Agenda

April 22, 2021

12:00PM-12:10PM EST

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Sabrina Richardson, Commander
New Orleans Police Department

12:10PM – 12:55PM EST

Continued Professional Success by Generating a Positive Work/Life Balance

  • Examine how other professionals within your department balance their work and life schedules to get an understanding of processes in place to improve your schedule
  • Implement a positive communication approach with supervisors and co-workers to sustain a heavy workload while managing your personal life
  • Prepare for major occasions such as weddings, vacation, and planning to start a family to be in the best place possible when the time comes

Morgan Kane, Patrol District Commander,
Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department

Karen Mory, Senior Special Agent, (Retired)
California Department of Correction and Rehabilitation

Erin Parker, Special Agent In Charge, Office of Correctional Safety (Retired)
California Department of Correction and Rehabilitation

12:55PM-1:05PM EST
Break

1:05PM – 1:50PM EST

Advanced Planning When Preparing to Start a Family for Employee and Employer

  • Prepare as an employer to offer needed support and guidance to team member when starting a family with the goal of retaining their services after paternity leave
  • Implement a frequent communication stream to ensure that the transition is simple and stress free
  • Create a 12-month plan allowing for adequate time off work, and a transition period back into work for the employee

Antoinette Tull, Human Resources Division Chief
City of Richmond Police Department

Nikki Heuer, Captain, Support Services Bureau
Westminster Police Department

1:50PM-2:00PM EST
Break

2:00PM-2:45PM EST

Introduce a Positive Leadership Mentality in all Aspects of your Role

  • Offer thoughtful insight on a daily basis that can help resolve issues and promote your presence within the department
  • Educate yourself on new approaches to how you communicate and collaborate with others as you grow within your profession
  • Reach your goals of promotion by continued leadership, even when no one is watching

Erin Parker, Special Agent In Charge, Office of Correctional Safety (Retired)
California Department of Correction and Rehabilitation

Morgan Kane, Patrol District Commander,
Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department

2:45PM – 3:00PM EST
Break

3:00PM – 3.45PM EST

Reach Your Peak-Stand Out from The Crowd When Preparing for Promotion

  • Identify which career path you want to follow and conduct research and due diligence to put yourself ahead of all competitors applying for the same job
  • Include mentors and supervisors in your application approach to get the best insight to process that can help you achieve your goal
  • Conduct mock interviews prior to the real thing in order to achieve success and separate yourself from the pack

Lindsey Alli, MBA, CLEE, Sergeant, Cadet Program Coordinator, Recruiting Unit,
Columbus Division of Police

Karen Mory, Senior Special Agent, (Retired)
California Department of Correction and Rehabilitation

3:45PM – 4:00PM EST

Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

Sabrina Richardson, Commander
New Orleans Police Department

4:00PM-5:00PM EST

Virtual Networking Reception

Don’t Miss Out! Turn on your camera and join us in the Virtual Lobby for that face-to-face networking experience we’ve all been missing. Connecting with your peers and vendors including female public safety professionals from across the country never been easier - click on an open seat, say hello to familiar faces, and take part in the continued success of female public safety officers discussions. We’ll see you in the lobby!

 

April 23, 2021

12:00PM-12:10PM EST

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Sabrina Richardson, Commander
New Orleans Police Department

12:10PM – 12:55PM EST

Pass the Torch- Offer Guidance and Wisdom Through Mentorship

  • Utilize your experiences and help passed down to you by mentoring the future generation of female leaders within your department
  • Create and introduce a mentorship program at the inception of the career in the academy to help promote self-belief and confidence in young, promising female professionals
  • Build your team: incorporate powerful mentors into your team to reach as many candidates as possible to spread knowledge throughout generations

Rhonda Glover Reece, Retired, Program Manager, Unit Chief,
Federal Bureau of Investigation
CEO,
The Rhonda M. Glover Group LLC

12:55PM-1:05PM EST
Break

1:05PM-1:50PM EST

Transform Organizational Culture to Empower Female Officers to Make Strides

  • Analyze which areas of your current culture are detrimental to the development and growth of your female officers and prepare to make a change
  • Calculate the impact of organizational culture change on both recruitment of new female offices, and retention of current officers, to highlight its critical importance
  • Introduce educational exercises to demonstrate the importance of minority inclusion within your staff to break down barriers

Terry Cherry, Officer, Recruitment and Retention
City of Charleston Police Department

1:50PM – 2:00PM EST
Break

2:00PM – 2:45PM EST

Marketing Strategies to Attract Interested Female Candidates

  • Create marketing materials with a specific message to reach interested female candidates by expressing successful female’s role models within your department
  • Introduce positive social media postings demonstrating news stories of female professionals in the force and managing their off-duty lifestyle as well as work commitments
  • Utilize female officers at all recruiting events and community outreach programs to visibly highlight positive community impact by leading female professionals

Lindsey Alli, MBA, CLEE, Sergeant, Cadet Program Coordinator, Recruiting Unit,
Columbus Division of Police

Terry Cherry, Officer, Recruitment and Retention
City of Charleston Police Department

2:45PM-3:00PM EST
Break

3:00PM-3:45PM EST

Stay Strong! Techniques to Improve Physical Strength and Safety for Female Officers

  • Generate goals on an individual basis for each of your female officers of areas for improvement to help them during confrontations
  • Implement a training plan to guide them towards achieving their goal
  • Offer educational class to share experiences of how to deal with specific incidents including testimonials, training experts, video analysis, and practical training

Sabrina Richardson, Commander
New Orleans Police Department

Mandy Nice, Tactical Program Manager,
The National Strength and Conditioning Association

3:45PM – 4:00PM EST

Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

Sabrina Richardson, Commander
New Orleans Police Department