Category Archives: Policy

Check Out the New Policy Center Documents

When was the last time you reviewed your standards of conduct policy? The IACP Policy Center is pleased to offer new documents on Investigating Sexual Assaults, and Standards of Conduct.* Investigating Sexual Assaults – the updated documents on this topic … Continue reading

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Leading Law Enforcement Organizations Release Companion Document to National Consensus Policy On Use Of Force

As part of our long-standing commitment to advancing the profession of law enforcement and the practice of policing, eleven leading law enforcement leadership and labor organizations continued their work to provide guidance to the law enforcement profession on de-escalation techniques, … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Policy

Statement by the International Association of Chiefs of Police on United States Immigration Enforcement Policy and Sanctions

Immigration enforcement is a complex and challenging issue for communities and their law enforcement agencies throughout the United States. State and local law enforcement agencies are steadfast in their commitment to removing from their communities dangerous criminals and others who … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Community-Police Relations, Criminal Justice Reform, National Security, Policy, Press Release

IACP Statement on Immigration Related Executive Orders

On January 27th, U.S. President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order on “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.” While recognizing that the measures outlined in the executive order were implemented so to enhance the security … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Legal, Policy

U.S. President Donald Trump Issues Immigration Related Executive Orders

Today, January 25th, U.S. President Donald J. Trump signed two executive orders (EO) related to federal immigration policy. IACP staff is still in the process of reviewing the full text of the executive orders and assessing their potential impact on … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Legal, National Security, Policy

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

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

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

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IACP Releases Report from National Summit on Community-Police Relations

A Message from IACP President Richard Beary I am pleased to announce the release of the report from the IACP National Policy Summit on Community-Police Relations: Advancing a Culture of Cohesion and Community Trust. Yesterday, I had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Body Worn Camera Model Policy & Resources Now Available For Free to IACP Members

In response to the growing interest in and use of body-worn cameras (BWCs) by our members and the urgent need for policies governing their use, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) has assembled a compendium of policy resources … Continue reading

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