The January issue of Police Chief Magazine focuses on 21st century policing and associated challenges, in addition to recognizing recipients of the 2012 IACP Awards given in San Diego, California.
Police Chief magazine enters the new year with a new year with a new monthly feature: a product driven article in each month throughout 2013. We start in January with a look at mobile command centers, which can be vital equipment during man-made or natural disasters. They enable quick response and uninterrupted communications, and also have an important role in effective community outreach. For more, see page 22.
Unusually hot weather, a drought in Southern California, and the Santa Anna winds contributed to a series of forest fires that burned over 500,000 acres of land. The Witch Creek Fire started in the ea...
The Growing Need for Independent Research and Analysis to Aid Chiefs in Evaluating Public Safety Consolidation ModelsThis month, Rockford, Michigan, will celebrate its one-year anniversary of officially consolidating its police and fire departments. This small city of 5,775 residents currently has its entire departm...
The Indonesian National Police Standardized Emergency Management System: Conception to ImplementationThe Indonesian National Police (INP) is the component within the national government of Indonesia tasked by statute for the primary role of maintaining security and order in society, enforcing laws, a...
Online or elearning has been around for years. However, law enforcement training has sometimes been challenged to use it to its maximum effectiveness. The state of Washington has found a solution. ...
- President's Message: Your Pivotal Role in IACP Membership Growth
- Legislative Alert: IACP-Endorsed Child Protection Act of 2012 Passes in Congress, Seeks Signature from President
- Chief's Counsel: Essential Job Functions, Disabling Conditions and the Americans with Disabilities Act
- Research in Brief: Recent Findings on Police Foot Pursuits
- Officer Safety Corner: Colonels Wear Vests, Too