Body Cameras- IACP Model Policy (2014)

INTRODUCTION A.Purpose of the Document This paper was designed to accompany the Model Policy on Body-Worn Cameras established by the IACP National Law Enforcement Policy Center. This paper provides essential background material and supporting documentation to provide greater understanding of the developmental philosophy and implementation requirements for the model policy. This material will be of value to law enforcement executives … Read More

Community-Police Relations Final Report, Ohio Task Force on Community-Police Relations, 2015

State Task Force Publishes Report on Community-Police Relations  May 4, 2015 In December, Gov. John Kasich commissioned a task force to “address the fractured relationships that exist between some communities and the police dedicated to serving them.” In short, the task force’s recommendations, published this past week, urge a greater emphasis on training, accountability and oversight. Read the executive summary: … Read More

Building Communities of Trust: A Guidance for Community Leaders – DOJ, Homeland Security, & IACC

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Building Communities of Trust (BCOT) Initiative focuses on developing trust between law enforcement, fusion centers, and the communities they serve, particularly immigrant and minority communities, so that crime and terrorism can be addressed. This initiative has been administered primarily by the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative (NSI), a program that provides law enforcement with a capacity … Read More

Manual – Department Rules & Regulations – Chicago, IL 2015

General 1. The motto “We Serve and Protect” states the essential purpose of the Chicago Police Department. The Department serves the citizens of the City of Chicago by performing the law enforcement function in a professional manner, and it is to these citizens that it its ultimately responsible. The Department protects the right of all persons within its jurisdiction to … Read More

Manual – Policies, Rules, & Procedures – San Jose, CA

VISION, MISSION, VALUES: The San Jose Police Department is a dynamic, progressive and professional organization dedicated to maintaining community partnerships which promote a high quality of life for the City’s diverse population. The Department is committed to treating all people with dignity, fairness and respect, protecting their rights and providing equal protection under the law. MISSION: Create safe places to … Read More

Manual – Police Department Policy – New Orleans, LA 2014

OATH OF OFFICE No person shall be employed by the New Orleans Police Department unless and until he/she files the following written statement with the City (La. R.S. 42:52; La. R.S. 42:53): “I, (employee name), do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support the constitution and laws of the United States; the constitution and laws of this State and … Read More

Manual – Personal Code of Conduct -Albuquerque, NM 2015

The Department ’s mission is to assure a safe and secure community, through a police force that upholds the Constitution and protects the rights of all citizens, through the process of shared responsibility by police personnel, government leaders , and the overall community. The Department fairly enforces the laws, protects the life, property, and safety of Albuquerque citizens, victims, offenders, … Read More

Manual – Indian Police – An Introductory and Statistical Overview – Pt. 1

Introduction Indian civilization is one of the most ancient civilizations of the world, and so are its various systems and sub systems. Accordingly, the Indian Police has a long past and has reached its present state passing through various social, political and cultural vicissitudes. The existing police system in India appears to be a unique and peculiar amalgam of various … Read More

Manual – IACP Social Media Policy

PURPOSE The department endorses the secure use of social media to enhance communication, collaboration, and information exchange; streamline processes; and foster productivity. This policy establishes this department’s position on the utility and management of social media and provides guidance on its management, administration, and oversight. This policy is not meant to address one particular form of social media, rather social media … Read More