Category Archives: Partnerships

The value of your professional networking relationships

Guest Blogger: Lt. Christopher Cook, Arlington, Texas, Police Department Most of you can probably remember when you were a rookie officer or an entry-level professional team member with your organization. The thought of professional networking likely meant making friends with … Continue reading

Posted in IACP, Membership, Partnerships, Social Media

U.S. Attorney General Sessions Announces Launch of New Collaborative Reform Initiative Technical Assistance Center

Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced the launch of the Collaborative Reform Initiative Technical Assistance Center (CRI-TAC) during the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Division Midyear Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The CRI-TAC brings together a coalition of the … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Community-Police Relations, IACP, Partnerships, Press Release

IACP Awarded Monumental Grant from the U.S. Department of Justice

Today, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) received a $7 million award from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office), U.S. Department of Justice’s Collaborative Reform Initiative for Technical Assistance. This monumental funding opportunity will enable … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Community-Police Relations, IACP, Partnerships, Press Release

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

The Importance of the Right Person in the Right Place

The Task Force on 21st Century Policing offers recommendations for working in partnership with community stakeholders to increase public safety. Highlights include: engaging in multidisciplinary community team approaches, considering public trust when implementing strategies, and embracing a guardian mindset. The Lowell, … Continue reading

Posted in Community-Police Relations, Drugs & Alcohol, Partnerships, Victim Services, Youth

Enhancing Public Safety by Being a Good Neighbor

The 21st Century Policing Report offers several recommendations for collaborating with the community to build relationships of trust between law enforcement officers and the community, including forming collaborative, multi-jurisdictional, multi-disciplinary partnerships to produce meaningful public safety results. The Gun Lake Department … Continue reading

Posted in Community-Police Relations, Partnerships, Technology, Uncategorized

One Mind Campaign: Improving Police Response to Persons Affected by Mental Illness

Pledge your support for the One Mind Campaign, designed to improve police response to persons affected by mental illness. The IACP has been working to address police response to persons affected by mental illness for the past several years. In 2010, … Continue reading

Posted in Community-Police Relations, Partnerships, Policy

Operation Hot Spot: Connecting the Community with Crime Prevention

Guest Blogger Officer Joseph Philippon, Lewiston, Maine, Police Department A crucial part of community policing is understanding that every community is different and that the best response varies. The Lewiston Police Department embraced that concept by developing Operation Hot Spot. … Continue reading

Posted in Community-Police Relations, Partnerships

IACP and Howard University Team Up On Policing Inside-Out Program

The IACP’s Institute for Community Police Relations (ICPR) has formed a partnership with Howard University to offer an innovative 15-week course entitled, Policing Inside-Out: Building Trust Through Transformative Education, that will engage students, law enforcement officers, community leaders, and criminal … 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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