December 2016

Guest Editor: Sarah Guy, IACP

As new technologies and social media continue to connect people and communities—and as the media and the public shine a spotlight on law enforcement’s actions, policies, and responses—communication with the community and the media is more important than ever. Police leaders and public information officers both have essential roles to play in this realm and need to be aware of the various tools and strategies that can help with effective communication, information sharing, and relationship building.