S&P Members Meet Ahead of San Diego

By Mike Wagers, guest blogger, Director, Division of State and Provincial Police (S&P)

Colonels and state police command staff from eight southern states met in Nashville, TN, last week to discuss a variety of important and topical public safety subjects. S&P member agencies were represented from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.

S&P members meet in Nashville, TN

These state law enforcement leaders heard from speakers from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the co-sponsor of the event. Along with representatives from each state’s governors highway safety office, S&P members discussed traffic enforcement data collection, impaired driving, and data-driven approaches to crime and traffic safety (DDACTS).

Other topics discussed throughout the two-day meeting included:

  • Next Generation Public Safety Broadband Capabilities
  • Electronic Crash Reporting
  • Nighttime Seatbelt Enforcement
  • Information Sharing as a Component of Public/Private Sector Partnerships
  • Public Service Announcements
  • Succession Planning

Colonel Tracy Trott and the Tennessee Highway Patrol served as the hosts of the meeting, which was held in conjunction with the annual conference of the S&P Planning Officers Section.

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