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President Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing Survey


President Obama has convened a Task Force on 21st Century Policing. The Task Force will build on the extensive body of knowledge developed over the last 20 years by the Office of Community Orientedsurvey image Policing Services (COPS) within the U.S. Department of Justice. It will identify best and promising practices for promoting effective crime reduction, while building public trust. The Task Force will prepare a report and recommendations for the President. The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA), International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the National Center for Campus Public Safety (NCCPS) are collaborating to produce a report to the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing. Federal officials are interested in learning about best practices in campus policing that might be considered for this report.

To assist the President's Task Force in gathering this information, IACLEA, IACP and NCCPS have created an online survey to identify current practices in community policing and successful community engagement.

We hope you can take a few moments to complete this important survey. Thank you for your assistance with this national initiative!

FEMA Holiday
Holiday and Seasonal Preparedness 

The National Preparedness Community, facilitated by FEMA and designed for the whole community to connect and collaborate on emergency preparedness, has recently provided a holiday preparedness toolkit. The toolkit includes holiday preparedness images to share that include handy tips and reminders, messages to share with your followers on Twitter and Facebook content to share.


The Ready Campaign, a national public service advertising campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies, recommends using social media tools as a way to promote emergency preparedness. Ready2015, this year's Resolve to be Ready campaign, focuses on seasonal preparedness and provides graphics, sample content for social media, videos and additional links of interest. In addition to this holiday toolkit, Ready2015 offers the following resources:

Campus public safety personnel may join the National Preparedness Community to learn from each other and share resources; connect with each other and emergency management personnel; and coordinate, participate in and engage others in preparedness activities. Membership is free and in addition to resources offered on the site, members can connect with peers, such as the Institutions of Higher Education, through joining Communities of Practice or connect with members in U.S. regions.
Professional Development Opportunities


Title: Appreciating Differences: A Racial Diversity Workshop for Campus Security and School Resource Officers

Host: Milton Academy 

Dates: January 7, 2015

Location: Milton, MA

Fee: Registration Fee
Information and Registration:  For further information, please send an email to Director Jay Hackett, Campus Safety and Risk Management at Milton Academy, or call 617-898-2912

Title: Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar - College of the Desert

Host: The Clery Center  

Dates: January 12-13, 2015   

Location: Palm Desert, CA  

Fee: Registration Fee

Title: 2015 Campus Safety and Violence Prevention Forum

Host: Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services  

Dates: March 17-18, 2015 

Location: Portsmouth, VA      

Fee: Registration Fee
Information and Registration
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This project was supported by Grant No. 2013-MU-BX-K011 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the US Department of Justice.
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