Officer Safety & Wellness
Roseburg Oregon - September 2012: Police respond to a person who shot at officers and then barracaded himself in a hotel in Roseburg Oregon, September 17, 2012
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 Most law enforcement agencies spend a great deal of time creating policies and procedures to ensure some level of control over every device officers utilize on patrol, except for one—the flashligh...
Leadership
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When it comes to the knowledge, skills, and ability to embody leadership qualities, most law enforcement executives have the tools and resources to lead successful agencies. These leaders get the job ...
Leadership
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Most leaders have encountered an underperforming employee or team member during their careers. The challenge for leaders and coworkers is that these “underperformers” affect not only their own tas...
President's Message
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  We find ourselves leading our profession and our agencies in a time of accelerating change and increasing disruption. Law enforcement isn’t the only field facing this challenge—in his lates...
Officer Safety Corner
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Being in the middle of a TV-style gun battle as a law enforcement officer is rare—and even rarer when you are a chief. Nonetheless, Chief Tim Fournier of New Hope, Minnesota, found himself in the th...
Leadership
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Leadership is a word everyone is very familiar with, and it is a concept that is ingrained in officers’ minds from the time they enter the law enforcement profession. For many officers, leadership b...
IACP Working for You
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Law enforcement agencies face special challenges when responding to persons affected by mental illness or in crisis. Often, the responding individuals are not only operating as police officers, but al...
Leadership
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The United States spends billions of dollars of year on leadership development training at every level, from in-house introductory courses to full-scale executive-level leadership development programs...
Leadership
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“It is lonely at the top.” This oft-quoted phrase does not truly sink in for the new department leader until he or she has arrived to serve in the position. The second phrase that rings in the ...
Legislative Alert
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On December 6, 2016, IACP President Donald W. De Lucca and IACP Executive Director and CEO Vincent Talucci met with U.S. Attorney General nominee, Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL), to discuss his nominati...