A new survey of law enforcement leaders on data sharing, workload focus, challenges they face, and more was conducted leading up to and during the International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual 2019 Conference.
- The top three challenges law enforcement face in their jurisdictions are opioids, property crimes, and gang activity
- 63 percent of respondents indicate personnel management - recruiting, staffing and training - comprise the most time-intensive aspect of their day, with managing community relationships second
- 66 percent of respondents indicate they prefer to see law enforcement data and share data nationwide
- IT resources, budget and cooperation amongst local agencies were the top reasons respondents identified as barriers to data sharing