IACP Endorses Comey Nomination

Alexandria, VA – The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) today endorsed the nomination of James B. Comey to serve as the next Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). 

“Throughout his career, Mr. Comey has demonstrated an unyielding commitment to safeguarding our nation,” stated IACP President Craig Steckler, “His experience as Deputy Attorney General of the United States and as an U.S. Attorney have provided him the opportunity to work with law enforcement agencies and he has gained a unique understanding of the challenges and the complexities agencies face in combating crime, terrorism, and other daily threats to our communities and the citizens they serve.”

“The IACP believes that Mr. Comey is an excellent choice and we look forward to working closely with both him and the FBI in the coming years as we continue our common mission to protect the public,” concluded Steckler

The International Association of Chiefs of Police is the world’s largest association of law enforcement executives. With over 21,000 members in more than 100 countries, the IACP serves as the professional voice of law enforcement. Building on their past success, the IACP addresses cutting edge issues confronting law enforcement through advocacy, programs and research, as well as training and other professional services. IACP is a comprehensive professional organization that supports the law enforcement leaders of today and develops the leaders of tomorrow.

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Letter to President Obama endorsing the nomination of James B. Comey to serve as the next Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).