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Feb
14

Police Drones/UAVs: A Diverse Tool for First Responders

Whether you consider drones as useful tools with numerous applications or just yet more chaotic clutter in the sky, no one can deny that unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have become part of our daily lives.  The public was first introduced to their precision…

Feb
2

One Mind Campaign

“Improving Police Response to Persons Affected by Mental Illness” Join the IACP ONE MIND Pledge Today! Commit to implementing the 4 Strategies within the next 12-36 months. The One Mind Campaign was launched in October, 2016, at the IACP San Diego Conference. It…

Jan
23

IACP Conference October 2017: Call for Presentation Ideas

DEADLINE: February 28 http://www.theiacpconference.org/program/schedule/#site-navigation IACP Conference 2017 For 123 years, since 1893, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) has held an annual conference which provides the most up-to-date information, services, and educational trainings for its members both, national and international. The…

Jan
11

Be Thankful on National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day – January 9, 2017

The National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day was first celebrated in 2015. This special occasion was created by the FBI National Academy to appreciate and thank all officers who risk their lives every single day to protect the communities they serve. The day of…

Jan
2

Civilian Acts of Kindness and Appreciation for Police Officers in 2016

It’s the time for reflection; it’s the end of a year…the year of 2016… and what a year it’s been! Americans have always ridden the waves of UPs and DOWNs, but this year has been different from others, for it’s been a year…

Dec
23

Police Give Gifts to Surprised Motorists

Imagine seeing those flashing lights in your rearview mirror, the adrenaline pumping through your body, and wondering what you did wrong. You slow down, pull over, and with a sinking feeling roll down the window of your vehicle, waiting for the police officer…

Dec
13

Funny Police Recruitment Videos Reach Bigger Audiences

The Fort Worth Police Department is in the news once again because of their latest YouTube video. The most recent installment on the agency’s channel features a Fort Worth firearms instructor providing some one-on-one attention to a Storm Trooper. The duo is at…

Nov
28

Police Officers Mentoring Youth is a WIN-WIN-WIN

“Let me tell you something…these programs work!! They break down barriers, and teach police officers and citizens to trust and depend on each other.”  Bob Kraemer President, Cops and Kids Foundation, Inc. Youth–Police Departments–Communities all benefit from a well organized, successfully run youth…

Nov
16

Learning from the Pros: Tips for Rookies

Just because you’ve read something in a book, taken some courses, or gone through basic training, any seasoned veteran police officer knows there is still a long, long way to go before a rookie becomes a streetwise cop. That’s where experience comes into…

Oct
17

Be Prepared – What to Do in Case of Wildfire

Wildfires can happen anywhere at any time. In a matter of hours or days, a wildfire can grow strong enough to destroy homes, infrastructures, businesses, natural resources, and agriculture in a single community. During a wildfire, communities are at risk of serious injury…