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Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA) Selects Richard Myers as Executive Director

August 8, 2017 | National News

MCCA President and Montgomery County, MD Chief Tom Manger announced today that the Board of Directors has selected Richard W. Myers as the new MCCA Executive Director. Myers is currently the Chief in Newport News, VA.

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“Fallen” Documentary to Premier in DC, Virginia Beach in May

April 25, 2017 | National News

On Friday, May 26th at 7:30 PM, the Virginia Beach Police Foundation is presenting the documentary film Fallen at the National Geographic 3D Theater located inside the Virginia Beach Aquarium and Marine Science Center. The film will also screen in DC on May 15th – Police Memorial Day.

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Where Do We Go From Here? Considering Proactive Policing Through the Lens of Ethics & Policy

March 7, 2017 | National News

By Donald R. Weaver, Lexipol

The last few years have been a trying time for law enforcement. What some thought were isolated incidents of protests, ridicule and scorn now feels like the new normal across the country.

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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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