Policy and oversight


This sections outlines particular policy areas that should be addressed by agencies. However,  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

Reports & Publications

Emerging Use of Force Issues: Balancing Public and Officer Safety

Articles & 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

Training Key: Policy and Oversight

Testimony of IACP - Policy and Oversight