Category Archives: Education & Training

The Importance of Evidence

Guest Blogger: Wendy Stiver, Major, Dayton Police Department, Ohio In Dayton, Ohio, we’ve seen firsthand as an agency what doesn’t work to effectively respond to the opioid epidemic. Between 2011 and 2017, our county death rate due to opioid overdose increased … Continue reading

Posted in Drugs & Alcohol, Education & Training, IACP

Benefits of Attending the 2018 IACP Technology Conference

Guest Blogger: Bonnie Locke, Nlets Director of Business Development and Chair of the IACP LEIT Section.  Today’s law enforcement professionals face unprecedented technological challenges, from cyber-attacks that compromise personal information, to the difficulty in monitoring active intelligence from social media. Similar to … Continue reading

Posted in Cybercrime, Education & Training, IACP, Sections, Technology

What WLI Gave to Me

Guest Blogger: Captain Jill Dolce, California Highway Patrol It’s easy, as a woman in law enforcement, particularly as a woman of rank, who, all too often, is the only female in the room, to find myself isolated and discounted—whether intentionally … Continue reading

Posted in Education & Training, Leadership

New Roll Call Videos on Eyewitness Identification

IACP has released a new, five-video series on eyewitness identification to provide training for officers during roll call. The techniques featured in the videos are based on the IACP model policy, as well as the recommendations of the National Academy … Continue reading

Posted in Crime and Violence, Education & Training, Investigations

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

Posted in Divisions, Education & Training, Membership

Technology Education: From Concept to Real-World Application

Today’s law enforcement professionals face unprecedented challenges as technology rapidly emerges and changes. Offenders are using the latest technology to operate efficiently and cover their tracks, from cybercrimes that compromise personal information and muddy the jurisdictional waters to complex drug … Continue reading

Posted in Education & Training, Technology

New Year’s Resolutions with the IACP

The IACP would like to wish its members and all those in law enforcement a safe and happy New Year. With the new year comes resolutions, and this year, we’d like you to consider making IACP a part of your … Continue reading

Posted in Education & Training, Membership

Drug Recognition Experts (DREs) – Important Now As Never Before

With the continued efforts, both nationally and internationally, to legalize recreational marijuana, along with the increasing epidemic of opiate abuse, our roadways are being adversely impacted by an increasing number of drivers impaired by drugs, other than alcohol, or in … Continue reading

Posted in Drugs & Alcohol, Education & Training, Traffic Safety

New Tool to Help Navigate Pretrial Justice System Changes

As more states and local communities discuss and implement pretrial justice system changes, it is critical for law enforcement to have a voice in these conversations to ensure that policies and procedures are fair, efficient, and keep officers and communities … Continue reading

Posted in Annual Conference and Exposition, Criminal Justice Reform, Education & Training, Partnerships, Policy

IACP Launches New Leading by Legacy Online Resource Toolkit

Smaller law enforcement agencies often face unique challenges in the law enforcement field. Frequent changes in leadership and limited access to resources are some of the most common challenges. Many smaller agencies also face difficulties in bringing adequate leadership and … Continue reading

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