award: Recognize Your Leaders of Today and Tomorrow

Do you have an outstanding and dedicated leader within your agency? If so, take the time to recognize them and their accomplishments by nominating them for IACP’s 40 under 40 award. The IACP’s 40 Under 40 Award is designed to … Continue reading

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Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office: Community Engagement

Guest blogger: Tom Woodmansee, Senior Adviser, Safety and Security Division of CNA The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing offers several recommendations for collaborating with the community to build relationships of trust between law enforcement officers and the community, … Continue reading

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Join us at the 2017 Division Midyear Conference

The 2017 Division Midyear Conference is scheduled from April 10-12, 2017 in Litchfield Park, Arizona, located just outside of Phoenix, at the Wigwam Arizona hotel. This meeting welcomes members of the three Divisions – State & Provincial Police (S&P), State … Continue reading

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Join Us at the 2017 IACP Public Information Officer Midyear Conference

If you’re looking at your training budget for the year trying to decide the best path for professional growth, the IACP Public Information Officer (PIO) Midyear Conference co-hosted by the Aurora, Colorado, Police Department is a conference you don’t want … Continue reading

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Moving Forward by Acknowledging the Past

On September 8th, 1940, the local LaGrange, GA, newspaper ran a story on the last page about Austin Callaway’s death and the incidents that led to his death. Seventy-six years later, Callaway’s story is on the front page of multiple … Continue reading

Posted in Community-Police Relations

Developing Positive Community-Police Relationships Step by Step

The Task Force on 21st Century Policing offers recommendations for building relationships of trust between law enforcement officers and the community. Highlights include: initiating positive nonenforcement activities, creating opportunities for officers to regularly interact with neighborhood residents, and scheduling regular forums … Continue reading

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My Experience Being an IACP Member

IACP President Donald W. De Lucca, Chief of Police of the Doral (FL) Police Department This past January I reached an IACP milestone; I became a lifetime member of the association after 20 years of service. I am honored to … Continue reading

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IACP Statement on Immigration Related Executive Orders

On January 27th, U.S. President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order on “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.” While recognizing that the measures outlined in the executive order were implemented so to enhance the security … Continue reading

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Eradicating Modern Slavery: Saving Victims Among Us

Guest Blogger: Deputy Chief Carmen Best, Seattle, Washington, Police Department January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, but sadly, even in the 21st Century we are still experiencing slavery and human trafficking in many of our communities. What … Continue reading

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U.S. President Donald Trump Issues Immigration Related Executive Orders

Today, January 25th, U.S. President Donald J. Trump signed two executive orders (EO) related to federal immigration policy. IACP staff is still in the process of reviewing the full text of the executive orders and assessing their potential impact on … Continue reading

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