This section focuses on hiring, training, and continuing education for law enforcement officers. The Task Force report outlines the need for increased training with an emphasis on particular topics such as problem-solving and decision-making, crisis intervention, cultural responsiveness, and procedural justice.
Leadership in Police Organizations Program
Leadership Institute on Violence Against Women
Leading by Legacy Training Program
Trauma Informed Sexual Assault Investigation Training
Women's Leadership Institute
IACP Annual Conference and Exposition
Excited Delirium Model Policy and Concept Paper*
Responding to Individuals Affected by Mental Illness or in Crisis Model Policy and Concept Paper*
Creating a Culture of Leadership: IACP LPO Projects Transform the Vermont State Police (October 2014)
Identifying and Preventing Gender Bias: A Law Enforcement Leader's Role and Response (January 2016)
National Law Enforcement Leadership Initiative
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Dallas police want to talk to the city's youth (Dallas, TX).
Concerned about police-community relations? Sign up for a ride-along (Bakersfield, CA)
Forum on Police and Community Relations (Greensboro, NC)
Open Meeting With Police to Improve Community Relations (Sacremento, CA)
Police and Black Lives Matter Hold a Cookout, And Praise Rolls In (Wichita, Kan)
Police recruitment down, community helping out (Little Rock, AR)
Town hall meeting on improving police, community relations planned (Lancaster, PA)
Connecting with young black men crucial to improve relations (Jacksonville, FL).
Social media campaign aims to better community-police relations (Chicago, IL)
Session seeks public input on policing, community relations (Charleston, SC)
Police finds a way to interact with kids in the summer (Paragould, AR)
Baltimore Police work to rebuild community relations.
Mentor program aims to also prevent crime (Canon City, CO).
Keeping kids from crime one ice cream at a time (Anderson, SC).
New online option to file citizen complaints against police (Burlington, VT).
School-based police academy gets parents involved (Brownsville, TX)
Police select 25 officers to mentor at-risk youth (Miami, FL)
Residents discuss trust with police at Crime Intervention Task Force meeting (Orange County, FL)
Conservation agents and cops fish – and fry – with Ferguson kids (St. Louis County, MO)
Liaison aims to ease relationships between police and LGBT community (Columbia, MO)
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