Criminal Justice News

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Guide for Officer-Involved Shootings

The International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, U.S. Department of Justice, have developed Officer-Involved Shootings: A Guide for Law Enforcement Leaders and an accompanying trifold. The publications are intended to provide guidance for preparing officers and departments prior to an officer-involved shooting, suggested incident scene actions and procedures, recommended procedures for conducting criminal and administrative investigations, suggestions for working with the media, and mental health and wellness considerations and procedures. Download the guide at Download the trifold at

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