law enforcement

Join the Strategies for Policing Innovation for the “Data-Driven Decisionmaking” webinar on Wednesday, September 11 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET. During the webinar, participants will learn what data-driven decisionmaking entails for law enforcement agencies. 

Join the Justice Clearinghouse for the “Race, Ethnicity, and Police Deployment: A Look at Patrol Staffing in Chicago” webinar on Wednesday, September 11 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET. During this webinar, participants will learn about a staffing assessment study conducted on the Chicago, Illinois Police Department to address delayed police responses to emergency calls in Chicago’s racially and ethnically diverse communities.

Race, Ethnicity and Police Deployment: A Look at Patrol Staffing in Chicago

Chicago is one of the most diverse cities in the country and, in spite of this, remains among the nation’s most segregated. Serving the community poses some unique challenges for the Chicago, Illinois Police Department. There are constant demands to address crime and disorder—made more complicated by a strong group of elected aldermen that jealously guard how city services are delivered in their wards.

The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) recently released the “Rank and File: Reflections on Emerging Issues in Law Enforcement” report, which highlights the viewpoints of 40 rank-and-file officers from across the nation on implementing their agencies’ community policing policies and operations. The report outlines the officers’ insights into how officers, law enforcement leaders, and communities can work together to reduce crime.

The National Police Foundation recently published its Police Data Initiative: Best Practices Guide (5-Part Series) – a resource for executives and members of local law enforcement agencies responsible for developing and releasing open data. Using real-world examples, the guide provides best practices on how to:

Join the Police Foundation for the webinar “How to Integrate Data from New and Emerging Law Enforcement Technology” on Wednesday, December 5 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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