The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the Center for Public Safety Management (CPSM) have renewed their longstanding partnership to provide public safety technical and chief selection services to cities and counties throughout the United States.
Each year brings a new set of possibilities and predictions. In keeping with the spirit of acknowledging anticipated changes while surmising the unexpected, ICMA reached out to 17 leaders, including Leonard Matarese, on topics important to local governments.
The Center for Public Safety Management (CPSM) has been selected to act as the local government liaison for the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s (BJA) recently launched Body-Worn Camera Pilot Implementation Project. Officer body-worn cameras (BWC) are relatively small devices that record interactions between community members and law enforcement officers.
The mission of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is to ensure a homeland that is safe, secure, and resilient against terrorism and other hazards. One such way DHS safeguards this vision is through the creation of various Centers of Excellence (COEs).
Establishing a good working partnership between a city’s Police Chief and its City Manager is critical in both supporting the local government and meeting the needs of 21st Century policing.
Last week, Leonard Matarese was interviewed by ICMA about “some of the biggest challenges local government leaders face in an era of disruptive change are in the law enforcement area.”
The Center for Public Safety Management and its strategic partner, iXP Corporation, presented a comprehensive study to the Grants Pass, Oregon City Council.
The Center for Public Safety Management delivered its report to Oshtemo Township in Michigan this week.
Ebola crisis prompts updates on crisis leadership. This Fact Sheet describes the scope of assistance that may be provided under a Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, as amended (Stafford Act) emergency declaration in response to a domestic infectious disease event.
CPSM and ICMA meet with various groups and government organizations to provide you with the latest information to prepare.