2022 Agenda

Sunday - March 20, 2022

1:30 PM 7:00 PM

12:30 PM 6:00 PM

11:30 AM 5:00 PM

10:30 AM 4:00 PM

Registration

Broadway Ballroom Foyer

1:00 PM 5:00 PM

12:00 PM 4:00 PM

11:00 AM 3:00 PM

10:00 AM 2:00 PM

Volunteer Food Packing Event Sponsored by Solutran

Mockingbird 3

Lend your helping hands for this volunteer opportunity as attendees pack 2,500 bags to donate to the local food bank, providing children with supplemental food to have after school or on weekends.

2:30 PM 4:00 PM

1:30 PM 3:00 PM

12:30 PM 2:00 PM

11:30 AM 1:00 PM

RISE UP! Overshadow Competitors when Preparing to Achieve Promotion

Legends Ballroom A-D

• Assess your long-term career goals by researching all positions available to you to identify a clear and precise path towards future success
• Capitalize on mentorship to understand proven strategies to stand out in a crowded arena and shine above
• Utilize experiences from colleagues and upper management to help achieve a competitive edge
• Prepare by conducting mock interviews and obtaining feedback from experienced professionals
• Practice for written exams, panel interviews, and scenario-based training to achieve success as part of the difficult promotion process
• Analyze and improve documentation to ensure that it sits top of the pile when reviewed by decision makers
• Dress to impress in a professional manner to leave a positive impression during the interview
• Prepare for post interview feedback as an opportunity to improve your approach for future interviews

Moderator:

Rhonda Glover Reese, Ed.D., (FBI retired),
The Rhonda M. Glover Group LLC
"The Career Coach/Mentor for Law Enforcement"

Panelist:

Diana Clevenger, Lieutenant, Operations Division,
Mesa Police Department

Sabrina E. Richardson B.S., Captain,
New Orleans Police Department

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

4:00 PM 4:30 PM

3:00 PM 3:30 PM

2:00 PM 2:30 PM

1:00 PM 1:30 PM

Networking Break

Legends Ballroom E-G

4:30 PM 6:00 PM

3:30 PM 5:00 PM

2:30 PM 4:00 PM

1:30 PM 3:00 PM

Effective Mentorship- Impact Lives Through Knowledge Transfer and Guidance

Legends Ballroom A-D

• Utilize your knowledge and experience to become a mentor for the future generation of female police officers
• Identify young eager professionals with a drive to learn
• Create a positive working relationship to offer guidance and support throughout their career
• Improve listening skills to ensure you are hearing valuable information which may need support
• Pass down wisdom to the mentee to enable them to impact the careers of future professionals and positively influence the profession

Antionette Tull, Chief Executive Officer,
Hurtle, LLC

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

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

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

6:00 PM 7:00 PM

5:00 PM 6:00 PM

4:00 PM 5:00 PM

3:00 PM 4:00 PM

Networking Cocktail Reception

Legends Ballroom E-G

Monday - March 21, 2022

9:00 AM 10:00 AM

8:00 AM 9:00 AM

7:00 AM 8:00 AM

6:00 AM 7:00 AM

Registration and Networking Breakfast

Legends Ballroom E-G

10:00 AM 10:10 AM

9:00 AM 9:10 AM

8:00 AM 8:10 AM

7:00 AM 7:10 AM

Welcome Remarks

Legends Ballroom A-D

Sabrina E. Richardson B.S., Captain,
New Orleans Police Department

10:10 AM 11:10 AM

9:10 AM 10:10 AM

8:10 AM 9:10 AM

7:10 AM 8:10 AM

Shaping the Future of Women in Law Enforcement

Legends Ballroom A-D

• Assess the long-term future and growth of the number of females joining the police force
• Analyze unique strategies to promote, engage, and empower young professionals to reach their career goals and positively impact the policing profession
• Explore opportunities to guide, mentor, and help develop young minds with the goal of increasing the number of females in high-ranking positions across the country

Jean Kanokogi, Ph.D., Senior Special Agent,
U.S. Government
Director of Mental Health and Peer Support Services,
Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association

11:10 AM 12:00 PM

10:10 AM 11:00 AM

9:10 AM 10:00 AM

8:10 AM 9:00 AM

Case Study: Analyze Results of an Industry Survey for the Betterment of Women in Law Enforcement

Legends Ballroom A-D

In collaboration with York College of Pennsylvania, FRA generated and distributed a survey to identify areas of success and potential improvement for women in law enforcement across the country. The survey was answered anonymously and offers insight into the thoughts of female law enforcement professionals with the goal of distributing the knowledge to improve departments and empower female professionals.

• Discuss the process of generating the survey, the reason behind the survey, and how it was distributed
• Evaluate the demographics behind the responses received to identify the regions from where the responses came from, the number of years in the profession, and the ranks of the individuals
• Analyze and discuss the responses to identify the information provided which can be harnessed for positive change

Moderator:
PJ Verrecchia, Ph.D., Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice,
York College of Pennsylvania

Panelist:
Natalie Lokey, Deputy Chief,
Metro Nashville Police Department

Sabrina E. Richardson B.S., Captain,
New Orleans Police Department

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

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

12:00 PM 12:20 PM

11:00 AM 11:20 AM

10:00 AM 10:20 AM

9:00 AM 9:20 AM

Networking Break

Legends Ballroom E-G

12:20 PM 1:05 PM

11:20 AM 12:05 PM

10:20 AM 11:05 AM

9:20 AM 10:05 AM

Making the Roadmap Visible: Ascending to Leadership Roles in Law Enforcement

Legends Ballroom A-D

  • Learn the importance of being strategic in your law enforcement career. 
  • Explore the leadership traits needed to be successful in leadership roles within law enforcement.
  • Gain visibility and access to strategies to ascend to leadership roles in law enforcement across all sectors.

Rhonda Glover Reese, Ed.D., (FBI retired),
The Rhonda M. Glover Group LLC
"The Career Coach/Mentor for Law Enforcement"

1:05 PM 1:50 PM

12:05 PM 12:50 PM

11:05 AM 11:50 AM

10:05 AM 10:50 AM

Mentor and Mentee Fireside Chat: Evaluate the Experience

Legends Ballroom A-D

Hear from the mentor and mentee on how they began their relationship, which positive aspects both parties have received, and how it has benefited the career of the mentee.

• Analyze the beginning of the relationship including how the relationship began, how often they would meet, and the first impressions of both parties
• Discuss major milestones within the mentorship that helped propel the mentee to success
• Assess difficult obstacles that the mentee faced and how the mentor was able to help them overcome the hurdles to achieve career goals

Stanley R. Johnson, Police Chief,
Maryland-National Capital Park Police Department
Prince George’s County Division

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

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

1:50 PM 3:00 PM

12:50 PM 2:00 PM

11:50 AM 1:00 PM

10:50 AM 12:00 PM

Networking Lunch

Legends Ballroom E-G

3:00 PM 3:45 PM

2:00 PM 2:45 PM

1:00 PM 1:45 PM

12:00 PM 12:45 PM

Creating Opportunities Through Closed Doors

Legends Ballroom A-D

• Avoid losing a valuable asset after a missed promotion by creating an action plan on how to achieve career goals
• Engage with staff on a regular basis to identify and rectify potential issues that could cause an officer to transfer seeking alternative opportunities
• Remain engaged with strong employees and offer guidance on resources that can be utilized to enhance employees opportunity for future promotions

Antionette Tull, Chief Executive Officer,
Hurtle, LLC

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

3:45 PM 4:30 PM

2:45 PM 3:30 PM

1:45 PM 2:30 PM

12:45 PM 1:30 PM

Guidance for Professionals Balancing Work and Home Life to Achieve Total Success

Legends Ballroom A-D

• Assess which areas of your home life are important to your success at work and how they may be impacted due to your profession
• Utilize communication strategies to positively address work life balance needs with supervisors, or as a supervisor, with valuable members of your team
• Generate an action plan to assure that you can achieve personal and professional goals and maintain a positive mindset

Moderator

Morgan C. Kane, MPA, Assistant Chief of Police
Technical and Analytical Services Bureau,
Metropolitan Police Department

Panelists

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

Katherine Zaimis, Master Police Officer,
Prince William County Police Department

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

4:30 PM 4:45 PM

3:30 PM 3:45 PM

2:30 PM 2:45 PM

1:30 PM 1:45 PM

Networking Break

Legends Ballroom E-G

4:45 PM 5:30 PM

3:45 PM 4:30 PM

2:45 PM 3:30 PM

1:45 PM 2:30 PM

Strategies to Guarantee Continued Self Growth

Legends Ballroom A-D

• Assess personal attributes that can be improved to help you grow within your profession
• Identify potential hazards, including social media, circle of friends, and extracurricular activities that could become destructive towards your profession
• Set career targets and small objectives of self-development that are necessary to achieve professional goals

Moderator:

Chanel D. Dickerson, Assistant Chief of Police,
Metropolitan Police Department

Panelist:

Diana Clevenger, Lieutenant, Operations Division,
Mesa Police Department

Sofia Contenta, Deputy, Enforcement Division,
Marion County Sheriff Department

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

5:30 PM 6:15 PM

4:30 PM 5:15 PM

3:30 PM 4:15 PM

2:30 PM 3:15 PM

Case Study: Overview of a Male Supervisors Experience Guiding Female Professionals

Legends Ballroom A-D

• Analyze different leadership styles when overseeing a balanced workforce consisting of male and female professionals
• Assess lessons learned through experience that will be useful to other leaders to incorporate into their daily routines
• Explore communication techniques that have been successful to generate positive experiences within the department

Mike Boward, Sergeant,
Fort Collins Police

Anthony Gibson, Sergeant,
Charleston Police Department

Terry Cherry, Senior Police Officer,
Charleston Police Department

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

6:15 PM 6:30 PM

5:15 PM 5:30 PM

4:15 PM 4:30 PM

3:15 PM 3:30 PM

Closing Remarks

Legends Ballroom A-D

Sabrina E. Richardson B.S., Captain,
New Orleans Police Department

Lt. Misty D. Hobbs, Drill & Ceremony Team,
Metro Nashville Police Department

6:30 PM 7:30 PM

5:30 PM 6:30 PM

4:30 PM 5:30 PM

3:30 PM 4:30 PM

Networking Cocktail Reception and Concurrent Roundtable Discussion

Legends Ballroom E-G

Champagne Roundtable Rotation 1 6:30 PM - 6:55 PM 5:30 PM - 5:55 PM 4:30 PM - 4:55 PM 3:30 PM - 3:55 PM

6:30 PM 6:55 PM

5:30 PM 5:55 PM

4:30 PM 4:55 PM

3:30 PM 3:55 PM

Communication Skills and Networking

Growth and Empowerment - Roundtable 1

Hear from industry specialists on proven techniques to advance your communication skills and the value of networking with likeminded professionals.

Sofia Contenta, Deputy, Enforcement Division,
Marion County Sheriff Department

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

6:30 PM 6:55 PM

5:30 PM 5:55 PM

4:30 PM 4:55 PM

3:30 PM 3:55 PM

Strategies to Combat Negative Stereotypes

Leadership and Retention - Roundtable 2

Examine best approaches and communication skills when faced with negative stereotypes to achieve successful outcomes and show your value to the organization.

Morgan C. Kane, MPA, Assistant Chief of Police
Technical and Analytical Services Bureau,
Metropolitan Police Department

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

6:30 PM 6:55 PM

5:30 PM 5:55 PM

4:30 PM 4:55 PM

3:30 PM 3:55 PM

Use of Force- Preparation is Key

Mental and Physical Preparation - Roundtable 3

Incorporate training techniques mimicking real life situations to prepare physically and mentally to achieve successful and safe outcomes.

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

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

6:30 PM 6:55 PM

5:30 PM 5:55 PM

4:30 PM 4:55 PM

3:30 PM 3:55 PM

Capitalize on Social Media Platforms to Reach New Hires

Advanced Recruitment Strategies - Roundtable 4

Jason Tsui, Sergeant, Backgrounds & Recruiting Unit,
San Diego Police Department

Janae Toone, Digital Marketing Director
Epic Recruiting

6:55 PM 7:00 PM

5:55 PM 6:00 PM

4:55 PM 5:00 PM

3:55 PM 4:00 PM

Rotation

Champagne Roundtable Rotation 2 7:00 PM - 7:25 PM 6:00 PM - 6:25 PM 5:00 PM - 5:25 PM 4:00 PM - 4:25 PM

7:00 PM 7:25 PM

6:00 PM 6:25 PM

5:00 PM 5:25 PM

4:00 PM 4:25 PM

Communication Skills and Networking

Growth and Empowerment - Roundtable 1

Hear from industry specialists on proven techniques to advance your communication skills and the value of networking with likeminded professionals.

Sofia Contenta, Deputy, Enforcement Division,
Marion County Sheriff Department

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

7:00 PM 7:25 PM

6:00 PM 6:25 PM

5:00 PM 5:25 PM

4:00 PM 4:25 PM

Strategies to Combat Negative Stereotypes

Leadership and Retention - Roundtable 2

Examine best approaches and communication skills when faced with negative stereotypes to achieve successful outcomes and show your value to the organization

Morgan C. Kane, MPA, Assistant Chief of Police
Technical and Analytical Services Bureau,
Metropolitan Police Department

7:00 PM 7:25 PM

6:00 PM 6:25 PM

5:00 PM 5:25 PM

4:00 PM 4:25 PM

Use of Force- Preparation is Key

Mental and Physical Preparation - Roundtable 3

Incorporate training techniques mimicking real life situations to prepare physically and mentally to achieve successful and safe outcomes.

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

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

7:00 PM 7:25 PM

6:00 PM 6:25 PM

5:00 PM 5:25 PM

4:00 PM 4:25 PM

Capitalize on Social Media Platforms to Reach New Hires

Advanced Recruitment Strategies - Roundtable 4

Jason Tsui, Sergeant, Backgrounds & Recruiting Unit,
San Diego Police Department

Janae Toone, Digital Marketing Director
Epic Recruiting

Tuesday - March 22, 2022

9:00 AM 10:00 AM

8:00 AM 9:00 AM

7:00 AM 8:00 AM

6:00 AM 7:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

Legends Ballroom E-G

10:00 AM 10:10 AM

9:00 AM 9:10 AM

8:00 AM 8:10 AM

7:00 AM 7:10 AM

Opening Remarks

Legends Ballroom A-D

Sabrina E. Richardson B.S., Captain,
New Orleans Police Department

10:10 AM 11:00 AM

9:10 AM 10:00 AM

8:10 AM 9:00 AM

7:10 AM 8:00 AM

Physical and Mental Preparation for Success

Legends Ballroom A-D

• Create and implement training exercises both physical and mental, to improve your overall health and be prepared for the stresses of the profession
• Understand and adapt the needs of your body that changes over time, to ensure personal health and physical ability to perform through micro learning
• Incorporate meditation and yoga into your routine to help both body and mind to release unwanted tension
• Assess your sleep schedule to ensure you are achieving the required amount of sleep for your body to recover, and identify opportunities to improve quality of sleep when necessary

Brandi Burque-DeCarlo, Ph.D., Psychologist,
Owner, PRO Wellness Services PLLC
Bexar County Sheriff's Office

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

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

11:00 AM 11:45 AM

10:00 AM 10:45 AM

9:00 AM 9:45 AM

8:00 AM 8:45 AM

Nutrition Guidelines for Optimal Performance

Legends Ballroom A-D

• Generate and implement a dietary plan for all meals throughout the week based on personal needs, including timing of meals based on shift pattern, type of meals, and a calorie goals
• Incorporate food preparation into your schedule to ensure that your meals are ready when needed and avoid disrupting your meal plan
• Assess which foods are available to you that stick within your budget, are nutritious, and offer a variety throughout the work week

Kristen Wright, Sergeant, Recruiting and Sworn Selection Unit,
Arizona Department of Public Safety

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

11:45 AM 12:05 PM

10:45 AM 11:05 AM

9:45 AM 10:05 AM

8:45 AM 9:05 AM

Networking Break

Legends Ballroom E-G

12:05 PM 12:50 PM

11:05 AM 11:50 AM

10:05 AM 10:50 AM

9:05 AM 9:50 AM

Strategies to Avoid Professional Burnout

Legends Ballroom A-D

• Capitalize on self-awareness and support of family and friends to identify changes to your attitude and character that can be linked with stress related to the profession
• Incorporate techniques to help reduce stress such as meditation, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques to alleviate negative energy
• Open positive communication with colleagues and supervisors to obtain support and guidance to enable yourself to return to peak performance

Chanel D. Dickerson, Assistant Chief of Police,
Metropolitan Police Department

 

12:50 PM 1:45 PM

11:50 AM 12:45 PM

10:50 AM 11:45 AM

9:50 AM 10:45 AM

30 X 30: Tested Strategies to Increase the Number of Female Professionals in Law Enforcement

Legends Ballroom A-D

• Discuss the 30 X 30 initiative and the importance of growth of females in the industry
• Examine the current percentage of females within your department, and set goals on how you can increase by adding highly qualified professionals
• Explore the advantages of hiring highly motivated female professionals as part of your organization and the qualities they bring to your team

Sabrina E. Richardson B.S., Captain,
New Orleans Police Department

Anthony Gibson, Sergeant,
Charleston Police Department

Terry Cherry, Senior Police Officer,
Charleston Police Department

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

1:45 PM 2:45 PM

12:45 PM 1:45 PM

11:45 AM 12:45 PM

10:45 AM 11:45 AM

Networking Lunch

Legends Ballroom E-G

2:45 PM 3:30 PM

1:45 PM 2:30 PM

12:45 PM 1:30 PM

11:45 AM 12:30 PM

Targeted Recruitment Campaigns Designed for a New Generation of Female Professionals

Legends Ballroom A-D

• Analyze your current recruitment campaign materials and marketing efforts, to identify areas of improvement that are more likely to reach your target audience
• Utilize the professionals currently in your department to examine your recruiting efforts and provide guidance for improvement
• Capitalize on data points to enhance your approach to reach aspiring female professionals to join your team

Jason Tsui, Sergeant, Backgrounds & Recruiting Unit,
San Diego Police Department

Danielle Snodgrass, Police Officer, Recruiting Unit
San Diego Police Department

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

3:30 PM 4:15 PM

2:30 PM 3:15 PM

1:30 PM 2:15 PM

12:30 PM 1:15 PM

Incorporate Psychological Recruiting Methods to Achieve Organizational Goals

Legends Ballroom A-D

• Analyze which characteristics are most successful for long-term success within your department
• Examine each candidate to identify if their personality traits are a good match with your characteristic assessment to avoid poor hires
• Explore current psychological tests that are available and utilize testing accurately to ensure positive outcomes

Brandi Burque-DeCarlo, Ph.D., Psychologist,
Owner, PRO Wellness Services PLLC
Bexar County Sheriff's Office

Mike Boward, Sergeant,
Fort Collins Police

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

4:15 PM 4:30 PM

3:15 PM 3:30 PM

2:15 PM 2:30 PM

1:15 PM 1:30 PM

Closing Session

Legends Ballroom A-D

Sabrina E. Richardson B.S., Captain,
New Orleans Police Department