The American Council on Public Safety (ACPS) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to keeping America’s communities safe through educational initiatives that forge a better understanding of our nation’s law enforcement community.
ACPS Strive to:
Educate all Americans about the dedicated members of our nation’s law enforcement community
Through our Defending the Shield Initiative, combat misinformation and misperceptions about our nation’s law enforcement community
Work with police departments to develop programs that increase communication and understanding between law enforcement and local communities
Train local law enforcement professionals in best practices for more productive community engagement
Provide communications assistance to local law enforcement during challenging situations
Develop and maintain a national network of effective spokespeople for the law enforcement community