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Obama Addresses Police Funding, Gun Control Laws, and Need for Reform at IACP

President Obama delivered a nearly hour-long address during the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) annual conference in an effort to gain support from law enforcement for his efforts to reform the criminal justice system and implement stricter gun-control laws. To build support from this skeptical audience, Obama delivered a speech that addressed many of the challenges police face and offered measures such as increasing budgets so agencies can hire more officers to focus on enhancing community relationships. Learn more about what Obama proposed to help police agencies across the nation. 

What Events Will You Attend This Year?

As a police officer, it's important to attend professional events every year to learn about new technologies, law enforcement best practices, as well as network with your fellow officers. While large national events like IACP have a lot to offer, be sure to check out smaller, regional events like INLETS. This year's program promises impressive speakers and outstanding educational sessions. What events will you attend this year?

Day 2 of IACP: Highlights from the First General Assembly

By Leischen Stelter

It has been a whirlwind of events here in Philadelphia during the 120th annual International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference. This morning I attended the First General Assembly. In addition to completing routine business of the association (elections, sponsorship acknowledgements, etc.), current IACP president Craig Steckler honored Chief Kehoe of Newtown, Conn.