Thank you for your interest in joining the Mass Violence Advisory Initiative (MVAI) Community of Practice. Participation is open to all IACP members, sworn and civilian employees of public safety and government agencies, academics and students in public safety or related fields, and public safety medical/psychological professionals. Public safety includes offices of police, sheriffs, EMS, fire service, hazmat, and park rangers from federal, state, city, county, campus, and tribal agencies.

How to Join
If you are an IACP member, click here, log into your IACP account, navigate to the "MVAI Connect" listing, and click the "Join" button. If you have trouble accessing your account, please reset your password to log-in.

Individuals without an IACP membership or existing account will need to create an account before joining. Click here to create an account and add the community code MVAICON in the "Community Code" field to join. Please allow up to 24 hours for verification. Upon verification, all individuals will receive an email with community access information.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Lindsey Hedrick, Project Coordinator at hedrick@theiacp.org.

Healing in the Wake of Harm
The Mass Violence Advisory Initiative (MVAI) provides peer-to-peer assistance for law enforcement leaders following a mass violence event to maximize the safety and wellness of officers, other first responders, and the community. This MVAI Community of Practice is a virtual platform that provides a forum to connect with other law enforcement leaders, mental health and victim service providers, educators, and faith and community leaders to pose questions and share research, resources, ideas, and best practices to help law enforcement leaders and their communities heal in the aftermath of a mass violence incident.