U.S. Conference of Mayors President James A. Garner of Hempstead, New York and Gary, Indiana Mayor Scott King, chairman of the Conference’s Mayors and Police Chiefs Task Force join police chief Joseph Samuels, Jr., President of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), Chief Joseph Polisar, First Vice President of the IACP, and other police chiefs in a press conference at the IACP Annual Meeting in Philadelphia urging Congress not to cut the Community Oriented Policing (COPS) money and Local Law Enforcement Block Grant (LLEBG) money.