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Leading Law Enforcement Organizations Release National Consensus Policy on Use of Force

January 17, 2017 | National News

In April 2016, the IACP, in conjunction with the Fraternal Order of Police, assembled leading law enforcement leadership and labor organizations to examine the issue of use of force by law enforcement officers.

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‘I Thought They Were Playing Dead’: Officers Are Haunted by Scene at Orlando Club

June 28, 2016 | National News

By FRANCES ROBLES, The New York Times

ORLANDO — A scene keeps flashing through Officer Omar Delgado’s mind, sneaking into his slumber every time he closes his eyes to sleep.

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Nomination Period Open for 2016 IACP/Target Police Officer of the Year

June 14, 2016 | National News

CALLING ALL HEROES: CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN LAW ENFORCEMENT

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Department of Justice Releases Report on the Ambush of Police Officers

October 28, 2015 | National News

The Department of Justice today announced the release of an Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) report that addresses ambushes and violence against police officers. The report, Ambushes of Police: Environment, Incident Dynamics, and the Aftermath of Surprise Attacks against Law Enforcement, analyzes ambushes of the police and provides new information that can guide police executives, trainers, supervisors, policymakers and researchers in addressing the issue.

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Department of Justice Announces New Guidebook on 21st Century Policing

October 28, 2015 | National News

Attorney General Lynch to Launch Phase Two of Six-City Community Policing Tour Highlighting Jurisdictions that Effectively Implement Recommendations in the 21st Century Policing Guidebook

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DEA’s Prescription Drug Take-Back Effort A Big Success

October 1, 2015 | National News

Thousands of Americans in communities across the country discarded more than 350 tons of unused, expired, or unwanted drugs as part of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Initiative (NTBI) on Saturday, September 26.

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DEA to Hold 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Sept. 26

September 22, 2015 | National News

Event will take place from 10 am-2 pm on Saturday, September 26th

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August FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin Now Online

August 17, 2015 | National News

The FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin can be accessed at leb.fbi.gov. Below is a list of articles you can read this month on the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin website.

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Justices Rule Police Must Obtain Warrant to Search Hotel or Motel Registries

June 23, 2015 | National News

By ADAM LIPTAK | NEW YORK TIMES

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Los Angeles ordinance that allowed the police to inspect hotel and motel guest registries without permission from a judge. In a second decision, the court clarified the standards for excessive force claims against corrections officers from people awaiting trial.

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Scholarships Offered to Mid-Rank LEOs to Attend IACP Conference

June 11, 2015 | National News

NIJ has partnered with the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) to offer 10 merit-based scholarships for mid-rank law enforcement officers to attend the 2015 IACP Annual Conference and Expo in Chicago, Illinois, as part of the Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) program. If selected, the officers will have access to exclusive education and networking opportunities in addition to full access to conference workshops, including:

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