Law Enforcement Information and Technology Section (LEIT)

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Law Enforcement Information and Technology Section (LEIT)

The IACP Law Enforcement Information and Technology (LEIT) Section provides law enforcement executives, IT managers, and technology specialists with a forum in which to share information, best practices and lessons learned regarding state-of-the-art law enforcement information management, communications and interoperability, technology standards, and information sharing, analysis and fusion.

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The IACP Law Enforcement Information and Technology (LEIT) Section provides law enforcement executives, IT managers, and technology specialists with a forum in which to share information, best practices and lessons learned regarding state-of-the-art law enforcement information management, communications and interoperability, technology standards, and information sharing, analysis and fusion. The LEIT Section is comprised of over 400 chiefs and information technology professionals from agencies of all sizes, jurisdictions, and geographies.

Join LEIT

All IACP members with an interest in effective planning, deployment, and management of technology are invited to join the LEIT Section. IACP Membership is required. Law enforcement professionals at every level qualify for membership in the IACP. Chiefs and Command Staff qualify as Active Members; other sworn and civilian employees of law enforcement agencies may qualify as Associate Members. Researchers, analysts, and solution providers may also join IACP and the LEIT Section. Click HERE for IACP and LEIT Section Membership.

LEIT Board of Officers

The LEIT Section is governed by a Board of Officers, elected by the LEIT Section Members. 2020-2021 LEIT Board of Officers (PDF)

IACP Technology Conference

2021

Join fellow law enforcement executives, front-line officers, and leading practitioners to explore the latest technology issues confronting law enforcement each year at IACP's Technology Conference. The 2021 IACP Technology Conference will be held May 17-19 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Visit the Tech Conference webpage for the latest information.

LEIT Section Founders’ Technology Recognition Program

The IACP LEIT Section will recognize the contributions of two section members each year at the IACP Technology Conference. The recognitions will be presented in honor of the section’s founding members, G. Thomas Steele and Harlin McEwen, for their long-term dedication to law enforcement technology.

Tom and Harlin dedicated their careers to the public safety community by advancing technology in homeland security, information sharing, and communications interoperability and they were forward thinking in co-founding the IACP Law Enforcement Information Management Section (now LEIT).

Program requirements and evaluation criteria.

Nominations for 2020 are closed.

LEIT Section Subgroup on LinkedIn

The LEIT Section has a Subgroup on IACP's LinkedIn page. The LEIT Section Subgroup is open to all IACP LEIT Section members.

The LEIT Section Subgroup is an effort to build a dynamic community of practice among law enforcement executives, operational managers, and information technology professionals. The primary objectives are to enable LEIT Section members to share best practices, lessons learned, and issues of common concern. We will feature discussions of new and emerging technologies, evolving policies and practices, and challenges faced and overcome in planning for, implementing, and managing technology. Join the LEIT Section Subgroup of IACP and actively participate in substantive discussions with your peers.

License Plate Reader Project

The LEIT Executive Board sponsored development of a Privacy Impact Assessment Report for the Utilization of License Plate Readers (PDF). The objective was to assess the impact LPR systems can have on the public’s privacy interests and to establish recommendations for the development of information management policies intended to govern an agency’s operation of a LPR system.

Staff Contact

For more information, contact Ryan Daugirda, LEIT Section Liaison.

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