National Law Enforcement Leadership Initiative

With support from the Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), the IACP's National Law Enforcement Leadership Initiative proposes to build the leadership capacity of sworn law enforcement executives across the United States on violence against women crimes, strengthening the commitment of law enforcement officers to respond to these crimes, and enhance the ability of communities to respond to victims.

 

National Campus Law Enforcement Trainer Development Program on Sexual and Gender Based Violence


Pilot event - March 15th - 17th, 2016 at Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

Pilot #2 - May 10th - 12th, 2016 at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, NC

The National Campus Law Enforcement Trainer Development Program on Sexual and Gender Based Violence, held in partnership with the East Central University STTAABLE Campus Program, offers law enforcement trainers an interactive opportunity to strengthen core presentation skills, incorporate experiential learning into instruction, develop training lesson plans and content, and troubleshoot problems in the training environment while educating law enforcement about crimes of sexual assault, dating/domestic violence and stalking on campus. Participants will experience and interact with expert trainers on response to these crimes, obtain information on the most current investigation strategies, and explore effective methods for training law enforcement personnel. Please click here for a flyer with additional information and here for the event application.




The National Law Enforcement First-Line Supervisor Training on Violence Against Women


The IACP’s National Law Enforcement Supervisor Training on Violence Against Women is an opportunity for individuals who hold primary responsibility for overseeing first responders to explore current approaches for responding to and investigating the crimes of violence against women. The training aims to increase understanding of these crimes, and instill mentoring, training, and leadership skills.


National Violence Against Women On-site Training and Technical Assistance


IACP’s On-Site Training and Technical Assistance supports law enforcement agencies and partners to increase capacity to respond to victims of violence against women crimes by providing tailored presentations and training curricula and assist with development of department tools and implementation efforts. Click here for examples of topical presentations.


Violence Against Women Informational Podcasts


IACP's Partnership with the Office on Violence Against Women

In collaboration with the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) of the US Department of Justice, the IACP has developed the National Law Enforcement Leadership Initiative on Violence Against Women. This initiative reflects the continued partnership and shared commitment of IACP and OVW in their efforts to bring crimes of violence against women to the forefront of policing. For over a decade, the IACP and OVW have collaborated to provide direction and support on numerous violence against women topics to several thousand federal, state, local, Tribal and campus police agencies through a comprehensive technical assistance delivery system. The National Law Enforcement Leadership Initiative on Violence Against Women focuses attention and resources on developing the capacity and commitment of law enforcement executives to address crimes of violence against women.

 

Contact Michael Rizzo at rizzo@theiacp.org or 800-843-4227 ext. 818

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