The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA)

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IACLEA is the largest professional association devoted to excellence in campus public safety and law enforcement. The mission of IACLEA is to advance public safety for educational institutions by providing training, research, advocacy, accreditation, education, and professional services. IACLEA has managed or participated in many national TTA programs, including through the COPS Office Averted School Violence Database program and Community Policing Development Accreditation Program. IACLEA has developed programs specifically for HBCUs, including the provision of trainings and resources, such as webinars on topics such as sexual assault training, handling bomb threats, and mental health training. 

National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives (NAWLEE)

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NAWLEE is a nonprofit that addresses the unique needs of women in senior positions in law enforcement. Its mission is to serve the interests of women executives and those who aspire to be executives in law enforcement. NAWLEE provides mentoring for women at all career stages and educates agency leaders on how to support women officers. NAWLEE was a founding partner of the 30×30 Initiative, which aims for 30% of police recruits to be women by 2030. NAWLEE also conducts research on diversity in policing through the DOJ COPS Office and NIJ. They provide training and technical assistance to law enforcement agencies nationwide through the Collaborative Reform Initiative Technical Assistance Center (CRI-TAC) and Elevate Blue and are members of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Awareness: Public Safety Task Force, National Law Enforcement School Recognition Initiative, and Faith and Blue Weekend Initiative.  

National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE)

NOBLE is a membership group of primarily Black law enforcement CEOs and command level officials in local, state, county, and federal government. It was developed through the recognition that Black law enforcement executives could more effectively impact the criminal justice system through a unified voice and addresses issues such as fairness in the administration of justice, strained police–community relations, and the hiring and promotion of Black police officers. NOBLE provides multiple programs and offerings to support the policing workforce and improve police–community relations; TTA through CRI-TAC; a national conference; a CEO Mentoring program; and The Law & Your Community, a hands-on interactive training program for teens designed to improve their communications with law enforcement officers and their understanding of federal, state, and local laws. 

Historically Black Colleges & Universities Law Enforcement Executives & Administrators Association (HBCU-LEEA)

The HBCU-LEEA, Inc. is a nonprofit 501c3 national organization of police chiefs, executives and security directors that advance campus public safety for its students attending the 105 HBCU educational institutions nationally. Most of the HBCU campus police departments are certified police agencies with sworn police officers. These officers are certified through their respective states as are other local police departments. In 1999, the concept of the HBCU-LEEA was born when a group of concerned campus police chiefs and campus public safety directors reached consensus on the need to organize for the purposes of information-sharing and collectively addressing mutual challenges.

Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA)

HAPCOA, the Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association, established in 1973, is the oldest and largest association in the U.S. of Hispanic American command officers from law enforcement and criminal justice agencies at the municipal, county, state, and federal levels. With members in hundreds of agencies across the United States and Puerto Rico, many of whom are active in local chapters, HAPCOA is a national organization with a local presence. HAPCOA’s mission is to “empower the future of law enforcement” by assisting law enforcement, criminal justice and community organizations nationwide in their efforts to recruit, train, mentor and promote qualified Hispanic American men and women committed to a career in the criminal justice arena and to communities in which they serve and protect. Additionally, HAPCOA serves to assist in the promotion and development of Hispanics in law enforcement.