Category Archives: Investigations

New Documents Available from the IACP Policy Center

New documents on Confidential Informants, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and Law Enforcement-Researcher Collaborative Partnerships are now available to IACP Members! Confidential Informants* – confidential informants (CIs) can be valuable sources of information in criminal investigations. However, in order to manage … Continue reading

Posted in IACP, Investigations, Mental Health, Partnerships

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

Virginia Commonwealth University Police Uses Survivor-Centered and Offender-Focused Approach to Sexual Assault Investigations

Guest Blogger: Corey Byers, Public Information Officer, VCU Police Department, Richmond, VA Sexual assaults are one of the hardest crimes to investigate. By the time Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Police officers hear a survivor’s story, the student is understandably confused about what happened, … Continue reading

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