There are several initiatives associated with the New Executive E-Source:
The New Executive E-Source
The New Executive E-Source is designed to provide easy access to resources for newly appointed or elected law enforcement executives. The information and resources are categorized into topical areas that are common concerns for newer executives in smaller law enforcement agencies. Please utilize the Send Feedback forms located on each page to send program staff your impressions and suggestions for improved layout and additional resources. The New Executive E-Source is provided by the Smaller Agency Technical Assistance Program. This initiative is the result of partnership between the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Bureau of Justice Assistance.
Smaller Agency Program
The IACP Smaller Law Enforcement Agency Technical Assistance Program (Smaller Agency Program) provides training, technical assistance, policy guidance, and other support to the nearly 15,000 smaller law enforcement agencies across the US. The Smaller Agency Program, in partnership with BJA, provides a variety of resources for smaller agencies.
New Police Chief Mentoring Project
The IACP New Police Chief Mentoring Project (Mentoring Project) provides individual transition support to newly appointed or elected law enforcement leaders. New executives are matched with a seasoned executive from a similar sized agency to provide them with individualized mentoring support. Mentoring participants also have access to a wealth of written resources to help them succeed early in their career, including the Police Chiefs Desk Reference.
Taking advantage of the services offered by the New Executive E-Source through the IACP, any advice received in the use of this website is purely informal non-binding on anyone and solely for the purpose of guiding users in their career. This site is intended simply as an educational resource to review general issues confronted in the process of becoming or aspiring to be a law enforcement executive including, but not limited to, administration and management, professionalism and professional ethics. Users should not rely upon any advice and/or statements provided from New Executive E-Source as binding or as a substitute for their professional judgment or own professional opinions.
Neither the IACP nor any mentor provides any warranty of any kind regarding information shared with, divulged to, or given to any user.
As a condition of use of the New Executive E-Source, users agree that they will not file suit or otherwise attempt to hold liable for damages, the IACP, the IACP Smaller Agency Program, and/or any mentor, member, staff or agent of the foregoing (the “released parties”) as a result of or in connection with participation to this site.
Users hereby agree to release, indemnify, defend and hold harmless the released parties from any and all claims, suits, actions or proceedings of any kind arising out of, or in connection with, any advice or guidance given in relation to this program.