Recruitment & Personnel
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  Personnel choices comprise the most complicated and delicate decisions that a law enforcement administrator must make. From hiring a new officer to promotion time or the unfortunate occurren...
Leadership
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Leading in law enforcement is becoming increasingly more of a strategic process in the 21st century. Leading (and managing) others exposes leaders’ professional and personal abilities, as expansive ...
Criminal Justice Reform
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Culture is the collective set of values, beliefs, and traditions of a specific group. These values and beliefs can vary greatly from other cultures within an organization (e.g., shifts, districts, fac...
Crime & Violence
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In the face of the overwhelming violence both perpetuated by and affecting the young men trapped in the world of gang conflict, it is all too easy to overlook the young women who are also stranded in ...
IACP
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The origin of the insignia provides a cohesive framework through which the IACP’s history can be viewed. Throughout the historical account that follows, the power of this symbol emerges as a means o...
Technology
officer with a body-worn camera during a traffic stop
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Imagine if an agency was able to actually ensure that its officers were safely responding to calls for service, communicating with the public in a courteous manner, and enforcing the law without viola...
Education & Training
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Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) is a model law enforcement mental health collaboration program that is believed to benefit patrol personnel in their encounters with individuals experiencing a psych...
Officer Safety & Wellness
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Law enforcement professionals worldwide are facing unprecedented challenges and threats in the field, including more frequent active shooter incidents.1 Police are expected to arrive at emergencies wi...