ACCPD believes that the sanctity of life and protection of life is at the core of everything we do. The fundamental principle is prioritizing the preservation of human life (all lives) above any other value. We instill this value in our officers through our policies on Use of Force, as well as the training we provide our officers (e.g., Integrating Communication Assessment and Tactics [ICAT]). When our officers embrace the sanctity of life principle, they recognize each person they encounter as a life worth saving regardless of the circumstances. Officers embracing this principle actively work to gain compliance and achieve other lawful objectives by exhausting other reasonable means (e.g., communications, tactics) before resorting to force.