About Us

LEADERSHIP

Chief Jim Johnson (Baltimore County, MD) serves as Chair of the National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence. Chief Johnson is the Major Cities Chiefs Association representative to the Partnership.

The Police Foundation serves as the Administrative Partner, managing the operations of the Partnership.

PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS

The Partnership is comprised of the following law enforcement organizations:

Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA)   
CALEA’s mission is to provide a credentialing service through the use of professionally recognized standards for law enforcement agencies, public safety communication centers, and public safety training academies.  Agencies participate in a voluntary accreditation process demonstrating excellence in management and service delivery.

Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA) 
The mission of HAPCOA is to empower the future of law enforcement by assisting law enforcement, criminal justice and community organizations nationwide in their efforts to recruit, train, and promote qualified Hispanic American men and women. HAPCOA also seeks to promote and develop Hispanics in law enforcement and to serve as and advocate for Hispanic law enforcement issues. 

International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) 
IACLEA’s mission is to advance public safety for educational institutions by providing educational resources, advocacy and professional development. IACLEA is the leading voice for the campus public safety community.

International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
The International Association of Chiefs of Police serves law enforcement leaders of today and develops the leaders of tomorrow through comprehensive professional programs and services. Founded in 1893, the IACP is world’s leading association of  law enforcement executives  comprised of over 20,000 members throughout the world.

Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA)
The mission of the Major Cities Chiefs Association is to provide a unique forum for urban police, sheriffs and other law enforcement chief executives to discuss common problems and exchange crime-fighting strategies, as well as participate in executive training, research, and criminal justice policy development.

National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives (NAWLEE)
NAWLEE’s mission is to promote the ideals and principles of women executives in law enforcement; to conduct training seminars to train and educate women executives in enforcement including but not limited to the areas of leadership, management and administration; to provide a forum for the exchange of information concerning law enforcement and generally fostering effective law enforcement.

National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE)
NOBLE’s mission is to ensure equity in the administration of justice in the provision of public service to all communities and to serve as the conscience of law enforcement by being committed to justice by action.

Police Executive Research Forum (PERF)
PERF, with a membership of progressive police executives from the largest city, county, and state law enforcement agencies, is dedicated to improving policing and advancing professionalism through research and involvement in public policy debate.

Police Foundation (PF)
The Police Foundation seeks to advance efficient, effective, and humane policing that operates within the framework of democratic principles and the highest ideals of the nation. To accomplish our mission, we work closely with law enforcement agencies and practitioners, government agencies, scholars, and policy makers to develop and evaluate innovative programs, strategies, training, and technology to address the full range of police administrative and operational concerns.