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U.S. Attorney General Sessions Announces Launch of New Collaborative Reform Initiative Technical Assistance Center

Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced the launch of the Collaborative Reform Initiative Technical Assistance Center (CRI-TAC) during the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Division Midyear Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The CRI-TAC brings together a coalition of the … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Community-Police Relations, IACP, Partnerships, Press Release

International Association of Chiefs of Police Applauds U.S. President Trump’s Action on Bump Stocks

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) applauds the action taken by U.S. President Donald Trump to ban the sale and use of bump fire stocks and similar devices. The President’s leadership in addressing the threat posed by these … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, IACP, Mass Casualty Attacks, National Security, Officer Safety & Wellness, Policy, Press Release

It’s Simply Not Your News to Break: #StayInYourLane

Originally published in the IACP Social Media Blog.  Guest Blogger: Chris Hsiung, Captain, Special Operations Division, Mountain View Police Department, California Three years ago, Northern California law enforcement was rocked by horrific news when the Hayward Police Department suffered the … Continue reading

Posted in Social Media

Statement of IACP President Louis M. Dekmar on Recent Tragedies and the Need for Immediate Action on Firearms Policy

We mourn the loss of the victims of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and pray for those that were injured in this horrific attack. With each mass shooting, the global policing community grieves … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Crime and Violence, IACP, Mass Casualty Attacks, Policy, Press Release

How Can You Partner Worldwide to Support Your Missing Children Investigations?

Guest Blogger: Insp. Carole Bird (Retired), formerly Officer in Charge of the National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Canada.  Member of the Board of Directors of the Missing Children Society of Canada and AMBER … Continue reading

Posted in Victim Services

Using Social Media to Reach Your Community and Beyond

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 Tuesday, March 15, 2016. … Continue reading

Posted in Social Media

Recognize Your Law Enforcement Leaders of Tomorrow: 40 Under 40

The IACP 40 Under 40 award program is designed to recognized individuals in law enforcement under the age of 40 who demonstrate leadership and commitment to the profession. All individuals under 40  who are employed by law enforcement agencies in … Continue reading

Posted in Awards

Get Your (Art)Work Recognized!

The IACP is holding two exciting contests: a police-community engagement photo contest and a patch design contest to commemorate the association’s 125th anniversary. Police Chief Magazine Photo Contest Coretta Scott King once said, “The greatness of a community is most … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, IACP, Police Chief magazine

IACP Selects Six Agencies to be part of the Integrity, Action, and Justice: Strengthening Law Enforcement Response to Domestic and Sexual Violence national demonstration initiative.

The IACP is pleased to announce the law enforcement agencies that have been selected to be part of the Integrity, Action, and Justice: Strengthening Law Enforcement Response to Domestic and Sexual Violence national demonstration initiative. Through a competitive application process, … Continue reading

Posted in Victim Services

Statement by the IACP on the U.S. Department of Justice Decision to Rescind the Cole Memo

Today, the U.S. Department of Justice announced it will be rescinding the Cole Memo and that it will restore discretion to U.S. Attorneys on how they prioritize the investigation and prosecution of violations of federal drug laws involving marijuana. The … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Crime and Violence, Drugs & Alcohol, IACP, Policy, Press Release