Guest Editor: Kristina Rose
Victims of crime and crime survivors come from all walks of life and all parts of the communities that law enforcement serves every day. Whether working with victims or families affected by violent crime, hate crimes, sexual assault, or a myriad of other offenses, it’s key that law enforcement be prepared to offer or partner with those who offer victim support services. Likewise, law enforcement must be aware of segments of their community that might be fearful of reaching out for help—immigrants, victims of intimate partner violence, gang-affiliated individuals, and so forth—and take the initiative to build trust and relationships with them.
Each year during Police Week, communities across the United States hold memorial services in remembrance of police officers who have made the supreme sacrifice for their ...
I still remember the words of my father, a gentle man. He used to say “the greatest sin that can be committed is the abuse of power. And the cardinal sin of all sins is abuse against a woman or a c...
It isn’t often that a hate-driven incident creates an opportunity for positive community building and fosters unity and forgiveness between the suspect and victims. However, for the city of Meriden,...
When a violent crime occurs, the crime survivor or victim’s family is forever altered. Broken pieces of former lives have scattered and disappeared and attempting to put things back together the way...
One of the most intimidat...
The diligent patrol officer reported the episode thoughtfully. He had administered the pilot risk assessment carefully, using the new departmental protocol; his training; and his talent for listening,...
The cooperation of victims and witnesses is crucial to achieving successful investigations and prosecutions of criminal offenders. However, victims and witnesses a...
Reinforcing its commitment to foster effective responses to violent crime, the IACP assembled over 80 practitioners and scholars on April 24–26, 1996, in Arlingt...
The 2018 Buyers’ Guide Directory contains contact information for all companies included in the guide. The manufacturers, suppliers, and service organizations listed in the edition have contributed ...
The annual Police Chief Buyers’ Guide is the most important tool available to law enforcement executives putting together their equipment budgets, and the only buyers’ guide supporte...
- President’s Message: Protecting the Most Vulnerable in Our Communities
- Legislative Alert: IACP Meets with Senior White House Officials and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions
- Officer Safety Corner: Building Healthy and Resilient Law Enforcement Families in Bend, Oregon
- Research in Brief: The ABCs of Unintentional Discharges
- Chief's Counsel: The Whole Is Greater than the Sum of Its Parts
- Product Feature: Social Media: Finding What Works for You
- Technology Talk: Eight Tips for Designing and Using Smart ID Cards for Police Officers
- Traffic Safety Initiatives: Using Data to Drive Resource Allocation
- IACP Working For You: Professional Services to Advance Law Enforcement
- The Dispatch: April 2018
- New Members—April 2018
- Line of Duty Deaths: 2/9/2018–3/6/2018
- Product Update: April 2018
- Index to Advertisers: April 2018