Category Archives: Partnerships

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

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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

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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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Our Sponsors Enhance Your IACP 2016 Experience

Our sponsors enhance your IACP 2016 experience. Don’t miss all they have to offer. Booth #2731 Interop Demonstration Visit AT&T in the exhibit hall to see a live interop demonstration and learn how AT&T is enabling public safety communications from … Continue reading

Posted in Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference General Information, Partnerships

Project PEACE- Connecting with the Community Pillar by Pillar

Guest Blogger: T.C. Broadnax, City Manager, Tacoma, Washington On May 7, 2015, several leaders in the African American community met with city leadership and the Tacoma News Tribune to discuss concerns that the unrest that occurred in other cities could … Continue reading

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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

Columbia’s Beyond the Badge – Community Engagement through Community Service

The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing offers several recommendations for building better relationships between law enforcement officers and the community that they serve, including initiating positive nonenforcement activities to engage communities embracing a guardian mindset working with community members … Continue reading

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Tucson’s Mental Health Investigative Support Team – a New Approach for Responding to Mental Health Calls for Service

The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing offers several recommendations for improving police interactions with persons with mental health concerns, including adopting preferences for seeking “least harm” resolutions embracing a guardian mindset engaging in multidisciplinary community team approaches for … Continue reading

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The Importance of Department Wide Youth Outreach

Guest Blogger: Scott Nadeau, Chief of Police, Columbia Heights, Minnesota, Police Department “Seeking active partnerships in the community in order to protect life and property, innovatively solve problems and enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve.” With … Continue reading

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