Legislative Alert: IACP to Unveil New Policy Priorities Document

As the 114th congressional session draws to an end, the IACP has been busy working on preparing a policy priorities document for the 115th U.S. Congress.

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On November 30, 2017, Chief David Rausch, general chair of the IACP Midsize Agencies Division, testified before the Homeland Security Committee, U. S. House of Representatives on securing communities ...
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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...
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In October 2017, U.S Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced several Department of Justice (DOJ) actions to reduce violent crime in the United States. One such action is the reinvigoration of Project...
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On August 28, 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order, “Restoring State, Tribal, and Local Law Enforcement’s Access to Life-Saving Equipment and Resources,” which restores th...
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Maintain[ing] funding for core programs, including law enforcement and state and local public safety grants,” the FY 2018 Commerce, Justice, Science appropriations bill passed the Senate Appropriati...
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In mid-June, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the National Public Safety Partnership (PSP) to Combat Violent Crime. The PSP was developed in response to the Presidential Executive Order ...
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The Trump Administration has released its fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget with a focus on supporting “federal law enforcement and criminal justice priorities of our state, local, and tribal law enforce...
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On May 2, 2017, Chief Will D. Johnson, chair of the IACP Human and Civil Rights Committee, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary in a hearing entitled Responses to the Increase i...
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The IACP State and Provincial Police (S&P), State Associations of Chiefs of Police (SACOP), and Midsize Agencies (MSA) divisions recently held their midyear meetings together in Litchfield Park, A...
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On March 8, 2017, U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Gary Peters (D-MI) introduced the bipartisan National Criminal Justice Commission Act (S. 573). Joining Senators Cornyn, ...