The police officer of the year is honored alongside with the many other talented and dedicated men and women recognized by the IACP and our sponsors for their excellence in fields such as civil rights, criminal investigations, research, and other law enforcement areas.
The cover photograph features the 2013 police officer of the year, Trooper First Class Timothy Strohmeyer of the Pennsylvania State Police. Cover photograph by Convention Photo.
Caught in the Act! How One Police Agency Is Apprehending the Hard-to-Catch Property Thief with Electronic StakeoutsTwo men pull into the fitness center parking lot. Unlike most people there, they are not looking to improve their physical health and well-being, but to prey upon trusting individuals who are trying t...
The IACP and Target announced and recognized the IACP/Target International Police Officer of the Year winner and honorable mentions at an awards luncheon and ceremony during the 2012 IACP Conference i...
The concept of Ethical Defensibility provides all sworn personnel with the philosophical tools and analytical skills necessary to weigh value-based alte...
There are critical issues in law enforcement today that were present five, ten, or even twenty years ago. Many law enforcement agencies have long-standing issues related to personnel, internal affairs...
Overcoming Tokenism and Gender Barriers: The Critical Role of Nongovernmental Organizations for Women in Federal Law EnforcementAccording to 2008 figures provided by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Justice Statistics, women comprise just 15.5 percent of all sworn federal law enforcement officers, a decrease fro...
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