The IACP is the world’s largest and most influential professional association for police leaders, with more than 34,000 members in over 170 countries.

Serving the Leaders of Today, Developing the Leaders of Tomorrow.

The Value of IACP Membership

Through timely research, programming, and unparalleled training opportunities, the IACP prepares current and emerging police leaders to succeed in addressing the most pressing issues, threats, and challenges of the day. Become a member and gain access to:

  • A global network of more than 34,000 members
  • Model policies, reports, and other tools to assist you in your daily operations
  • A Subscription to the Lead, IACP's daily law enforcement news briefing
  • A subscription to Police Chief magazine
  • Working groups that provide subject matter expertise and guidance
  • Reduced rates for IACP conferences, including the IACP Annual Conference and Exposition
  • Discounts to your subscription when you join IACPnet, our online platform offering thousands of resources, tools, and e-libraries 
  • Discounts on auto insurance, vacations, car rental, hotel reservations, and more

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Who Can Join the IACP

IACP membership isn't just for chiefs. Membership is open to law enforcement professionals of all ranks, as well as non-sworn leaders across the criminal justice system, including:

  • Chiefs, superintendents of police, and command-level police officers
  • Sworn, non-command personnel
  • Students enrolled in a criminal justice or related discipline
  • Instructors/Researchers in criminal justice or related fields working at colleges and universities
  • Employees of organizations providing services to, or assisting, the law enforcement profession
  • Civilians working in law enforcement

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