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University of Iowa News Release

March 4, 2005

Allison Named President Of Iowa Crime Prevention Association

Officer Brad Allison, crime prevention specialist for the University of Iowa police, has been elected as president of the Iowa Crime Prevention Association (ICPA).

Allison previously has served as a board member and more recently as vice president of the association, which is comprised of law enforcement officers from across the state of Iowa.

The Iowa Crime Prevention Association is a non-profit statewide organization with the primary purpose of encouraging citizen, business, law enforcement and community involvement in reducing crime and criminal opportunity.

The ICPA's mission is to enable people to prevent crime, the fear of crime and criminal opportunity in the state of Iowa through the advancement and promotion of crime prevention practices to build safer, more caring communities.

The Iowa Crime Prevention Association was founded in 1982 in an effort to increase awareness of crime prevention strategies and to network with others on how to reduce their chances of becoming a victim of crime. Originating from a small group of law enforcement officers, the ICPA's sponsors and participants have expanded to include business professionals and citizens, as well as community groups and other organizations.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Media: Stephen Pradarelli, 319-384-0007, stephen-pradarelli@uiowa.edu.