PCPA Spring 2017 Bulletin Magazine



USPS 425940 • ISSN 0031-4404

Spring 2017 • Vol. 119; Issue 1

10 National Police Week Activities

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PCPA Annual Education and Training Conference Spring 2017 Police Physical Fitness Coordinator Class

Heroes Behind the Badge


Thank You Blue

CODY Executive Q & A

National Consensus Policy on the Use of Force

IACP 4 th VP Nominee


The Vidocq Society

What is Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers?

Technology Update

Personnel Scheduling Consuming Your Whole Day?

ON THE COVER Pennsylvania State Capitol building in Harrisburg. Showing the back side of the Capitol with the fountain lit up in blue to show support for law enforcement officers everywhere. COLUMNS AND DEPARTMENTS 5 PCPA Executive Board and Committees 5 PCPA Staff 6 President’s Message 7 Executive Director’s Message 9 New Members 12 Legal Update for Law Enforcement 17 Why I Wear the Badge 19 Annual Conference Registration 20 Legislative Report 26 Welcome to Our Newest Accredited Agencies 47 PCPA Membership Application


Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association BULLETIN (ISSN 0031-4404) is published quarterly (March, June, September and December) by the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association. Subscription to PCPA BULLETIN is included in PCPA annual dues. Periodicals Postage paid at Harrisburg, PA. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to PA Chiefs of Police Association BULLETIN, 3905 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110-1536. The content of the PCPA BULLETIN is to be a practical reference featuring PCPA information of specific interest and relevance to law enforcement professionals. Topics of interest include professional development, current legislative goals, news items, PCPA upcoming events and legal issues. PCPA Articles or ideas for content should be submitted to PCPA Headquarters c/o Tom Gross, 3905 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110-1536 or emailed to tgross@pachiefs.org.


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