The 130th IACP conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was a great success, providing over 13,000 attendees with the chance to network, share knowledge, socialize, and experience firsthand the new advances in police services and products.
The cover images feature events at the IACP 2013 Conference and Expo. Cover photographs by Convention Photo by Joe Orlando, Inc.
The U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service: Assisting Communities in Resolving Conflicts and Restoring PeaceOn Sunday, August 5, 2012, an individual with alleged white supremacist ties entered a Sikh gurdwara, or temple, in the community of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, and opened fire on the congregation. Six wors...
Ethical Defensibility: Using the Intelligence Led Policing Template to Avoid the Appearance of Unconstitutional PolicingThe concept of Ethical Defensibility provides all sworn personnel with the philosophical tools and analytical skills necessary to weigh value-based alternatives, resulting in the repetitive ac...
Active shooter incidents provide law enforcement with a number of crime-specific challenges. Among these significant challenges faced by law enforcement agencies responding to active shooter incidents...
Unconventional Crisis: Hyper Targeted Violence (HTV) in Hypercomplex Environments with Focus on Urban TerrainA period is launching in which, due to globalization, acculturation has occurred, and accessibility, due to the Internet, has led to transference of animosities and the spillover of geopolitics and em...
The San Diego Law Enforcement Coordination Center (SD-LECC) is a Department of Homeland Security–recognized fusion center and a member of the California State Threat Assessment System (STAS). It com...
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 m...
- President's Message: Being Prepared for Active Shooter Incidents
- Legislative Alert: Boehner Rules out Action on Immigration Reform in 2013 and IACP Endorses Several Important Legislative Proposals
- Officer Safety Corner: Officer Safety in Domestic Violence Responses
- Research in Brief: Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services
- Chief's Counsel: Obesity as a Disability
- From the Director: Cyber Training and Technical Assistance
- December 2013 Products & Services
- December 2013 Line of Duty Deaths