Policy

Policy

The development and implementation of comprehensive, legally-sound policies are key components to the effective and efficient operation of every law enforcement agency. The IACP provides a host of model policies and other guidance on a variety of topics of interest designed to assist agencies in ensuring that their policies and procedures represent the most comprehensive, cutting-edge thinking in the field of law enforcement.

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Canines

Patrol canines can be utilized as a valuable supplement to police resources, due to their superior senses of smell and hearing and their physical capabilities...

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Incident Command

Many law enforcement agencies utilize the National Incident Management System (NIMS) as the primary method to prepare for, respond to, and manage critical incidents. NIMS is...

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Police Chaplains

Police chaplains assist police agency personnel with personal, spiritual, moral, and ethical consultation. Police chaplains are clergy whose function is to provide support and guidance...

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Facial Recognition

Facial recognition technology can be helpful in identifying possible suspects or persons of interest by performing a comparative analysis of facial attributes observed in digital...

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