Category Archives: Breaking News

Statement of IACP President Donald W. De Lucca on Weekend’s Deadly Attacks

Yet again, this weekend brought devastation, tragedy, and fear to our communities. Our deepest sympathies are with the victims, their families, and the communities of Marseille, France; Edmonton, Canada; and Las Vegas, United States. Whether a knife, vehicle, or gun, … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Crime and Violence, IACP, Leadership, Mass Casualty Attacks, Terrorism

Police Chiefs and Leading Civil Rights Organization Join to Address Hate Crimes

Recognizing the critical role law enforcement and community leaders play in responding to hate crimes, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee) have come together to launch a … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, IACP

Statement of IACP President Donald W. De Lucca on Recent Shootings of Police

Today, I turned on the news only to watch as more officers were targeted by violence. Yet again, we find ourselves sending thoughts and prayers to those in the law enforcement profession and their families. In just a few short … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, IACP, Officer Safety & Wellness

Statement of IACP President Donald W. De Lucca on Manchester Attack

As President of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), I am horrified and deeply troubled by the appalling terrorist attack that has taken place in Manchester, England. I, along with the membership of the IACP, mourn the lives … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Global Policing, IACP, Mass Casualty Attacks

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

Posted in Awards, Breaking News, IACP

Statement by the International Association of Chiefs of Police on United States Immigration Enforcement Policy and Sanctions

Immigration enforcement is a complex and challenging issue for communities and their law enforcement agencies throughout the United States. State and local law enforcement agencies are steadfast in their commitment to removing from their communities dangerous criminals and others who … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Community-Police Relations, Criminal Justice Reform, National Security, Policy, Press Release

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

Posted in Breaking News, Legal, Policy

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

Posted in Breaking News, Legal, National Security, Policy

Statement from IACP President Donald W. De Lucca on Recent Line of Duty Deaths

The month of November has been filled with tragedy for the law enforcement community in the United States. This past Sunday, we experienced yet another line of duty death, bringing this month’s count to ten fatalities. Nine of those ten … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Community-Police Relations, Officer Safety & Wellness

Statement of IACP President Richard Beary: Time to Address Violence in Our Communities

“This has been a very difficult week. Six officer lives have been lost, one executed while pumping gas. Two journalists were killed on live television. And, a simple Google news search quickly reveals that countless families around the world are … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, IACP