Agenda

Sunday - August 21, 2022

4:30 PM 9:30 PM

3:30 PM 8:30 PM

2:30 PM 7:30 PM

1:30 PM 6:30 PM

Registration

Concurrent Sessions 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

5:30 PM 6:45 PM

4:30 PM 5:45 PM

3:30 PM 4:45 PM

2:30 PM 3:45 PM

Race and Community Relations Training

Track A - Police Academies and Training

• Develop training to better prepare staff to deal with the community they serve by understanding the demographics, history, and culture of the community
• Implement training for officers on how to handle scenarios with specific races to avoid overstepping cultural boundaries and creating conflict
• Educate your staff on commonly used phrases and sentences in languages used in your community to de-escalate scenarios

Sharita Jacobs Thompson, Professor of History and Consultant on Black History, Culture, and the Police,
Prince George's Community College

5:30 PM 6:45 PM

4:30 PM 5:45 PM

3:30 PM 4:45 PM

2:30 PM 3:45 PM

Benefit from a Curriculum Design Committee

Track B - Executive Leadership Training

• Utilize professionals from a variety of industries to ensure that the design of your program is valuable
• Incorporate officials and community members in the decision making to obtain buy in to long-term positive change
• Capitalize on the expertise of university professors and successful business leaders to share input and ideas for the curriculum design

Jennifer A. Beskid, EdD, Director, Office of Government & Legislative Affairs,
Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services

Opportunities to attend these sessions are limited to Invitation only

6:45 PM 7:15 PM

5:45 PM 6:15 PM

4:45 PM 5:15 PM

3:45 PM 4:15 PM

Networking Break

Concurrent Sessions 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

7:15 PM 8:30 PM

6:15 PM 7:30 PM

5:15 PM 6:30 PM

4:15 PM 5:30 PM

Capitalize on Graduate Debriefs

Track A - Police Academies and Training

• Assess the experience of your graduates to identify areas of strength and weakness within your program
• Understand reasons for candidates failing to identify if changes to the curriculum need to be made
• Evaluate the feedback on your academy trainers and directors to flag any reoccurring issues in advance

Diana Duffy, Captain, Training Division Commander-SALETC,
Tucson Police Department

 

7:15 PM 8:30 PM

6:15 PM 7:30 PM

5:15 PM 6:30 PM

4:15 PM 5:30 PM

Training Techniques for De-Escalation and Use of Force

Track B - Executive Leadership Training

• Examine best practices for use of force training to avoid unnecessary use of force, rather controlled use of force
• Explore types of training such as Ju Jitsu to prepare your staff to protect themselves and the community
• Focus training on de-escalation techniques to avoid conflict when necessary

Sean M. Hendrickson, Division Manager, Applied Skills Training Division,
Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission

Opportunities to attend these sessions are limited to Invitation only

8:30 PM 9:30 PM

7:30 PM 8:30 PM

6:30 PM 7:30 PM

5:30 PM 6:30 PM

Networking Cocktail Reception

Monday - August 22, 2022

11:00 AM 12:00 PM

10:00 AM 11:00 AM

9:00 AM 10:00 AM

8:00 AM 9:00 AM

Registration and Networking Breakfast

12:00 PM 12:10 PM

11:00 AM 11:10 AM

10:00 AM 10:10 AM

9:00 AM 9:10 AM

Welcome Remarks

Marvin “Ben” Haiman, Chief of Staff,
Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department

12:10 PM 12:55 PM

11:10 AM 11:55 AM

10:10 AM 10:55 AM

9:10 AM 9:55 AM

Keynote Address: Reshape The Future of Police Academies and Training

Your Black Swan is Someone Else’s Gray Rhino - Some Thoughts on Sharing Institutional Knowledge.

• Evaluate the importance of learning from national incidents to prepare for future events
• Assess external environments that could impact your department in order to best prepare
• Ensure your organization is knowledgeable on regulatory and legal changes that are imposed on your organization to confirm compliance
• Examine and update your current policies and procedures to guarantee that roles and responsibilities are clear throughout the department

Gordon Graham, Co-Founder,
Lexipol

12:55 PM 1:40 PM

11:55 AM 12:40 PM

10:55 AM 11:40 AM

9:55 AM 10:40 AM

Strategies to Create a Culture of Excellence Throughout your Department

• Explore current cultural deficiencies that need to be eradicated to achieve organizational goals
• Align academy training to emulate the goals and mission of the department for a seamless transition for new recruits
• Examine how your organizations mission relates to the community you serve to ensure consistency and alignment

Ron Camacho, Chief of Police,
Chambersburg Borough Police Department

1:40 PM 1:55 PM

12:40 PM 12:55 PM

11:40 AM 11:55 AM

10:40 AM 10:55 AM

Networking Break

1:55 PM 2:40 PM

12:55 PM 1:40 PM

11:55 AM 12:40 PM

10:55 AM 11:40 AM

Review of Legislative Mandates Impacting Police Academies and Training

• Evaluate which mandates will impact your current curriculum
• Assess which changes need to be made to ensure compliance with new mandates
• Create and implement an action plan to deliver the training including a staffing calendar to guarantee quality

Diedre Magee, Training Director,
New Orleans Police Department

Jennifer A. Beskid, EdD, Director, Office of Government & Legislative Affairs,
Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services

2:40 PM 3:25 PM

1:40 PM 2:25 PM

12:40 PM 1:25 PM

11:40 AM 12:25 PM

The Future of Public Safety Training: Virtual Reality Training for Success

• Assess the benefits of virtual reality training, including the different scenarios and review capabilities, to analyze the positive training outcomes
• Explore which companies offer services that fit your organizational needs
• Discuss how virtual reality training can be incorporated into your current curriculum for the benefit of your department and officers

Sean R. Conboy, Commander, Metropolitan Police Academy,
Metropolitan Police Department

3:25 PM 4:15 PM

2:25 PM 3:15 PM

1:25 PM 2:15 PM

12:25 PM 1:15 PM

Networking Lunch

Concurrent Sessions 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

4:15 PM 5:00 PM

3:15 PM 4:00 PM

2:15 PM 3:00 PM

1:15 PM 2:00 PM

Evolve Education Techniques to Train Millennials

Track A - Police Academies and Training

• Evaluate the specific learning methods of the new generation of recruits
• Train your academy staff on best practices to deliver valuable content to millennial recruits
• Evaluate training methods through cadet surveys to obtain feedback and make appropriate changes

Bob Rossi, Ed.D, Leadership and Curriculum Administrator,
Phoenix Regional Police Academy

4:15 PM 5:00 PM

3:15 PM 4:00 PM

2:15 PM 3:00 PM

1:15 PM 2:00 PM

The Right Fit: Select the Best Personnel to Teach New Recruits

Track B - Executive Leadership Training

• Analyze the qualities needed to educate a new generation of future professionals to lead your organization
• Assess your current staff to identify team members that have the required skills to make a positive impact
• Continue to nurture their growth and development over time for continued success

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

Opportunities to attend these sessions are limited to Invitation only

Concurrent Sessions 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

5:00 PM 5:45 PM

4:00 PM 4:45 PM

3:00 PM 3:45 PM

2:00 PM 2:45 PM

Strategies to Improve Health and Wellness of your Staff and Recruits

Track A - Police Academies and Training

• Implement physical and psychological training programs to achieve long-term goals of health and wellness in your department
• Identify specific training programs for officers that have recently joined the department that are experience every day occupational stress for the first time
• Implement health and wellness training for officers involved in traumatic incidents
• Offer general health maintenance classes to ensure a healthy workforce contributing to the community

Dr. Marla W. Friedman Psy.D. PC, Police and Clinical Psychologist,
Chairman of the Board- Badge of Life, Chief Psychologist,
Field Training Associates

Opportunities to attend these sessions are limited to Invitation only

5:00 PM 5:45 PM

4:00 PM 4:45 PM

3:00 PM 3:45 PM

2:00 PM 2:45 PM

Techniques to Improve Current Curriculum

Track B - Executive Leadership Training

• Examine curriculums from departments across the country to identify new approaches that can be introduced
• Analyze your current curriculum to assess if the training matches the task at hand when dealing with members of the community
• Implement and evaluate the changes made to ensure you are achieving your organizational goals

Jennifer A. Beskid, EdD, Director, Office of Government & Legislative Affairs,
Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services

Luann Pannell, Ph.D., Director, Police Training and Education,
Los Angeles Police Department

Opportunities to attend these sessions are limited to Invitation only

5:45 PM 6:00 PM

4:45 PM 5:00 PM

3:45 PM 4:00 PM

2:45 PM 3:00 PM

Networking Break

Concurrent Sessions 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

6:00 PM 6:45 PM

5:00 PM 5:45 PM

4:00 PM 4:45 PM

3:00 PM 3:45 PM

Unique Approaches to Increase Diversity in your Training Staff

Track A - Police Academies and Training

• Evaluate your current training academy staff to identify if it reflects the cadets in the program and the community you serve
• Identify candidates within your department that have the ability to improve your training program
• Explore the value of a diverse training staff on the success outcomes of the academy

Speaker to be announced

If you’re interested in speaking, please contact Tim Hart at thart@fraconferences.com

6:00 PM 6:45 PM

5:00 PM 5:45 PM

4:00 PM 4:45 PM

3:00 PM 3:45 PM

Strategies to Achieve Successful Budgeting for Training and Equipment

Track B - Executive Leadership Training

• Generate a desired budget that would allow you to accomplish your training goals
• Explore opportunities for external resources and partnerships that can help alleviate some of the financial burden
• Assess communication approach with decision makers to ensure the importance of the budget is understood

Speaker to be announced

Opportunities to attend these sessions are limited to Invitation only

Concurrent Sessions 6:45 PM - 7:30 PM 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM 4:45 PM - 5:30 PM 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

6:45 PM 7:30 PM

5:45 PM 6:30 PM

4:45 PM 5:30 PM

3:45 PM 4:30 PM

Tactics to Improve Interpersonal Skills for Continued Development

Track A - Police Academies and Training

• Identify which skills are lacking in quality when dealing with other officers and the public
• Explore training techniques to improve communications skills
• Examine how generational differences require different types of interpersonal skill training

Speaker to be announced

If you’re interested in speaking, please contact Tim Hart at thart@fraconferences.com

6:45 PM 7:30 PM

5:45 PM 6:30 PM

4:45 PM 5:30 PM

3:45 PM 4:30 PM

Quality Training as a Risk Management Tool

Track B - Executive Leadership Training

• Avoid costly errors by investing in your training
• Implement continued education for staff to guarantee the highest level of training takes place
• Utilize evaluations and audits regularly to ensure quality
• Protect your department, staff, and community by ensuring quality training

Gordon Graham, Co-Founder,
Lexipol

Opportunities to attend these sessions are limited to Invitation only.

7:30 PM 8:15 PM

6:30 PM 7:15 PM

5:30 PM 6:15 PM

4:30 PM 5:15 PM

Training Techniques to Become Customer Service Specialists

• Capitalize on interpersonal and communication skills for positive interactions within the community
• Replicate industry leaders in customer service to identify trends and techniques used that can be implemented in your department
• Overcome generational, cultural differences and language barriers through training professionals to build relationships within the community

Speaker to be announced

If you’re interested in speaking, please contact Tim Hart at thart@fraconferences.com

8:15 PM 8:25 PM

7:15 PM 7:25 PM

6:15 PM 6:25 PM

5:15 PM 5:25 PM

Closing Session

Marvin “Ben” Haiman, Chief of Staff,
Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department

8:25 PM 9:15 PM

7:25 PM 8:15 PM

6:25 PM 7:15 PM

5:25 PM 6:15 PM

Networking Cocktail Reception

Dwayne L. Gill,
Stand Up Comedian,
Michigan State Police Recruitment Coordinator

Tuesday - August 23, 2022

11:00 AM 12:00 PM

10:00 AM 11:00 AM

9:00 AM 10:00 AM

8:00 AM 9:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

12:00 PM 12:10 PM

11:00 AM 11:10 AM

10:00 AM 10:10 AM

9:00 AM 9:10 AM

Opening Remarks

Marvin “Ben” Haiman, Chief of Staff,
Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department

12:10 PM 12:55 PM

11:10 AM 11:55 AM

10:10 AM 10:55 AM

9:10 AM 9:55 AM

Utilizing Technology Review of Real-Life Incidents to Benefit Training

• Utilize body worn camera, dash camera, and drone camera footage of real-life incidents as a training tool for your officers
• Examine the steps taken by the officers involved and the overall outcome to identify areas of improvement
• Use the footage in a classroom setting and real-life recreation of incidents to enhance officers understanding of split-second decisions
• Explore available technologies and software that can be utilized to assist in training

Sean R. Conboy, Commander, Metropolitan Police Academy,
Metropolitan Police Department

12:55 PM 1:40 PM

11:55 AM 12:40 PM

10:55 AM 11:40 AM

9:55 AM 10:40 AM

Evaluate the Different Styles of Training to Identify the Best Fit

• Understand the different types of training to identify which style is the best fit for your academy to produce top level officers
• Identify individuals within your academy that may respond better to different approaches to achieve positive outcomes
• Assess the value of virtual training where applicable to achieve training goals with remote learning
• Select the balance that enables your organization to successfully train recruits to be ready for the profession

Jason J. Kepp, Assistant Director, Training and Professional Development,
Federal Protective Service,
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Jason Bentley, Officer,
Tucson Police Department

1:40 PM 1:55 PM

12:40 PM 12:55 PM

11:40 AM 11:55 AM

10:40 AM 10:55 AM

Networking Break

Concurrent Sessions 1:55 PM - 2:45 PM 12:55 PM - 1:45 PM 11:55 AM - 12:45 PM 10:55 AM - 11:45 AM

1:55 PM 2:45 PM

12:55 PM 1:45 PM

11:55 AM 12:45 PM

10:55 AM 11:45 AM

Death by Power Point: Evolve to Adult Learning Techniques

Track A - Police Academies and Training

• Capture the attention of the recruits through interactive learning
• Introduce adult learning techniques to ensure valuable training is not forgotten
• Adapt the seating in the room to roundtables to facilitate interaction and discussion

Bob Rossi, Ed.D, Leadership and Curriculum Administrator,
Phoenix Regional Police Academy

1:55 PM 2:45 PM

12:55 PM 1:45 PM

11:55 AM 12:45 PM

10:55 AM 11:45 AM

Oversite and Accountability: Compliance and Integrity for the Benefit of the Community

Track B - Executive Leadership Training

• Incorporate compliance and accountability training into your training program to confirm that all officers understand the potential impact of their actions
• Create and implement a review team to analyze incidents or use of force or discharged firearm to evaluate officer performance and improve training
• Audit academy training graduates to identify areas of weakness when on the job to offer continued support

Diana Duffy, Captain, Training Division Commander-SALETC,
Tucson Police Department

Thomas Hawke, Lieutenant,
Tucson Police Department

Opportunities to attend these sessions are limited to Invitation only

Concurrent Sessions 2:45 PM - 3:30 PM 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

2:45 PM 3:30 PM

1:45 PM 2:30 PM

12:45 PM 1:30 PM

11:45 AM 12:30 PM

Community Bond: Utilizing Community Members for Training Exercises

Track A - Police Academies and Training

• Increase the connection within your community by utilizing them in training exercises
• Allow the community members to see the day-to-day work of the police to feed positive messages to the community
• Assess the value of having real life/non police in training environments that require split second decision making

Speaker to be announced

If you’re interested in speaking, please contact Tim Hart at thart@fraconferences.com

2:45 PM 3:30 PM

1:45 PM 2:30 PM

12:45 PM 1:30 PM

11:45 AM 12:30 PM

Create and Implement Metrics to Achieve Success

Track B - Executive Leadership Training

• Identify which metrics you want to assess and how they can be evaluated and monitored
• Utilize the tool as a benchmark to achieve goals related to de-escalation, use of force, and community policing
• Install them as an industry standard to be used after each encounter to assess the quality of training when interacting with the public

Jonathan Parham, Police Director,
Rahway Police Department

Opportunities to attend these sessions are limited to Invitation only

3:30 PM 4:30 PM

2:30 PM 3:30 PM

1:30 PM 2:30 PM

12:30 PM 1:30 PM

Networking Lunch

Concurrent Sessions 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

4:30 PM 5:15 PM

3:30 PM 4:15 PM

2:30 PM 3:15 PM

1:30 PM 2:15 PM

Strategies to Avoid Implicit Bias in Academy Training

Track A - Police Academies and Training

• Assess common implicit bias that could be unintentionally happening in your current training programs
• Evaluate training exercises and observe academy trainers to identify if bias is taking place
• Educate staff to understand implicit bias and the impact it has on recruits
• Implore your staff to speak up if they see other staff members expressing any bias during training

Yasmin Brown, Captain, Assistant Chief, Support Operations,
Maryland-National Capital Park Police

Vereen Barton, MAFP, MPhil, Captain,
Assistant Division Chief,
Director of Investigative & OAO Services,
Maryland-National Capital Park Police

4:30 PM 5:15 PM

3:30 PM 4:15 PM

2:30 PM 3:15 PM

1:30 PM 2:15 PM

Track B - Executive Leadership Training

Overcoming Obstacles to Meet Required State Mandated Training

• Assess which mandated training causes the most issues in order to plan appropriately to fulfil the requirement
• Create a calendar for required training to take place to ensure each officer attends the training
• Ensure that all facilities needed are reserved in advance to accommodate training to avoid scheduling complications
• Prepare in advance to avoid any staffing issues related to mandated training

Diedre Magee, Training Director,
New Orleans Police Department

Opportunities to attend these sessions are limited to Invitation only

5:15 PM 6:00 PM

4:15 PM 5:00 PM

3:15 PM 4:00 PM

2:15 PM 3:00 PM

Industry Leader Conclusion Session: Discuss Valuable Lessons Learned

• Explore which items were most valuable throughout the symposium that can impact your organization
• Determine how you can implement changes immediately to create a positive impact
• Identify and prepare for long-term changes that need time to plan and execute to enable future change

Moderator

Marvin “Ben” Haiman, Chief of Staff,
Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department

Panelist

Speakers to be announced

 

6:00 PM 6:10 PM

5:00 PM 5:10 PM

4:00 PM 4:10 PM

3:00 PM 3:10 PM

Closing Remarks

Marvin “Ben” Haiman, Chief of Staff,
Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department