IACP Law Enforcement Policy Center

IACP Law Enforcement Policy Center

For over 30 years, the IACP Law Enforcement Policy Center has been identifying leading practices and providing sound guidance to the law enforcement profession to assist in developing policies for individual departments.

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Stalking

Responding to and investigating reports of stalking should involve gathering information that permits the victim’s circumstances to be considered in context with the behavior of the suspect...

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Surveillance

Surveillance operations are essential for criminal investigations and information collection required to develop intelligence. However, covert and clandestine methods may be neither appropriate nor necessary...

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Unmanned Aircraft

Technological advances have allowed public safety agencies to consider the acquisition of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) to support their operations. The rapid integration of...

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Use of Force

The use of force documents from the IACP Law Enforcement Policy Center are no longer available. The policy has been replaced by the National Consensus...
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Volunteers

Volunteers can be a valuable addition to any law enforcement agency by providing a variety of services at little cost to the agency. They allow...

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