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December 9-10, 2019

Sofitel at Rittenhouse Square | Philadelphia


The 5th Annual Police Recruitment & Retention Summit 
With co-located track for Women in Public Safety 

Bringing the best conference experience in the market for the fifth year in a row, The FRA Police Recruitment and Retention Summit features a new co-located track on Women in Public Safety, bringing together police personnel and female public safety professionals for two days of learning and networking. Experience the highest caliber of speakers at the conference, examining national recruitment and retention trends to improve your workforce while uniting powerful women in public safety roles to educate, inspire, and improve leadership skills. As a value add, delegates gain access to two distinct content tracks, double the speaking faculty and twice the networking opportunities all under one roof. 

 

Who Should Attend

With a wide variety of topics that focus on issues related to officer recruitment, retention, and women in public safety, this summit is the nation's marquee event to attend for all police and public safety personnel with job functions such as: 

  • Sheriffs
  • Police Chiefs
  • Deputy Chiefs/Sheriffs
  • Captains
  • Lieutenants
  • Sergeants
  • Majors
  • Detectives
  • Chiefs of Staff
  • Commanders
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Directors of Personnel and Recruitment
  • Women's Association Members

Professionals from all public safety organizations are welcome including:

  • Law Enforcement
  • Police Departments
  • Transport Officers
  • Fire Departments
  • First Responders
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Emergency Management Services
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

Top Reasons to Attend

  • Gain access to a brand-new track addressing challenges for women in public safety positions - double the content for the same price all in one location

  • Join 25+ experts from police districts across the U.S. sharing insights into best practices to improve recruitment and retention and increase the value of female peace officers within your organization

  • Discover implementable approaches to advance your recruiting efforts through data analytics and social media posting

  • Walk away with a toolkit to create stability within your team by introducing mentorship programs to strengthen organizational culture

  • Secure the must-know strategies to establish attractive incentive programs and retain the best officers within your team, all while on a tight budget

  • Examine different approaches in organizational structure via case studies from other departments

  • Re-evaluate your core values to maintain integrity within your recruiting process to acquire the best talent and maintain a high standard when recruiting new officers

  • Learn to identify mental or physical issues early on to increase the longevity of your officers’ careers

  • Prepare for the future - groom, identify and nourish potential leaders within your organization to further your retention efforts

Police Recruitment and Retention Track 

  • Network with experienced leaders and your peers from police departments across the nation to advance your recruitment and retention efforts

  • Walk away with actionable solutions to key problems facing this industry, including: recruitment of minorities, retaining top talent, using social media to advance the perception of police in the community and recruiting efforts 

  • Examine five critical retention stages in a law enforcement officers’ employment cycle to identify potential retention issues

  • Analyze new and existing technologies that can streamline the recruiting process

Women in Public Safety Track 

  • Gain insights and address the most pressing topics women in public safety positions are faced with on a day-to-day basis, including:  work-life balance, securing promotional opportunities in a male-dominated profession and leadership skills

  • Empower future leaders within the force through mentorship of both female and male officers

  • Join like-minded individuals in the fight for the advancement of women in the public safety field 

  • Identify progression paths designed to enable longevity within your career