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Statement by IACP President Terrence M. Cunningham on the Law Enforcement Profession and Historical Injustices

Did he strike the right tone? Did he go too far? Not far enough? We invite your comments Remarks Made by IACP President Terrence M. Cunningham during the 2016 IACP Annual Conference and Exposition in San Diego, California  I would like to take a moment to address a significant and fundamental issue confronting our profession, particularly within the United States. …

EPA Empathy quote - Community Relations

Community Relations: “We have to understand what it’s like to be a citizen” – James Comey

Community Relations: “We have to understand what it’s like to be a citizen who might worry that calling the police will make things worse.” – James Comey   We have to understand what it’s like to be a citizen who might worry that calling the police will make things worse. Who might actually fear us rather than dismiss that perspective …

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Obama Letter to Police: “Just as your tight-knit law enforcement family feels the recent losses to your core, our nation grieves alongside you. Any attack on police is an unjustified attack on all of us.

“Time and again, you make the split-second decisions that could mean life or death for you and many others in harm’s way, I want you to know that the American people see it, too. We recognize it, we respect it, we appreciate it, and we depend on you.” Obama writes open letter to police: ‘We have your backs’ President Obama …

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Milwaukee Sheriff at RNC 2016: ‘Blue lives matter’

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/07/rnc-2016-sheriff-dave-clarke-225768 Milwaukee sheriff at RNC: ‘Blue lives matter’ By NICK GASS 07/18/16 Donald Trump understands what it will take to make the United States safe again, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke said in his speech Monday night before the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Invoking Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 writing about the “the interrelatedness of all communities and states” …