null

By Kaley Johnson Fort Worth Star-Telegram

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Arlington police chief was sworn in as the vice president of the largest law enforcement organization in the world on Tuesday.

Chief Will Johnson is the first Arlington police chief to hold the vice president position for the International Association of Chiefs of Police, according to a press release from the department.

The IACP is a nonprofit, professional police organization based in Alexandria, Virginia. Founded in 1893, the group has about 36,000 members in 150 countries across the world, according to the group’s website.

Johnson has been an IACP member since 2008 and served as the Chair for the IACP Human and Civil Rights Committee and on the IACP Board of Directors, the release said.

“For over 125 years, the IACP has been the leader in guiding the law enforcement profession into the future despite the myriad of social challenges that are present,” IACP President Lou Dekmar said in the press release. “Will brings a wealth of experience and commitment that will undoubtedly assist our organization as we continue to be the gold standard in training and leadership development.”

According to the press release, Johnson plans to focus on addressing social justice issues, mental health reform and ensuring equal protection under the law for all people.

“I am grateful to serve in a supportive community where our elected officials and the City Manager seek to use Arlington’s influence to positively enhance the policing profession and to contribute to national policy dialogue. On behalf of the entire Arlington PD team, I am humbled to represent them in this new role,” Johnson said in the release. “There are many opportunities to continue the extraordinary work that is being completed by police agencies internationally and to replicate these best practices to promote stronger and healthier communities across the nation and beyond.”

According to the release, Johnson received formal endorsements from many law enforcement organizations including the Texas Police Chiefs Association, California Police Chiefs Association, Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association and Utah Chiefs of Police Association.

Your Account

Create or login to your account to enjoy discounts and rewards.

Wishlist
Shares
Share This
0
    0
    Your Cart
    Your cart is emptyReturn to Shop
      Calculate Shipping
      Apply Coupon
      Available Coupons
      admin20 Get $20.00 off $20 off your cart total.
      adminpromo Get 100% off Free item offered by the administrator
      Unavailable Coupons
      adminsubscriptionretiredfirstpayment Get $120.00 off First payment of retired subscription when paid and added manually.
      cabinfree2days Get $90.00 off Get 2 free nights at the cabin.
      cabinfreeweek Get $315.00 off A free week (7 days) at the associated cabin in one contiguous stay at the time of your choice.
      freebassentry Get 100% off
      golfsponsor Get 100% off Free admission to the tournament with a golf sponsorship.
      jh$25 Get $25.00 off Jonathon Hall reimbursement for shirt he purchased that was too small.
      ldf1month Get $13.00 off Prorate an LDF membership for 1 month discount
      ntcvendorcomp Get 100% off This coupon entitles the user to a free vendor table at the NTC conference.
      retired10 Get $10.00 off
      retired60 Get $60.00 off This discounts your current year renewal $60 since you already pre-paid $60 towards your renewal for this year.
      spmtc Get 20% off Special 20% Off all Motor T's for a limited time!