International Association of Chiefs of Police

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The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is the world’s largest and most influential professional association for police leaders. With more than 30,000 members in over 160 countries, the IACP is a recognized leader in global policing, committed to advancing safer communities through thoughtful, progressive police leadership. Since 1893, the association has been serving communities worldwide by speaking out on behalf of law enforcement and advancing leadership and professionalism in policing worldwide.

The IACP is known for its commitment to enhancing community safety by shaping the future of the police profession. Through timely research, programming, and unparalleled training opportunities, the IACP is preparing current and emerging police leaders—and the agencies and communities they serve—to succeed in addressing the most pressing issues, threats, and challenges of the day.    

The IACP is a not-for-profit 501c(3) organization headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. The IACP is the publisher of The Police Chief magazine, the leading periodical for law enforcement executives, and the host of the IACP Annual Conference, the largest police educational and technology exposition in the world. IACP membership is open to law enforcement professionals of all ranks, as well as non-sworn leaders across the criminal justice system. 

Grants and partnerships with the following organizations and others have helped support IACP’s work over the years: 

  • Bloomberg Foundation 
  • Joyce Foundation 
  • Laura and John Arnold Foundation 
  • MacArthur Foundation 
  • Michael Jordan 
  • Motorola Foundation 
  • Target Corporation 
  • United States Department of Justice 
  • United States Department of State 
  • United States Department of Transportation

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation/Community Based Crime Reduction Training and Technical Assistance
  • Mass Violence Advisory Initiative
  • Crisis Response and Intervention Training (CRIT) Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Preventing Violence Against Law Enforcement Officers and Ensuring Officer Resilience and Survivability (VALOR) Initiative – Category 3: Law Enforcement Agency and Officer Resilience Training Program
  • National Law Enforcement Training & Technical Assistance Response Center
  • EGCOT: Evidence-Guided and Community-Oriented Training
  • National Officer Safety Initiative
  • Law Enforcement Agency & Officer Resilience Training Program
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Nonprofit Organization
Headquarters Address: 
44 Canal Center Plaza Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States
Phone: (703) 836-6767
Fax: (703) 836-4543
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