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National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence

June 20, 2012

Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc.

CALEA’s mission is to provide a credentialing service through the use of professionally recognized standards for law enforcement agencies, public safety communication centers, and public safety training academies. Agencies participate in a voluntary accreditation process demonstrating excellence in management and service delivery. Contact: Syl Daughtry (703) 352-4225

Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association

The mission of HAPCOA is to empower the future of law enforcement by assisting law enforcement, criminal justice and community organizations nationwide in their efforts to recruit, train, and promote qualified Hispanic American men and women. HAPCOA also seeks to promote and develop Hispanics in law enforcement and to serve as and advocate for Hispanic law enforcement issues. Contact: Anthony Chapa at 

International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators

IACLEA’s mission is to advance public safety for educational institutions by providing educational resources, advocacy and professional development. Contact: Chief Michael Webster (410) 857-2202

International Association of Chiefs of Police

The IACP mission is to advance professional police services; promote enhanced administrative, technical, and operational police practices; foster cooperation and the exchange of information and experience among police leaders and police organizations of recognized professional and technical standing throughout the world. Contact: Nancy Turner (703) 836-6767

Major Cities Chiefs Association

The mission of the Major Cities Chiefs Association is to provide a unique forum for urban police, sheriffs and other law enforcement chief executives to discuss common problems and exchange crime-fighting strategies, as well as participate in executive training, research, and criminal justice policy development. Contact: Chief James Johnson (410) 887-4925

National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives

NOBLE’s mission is to ensure equity in the administration of justice in the provision of public service to all communities and to serve as the conscience of law enforcement by being committed to justice by action. Contact Jessie Lee (703) 658-1529

National Organization of Women Law Enforcement Executives

NAWLEE’s mission is to promote the ideals and principles of women executives in law enforcement; to conduct training seminars to train and educate women executives in enforcement including but not limited to the areas of leadership, management and administration; to provide a forum for the exchange of information concerning law enforcement and generally fostering effective law enforcement. Contact: Chief Kathy Perez (240) 216-0401.

Police Executive Research Forum

PERF, with a membership of progressive police executives from the largest city, county, and state law enforcement agencies, is dedicated to improving policing and advancing professionalism through research and involvement in public policy debate. Contact: Chris Koper (202) 466-7820

Police Foundation

The Police Foundation seeks to advance efficient, effective, and humane policing that operates within the framework of democratic principles and the highest ideals of the nation. To accomplish our mission, we work closely with law enforcement agencies and practitioners, government agencies, scholars, and policy makers to develop and evaluate innovative programs, strategies, training, and technology to address the full range of police administrative and operational concerns. Contact: Mary Malina (202) 833-1460

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