From the Acting Commissioner: Innovating for Better Border Security

From smartphones enhancing the interconnectivity of people worldwide to robotics enhancing manufacturing productivity and self-driving car research that aims to reduce highway fatalities, technology is changing how we live.

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President's Message
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A healthy community requires hard work and a concerted effort by all stakeholders—governing bodies; medical partners; faith communities; community and nonprofit groups; and, of course, law enforcem...
Product Update
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The Police Chief keeps you on the cutting edge of law enforcement technology with monthly product announcements. Items about new or improved products are based on news releases supplied by manufactu...
New Members
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This posting of new member applications is published pursuant to the provisions of the IACP Constitution & Rules. If any active member in good standing objects to any application, written notice o...
IACP Working for You
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The IACP is the longest-standing and largest law enforcement leadership professional organization in the world. It was started in 1893 by a group of approximately 50 police chiefs who met to share ide...
Traffic Safety Initiatives
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peeding—exceeding a speed limit or driving too fast for road or traffic conditions—is one of the most common factors in motor vehicle crashes in the United States. From 2005 through 2014, there we...
Technology Talk
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With 1.1 million law enforcement personnel scattered across more than 12,000 local police departments and 3,000 sheriffs’ offices in the United States alone, one must wonder if everything possible i...
Product Feature
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Record management systems (RMS) and computer-aided dispatch (CAD) systems are undergoing massive changes. Data from these systems are being collected; organized; and, ultimately, utilized in a number ...
Index to Advertisers
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The advertisers in this issue can help equip your department with the most efficient tools available today! Always mention the Police Chief when contacting our advertisers. 3SI Security Systems 800...
Legislative Alert
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On October 19, 2017, U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) introduced the Corrections Oversight, Recidivism Reduction, and Eliminating Costs for Taxpayers In Our National Syst...
The Dispatch
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Police Chief knows that many of the best ideas and insights come from IACP members who serve their communities every day. The Dispatch is an opportunity for members and other readers to share their w...