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2017 IACP/Target Police Officer of the Year Award: Nominate an Outstanding Officer Today

What does it take to become a Police Officer of the Year Award winner? Rescue innocent people after a coordinated attack on a public space Create industry changing tools Help victims of domestic violence Run into a burning building Calm … Continue reading

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Two IACP Past Presidents Inducted into to the Florida Law Enforcement Hall of Fame

Join the IACP in congratulating Past Presidents William Berger (2001-2002) and Richard Beary (2014-2015) for being inducted into the Florida Law Enforcement Officers’ Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony, took place today, May 20, 2017, at the Florida state capitol … Continue reading

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Recognize the Excellence in Your Agency

Each day, law enforcement agencies and officers do exceptional work as they protect and serve their communities. Often, these accomplishments go unrecognized. The IACP awards are a way to change that. The IACP awards seek to recognize the excellence in … Continue reading

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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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The IACP/DuPont™ Kevlar® Survivors’ Club 2016 Update

The IACP/DuPont™ KEVLAR® Survivors’ Club® supports the overarching vision of the IACP Center for Officer Safety and Wellness. The Survivors’ Club strives to recognize and honor those deserving individuals who, as a result of wearing personal body armor, have survived a life-threatening or life-disabling … Continue reading

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IACP/Cisco Community Policing Award Winners 2016

Congratulations to this year’s winners and finalists for the IACP/Cisco Community Policing Award! The award recognizes outstanding community policing initiatives worldwide. Four agencies were selected as winners, six agencies were selected as finalists, one agency was given special recognition for … Continue reading

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50 Years of Police Officer of the Year: A Water Rescue by Air

Since 1966, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) has recognized one law enforcement officer – in a few cases multiple officers – who exemplified outstanding and heroic achievement. While the name of the award may have changed during … Continue reading

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Recognize an Officer with IACP/Target Police Officer of the Year Award

The IACP has extended the deadline for the IACP/Target Police Officer of the Year Award to Friday, July 22, 2016. Recent events around the world have heightened the awareness of the dangers law enforcement officers face every day. Many law … Continue reading

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Raising the Bar with the IACP/Cisco Community Policing Award

This blog post is part of a series highlighting best practices in community policing by police departments nationwide as part of IACP’s Community Policing: The Next Generation project. The project showcases modern, innovative, and cost-effective solutions to crime problems and … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: The Excellence in Law Enforcement Research Award

The IACP Excellence in Law Enforcement Research Award is a great way to recognize law enforcement agencies that demonstrate excellence in conducting and using research to improve police operations and public safety. The goal of this award program is to … Continue reading

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