Police Research Advancement Section
The Police Research Advancement Section advances relevant research of and for the policing profession through advising on and promoting evidence-based policies and practices, and assists with the creation and support of practitioner/research partnerships.
The mission of the Police Research Advancement Section is to advance relevant research of and for the policing profession through advising on and promoting evidence-based policies and practices, and to assist with the creation and support of practitioner/research partnerships.
For more information, please contact the IACP Member Engagement Team.
About the Section
What is Evidence-Based Policing?
Using data, analysis, and research to compliment experience and professional judgment, in order to provide the best possible police service to the public.
Definition provided by Gary Cordner, Ph.D. in the forthcoming National Institute of Justice Evidence-Based Policing Guide.
- Access to relevant research briefs, academic researchers, and organizations specializing in evidence-based policing and research.
- Discussions, networking, and developing partnerships with 'pracademics' working in law enforcement to integrate research into daily police operations.
- Forums and resources to address challenges faced by individual agencies.
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- Current IACP Members: Click here to join the section (IACP Member log-in required)
- Non-IACP Members: Join IACP today and add the section membership
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