COVID-19 resources from LE organizations (updating)
Industry association websites, webinars and resources offer training, procedures and advocacy for their members who are on the frontline pandemic response
Police officers, as well as their partners in fire, EMS and dispatch, are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic response. Law enforcement associations, membership organizations and unions have stepped up to serve and represent the specific needs of police during this national emergency.
Use this directory to access websites, webinars and resources from top organizations including the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the National Sheriffs’ Association.
In collaboration with the COPS Office, the International Association of Chiefs of Police has created a searchable database of COVID-19 resources that are intended to aid agencies’ responses to the pandemic.
In addition to this database, the IACP has also launched their own centralized clearinghouse of COVID-19 resources for members, including policy considerations and a discussion group where members can ask questions and share resources.
The National Sheriffs’ Association has pulled together guidance and resources for sheriffs’ offices on how to respond to the outbreak in patrol and jail operations – from legal issues to safety protocols.
The IPSA has gathered resources from various organizations, including FEMA and the CDC, to keep police agencies up-to-date on the latest information about the crisis.
The NIOSH’s resource page includes valuable information on the use of various masks and other personal protective equipment, as well as tips for what to do if you’ve had close contact with a subject and other guidelines.
The NPF launched a real-time dashboard tracing the impact of COVID-19 on law enforcement, including the number of cops currently sidelined from the virus and updates on PPE availability.
Here you’ll find news and information updates, a data visualization center, videos and live educational events.
LEOs and agencies can find educational resources like webinars at the FBINAA’s support page.
PERF’s page offers details on best practices developed by agencies, PERF publications and daily reports on the evolving crisis.
PORAC is advocating for much-needed supplies for officers. In addition to educational resources like their podcast, their COVID-19 portal also offers information about their legal defense fund, insurance and benefits trust and other support systems during this challenging time for LEOs.
If your business or association is supporting the LE response to COVID-19, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to share how you are assisting and supporting police.