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Recent News Highlights Importance of Community Policing to Counter Violent Extremism and Information Sharing

Recent news stories highlight the continued threats posed by domestic and international violent extremists to communities nationwide. These threats, including the radicalizing effect that international incidents and conflicts have on individuals in our communities, demonstrate the importance of the role … Continue reading

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IACP Continues Its Work to Counter Violent Extremism

This week serves as a reminder that violent extremism continues to be a reality in the United States. Three people killed at two Jewish facilities in Kansas on Sunday, the one-year anniversary of the bombings at the Boston Marathon on … Continue reading

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IACP Meeting of Law Enforcement Officials Tackles Extremism in the 21st Century

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By Michael Wagers, Director, Division of State and Provincial Police, IACP  Local, state, and campus police from across the United States, along with federal law enforcement, wrapped up a two-day meeting at the Alexandria, Va., headquarters of the IACP on … Continue reading

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IACP Leadership Meets with Obama Administration regarding Preventing Homegrown Violent Extremism

By Walter A. McNeil, President, IACP; and Chief of Police, Quincy Police Department, Quincy, Florida The terrorist threat facing the United States has evolved significantly in the last ten years, and it continues to evolve. The main threat now emanates … Continue reading

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