Civil Rights Committee

The IACP Civil Rights Committee Mid-Year Conference will be held April 17, 2016 - April 19, 2016 at IACP HQ, Alexandria, VA.

Hotel arrangements for participants have been made at the Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria 801 N Saint Asaph St., Alexandria, VA 22314

Guests can access the site following the below link to learn more about the event and to book, modify, or cancel a reservation from February 3, 2016 to April 23, 2016. h​t​t​p​s​:​/​/​w​w​w​.​s​t​a​r​w​o​o​d​m​e​e​t​i​n​g​.​c​o​m​/​B​o​o​k​/​I​A​C​P​s​p​r​i​n​g​m​e​e​ting

Registration fee is $100 per attendee and will be used to cover operating expenses and refreshments for the meeting.

Attendees may register and pay the registration fee by following the link h​t​t​p​:​/​/​i​a​c​p​p​o​l​i​c​e​.​e​b​i​z​.​u​a​p​p​s​.​n​e​t​/​p​e​r​s​o​n​i​f​y​e​b​u​s​i​n​e​s​s/CivilRights2016.aspx

This committee shall study, consider, and determine those programs, policies, and initiatives that will enhance law enforcement's role in strengthening and protecting the civil rights of all people. The committee will work to set professional standards for civil rights policy and will develop a clearinghouse of information for police agencies seeking to implement programs to increase efforts designed to safeguard civil rights.

Civil Rights Awards
The committee also reviews and administers the annual IACP Civil Rights Award to recognize outstanding law enforcement achievements in protecting civil and human rights. Submissions may be made for the following categories:

  • Single-Agency Program or Project Award  
  • Multi-Agency Team Award  
  • Individual Achievement Award  
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • International Human Rights Award 


For more details about IACP’s Civil Rights Awards, past winners, and submission criteria click here.

For more information, contact Jennifer Rolfe, staff liaison.

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