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August 2014

Join IACP in Orlando, Florida, October 25-28, for the 121st IACP Annual Conference and Expo. The 2014 conference features over 200 program sessions; an Expo Hall filled with new products, innovative services, and live demonstrations; and multiple opportunities to network with fellow law enforcement executives. The Insider’s Guide in this issue will provide you with information you need to make the most of this opportunity.

Cover Photo Courtesy of Orlando Police Department

Articles

  • Ten Leadership Myths Debunked

    Law enforcement agencies are defined by the quality of their leadership. Leaders play a major role in establishing a vision, setting organizational goals, and motivating officers to reach those object...

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  • Ten Leadership Myths Debunked

    Law enforcement agencies are defined by the quality of their leadership. Leaders play a major role in establishing a vision, setting organizational goals, and motivating officers to reach those object...

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  • INTERPOL I-Checkit: Proactive Policing in the New Age of Crime and Technology

    It is well documented that criminals often assume different identities to move across borders, carry out illegal activities, and escape justice. For example, there is the case of Alan Jay Horowitz, wh...

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  • The Third Border: American Guns in the Caribbean

    Weapons of mass destruction operating in slow motion” is one of the metaphors used to describe the impact of U.S.-sourced firearms upon the communities and countries of the Caribbean and, specifical...

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  • Policing the Frontlines of Peace

    In an era of ever-greater globalization and unprecedented availability of information from across the globe at the speed of a keystroke, the realm of international policing and police peacekeeping con...

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  • A Rapid Response for a Safer World: The INTERPOL Travel Document

    Police officers around the world know INTERPOL is the largest international law enforcement organization, but few can clearly define its role or how the organization can help them in their daily work....

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  • The Isange One Stop Centre: A Holistic Approach to Sexual and Gender-based Violence

    Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) has been a widespread problem for women and girls in Rwanda, both during the 1994 genocide and in the current peacetime. While SGBV incidents dropped in number ...

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  • Connecting Police Chiefs and Academic Researchers: The New Division of Policing in the American Society of Criminology

    There is a long history of working relationships between law enforcement agencies and academic researchers in the United States. Indeed, partnerships between modern police practitioners and academic r...

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