Category Archives: Committees

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

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Advisory: The Growing Use and Misuse of Exploding Target Products

In this blog, the International Association of Chiefs of Police Arson and Explosives Committee provides information regarding the growing use and misuse of exploding target (ET) products and promoting personnel safety. Exploding Targets are a pre-packaged combination of non-explosive chemicals … Continue reading

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Accessing Chemical Facility Information

In this blog, the International Association of Chiefs of Police Arson and Explosives Committee identifies how law enforcement and first responders can access information regarding chemical facilities within their jurisdictions from the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism … Continue reading

Posted in Committees, National Security

Call for Submissions: 2016 IACP and Cisco Systems Community Policing Awards

UPDATE: This post was updated to reflect a new category for award applicants. The IACP and Cisco Community Policing Awards process is a great way to showcase your agency’s positive efforts at building partnerships within your community. We encourage all … Continue reading

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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, Leadership, National Security, Police Chief magazine

2015 August Vollmer Excellence in Forensic Science Award Winners

Each year the IACP Forensic Science Committee recognizes the significant impact forensic science has on the criminal justice system and seeks to acknowledge pioneering efforts in this field. The August Vollmer Excellence in Forensic Science Award was created to honor … Continue reading

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2015 IACP/American Military University Civilian Law Enforcement Military Cooperation Award Winners

The IACP Civilian Law Enforcement Military Cooperation Committee (CLEMCC) is proud to announce the winners for this year’s 2015 IACP/American Military University (AMU) CLEMCC award which recognizes excellence in law enforcement cooperation between civilian and law enforcement bodies in developing innovative joint … Continue reading

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Bringing the Law Enforcement Voice to the Pretrial Justice Reform Conversation

Point of arrest decisions have a dramatic effect on the entire justice continuum, but at a time when significant pretrial justice reform discussions are happening nationally, law enforcement is often not part of the conversation. This week, IACP representatives and … Continue reading

Posted in Committees, Criminal Justice Reform, Partnerships

IACP Committees, Sections, and Divisions – Working For You

If you follow us on Twitter, you’ve likely been seeing a lot of buzz about committee midyear meetings, section conferences, and new resources that are being released during these events. So what exactly are these groups and what do they … Continue reading

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The IACP’s Community Policing Committee Meets in Phoenix

On March 12th and 13th, the IACP’s Community Policing Committee met for its annual mid-year meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.  The new Chair of the Committee, Dr. Ronal Serpas, lead discussions ranging from the IACP/Cisco Community Policing Awards to the IACP/COPS … Continue reading

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