IACP COMMUNITIES OF COLOR TOOLKIT

Bridging the Trust Gap Between Law Enforcement and Communities of Color

Toolkit

IACP and COPS Office Resources

The following resources from the IACP and the COPS Office are meant to provide stakeholders with essential tools to improve community-police relations. The list is sorted by organization, then by subject, and includes a collection of topics focused on community awareness, internal affairs, and building community trust.

IACP Resources

Community Trust

Institute for Community-Police Relations
http://www.theiacp.org/ICPR

Building Communities of Trust: A Guidance for Community Leaders
http://www.theiacp.org/portals/0/pdfs/BCOTGuidanceForCommunityLeaders.pdf

Building Trust between the Police and the Citizens They Serve
http://www.theiacp.org/portals/0/pdfs/BuildingTrust.pdf

Moving Forward to Build Community Trust
http://www.policechiefmagazine.org/moving-forward-to-build-community-trust/

Moving Barriers and Building Trust
http://theiacpblog.org/2015/04/09/moving-barriers-and-building-trust/

The Public’s Trust
http://theiacpblog.org/2015/09/25/the-publics-trust/

Legitimacy through Policing

http://theiacpblog.org/2015/08/03/legitimacy-through-policing

Testimony of Vincent Talucci (IACP Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer), Listening Session: Technology
http://www.theiacp.org/Portals/0/documents/pdfs/FINALTestimonyofVincentTaluccionTechnology.pdf

Community Awareness

IACP National Policy Summit on Community-Police Relations: Advancing a Culture of Cohesion and Community Trust
http://www.theiacp.org/ViewResult?SearchID=2517

Enhancing Communications Efforts with Law Enforcement and the Public
http://www.policechiefmagazine.org/enhancing-communications-efforts-with-law-enforcement-and-the-public/

Images for Community Safety
http://www.theiacp.org/-Images-for-Community-Safety

Committee on Terrorism: Community Outreach and Engagement Principles
http://www.theiacp.org/portals/0/pdfs/IACP-COT_CommPolicingPrinciples__FINALAug12.pdf

A Resource Guide to Improve Your Community’s Awareness and Reporting of Suspicious Activity: For Law Enforcement and Community Partners
http://www.theiacp.org/Portals/0/documents/pdfs/SARResourceGuide.pdf

A Day in the Life of a Community Policing Unit Sergeant
http://theiacpblog.org/2015/06/16/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-community-policing-unit-sergeant

Internal Affairs

Discover Policing
http://discoverpolicing.org

Ethics Toolkit
http://www.theiacp.org/Ethics-Toolkit

Emerging Use of Force Issues: Balancing Public and Officer Safety
http://www.theiacp.org/portals/0/pdfs/emerginguseofforceissues041612.pdf

Intelligence-Led Community Policing, Community Prosecution, and Community Partnerships
http://www.theiacp.org/Intelligence-Led

Officer-Involved Shootings Investigative Protocols: A Guide for Law Enforcement Leaders
http://www.theiacp.org/Portals/0/documents/pdfs/OIS_IP_Trifold_Web.pdf

Addressing Racial Profiling: Creating a Comprehensive Commitment to Bias-Free Policing
http://www.theiacp.org/portals/0/pdfs/PCR_LdrshpGde_Part3.pdf

Police Pursuits in an Age of Innovation and Reform
http://www.theiacp.org/Portals/0/pdfs/Publications/Police%20Pursuit.pdf

Protecting Civil Rights: A Leadership Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Law Enforcement
http://www.theiacp.org/ViewResult?SearchID=1105

Testimony of Richard Beary, Listening Session: Building Trust and Legitimacy
http://www.theiacp.org/Portals/0/documents/pdfs/Task_Force_Testimony_Richard%20Beary_IACP.pdf

Web-Based Tools

The IACP Blog
https://theiacpblog.org

The IACP eLibrary
http://www.iacp.org/ELibrary

IACP News
http://www.iacp.org/IACPNews

IACP on Leadership
http://www.iacp.org/IACPonLeadership

Police Chief Magazine
http://www.policechiefmagazine.org/

 

COPS Office Resources

Community

The Final Report of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing
http://ric-zai-inc.com/Publications/cops-p311-pub.pdf

The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing Implementation Guide
http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/pdf/taskforce/Implementation_Guide.pdf

BOLO (Community Policing Development Projects)
http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/Default.asp?Item=2627

Community Partnerships CD Rom
http://ric-zai-inc.com/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-CD027

Community Policing Defined
http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/pdf/vets-to-cops/e030917193-CP-Defined.pdf

Community Policing Learning Portal
http://cops.igpa.uillinois.edu/

Community Policing Self-Assessment Tool
http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/Default.asp?Item=2673

Community Survey on Public Safety and Law Enforcement
http://ric-zai-inc.com/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-W0743

Uniting Communities Post-9/11: Tactics for Cultivating Community Policing Partnerships with Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and South Asian Communities
http://ric-zai-inc.com/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-P310

After-Action Assessment of the Police Response to the August 2014 Demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri
http://ric-zai-inc.com/Publications/cops-p317-pub.pdf

Immigration

Bridging the Language Divide: Promising Practices for Law Enforcement
http://ric-zai-inc.com/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-P159

Building Strong Police-Immigrant Community Relations: Lessons from a New York City Project
http://ric-zai-inc.com/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-W0017

Engaging Police in Immigrant Communities
http://ric-zai-inc.com/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-P251

Race

Racial Reconciliation, Truth Telling, and Police Legitimacy
http://ric-zai-inc.com/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-P241

Strengthening the Relationship between Law Enforcement and Communities of Color
http://ric-zai-inc.com/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-P307

Waking in Oak Creek DVD
http://ric-zai-inc.com/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-CD044

Trust

Building Relationships of Trust Toolkit
http://ric-zai-inc.com/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-W0735

Collaboration

The Collaboration Toolkit for Community Organizations
http://ric-zai-inc.com/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-P192

The Collaboration Toolkit for Law Enforcement
http://ric-zai-inc.com/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-P221

Maximizing the Benefits of Reform: Integrating Compstat and Community Policing in America
http://ric-zai-inc.com/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-P178

Not in Our Town + Cops
https://www.niot.org/cops

Use of Deadly Force
http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/Default.asp?Item=2787

Promoting Partnerships between Police and Community Supervision Agencies
http://ric-zai-inc.com/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-P203

Shifting and Sharing Responsibility for Public Safety Problems
http://ric-zai-inc.com/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-W0716

A Bowling Green Legacy DVD
http://ric-zai-inc.com/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-CD048

Strategic Communications Practices: A Toolkit for Police Executives
http://ric-zai-inc.com/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-P222

Web-Based Tools

Dispatch (E-Newsletter)
http://cops.usdoj.gov/html/dispatch/index.asp

The Beat (Podcast Series)
http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/Default.asp?Item=2370

DOJ

Community Relations Service
http://www.justice.gov/crs

Police Use of Force
http://www.nij.gov/topics/law-enforcement/officer-safety/use-of-force/Pages/welcome.aspx

Other Resources

This Is Not Your Grandparents' Prejudice: The Implications of the Modern Science of Bias for Police Training
http://www.fairimpartialpolicing.com/s/not-your-granparents-prejudice.pdf

Harm-Focused Policing
http://www.policefoundation.org/publication/harm-focused-policing/

Advice from Police Chiefs and Community Leaders on Building Trust
http://www.policeforum.org/assets/policecommunitytrust.pdf