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Deputy Director Focuses on Collaboration at IACP Conference

FBI Deputy Director Sean Joyce, speaking on October 1 before the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) annual meeting in San Diego, told the assembled group that all in law enforcement share the same mission to “keep our citizens safe,” but we must continue to work together and share information in order to succeed.

Deputy Director Focuses on Collaboration at IACP Conference

Sean Joyce at 2012 IACP Conference

Deputy Director Sean Joyce, speaking on October 1 before the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) annual meeting in San Diego, told the assembled group that all in law enforcement share the same mission to “keep our citizens safe,” but we must continue to work together and share information in order to succeed. He said that while the FBI is already working together with its law enforcement partners on many fronts, he’d like to use this week’s conference to “make progress in areas of mutual concern”airing issues that may be hampering efforts to do more together, identifying ways to resolve these issues, and developing and moving forward with ideas about other areas of collaboration. Joyce then highlighted three specific areas law enforcement can work on to improve collaboration—leveraging technology, increasing and improving training, and protecting personnel.

Oct 02, 2012 09:30 AM