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Past Agenda

Sunday - August 21, 2022

7:30 PM 12:30 AM

6:30 PM 11:30 PM

5:30 PM 10:30 PM

4:30 PM 9:30 PM

1:30 AM 6:30 AM

Registration

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 7

8:30 PM 9:45 PM

7:30 PM 8:45 PM

6:30 PM 7:45 PM

5:30 PM 6:45 PM

2:30 AM 3:45 AM

Training, Culture, and Discipline: The Keys to Navigating Current Turbulent Waters of Policing

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

• Develop and implement successful policies to enhance the philosophy of organizational culture and quality
• Evaluate the specific tools your officers need to be successful and incorporate training to ensure quality outcomes
• Create and utilize specific standards of excellence to ensure that your personnel’s attitude and actions represent your organization
• Reflect on your organizational culture to guarantee that your officers continue to represent your department in a positive manner and remain a valuable asset to your department

Ron Camacho, Chief of Police,
Chambersburg Borough Police Department

9:45 PM 10:15 PM

8:45 PM 9:15 PM

7:45 PM 8:15 PM

6:45 PM 7:15 PM

3:45 AM 4:15 AM

Networking Break

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 6 & 7

10:15 PM 11:30 PM

9:15 PM 10:30 PM

8:15 PM 9:30 PM

7:15 PM 8:30 PM

4:15 AM 5:30 AM

Strategies to Start or Restructure a Recruiting Program to Achieve Success

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

• Evaluate your current practices to identify areas of improvement for your recruiting team
• Set organizational goals to identify objectives and set achievable targets
• Understand your community and recruitment pool to identify recruitment opportunities to reach your target audience
• Explore your team to identify the qualities needed to be a strong recruiter, including bridging the gap between generational communication strategies

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

11:30 PM 12:30 AM

10:30 PM 11:30 PM

9:30 PM 10:30 PM

8:30 PM 9:30 PM

5:30 AM 6:30 AM

Networking Cocktail Reception

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 6 & 7

Monday - August 22, 2022

2:00 PM 3:00 PM

1:00 PM 2:00 PM

12:00 PM 1:00 PM

11:00 AM 12:00 PM

8:00 PM 9:00 PM

Registration and Networking Breakfast

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 7

2:00 PM 12:00 AM

1:00 PM 11:00 PM

12:00 PM 10:00 PM

11:00 AM 9:00 PM

8:00 PM 6:00 AM

Exhibit Hall Opens

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 6 & 7

3:00 PM 3:10 PM

2:00 PM 2:10 PM

1:00 PM 1:10 PM

12:00 PM 12:10 PM

9:00 PM 9:10 PM

Welcome Remarks

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

Mike Boward, Sergeant,
Fort Collins Police

3:10 PM 3:55 PM

2:10 PM 2:55 PM

1:10 PM 1:55 PM

12:10 PM 12:55 PM

9:10 PM 9:55 PM

Techniques to Improve Background Investigations and Polygraph Testing

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

• Explore which hurdles are the biggest challenge when completing background and polygraph testing to identify issues
• Assess tools that can help create an efficient process to reduce length of application process
• Generate a communication plan to avoid qualified candidates slipping through the cracks during the investigation and testing phase

Ryan Layne, CEO,
Guardian Alliance Technologies

Ray Nash, President,
Police Dynamics Institute

3:55 PM 4:40 PM

2:55 PM 3:40 PM

1:55 PM 2:40 PM

12:55 PM 1:40 PM

9:55 PM 10:40 PM

Strengthen Bond with Recruits Through Mentorship Programs

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

• Build on your relationship with recruits to increase positive bond with the department and probability of remaining a loyal member of your team
• Introduce the Cadet Life Tour to provide a day in the life of a cadet and increase probability of success
• Dramatically reduce the number of applicants that drop out through valuable communication, weekly quizzes, and individual work out plans

Clint Long, Trooper, Recruiter & Program Director, Hill Impact,
Pennsylvania State Police

Brian Arrington, Trooper, Recruiter & Program Director,
Pennsylvania State Police

4:40 PM 4:55 PM

3:40 PM 3:55 PM

2:40 PM 2:55 PM

1:40 PM 1:55 PM

10:40 PM 10:55 PM

Networking Break

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 6 & 7

4:55 PM 5:40 PM

3:55 PM 4:40 PM

2:55 PM 3:40 PM

1:55 PM 2:40 PM

10:55 PM 11:40 PM

4 Steps to Successful Recruiting: Research, Content Creation, Recruiting Website, and Online Advertising

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

• Understand today's job seeker and meet them where they are
• Develop a brand and produce professional content
• Why a recruiting website matters... It's all about the data
• Use online advertising to increase reach, generate awareness, and drive conversions

Sam Blonder, CEO
Epic Recruiting

Claudia Gharai, Marketing Director
Epic Recruiting

Alex Johnston, Chief Creative Officer,
Epic Recruiting

5:40 PM 6:25 PM

4:40 PM 5:25 PM

3:40 PM 4:25 PM

2:40 PM 3:25 PM

11:40 PM 12:25 AM

Recruiting Tactics for Small to Mid-Sized Agencies

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

• Identify your main competitors in your region to identify their recruiting techniques to differentiate your self
• Assess what your department offers that makes you unique and highlight these qualities in your marketing campaigns
• Calculate which qualities you are looking to attract and the best marketing avenues to reach these candidates to ensure your efforts reach the right target audience

Mike Boward, Sergeant,
Fort Collins Police

6:25 PM 6:35 PM

5:25 PM 5:35 PM

4:25 PM 4:35 PM

3:25 PM 3:35 PM

12:25 AM 12:35 AM

Tools & Technology Spotlight

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

Leading service providers will showcase their offerings in a quick-pitch setting. Evaluate the latest and greatest tech tools to bring back to your organization.

Dr. Rick Ramos, Director of Education and Public Safety Services,
Legacy1Media

6:35 PM 7:15 PM

5:35 PM 6:15 PM

4:35 PM 5:15 PM

3:35 PM 4:15 PM

12:35 AM 1:15 AM

Networking Lunch

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 6 & 7

7:15 PM 8:00 PM

6:15 PM 7:00 PM

5:15 PM 6:00 PM

4:15 PM 5:00 PM

1:15 AM 2:00 AM

Modernize the Recruiting and Hiring Process

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

• Capitalize on software to streamline processes best suited for the new generation of recruits
• Assess multi-channel marketing approaches to reach a dwindling candidate pool and place your department top of their list
• Streamline the application and onboarding process to eliminate wasted time and reduce the number of drop off applicants

Sabih Khan, Global Public Sector,
Salesforce

8:00 PM 8:45 PM

7:00 PM 7:45 PM

6:00 PM 6:45 PM

5:00 PM 5:45 PM

2:00 AM 2:45 AM

Marketing for Law Enforcement in a New Era of Policing

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

• Examine how the policing profession is evolving and which areas need to be addressed with recruiting efforts
• Analyze which skills are needed by modern police officers to be successful
• Discuss branding and marketing strategies to attract millennials and Generation Z candidates

Carly Ferreira, Marketing Specialist,
Metropolitan Police Department

8:45 PM 9:00 PM

7:45 PM 8:00 PM

6:45 PM 7:00 PM

5:45 PM 6:00 PM

2:45 AM 3:00 AM

Networking Break

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 6 & 7

9:00 PM 9:45 PM

8:00 PM 8:45 PM

7:00 PM 7:45 PM

6:00 PM 6:45 PM

3:00 AM 3:45 AM

Assess the Importance of the 30X30 Initiative

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

• Review the history of women in law enforcement and their major impact on the industry
• Evaluate the concept of the 30X30 initiative to understand its significance and importance
• Strategies to promote the 30X30 initiative to increase visibility for your department and promote women in law enforcement

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

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

Jasmine Reilly, MPhil, MS, Corporal,
Philadelphia Police Department

9:45 PM 10:30 PM

8:45 PM 9:30 PM

7:45 PM 8:30 PM

6:45 PM 7:30 PM

3:45 AM 4:30 AM

The Hill Impact Program: Attracting Youth in your Community

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

• Attract local community members to join a cadet program to obtain an understanding and appreciation of the profession from an early age
• Offer life like experiences of the day-to-day profession with the goal of the cadets joining your force
• Increase the number of female applicants by attracting females to the cadet program to achieve overall diversity goals

Clint Long, Trooper, Recruiter & Program Director, Hill Impact,
Pennsylvania State Police

Brian Arrington, Trooper, Recruiter & Program Director,
Pennsylvania State Police

10:30 PM 11:15 PM

9:30 PM 10:15 PM

8:30 PM 9:15 PM

7:30 PM 8:15 PM

4:30 AM 5:15 AM

Examine How Pre-Screening Can Increase Candidate Acceptance Rates and Decrease Hiring Costs

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

• Speed up your hiring process to increase your chances of hiring the most qualified and sought-after candidates
• Improve your hiring process workflow to reduce hiring costs up to 30%
• Quickly assess which candidates would be eligible for additional coaching to produce a stronger candidate pool
• Reduce the risk of hiring candidates that would harm or embarrass your agency

Weylin Proctor, Detective,
Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department

Todd Mickelsen, CEO,
Converus

11:15 PM 11:25 PM

10:15 PM 10:25 PM

9:15 PM 9:25 PM

8:15 PM 8:25 PM

5:15 AM 5:25 AM

Closing Session

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

Mike Boward, Sergeant,
Fort Collins Police

11:25 PM 12:15 AM

10:25 PM 11:15 PM

9:25 PM 10:15 PM

8:25 PM 9:15 PM

5:25 AM 6:15 AM

Networking Cocktail Reception and Live Entertainment

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 6 & 7

Please join us for live entertainment with standup comedian and Michigan State Police officer Dwayne Gill, who has shared the stage with the likes of Louie Anderson, Tim Allen and has opened for the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin.

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

 

Tuesday - August 23, 2022

2:00 PM 3:00 PM

1:00 PM 2:00 PM

12:00 PM 1:00 PM

11:00 AM 12:00 PM

8:00 PM 9:00 PM

Networking Breakfast

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 6 & 7

3:00 PM 3:10 PM

2:00 PM 2:10 PM

1:00 PM 1:10 PM

12:00 PM 12:10 PM

9:00 PM 9:10 PM

Opening Remarks

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

Mike Boward, Sergeant,
Fort Collins Police

3:10 PM 3:55 PM

2:10 PM 2:55 PM

1:10 PM 1:55 PM

12:10 PM 12:55 PM

9:10 PM 9:55 PM

Obtain “Buy In” to The Culture of your Department

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

• Understand the key values of your department and instill them in your organization from the early stages in the recruitment process
• Evaluate the value of professionals that feel supported and respected on your retention efforts.
• Assess the reduction in disciplinary issues and retention based on your efforts to increase cultural standards

Ron Camacho, Chief of Police,
Chambersburg Borough Police Department

3:55 PM 4:40 PM

2:55 PM 3:40 PM

1:55 PM 2:40 PM

12:55 PM 1:40 PM

9:55 PM 10:40 PM

Recruiting Strategies in a Post George Floyd Era

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

• Identify opportunities to incorporate culturally specific messaging within your marketing approaches to connect with the community
• Educate recruiters on best ways to discuss delicate topics with potential recruits
• Explore opportunities to add cultural competency training into your training program

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

Terry Cherry, Senior Police Officer,
Charleston Police Department

4:40 PM 4:55 PM

3:40 PM 3:55 PM

2:40 PM 2:55 PM

1:40 PM 1:55 PM

10:40 PM 10:55 PM

Networking Break

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 6 & 7

4:55 PM 5:45 PM

3:55 PM 4:45 PM

2:55 PM 3:45 PM

1:55 PM 2:45 PM

10:55 PM 11:45 PM

Communication Tools to Create a Bridge Between Generations

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

• Explore unique ways to connect different generations within your department through positive communication
• Overcome barriers to communication through education and guidance
• Examine which communication techniques are used most commonly to capitalize on the best platform

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

Jonathan Johnson, Police Officer,
Columbus Division of Police

5:45 PM 6:30 PM

4:45 PM 5:30 PM

3:45 PM 4:30 PM

2:45 PM 3:30 PM

11:45 PM 12:30 AM

Conscious Leadership for Police Professionals

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

• Understand the value of conscious leadership on retention efforts within your department
• Assess the difference between a manager and a leader, to ensure that your leaders are in the appropriate positions
• Identify future leaders and place them on the right track for the future betterment of your department

Melanie A. Talia, J.D., President & CEO,
New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation

6:30 PM 7:30 PM

5:30 PM 6:30 PM

4:30 PM 5:30 PM

3:30 PM 4:30 PM

12:30 AM 1:30 AM

Networking Lunch

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 6 & 7

7:30 PM 8:15 PM

6:30 PM 7:15 PM

5:30 PM 6:15 PM

4:30 PM 5:15 PM

1:30 AM 2:15 AM

Incentives and Modern Leadership to Improve Retention

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

• Identify non-financial incentives that can be offered to employees to show appreciation for valuable work
• Utilize leadership techniques to understand each employee on a personal level to identify warning signs early and intervene
• Explore opportunities to add officer training and development as an incentive

Anthony Gibson, Sergeant,
Charleston Police Department

Terry Cherry, Senior Police Officer,
Charleston Police Department

8:15 PM 9:00 PM

7:15 PM 8:00 PM

6:15 PM 7:00 PM

5:15 PM 6:00 PM

2:15 AM 3:00 AM

Understand the Importance of Physical and Psychological Wellness

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

• Examine current programs that improve both physical and psychological wellness to emulate and improve officer wellness
• Create and implement incentives for valuable professionals to participate in the program
• Identify websites, articles, and publications that can be shared within your department as another tool to achieve your goal of officer wellness

Mike Boward, Sergeant,
Fort Collins Police

Mandy Nice, Cordico Strategic Wellness Director,
Lexipol

9:00 PM 9:10 PM

8:00 PM 8:10 PM

7:00 PM 7:10 PM

6:00 PM 6:10 PM

3:00 AM 3:10 AM

Closing Session

BELLAGIO BALLROOM 2

Mike Boward, Sergeant,
Fort Collins Police