Press Release - IACP Endorses Lynch Nomination

February 25, 2015

Sarah Guy


Alexandria, VA – The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) today endorsed the nomination of Loretta Lynch to be the next Attorney General of the United States.

“Throughout her career, Ms. Lynch has demonstrated an unyielding commitment to the rule of law and protection of the public,” stated IACP President Richard Beary, “Her broad base of experience provides her with a unique perspective on criminal justice issues. Her service as both a front line prosecutor and as a U.S. Attorney have ensured that she has a thorough understanding of the crucial role played by state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies in combating crime, terrorism, and other daily threats to our communities and the citizens they serve.”

“The IACP believes that Ms. Lynch is an excellent choice and we look forward to working closely with both her and the Department of Justice in the coming years as we continue our common mission to protect the public,” concluded Beary.

The International Association of Chiefs of Police is the world’s largest association of law enforcement executives. With over 22,000 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.