Elevate Blue: Essential Training for Law Enforcement

Elevate Blue: Essential Training for Law Enforcement

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The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is excited to announce the launch of Elevate Blue, a virtual no-cost training suite for law enforcement on contemporary training topics. Elevate Blue will broaden and support important training opportunities for law enforcement, champion promising practices, incorporate research and evidence-based approaches, provide perspectives and illustrations from diverse practitioners from across the nation, and enhance public safety for agencies and the communities they serve.

“High quality, relevant training is critical in today’s policing environment. Elevate Blue offers a solution that meets the needs of the profession at no cost, in a flexible environment, on key topics of importance regardless of limitations on resources.” – Chief Wade Carpenter, President, International Association of Chiefs of Police

Elevate Blue was developed in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), and led by the IACP through a coalition of key criminal justice stakeholders including the Fraternal Order of Police, the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST), the National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives, the National District Attorneys Association, and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives. 

Initial courses available upon launch include: Managing Mass Demonstrations and Protecting Civil Liberties; Resilience Across Dimensions: Officer Health and Prosperity; and, Leadership, Management, and Supervision.

Elevate Blue offers law enforcement the flexibility to participate in training on demand and within the limits of their schedule at no-cost on any device, any time, and in any location. Elevate Blue courses are certified through the IADLEST National Certification Program and will fulfill most state POST requirements. 

Throughout 2024 and beyond, Elevate Blue will launch additional policing topics such as Community Engagement and Trust; Effective Violent Crime Reduction Strategies; and Recruitment, Hiring, Training, and Retention.

To learn more about and access Elevate Blue, please visit www.theiacp.org/projects/elevate-blue.

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