This Issue of The Police Chief contains articles on a multitude of law enforcement topics, including officer safety during interviews, the First Amendment rights of public servants, cutting-edge technologies, the 5 Cs of Law Enforcement Leadership, and ethics, among other topics important to police chiefs and the law enforcement community.
The cover photograph features IACP President, Director Yousry “Yost” Zakhry of the Woodway, Texas, Public Safety Department. Cover photograph by Convention Photo, By Joe Orlando
Leadership within law enforcement faces the challenge of how to motivate and manage employees throughout organizations. Unfortunately, the leader may be faced with those who perform their tasks with a...
Surprisingly, there are many different responses to the question “What is a crime analyst?” The answers provided by law enforcement members will vary based on the different levels of need within t...
The Town of Granville, which is located in Monongalia County, West Virginia, has approximately 1,700 residents and a large business area. As of May 2013, the Granville Police Department consists of el...
Every year, millions of men, women, and children are trafficked in countries around the world, including the United States. It is estimated that human trafficking is almost a $32 billion per year indu...
Project Exile was, by most accounts, one of the most successful violent crime reduction strategies in the United States. The initiative started in February 1997 and was a coordinated effort between th...
A veteran homicide detective shared these sentiments recently after a training session and it gave pause in the post-training debriefing. The authors eventually had to acknowledge that in order to be ...
- Legislative Alert: Shutdown Drags on as Congress Remains at an Impasse
- Officer Safety Corner: Interview Rooms: Design for Safety and Utility
- Research in Brief: New Initiatives in Risk Assessment, Offender Profiling, and Micro Hot-Spot Policing
- Chief’s Counsel: Police “Whistleblowers” and the First Amendment
- November 2013 Advances & Applications
- November 2013 Product Update
- November 2013 Line of Duty Deaths
- November 2013—President’s Message: The Year Ahead