Use of Force & Misconduct

San Francisco Police Department Vehicle
Sep 23, 2021

Implementing Informed Training to Improve Officer Decision-Making and Reduce Use of Force

By focusing on accountable training and policies, the San Francisco Police Department aims to reduce the use of deadly force. By collaborating with external stakeholders to inform their practices, the department is providing more effective training and building community trust.

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Police Officer speaking to crowd
Aug 24, 2021

Making Increased Police Transparency Work for Everyone

As a leader with a goal of increased transparency, your efforts are likely to meet hesitation or even resistance. Here are the top concerns your people are likely to have—and how you can respond—to ensure your efforts remain in everyone’s best interest.

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Jun 10, 2021

The Dos and Don’ts of Tracking Misconduct

Tracking misconduct is essential to law enforcement HR work, and its importance grows alongside increased public scrutiny of police behavior. Discover common tracking missteps and how to sidestep them to fully leverage your systems.

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Jun 8, 2021

Ask an Expert: More About the NDI

Even with increased awareness of the National Decertification Index (NDI) and its ability to address police misconduct, questions remain. IADLEST Executive Director Mike Becar answers some of those questions in this NDI Q&A.

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May 27, 2021

Five Considerations for Elected Officials Evaluating Policing Solutions

Elected officials who want to satisfy police departments, oversight boards, and an anxious public must go the extra mile when evaluating software solutions intended to drive better accountability and transparency from law enforcement.

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The Law Enforcement Guide to Reducing Use of Force & Preventing Officer Misconduct
May 19, 2021

The Law Enforcement Guide to Reducing Use of Force & Preventing Officer Misconduct

When it comes to police misconduct and excessive use of force, investing in prevention is well worth the time, energy, and resources. Learn how your agency can go beyond mandatory standards to get maximum effectiveness and preparation.

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Six Things You Should Know About the EXISTING National Registry for Police Misconduct
May 19, 2021

Six Things You Should Know About the EXISTING National Registry for Police Misconduct

Both politicians and reporters seem to be unaware of the Nation Decertification Index (NDI), a national registry for police misconduct that is maintained by IADLEST. Here’s what you need to know.

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May 13, 2021

Preventing Unreasonable Use of Force: Scenario-Based Training

When it comes to use of force, agencies must ensure that the training program is effective and based on sound legal principles. Scenario-based training—where trainees tackle complex, real-world situations—can make a difference in preparedness.

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Apr 29, 2021

Beyond Police Early Warning Systems: Making the Most of Early Intervention

Early warning systems should not be used as a standalone solution to police misconduct. Rather than using such systems to punish bad behavior, early intervention software should be strategically incorporated into a broader plan to support officers and nurture positive behavior.

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National Registry of Police Officers
Apr 20, 2021

Everything you Need to Know About the Existing National Registry for Police Misconduct

Listen to this recorded webinar on the National Decertification Index (NDI) and how police agencies across the nation can use it to help prevent misconduct in their states.

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