Category Archives: Leadership

2017 IACP Division Midyear Recap

The 2017 IACP Division Midyear took place April 10-12, 2017 in Litchfield Park, Arizona. This meeting welcomed three of the IACP Divisions: State & Provincial Police (S&P), State Associations of Chiefs of Police (SACOP), and Midsize Agencies (MSA) – and … Continue reading

Posted in Divisions, Leadership, Membership

Meet the Leadership Blog Series

The IACP Board of Directors is comprised of the IACP Executive Board as well as 33 law enforcement leaders appointed by the IACP President. The members of the Board of Directors represent agencies large and small around the globe and … Continue reading

Posted in IACP Leadership, Leadership

My Experience Being an IACP Member

IACP President Donald W. De Lucca, Chief of Police of the Doral (FL) Police Department This past January I reached an IACP milestone; I became a lifetime member of the association after 20 years of service. I am honored to … Continue reading

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The Project Guardian Program: Intervention through Interaction

The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing offers several recommendations for building trust and creating opportunities for positive nonenforcement interactions with youth including Restoring and building trust between youth and police through positive, consistent, and persist ent interaction Working … Continue reading

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Gathering Perspectives: Police Leaders Share Their Experiences

Vincent Talucci, Executive Director/CEO, IACP As I am inflight back home to Washington DC, I am reflecting on the last week. IACP President Terrence Cunningham, 1st Vice President Donald De Lucca, and IACP staff set out to hear directly from … Continue reading

Posted in Community-Police Relations, Criminal Justice Reform, IACP Leadership, Leadership, Membership, Policy | 1 Comment

2016 National Police Week: We’re Getting Too Good At These

Guest Blogger: Colonel Steve Flaherty, Virginia State Police We’re getting too good at these. That was my response on the evening of March 31, 2016, to reporters asking how difficult it was as a law enforcement leader to accept the loss … Continue reading

Posted in Committees, Community-Police Relations, Leadership, Officer Safety & Wellness | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Education & Training, Leadership | 1 Comment

Homeland Security: What Does It Really Mean to the IACP?

Guest blogger: David McBath Retired Lieutenant Colonel, New York State Police; Director, North Country, New York, Crime Analysis Center; and Chair, IACP Committee on Homeland Security The true definition of “homeland security” is very elusive, and it is difficult to … Continue reading

Posted in Committees, Information Sharing, Leadership, National Security, Police Chief magazine

New at IACP 2015 – Perspective Series

This year at IACP 2015, attendees will have access to a new feature: the IACP Perspective Series. These cutting-edge sessions will focus on the global challenges facing law enforcement and the impact these challenges have on local agencies. Each interactive … Continue reading

Posted in Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Workshops, Cybercrime, Leadership, National Security

#WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday – IACP Edition, Jim Baker

This post is part of our ongoing #WhyIWearTheBadge Wednesday blog series. The IACP is fortunate to have several staff members who served their communities and their country as law enforcement officers. While they no longer wear a badge, their dedication … Continue reading

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