President’s Message: The Many Facets of Law Enforcement Use of Force

Recently, the issue of law enforcement’s use of force has been the subject of intense discourse for the media, politicians, law makers, and community members, as well as sparking important conversations among law enforcement professionals.

In an effort to better educate the public and political figures and to provide guidance for law enforcement as agencies strive to develop policies surrounding the use of force, the IACP, in conjunction with the Fraternal Order of Police, assembled leading law enforcement leadership and labor organizations to examine the issue of use of force by law enforcement.

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