Guest Editor: Tracy Phillips, IACP
Law enforcement agencies are diligently seeking to increase legitimacy, establish trust, build (or rebuild) community-police relations, and improve the field. However, putting these concepts in practice can take many forms, and different communities require different approaches. This issue looks at some of the projects, initiatives, and ideas that can turn these nebulous goals into concrete actions as law enforcement worldwide grapples with policing in the 21st century.
Tremendous changes within the field of law enforcement have taken place over the last several years. When the U.S. Department...
Building Solid Community-Police Relationships Through Community Policing Promising Practices From the FieldFor decades, the argument has been made that one of the surest ways to build positive, lasting community-police relationships...
Responding to the myriad of issues and demands placed on law enforcement agencies by diverse community groups can often be overwhelming for law enforcement executi...
Collaboration is fundamental to effective law enforcement in the 21st century, but community-police collaboration is not a new concept. As long ago as 1829, Sir Robert Peel, who created the first prof...
Policing Persons with Disabilities in the 21st Century: A Call for Crisis Prevention and Procedural JusticeRobert “Ethan” Saylor was a 26-year-old man who enjoyed going to the movies. He also had Down syndrome, a genetic condition that often causes intellectual and developmental delays. In February 201...
Mentoring—investing time into encouraging and supporting someone else’s life, education, career, or professional development—is generally accepted to be a positive act that yields positive outco...
Domestic violence is an underreported crime. Victims are hesitant to report for a variety of reasons including fear of reprisal by the perpetrator, shame, and worry that no one will believe them. The ...
- President’s Message: The Institute for Community-Police Relations: Aiding Law Enforcement in Enhancing Community Trust
- Legislative Alert: IACP President Testifies on Mental Health Care and Law Enforcement’s Role
- Officer Safety Corner: Taking Care of Your Own: Sustaining a Culture of Crash Prevention Efforts in Law Enforcement
- Research in Brief: Leveraging Foot Patrol to Strengthen Community-Police Relations
- Chief’s Counsel: “Legal” or Not, Peace Officers Cannot Smoke Marijuana
- Product Feature: Manufacturers Move to Make Body-Worn Cameras Easier to Use
- Technology Talk: Automation Software Speeds Warrants, Stops False Arrests
- Traffic Safety Initiatives: Using Operation CARE to Coordinate High-Visibility Education and Enforcement Initiatives
- IACP Working For You: Identifying and Preventing Gender Bias in Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Stalking
- The Dispatch - March 2017
- March 2017 New Members
- Line of Duty Deaths - 1/10/2017–2/5/2017
- March 2017 Index to Advertisers
- Product Update - March 2017