BD McCray, Deputy Director, United States Customs and Border Protection, IACP Law Enforcement Fellow Transitioning into the online and social media arena can be daunting and stressful, especially as the need for transparency is coupled with requirement to maintain the … Continue reading
IACP talked with Ken Berkowitz, Chief of the Canton, Massachusetts, Police Department. Ken is one of the co-authors of the article “Partnering to Protect the Homeland,” which can be found in the February 2016 issue of Police Chief. You can … Continue reading
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
Looking at the long history behind policing, it’s evident that law enforcement has undergone many changes over the years. Behind this evolution is the drive to constantly improve and bring the best people and policies together to build safe communities … Continue reading
The Police Chief, the flagship publication of the International Chiefs of Police, has just introduced a new monthly feature: The Dispatch. The IACP knows that our members have valuable insight and input to offer and The Dispatch is one venue … Continue reading
Last week, we blogged about the line-of-duty deaths that occurred in 2013. There were 111 state, local, tribal, or federal law enforcement officer line-of-duty deaths last year, the lowest recorded number in over 50 years. While this notable decline is … Continue reading
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By Tracy Trott, Guest Blogger; Colonel, Tennessee Highway Patrol I read President Walter A. McNeil’s message in the May issue of Police Chief magazine with great interest. The issue of a mandatory wear policy for bulletproof vests has surfaced several times … Continue reading
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Does this blog entry seem out of place? A photography post on a law enforcement blog? Maybe not . . . If you have nonsensitive photos of law enforcement-related scenes and situations, then Police Chief magazine needs you! Police Chief magazine … Continue reading