Latest News

June 2015
MCCA New Board Members

June 2015
MCCA Meets in Nashville to Discuss the President's TF Recommendations

June 2015
MCCA Adopts Resolution Supporting the Presidents TF Recommendations (pdf)

June 2015
MCCA Adopts Wrongful Conviction Policy Statement (pdf)

June 2015
MCCA Seeking Applicants for PELI III (pdf)

May 2015
MCCA Releases Statement on the Presidents Executive Order on Military Equipment (pdf)

May 2015
MCCA President Tom Manger Talks About Baltimore

April 2015
MCCA Chiefs Attend White House Working Session on Data Innovations for Transparency and Accountability In Policing

April 2015
PELI II Cohort Completes Program

March 2015
MCCA on PBS News Hour

March 2015
President's TF on 21st Century Policing

February 2015
Bill Blair Retirement Gala

December 2014
Letter from Commissioner Bill Bratton to MCCA (pdf)

December 2014
President's TF on 21st Century Policing

December 2014
Co-Chairs Chuck Ramsey and Laurie Robinson on Morning Edition

December 2014
MCCA Chiefs on CBS Nightly News

December 2014
Chuck Ramsey Appointed by President Obama to CoChair Task Force on 21st Century Policing

November 2014
New Report: Policing Canada in the 21st Century

October 2014
Bill Lansdowne Receives MCCA Leadership Award

October 2014
MCCA Recognizes Commissioner Charles Ramsey and Chief Chris Burbank

October 2014
MCCA Board Elections - Manger President - McCarthy First Vice President

October 2014
BJA Executive Session on Police Leadership Website Launch

September 2014
Salt Lake City Chief Chris Burbank Appointed to FirstNet Board (pdf)

August 2014
Ramsey's Ice Bucket Challenge

August 2014
Harvard Executive Session on Policing publishes Wrongful Convictions Paper (pdf)

August 2014
National Forensic Science Week August 10-16

June 2014
MCCA Hall of Fame Inductees

June 2014
MCCA Police Executive Leadership Institute (PELI) (pdf)

April 2014
Sheriff Doug Gillespie Elected to MCCA Board

March 2014
MCCA Police Executive Leadership Institute (PELI)

January 2014
2014 Summer Meeting - Save the Date

December 2013
Chief Tom Manger on CSPAN's Washington Journal

December 2013
Patricia Williams - MCCA Associate Director

October 2013
Commissioner Ed Davis Receives MCCA 2013 Leadership Award

October 2013
MCCA Past Presidents Honored

September 2013
MCCA Joins Other LE Association Expressing Disappointment With Marijuana Decision (pdf)

September 2013
MCCA Police Executive Leadership Development Class (pdf)

July 2013
July JCAT Newsletter (pdf)

June 2013
National Forensic Science Week August 11-17 (pdf)

June 2013
MCCA Police Executive Leadership Development Program Announcement (pdf)

June 2013
MCCA Legislative Issues (pdf)

June 2013
Drug Commanders Conference Report (pdf)

April 2013
MCCA Board Oped on Guns (pdf)

April 2013
MCCA Statement on Manchin/Toomey Amendment to S649 - Background Checks (pdf)

April 2013
MCCA 2012 Annual Report

February 2013
MCCA Delegation Meets with the President (pdf)

December 2012
MESA PD Position Announcement (pdf)

December 2012
Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) (pdf)

October 2012
Richard Pennington Receives MCCA 2012 Leadership Award

October 2012
MCCA Members Change Bylaws and Approve Dues Increase

Articles

See attached report on license plate readers.

MCCA License Plate Reader Survey - 2013 (pdf)

Publications

The MCCA HR Committee has released their 2015 report. The Committee always focuses on a topic that is of current interest to the field. This year's report is titled: Engagement-Based Policing: The What, How, and Why of Community EngagementThe MCCA 2014 Annual Report is available.The MCCA Human Resources Committee has completed its report on recruiting. Each year the committee selects a topic of concern and interest and prepares a report to assist agencies in addressing the topic. This report "To Serve Better By Reflecting the Community" addressing issues and challenges in recruiting and selection. As a member of the NIJ/Harvard Executive Session on Policing Chuck Ramsey wrote a paper titled The Challenges of Policing in a Democratic Society: A Personal Journey Toward Understanding. It has been published and very much worth reading. The MCCA 2013 Annual Report is available.MCCA Intelligence Commanders Report. An In-Depth Look at the Benefits, Requirements, and Challenges of Establishing a Social Networking Platform for Law EnforcementWhite Paper by the Homeland Security Committee May 2008MCC Model Training Bulletin on Law Enforcement Safety Act by Craig Ferrell, MCC General Counsel, Houston PD MCC Model Training Bulletin on Law Enforcement Safety Act by Craig Ferrell, MCC General Counsel, Houston PD

Congressional Testimony

On July 21 MCCA President Tom Manger testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Immigration Enforcement Policies. His testimony focused on the limited role of Chiefs and Sheriffs, Community Trust and Legal Authority. He reviewed the MCCA Policy on Immigration as well. HIs full testimony is attached. MCCA President Charles Ramsey signed a letter with six other Association Presidents expressing opposition to a proposal to transfer Fusion Center analysts to the 12 DNI Regions. The letter also opposes the restriction of the DHS Office of Intelligence Analysis from developing products that are of value to fusion centers and state and local law enforcement. The letter was addressed to the Chair and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security and Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Boston Commissioner Ed Davis testified before the Senate Homeland Security Committee on July 10, 2013. A copy of his testimony is attached. MCCA President Charles Ramsey testified before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs today Improving Emergency Communications. He represented MCCA, PERF and the Public Safety Alliance which has been leading the fight to have the "D" Block allocated to public safety. See the attachement for the full testimony.