Chief Appointed to IACP Board

Published on December 05, 2023

Chief Amanda Behan of the Winchester Police Department has been appointed to the 30-member Board of Directors of the International Association of Chiefs of Police. This board represents 33,000 members in over 170 countries.

The association works to improve the policing profession by promoting leading practices and model policies through advocacy, research outreach, and education. It has developed multiple projects to provide police leaders with guidebooks, training, and interactive tools to help develop agencies around the world. Board members, such as Chief Behan, play a key role in growing the association and highlighting the important work they do.

Not only does the IACP help keep communities safe worldwide, but it also promotes transparency between law enforcement agencies and the people they serve. Chief Behan is committed to continuing her transparency efforts in the City of Winchester.  So, she is excited to become a part of such an incredible association that’s developing practices for police agencies that will enhance community relations and trust. 

“I am grateful for this prestigious appointment and being able to represent the great work of the Winchester Police Department.  I will diligently carry out the expectations of the IACP Executive Board while maintaining my commitment to WPD employees and our great community,” said Chief Behan. 

To learn more about the board Chief Behan has been appointed to, click the link below.

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