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Fit for Duty Poster IACP

Are You Ready for Duty? WEAR YOUR VEST  Since 1987, over 3,100 officers have been saved by wearing their vests. The IACP calls on all agencies to develop mandatory vest wear policies. Age does not always determine if a vest needs to be replaced. Vests should be inspected yearly for wear and damage. PROPER VEST FIT – Of the 101 …

2014 Gallup Survey on Race & Police

Resources / Polls: 2014 Gallup Survey on Race & Police

  by Frank Newport PRINCETON, NJ — The death of 18-year-old African-American Michael Brown at the hands of a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, has reopened the subject of black Americans’ relationship with the police, and more generally the differences in the way blacks and whites look at the criminal justice and civil rights situations in the U.S. A …

Murder & Homicide Rates Before & After Gun Bans

Report: Murder & Homicide Rates – Before & After Gun Bans

MURDER AND HOMICIDE RATES BEFORE AND AFTER GUN BANS Every place that has been banned guns (either all guns or all handguns) has seen murder rates go up. You cannot point to one place where murder rates have fallen, whether it’s Chicago or D.C. or even island nations such as England, Jamaica, or Ireland. For an example of homicide rates before and after …

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Report: Debunks Claim That Black Teens Are “Vastly More Likely” To Be Killed By Police

A 2014 Report of the Crime Prevention Research Center analyzes and debunks claims that black teens are vastly more likely to be killed by police than white teens. According to the report: “Sometimes racial discrimination is occurring and should be pointed out, but sometimes false information is being used to unjustifiably inflame concerns. The claims being put forward by Slate …

Peace Officers Bill Of Rights

Resources: Peace Officer’s Bill of Rights

PEACE OFFICERS BILL OF RIGHTS Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act Government Code Sections 3300-3312 3300 – Title This chapter is known and may be cited as the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act. 3301 – Definition; Legislative findings and declaration For purposes of this chapter, the term public safety officer means all peace officers specified …

California Law Enforcement Agencies

Resources: California Law Enforcement Agencies

CALIFORNIA LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES The agencies below are POST participating agencies and Departments unless otherwise noted. See also: Federal and International Law Enforcement Agencies, and Special Interest Associations. The Commission on POST is not responsible for the content or security of these external websites. Questions, feedback or broken links on this page may be directed to WebRequest@post.ca.gov. Alameda County District …