Global Policing Division
The Board of Directors of the IACP established the Global Policing Division, a body consisting of world regions, to promulgate the international programs and activities of the IACP. The International Vice President serves as the General Chair of the Division as well as a member of the IACP Executive Board. Division Officers include the Division Vice Chair, Division Secretary, and the Chairs of seven (7) World Regional Offices.
The objective of the Global Policing Division (GPD) is to provide a strategic plan for the international programs and activities of the IACP.
The Global Policing Division is comprised of seven World Regional Offices:
- The North American World Regional Office (US, Canada)
- The Central American/Caribbean World Regional Office (those countries of Central America and the Caribbean)
- The South American World Regional Office (those countries of South America)
- The European World Regional Office (those countries of Europe)
- The Middle East World Regional Office (those countries within the Middle East, West Asia, and North Africa)
- The African World Regional Office (those countries of Sub-Saharan Africa)
- The Asian/Pacific World Regional Office (those countries of Central Asia, India and Southeast Asia, the Pacific and Australia)
Each IACP member is represented by the Chair of their respective World Regional Office in the Global Policing Division. Please refer to the IACP Rule and Policy Manual for a detailed view of the leadership structure and membership requirements of the Global Policing Division.
For more information regarding the Global Policing Division, contact GlobalPolicing@theiacp.org.
Global Policing Division Meetings
The Global Policing Division meets twice a year at the IACP Annual Conference and Exposition and at the IACP Mid-Year Meeting.