Colorado Springs Takes Home 2010 Goldstein Award

Colorado Springs Takes Home 2010 Goldstein Award

Each year police departments from around the world travel to the International Problem Oriented Policing (POP) Conference with hopes of taking home the Herman Goldstein Award for Excellence in Problem Oriented Policing. READ MORE...


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One on One With…Chief Mark Marshall

In anticipation of his formal swearing in at the 2010 IACP Annual Conference, Dispatch Associate Editor Calvin Hodnett caught up with Chief Mark A. Marshall about the future of IACP and the advancement of community policing. READ MORE...

 


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Global Maritime Information Sharing Symposium

On September 14–16, 2010, the National Maritime Domain Awareness Coordination Office (NMCO), formerly the Office of Global Maritime Situational Awareness, hosted the third Global Maritime Information Sharing Symposium (GMISS) in Baltimore, Maryland. READ MORE...


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Healing Our Island: A Community Policing Success Story from Hawaii

By 2004, the Island of Hawaii was facing a drug abuse epidemic of monumental proportions. “Ice,” or methamphetamine, was literally destroying families and tearing communities apart. Community leaders, knowing they needed to instill fundamental, grassroots-level solutions to the worsening crisis, devised the Healing Our Islands Community Grant Fund Program (HOIC) to attack the problem by focusing not so much on the drug itself, but on building stronger communities. READ MORE...


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COPS to Fund Teaching Police Department

The COPS Office recently announced a number of Community Policing Development grants for projects aiming to help advance the practice of community policing. One of these awards was made to Roger Williams University (RWU), working collaboratively with the Rhode Island Police, Providence Department, to launch a new Teaching Police Department Initiative (TPDI). READ MORE...


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Director MelekianThe current state of the economy has reverberated through all aspects of the law enforcement profession—from police layoffs to early prisoner release. Just how systemic the latter problem is, became clear at a recent Police Executive Research Forum executive session entitled “A New Dialogue on Prisoner Reentry,” held in Sacramento, California, on October 7, 2010. Read More...

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Reaching Out to the Private Sector
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Key Leadership Strategies to Enhance Communication
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It's More Complex Than You Think: A Chief's Guide to DNA 
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Guidance for Building Communities of Trust
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