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August
04
2015
IACP Net Alert, Vol. 16, No. 8
IACP Net Alert is a monthly electronic newsletter sent to IACP Net members highlighting resources for police chiefs and recent additions to the exclusive law enforcement network. The August 2015 edition included information on these and other topics: Unmanned Aircraft Systems A Case Study on Calls Involving Mental Illness One-Click Access to IACP Net Review […]
July
27
2015
Ballistic Body Armor Saves Pilot
…by not wearing it? On June 5th at approximately 1730 hours, a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol helicopter sustained damage from small arms fire while on patrol in a drug interdiction mission on the border of Texas and Mexico. The helicopter took two direct hits from suspects on the ground. Many helicopter pilots involved with […]
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International Association of Chiefs of Police
IACP
Alexandria, Virginia
July
20
2015
An Overview of MPD’s Latest Initiatives and a Look Ahead to Future Community Policing Program Efforts
During my first year in office, several new initiatives were launched in an effort to keep our MPD on the cutting edge of service delivery. To that end, affirmative steps have been taken including: 1. Expanding our reach into more neighborhoods with the creation of five neighborhood resource officers (NRO’s). 2. Created five full-time mental […]
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Michael Koval
Chief of Police
Madison Police Department, Wisconsin
July
17
2015
Holliston Police Improve Handling Calls Involving Mental Health Issues
IACP NET CASE STUDY Issue: Calls Involving Mental Illness Police encounters with the mentally ill continue to make headlines and pose a growing demand on the resources and staff of policing organizations. In a recent survey, officers claimed that mental illness-related calls take anywhere from 20 percent to 40 percent of their time, and individual […]
July
15
2015
IACP Net Highlights, Vol. 11, No. 4
IACP Net Highlights is an electronic newsletter sent every other month to individuals who are not yet members of IACP Net highlighting some recent additions to our service. The July 2015 Highlights includes information on these and other topics: Nine Principles of American Policing Disciplinary Procedures Policy A Grant for Ballistic Vests Suspects Swallowing Drugs […]
July
13
2015
On Professionalism and Crime Watch
Last night, I made a presentation to the City Council in recognition of the police department’s achievement of Excelsior status as an accredited law enforcement agency. In technical terms, this means that we have been reaccredited five consecutive times without conditions. This is a rare and coveted honor for those of us in the business, […]
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Robert Vincent
Chief of Police
Gulfport Police Department, Florida
July
08
2015
IACP Net Alert, Vol. 16, No. 7
IACP Net Alert is a monthly electronic newsletter sent to IACP Net members highlighting resources for police chiefs and recent additions to the exclusive law enforcement network. The July 2015 edition included information on these and other topics: Body-Worn Cameras New Model Policies from the International Association of Chiefs of Police Recent posts from your […]
July
06
2015
It’s Not the Equipment
There has been a lot of talk this past year, in the wake of Ferguson, about militarization of the police. Most of the commentary on this issue has focused around the acquisition by local police departments of surplus equipment from the armed forces. Police departments have been using military surplus equipment for decades. As a […]
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Tom Casady
Director of Public Safety
Lincoln Department of Public Safety, Nebraska
June
29
2015
When to Have That Difficult Conversation with a Senior Driver
Recently we have had a few situations involving older drivers that gave us cause for concern. In one case, the driver had more than one crash in a short period of time. The driver told the officer that they didn’t know how their car was damaged although it was pretty significant. In another the driver […]
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Doreen Olko
Director of Public Safety
Auburn Hills Department of Public Safety, Michigan
June
15
2015
MPD’s New Hiring Resource Group
In order for us to achieve our goals of being a trusted, “guardian-based” agency committed to providing qualitative services which are accessible to everyone and administered in a way that constituents feel valued and respected, the foundation for this rests with our ability to recruit and train the best and the brightest. We are constantly […]
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Michael Koval
Chief of Police
Madison Police Department, Wisconsin
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