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The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) podcast series will feature interviews with special guests and discussions on the leading issues of the day. On these podcasts you will gain a greater insight into the activities of IACP, learn more about our advocacy efforts, and dive deeper into the policy issues impacting the policing profession. The podcast will also address the cutting-edge research and new programs and services available at the IACP.
  • Police Resilience Podcast: Resilience in Law Enforcement
    The stressors that law enforcement face can have serious implications for overall wellness. Having the resilience skills to navigate adversity and grow and thrive in the face of challenges can support officer mental and physical health. On this episode of the Police Resilience Podcast, Dr. Jeff Thompson, Dr. Golnaz Tabibnia, and Chief Kristen Ziman (Ret.) discuss the concept of resilience, describe its mechanisms, and explain why it matters in law enforcement. Hear from these experts to learn about how building resilience skills can positively impact agency wellness and an officer’s personal and professional well-being.
  • The Deadliest Calls: What Are We Doing to Prevent the Killing of Our First Responders on Domestic Violence Calls
    Join Lieutenant Mark Wynn (ret.), Nashville Metropolitan Police Department, and IACP Program Manager David Thomas as they discuss some of the deadliest calls (domestic violence calls) facing today’s law enforcement officers. They will provide a brief history and understanding of the issue, discuss lessons learned through working with law enforcement leadership, provide a road map of what to look for and what to listen for with this category of offender, and discuss the profile of this category of offender.
  • A Conversation with President Henninger: Reflections and IACP 2022
    Join IACP President Dwight Henninger as he reflects on his year as IACP President and discusses the upcoming IACP 2022 Annual Conference and Exposition.
  • Mass Violence Advisory Initiative: Healing in the Wake of Harm
    Join Chief (Ret.) Kristen Ziman and Max Schachter as they discuss lessons learned from their direct experiences with mass violence tragedies. They focus on empathetic engagement and mindful communication with victims and families. This podcast also highlights the IACP Mass Violence Advisory Initiative – a project that provides no-cost peer-to-peer assistance to law enforcement leaders following a mass violence incident. Funding for this podcast is provided by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance.
  • Contemporary Geopolitical Cybersecurity Considerations
    IACP Communications and Technology Chair Ret. Lieutenant Colonel Craig Allen and Computer Crimes and Digital Evidence Chair Jim Emerson, Vice President of the National White Collar Crime Center, sit down in conversation to discuss changing cyber-landscapes and cyber-threats for Police Chiefs. In this ever-changing landscape, Chiefs must work to minimize risks to their data and departments and pinpoint potential risks. Allen and Emerson highlight ways Chiefs can do this, and some resources that are readily available. Among some of the topics discussed: mitigating risk, training of staff, risk management, and where to start in assessing cybersecurity risk.

Podcast Transcripts

  • Police Resilience Podcast: Resilience in Law Enforcement Transcript
    Use this transcript to follow along with the experts to learn about how building resilience skills can positively impact agency wellness and an officer’s personal and professional well-being.
  • The Deadliest Calls: What Are We Doing to Prevent the Killing of Our First Responders on Domestic Violence Calls Transcripts
    Use this transcript to follow along with the experts to learn about some of the deadliest calls (domestic violence calls) facing today’s law enforcement officers.