Terrorism Committee

This committee shall carefully analyze the problem of terrorism and its implications for the law enforcement community, both domestically and internationally. The committee shall examine and evaluate policies, guidelines, and response capabilities of local law enforcement and the federal government to respond to the terrorist threat. The committee shall review existing levels of cooperation among the various law enforcement agencies, including cooperation at the domestic, international, bilateral and multilateral level, in areas such as information exchange, training, and technical assistance. The committee shall report all pertinent findings and make recommendations to this Association for dissemination to police agencies and shall work toward the enhancement of preventive and response cooperation throughout the world. The Terrorism Committee shall consist of no more than thirty-five (35) members who will comprise a subcommittee of no more than five (5) of its members that will concentrate on providing support to any community that is in need of assistance in developing security plans for special, high-visibility, international events such as the Olympic games.


Counter-Radicalization Resources

The IACP Committee on Terrorism has release resources to assist state, local, and tribal law enforcement to prevent terrorism and develop problem-solving strategies that prevent and eliminate terrorist ideologies through community-oriented policing.


Sovereign Citizens

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) in coordination with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) SLATT Program has created a ten-minute video providing an overview of the sovereign citizen movement. The video features Chief Robert Paudert (retired) of the West Memphis Police Department and is an excellent roll call resource. It includes a short overview of the events of May 20, 2010, and focuses on the indicators that will help law enforcement officers to recognize possible sovereign citizen activity. An accompanying brochure, Law Enforcement Encounters with Sovereign Citizens, provides information on initial encounters, property rights issues, judicial proceedings, best practices, and officer safety issues. Download these resources at www.slatt.org.


IACP/Booz Allen Hamilton - Terrorism Award

More information can be found here.

For more information, contact the IACP Committees Team.