IACP’s Annual Conference (IACP 2014) will take place in Orlando, Florida, from October 25 to October 28, 2014. The conference includes workshops, programs, and expo hall, and networking opportunities and events. This issue provides updated information for attendees and tips on how to get the most out of this annual event.
As forensic science improves and increases its relevance to law enforcement and public safety, law enforcement professionals need stay up-to-date and well informed on the laws, policies, best practices, and research related to forensics. From DNA and fingerprints to ballistics and digital forensics, this issues offers examples of initiatives and research that can benefit law enforcement across the world.
Police officers—from patrol to top brass—don’t always think about how scientific research leads to innovative solutions that improve their odds of catching criminals. Nonetheless, from bloodstai...
In January 2013, the Denver, Colorado, Police Department (DPD) and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Denver Field Division created a partnership to improve the way in ...
Police chiefs are expected to lower crime, improve community relations, and manage their departments to protect civilians in their jurisdictions—all while facing budgetary constraints. The Bensalem ...
When it is said that the Ohio Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) Initiative is taking some of the “worst of the worst” criminals off the street, no one familiar with the Elias Acevedo c...
In 2013, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the National Sheriff’s Association (NSA) partnered with the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) to survey executives from ...
The IACP Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Section’s Annual Training Conference on Drugs, Alcohol, and Impaired Driving convened July 28–30, 2014, in Phoenix, Arizona, and drew more than 870 law enfor...
The U.S. Supreme Court recently observed that digital devices “have become important tools [for] ... criminal enterprises, and can provide valuable incriminating information about dangerous criminal...
The skyrocketing use of heroin and other opiates has become a significant health care crisis confronting a number of U.S. states, including New Jersey. Drug overdose deaths in the United States have s...
As is true for many law enforcement agencies, the ability to recruit and retain qualified persons is an ongoing challenge for the Vermont State Police (VSP). During the next five years, Vermont’s la...
The field of dental implantology can provide the dental forensics division an invaluable tool in the identification process of the unknown and missing. The great potential of this unique forensic dent...
The police have a strong impact on the safety and security of citizens, as well as on the welfare and prosperity of society as a whole. Consequently, it is of great importance that the police deliver ...
- Officer Safety Corner: Breaking the Silence on Law Enforcement Suicides, IACP 2014
- Research in Brief: Officer Fatigue and Officer-Involved Shootings—A Deadly Combination for Error
- Product Feature: Dismantling Silos: Evidence Handling as a Team
- Exhibitor Update: October 2014
- Index to Advertisers: October 2014
- Advances & Applications: October 2014
- October 2014 New Members
- October 2014—President’s Message: The Year in Review
- Highway Safety Initiatives: Buckle Up, Slow Down, Pay Attention. Arrive Alive.
- Technology Talk: Innovation in Public Safety: Empowering Officers and Providing Value
- IACP Working for You: October 2014
- Line of Duty Deaths: August 12, 2014, through August 28, 2014