Policy and oversight


This sections outlines particular policy areas that should be addressed by agencies. However, the report notes that having these policies is not enough. Policies must reflect community values in order to enhance trust and legitimacy.


Officer-Involved Shootings Investigative Protocols: A Guide for Law Enforcement Leaders


Emerging Use of Force Issues: Balancing Public and Officer Safety

Articles and Blog Posts

Citizen Advisory Boards in Contemporary Practice: A Practical Approach in Policing 

Inviting the Community into the Police Strategic Planning Process 

Other Resources

Law Enforcement Policy Center

Testimony of IACP - Policy and Oversight


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For more information about the IACP Institute for Community-Police Relations, please contact us at ICPR@theiacp.org.