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PoliceOne Special Coverage: IACP 2009

 
 
PoliceOne presents special coverage from the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference, with the latest law enforcement news, including hot products and useful tips from educational seminars. Be sure to check out our full coverage below for a recap of important speakers, sessions, awards, and much more. If you weren't able to attend IACP this year, download a copy of our PoliceOne Show Guide.

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Jim Glennon
Inventories can be managed, people must be led
By Jim Glennon, PoliceOne Columnist
What stops a marginal manger from successfully leading others? What must an ineffective supervisor overcome in order to finally begin influencing and motivating employees? What is the greatest hindrance to managing people effectively? Full column
Doug Wyllie
The lying police officer
By Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Senior Editor
The number one lie in police work, according to Karen Kruger, Senior Assistant County Attorney in Bel Air, Maryland, is: "I can’t recall." Kruger spoke at the Monday afternoon IACP session on ‘the continuum of deception.’ Full column
Chuck Remsberg
Are officer-involved shooting videos the next hot-button issue?
By Chuck Remsberg, PoliceOne Senior Contributor
With the booming proliferation of dash-cams, TASER cameras, security surveillance cameras, as well as civilian picture phones and camcorders, more and more force incidents are certain to be caught on tape. Disparities between what officers remember and what a video shows can have profound career consequences. Full column
 Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.
A "ROSE" for patrol officers
By Joel F. Shults, PoliceOne Contributor
With about a thousand police trainees behind me I still get a little misty-eyed when they go off to work the mean streets, just like I did when I dropped my own kids off on their first day of school. Full column
  
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A shot of the PoliceOne team at booth #3235.
Check out the IACP 2009 Slideshow for more pictures!
 
 
No plan survives prolonged contact with the enemy, and I’ve been to enough conferences and trade shows to know that no plan survives prolonged contact with the convention center either. Full article
San Antonio Police Officer Pedro Garcia saved the life of one critically wounded officer and helped rescue another in a shootout last September. For his quick thinking and daring action, the 33-year-old has been named 2009 Police Officer of the Year. Full article
"We've created a human solution to a technology problem," said Brad Swim, Supervisory Special Agent with the FBI office in Denver. "We work together, shoulder to shoulder, we eat lunch together, and we work through problems together." Full article
With about a thousand police trainees behind me I still get a little misty-eyed when they go off to work the mean streets, just like I did when I dropped my own kids off on their first day of school. Full article
Mid-way through my attendance at the IACP session on domestic and international terrorism on Sunday morning, I received a text message from my friend and colleague Hannah Simon: "TASER has an AXON for you." Full article
"Sometimes our heroes make a mistake, and when they do, we have to have processes in place to respond and remediate." The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s office rolled out a program to do just that. Full article
Terrorism Research Center VP Walter Purdy describes various methods of recruitment and some of the technology employed in suicide bomb attacks. Full article