This issue of the Police Chief addresses several important topics in homeland security. Read about intelligence sharing, the ongoing work of the Criminal Intelligence Coordinating Council, the development of fusion centers,and IMS and the incident command system (ICS), which local law enforcement agencies must institutionalize this year. The end users of these efforts are the officers on the street. Cover art by Jennifer Cedoz, TGD Communications. Bottom left insert photograph of Larry Goven of the Arlington County, Virginia, Police Department by Patricia Casstevens.
The constellation of clues and evidence related to criminal activity is often spread across disconnected databases and paper files in thousands of local, state, and federal agencies. In many cases cri...
Judges selected these winning photographs from a pool of more than 225 images submitted by almost 50 Torch Run programs from all over the world. Judges from the IACP and Special Olympics International...
Unlike other, more conventional crimes, identity theft is difficult to prevent because it is most often done electronically, either on the Internet or credit card transactions. It is not a traditional...
How can law enforcement embrace the collaborative process to improve intelligence sharing and ultimately increase the ability to detect, prevent, and solve crimes?...
In order to address past inadequacies in our nation's intelligence process, the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP), at the request of the International Association of Chiefs...
In Homeland Security Presidential Directive-5 (HSPD-5), President Bush called on the secretary of homeland security to develop a national incident management system to provide a consistent nationwide ...
- President's Message: IACP Committed to Improving Information Sharing
- Legislative Alert: President Bush Signs Sweeping Intelligence Reform Bill
- Chief's Counsel: Electronic Control Weapons: Liability Issues
- From the Chairman: Combating Identity Theft: Partnerships Are Powerful
- IACP News: February 2005
- Highway Safety Initiatives: Child Passenger Safety Week Targets Booster Seats
- Product Update: February 2005
- Law Enforcement Jobs: February 2005
- Line of Duty Deaths: February 2005
- New Members: February 2005
- Technology Talk: Electronic Data Capture for Traffic Safety and Criminal Justice
- Index to Advertisers: February 2005