Officer safety and wellness is a top priority for the IACP. A complex topic, officer safety and wellness encompasses everything from tactical safety to safety on social media to stress management, to name a few challenges faced by officers and leaders today. The projects and recommendations within this month’s issue can help law enforcement protect its officers while also protecting the communities those officers are sworn to serve.
Cover photo courtesy of National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
Policing in the United States has changed over time, and police officers are facing constant challenges in their profession. In particular, recent incidents involving harm to community residents by po...
What would most police administrators or supervisors do if they learned of a simple, inexpensive piece of equipment that is proven to save lives? Would they hesitate to equip and train their personnel...
The world is a dangerous place for police officers. That statement has always been true, and it comes as no surprise to police officers and police executives. Most community members would agree with t...
In 2011, the republic of Moldova arrested individuals attempting to sell several grams of highly enriched uranium. The sellers had an understanding of both the properties and potential use of the mate...
Despite numerous efforts over the past several decades, gun-related violence remains a troublesome, persistent public safety issue. In 2010 alone, the United States experienced over 31,000 firearms de...
- President's Message: Creating and Promoting a Culture of Officer Safety and Wellness
- Chief’s Counsel: Graham v. Connor–Is Objective Reasonableness Good Enough?
- Technology Talk: Cost of Ownership of Body-Worn Video
- DOJ Restores Payments to the Equitable Sharing Program
- Line of Duty Deaths: 03/01/16-03/31/16
- New Members May 2016
- May 2016 Index to Advertisers
- Product Update May 2016
- IACP Working for You May 2016
- Officer Safety Corner: Duty and Passion: A Retiring Chief’s Perspective on SafeShield and IACP Efforts to Promote Safety and Wellness
- Research in Brief: Falling Subjects and the Use of Force
- Product Feature: GPS: Far More Than Driving Directions
- Traffic Safety Initiatives: Occupant Protection: Promising Practices from Agencies That Take the Lead on Addressing Seat Belt Compliance