Important Upcoming Events to Register For:
Class Begins April 28th: Two seats remain
S.M.M.A.R.T. Honor Guard Training Registration Form
Open to ALL Public Safety Personnel
Deadline May 2, 2014
S.M.M.A.R.T. Informational Letter
Important Deadlines for MACP Awards:
Deadline April 15, 2014--EXTENDED until MAY 1, 2014
By Chief Donald F. Pussehl, Jr.
As the spring of 2014 brings the hope that warmer weather is on the horizon, it also brings some outstanding training opportunities at the MACP that you won’t want to miss out on.
The Police Executive and New Chiefs School will be held April 28 - May 2, 2014, at the Hampton Inn & Suites, in Okemos, Michigan. This highly sought-after event is held in the spring and fall and provides an excellent training opportunity for new chiefs, department heads, and for those that expect to be promoted to executive positions in the near future.
2014 SACOP Mid-Year Summary
Executive Director's Message
By Robert Stevenson, Retired Chief
I attended the International Association of Chiefs of Police's (IACP) Division of State Association of Chiefs of Police (SACOP) meeting March 21-23, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Some of the topics covered included a Threat Assessment briefing; SafeShield (SACOP's officer safety initiatives with IACP; Technology Sessions; and Legislative updates on current federal issues including immigration, federal sentencing reform, funding, legalization of marijuana, and privacy.
The full report of the meeting has been compiled by Erin Vermilye, Manager, Division of State Associations of Chiefs of Police (SACOP).