Author Archives: iacpblog

Tweets and Opinions Don’t Represent My Agency*

This blog series highlights some of the top Social Media Beat posts from the last couple years. For more information about IACP’s Center for Social Media visit the project webpage. This post was originally published on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. … Continue reading

Posted in Social Media

The IACP/DuPont™ Kevlar® Survivors’ Club 2017 Update

This is part two of two highlighting the remaining 11 officers who became members of the IACP/Dupont™ Kevlar® Survivors’ Club® in 2017. The IACP/DuPont™ KEVLAR® Survivors’ Club® recognizes and honors those deserving individuals who, as a result of wearing personal body armor, have survived … Continue reading

Posted in Officer Safety & Wellness

The IACP/DuPont™ Kevlar® Survivors’ Club 2017 Update

The IACP/DuPont™ KEVLAR® Survivors’ Club® recognizes and honors those deserving individuals who, as a result of wearing personal body armor, have survived a life-threatening or life-disabling incident. The Survivors’ Club mission is to reduce death and disability by encouraging increased wearing of personal body … Continue reading

Posted in Officer Safety & Wellness

Five Ways to Support Those Who Support Law Enforcement

At the 2017 IACP Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA, the IACP Institute for Community and Police Relations convened a group of law enforcement officers and family members to discuss the support role family members play in the lives of law … Continue reading

Posted in Community-Police Relations, Officer Safety & Wellness

Take a Deep Breath and Count to Three Before Posting…

This blog series highlights some of the top Social Media Beat posts from the last couple years. For more information about IACP’s Center for Social Media visit the project webpage. This post was originally published on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. … Continue reading

Posted in Social Media

No Girl Lost

The Task Force on 21st Century Policing provides recommendations for rebuilding trust and including community stakeholders to promote a safer community for all. Some highlights include: connecting with youth in order to develop trust, and building legitimacy. Guest Blogger: Officer Amber … Continue reading

Posted in Community-Police Relations

A New Look for the One Mind Campaign

The IACP has launched a re-designed One Mind Campaign webpage to better assist pledged departments in implementing the four strategies of the campaign and to encourage other agencies to take the pledge. Since its inception in March 2016, the One … Continue reading

Posted in Mental Health

NIBRS Pre-Certification Tool

The National Crime Statistics Exchange (NCS-X) Team is pleased to announce the arrival of the NIBRS Pre-Certification Tool.  The tool will allow law enforcement agencies to conduct a “trial run” of its NIBRS data to locate errors and inconsistencies prior … Continue reading

Posted in Technology

Check Out the New Policy Center Documents

When was the last time you reviewed your standards of conduct policy? The IACP Policy Center is pleased to offer new documents on Investigating Sexual Assaults, and Standards of Conduct.* Investigating Sexual Assaults – the updated documents on this topic … Continue reading

Posted in IACP, Policy

Kewaunee County Providing Important Services to Key Populations

The Task Force on 21st Century Policing provides recommendations for rebuilding trust and including community stakeholders to promote a safer community for all. Some highlights include: community-wide collaboration, cross-discipline education, and creating a culture of trust and transparency. The Kewaunee County, … Continue reading

Posted in Community-Police Relations