Human and Civil Rights Committee
This committee shall study, consider, and determine those programs, policies, and initiatives that will enhance law enforcement's role in strengthening and protecting the civil rights of all people. The committee will work to set professional standards for human and civil rights policy and will develop a clearinghouse of information for police agencies seeking to implement programs to increase efforts designed to safeguard human and civil rights.
IACP’s Leadership in Human and Civil Rights award recognizes that protection of civil and constitutional rights is among the foremost responsibilities of police in democratic societies.
Increasing Law Enforcement Awareness of and Enhancing the Response to Hate Crimes and Crimes Motivated by Bias
WHEREAS, too many people in our communities are targeted for violence on the basis of race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation...
Any acts or threats of violence, property damage, harassment, intimidation, or other crimes motivated by hate and bias and designed to infringe upon the rights...