Special Feature: Law Enforcement Resources - Roles and Responsibilities

Publications

From Warriors to Guardians: Recommitting American Police Culture to Democratic Ideals
National Institute of Justice, April 2015
Interim Report on the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, March 2015
Measuring Performance in a Modern Police Organization
National Institute of Justice, March 2015
Rightful Policing
National Institute of Justice, February 2015
Legal Issues Related to Elder Abuse: A Pocket Guide for Law Enforcement
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2014
Strengthening the Relationship between Law Enforcement and Communities of Color: Developing an Agenda for Action
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 2014
Resource Guide for Enhancing Community Relationships and Protecting Privacy and Constitutional Rights
Bureau of Justice Assistance and Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, November 2014
Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
Bureau of Justice Assistance-sponsored, October 2014
Policing and Wrongful Convictions
National Institute of Justice, August 2014
Preparing and Responding to Cyberbullying: Tips for Law Enforcement
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, August 2014
Social Media and Police Leadership: Lessons From Boston
National Institute of Justice, April 2014
Putting a Value on Crime Analysts: Considerations for Law Enforcement Executives
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, March 2014
Ten Things Law Enforcement Executives Can Do To Positively Impact Homicide Investigation Outcomes
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, October 2013
Five Things Law Enforcement Executives Can Do to Make a Difference
National Institute of Justice, March 2013
Virginia Beach Police Department Enhancing Cultures of Integrity Technical Assistance Guide
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, December 2012
Racial Reconciliation, Truth-Telling, and Police Legitimacy
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, August 2012
Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties: Policy Development Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Justice Entities
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, April 2012
Service, Support, and Justice: Law Enforcement Response to Crime Victims
Office for Victims of Crime, February 2012
Recommendations for First Amendment-Protected Events for State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies
Department of Justice's Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative, December 2011
Shifting and Sharing Responsibility for Public Safety Problems
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, September 2011
Strategic Cutback Management: Law Enforcement Leadership for Lean Times
National Institute of Justice, July 2011
Police Discipline: A Case for Change
National Institute of Justice, June 2011
Moving the Work of Criminal Investigators Towards Crime Control
National Institute of Justice, March 2011
The Persistent Pull of Police Professionalism
National Institute of Justice, March 2011
Toward a New Professionalism in Policing
National Institute of Justice, March 2011
Building Trust Between the Police and the Citizens They Serve
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, October 2010
Improving Responses to People with Mental Illnesses: Tailoring Law Enforcement Initiatives to Individual Jurisdictions
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, March 2010
Combat Veterans & Law Enforcement: A Transition Guide for Veterans Beginning or Continuing Careers in Law Enforcement
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2010
Law Enforcement Leader's Guide on Combat Veterans: A Transition Guide for Veterans Beginning or Continuing Careers in Law Enforcement
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2010
Benchmarks for Developing a Law Enforcement Pandemic Flu Plan
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, October 2009
Employing Returning Combat Veterans as Law Enforcement Officers
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, September 2009
Communication and Public Health Emergencies: A Guide for Law Enforcement
Bureau of Justice Assistance, August 2009
Victim Services in Rural Law Enforcement
Office for Victims of Crime, April 2009
Victims with Disabilities: Collaborative Multidisciplinary First Response
Office for Victims of Crime, March 2009
Guide for Preventing and Responding to School Violence, 2nd Edition
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2009
Understanding and Improving Law Enforcement Responses to Human Trafficking: Final Report
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, December 2008
Combat Deployment and the Returning Police Officer
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, September 2008
Caretaker Satisfaction With Law Enforcement Response to Missing Children
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, August 2008
Policing in Arab-American Communities After September 11
National Institute of Justice, July 2008
Improving Responses to People With Mental Illnesses: The Essential Elements of a Specialized Law Enforcement-Based Program
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2008
Overcoming Language Barriers: Solutions for Law Enforcement
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, March 2007
Federal Resources on Missing and Exploited Children: A Directory for Law Enforcement and Other Public and Private Agencies, Fifth Edition
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2007
Managing Sex Offenders: Citizens Supporting Law Enforcement: A Resource for Law Enforcement
Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2007
Agroterrorism--Why We're Not Ready: A Look at the Role of Law Enforcement
National Institute of Justice, December 2006
Police Organization and Management Issues for the Next Decade
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, November 2006
Preparing for the Future: Criminal Justice in 2040
National Institute of Justice, November 2006
The Role of Law Enforcement in Public Health Emergencies: Special Considerations for an All-Hazards Approach
Bureau of Justice Assistance, September 2006
Guidelines for Starting and Operating a New Police Department
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 2006
Intelligence-Led Policing: The New Intelligence Architecture
Bureau of Justice Assistance, September 2005
Integration of Law Enforcement into School Safety: The Milwaukee Initiative
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, March 2005
Enforcing Immigration Law: The Role of State and Local Law Enforcement
Congressional Research Service, March 2004
Collaboration between Public and Law Enforcement: New Paradigms and Partnerships for Bioterrorism Planning and Response
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, October 2002
Law Enforcement Response to Child Abuse
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, March 2001
Preventing Line of Duty Deaths: A Chief's Duty
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored

Related Resources

Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Victims
A joint effort of the Office for Victims of Crime and the International Association of Chiefs of Police, this site provides access to an implementation guide, resource toolkit, and training resources meant to enhance law enforcement response to victims of crime.
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): What We Investigate
This section of the FBI site highlights the national security and criminal priorities that the FBI investigates.
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): Office of Partner Engagement (OPE)
The FBI OPE was established to build bridges, create partnerships, and strengthen and support existing relationships between the FBI and other agencies.
Leading by Legacy: Leadership Training for Small Agency Executives
Funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the International Association of Chiefs of Police's Leading by Legacy Program seeks to meet the leadership and management needs of executives, command staff, and first line supervisors from smaller law enforcement agencies.
National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice
With support from the Office of Justice Programs, the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice is designed to improve relationships and increase trust between communities and the criminal justice system. It also aims to advance the public and scholarly understandings of the issues contributing to those relationships.
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)
The mission of the Department of Justice's COPS Office is to advance the practice of community policing as an effective strategy in communities' efforts to improve public safety. Moving from a reactive to proactive role, community policing represents a shift from more traditional law enforcement practices.
Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS) Program
The RISS Program provides services and resources that directly impact law enforcement’s ability to successfully resolve criminal investigations and prosecute offenders while keeping the law enforcement community safe.

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