Show Daily: Monday’s Highlights and Tuesday’s Preview

What a fantastic conference it’s been so far. As we wrap up the education portion of today, we anticipate a fun and networking-filled evening with several thousand of our law enforcement colleagues at Host Chief’s Night.

Leave a comment below: Looking back at the education sessions you’ve attended so far, what actionable ideas are you bringing back to your home agency?

Today’s First General Assembly/Uniform Day was impressive and an appropriate tribute to the incredible men and women around the world who serve in the honorable profession of law enforcement. Thank you to everyone who participated and congratulations to the winners of the International Police Officer of the Year and the Webber Seavey Awards:

International Police Officer of the Year

Winner: Lt. Adam Kosheba, Pennsylvania State Police

Honorable Mentions: Deputy/Detective Nicole Freeley, Broward County, Florida, Sheriff’s Office; Investigator Darrell Moore and Investigator John Munn, Aurora, Illinois, Police Department; Sgt. Michael Brown, Brevard County, Florida, Sheriff’s Office; Sgt. Jason Clawson, Pasadena, California, Police Department; Sgt. Nate Hutchinson, Weber County, Utah, Sheriff’s Office; Lt. Brian Murphy and Officer Savan Lenda, Oak Creek, Wisconsin, Police Department

Webber Seavey Award for Quality in Law Enforcement


Lighthouse Point Police Department–Transient Offender Interdiction Program

Fontana Police Department–Fontana Leadership Intervention Program

Albuquerque Police Department–Organized Crime Unit

As we move into Tuesday’s activities tomorrow, make sure you don’t put off visiting the Exhibit Hall any longer! It opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 2 p.m. until IACP 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 19–23. Make sure you follow up with any companies that may have been on your must-visit list!

Education sessions begin again at 8 a.m., so check the schedule to identify the topics pertinent to you.

Tomorrow is another day of essential activities, including

The Second General Assembly begins at 10 a.m. in Ballroom 20 and will feature keynote addresses from top law enforcement officials from around the world. Major announcements and speeches are part of the pageantry associated with the IACP general assemblies, so don’t miss this and be the last to know!

The essential plenary session Let’s Not Talk about It: Addressing Myths about Police Suicide and Implementing a National Initiative for Suicide Awareness and Prevention begins at 1 p.m. This panel will address suicide from a preventive perspective, dispelling myths and focusing on mental health and wellness.


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Also, be sure to check out IACPtv from the comfort of your hotel rooms. Programming begins tonight at the following conference hotels (if your hotel isn’t listed, watch IACPtv on screens in the convention center):

  • Marriott Marquis
  • Manchester Grand Hyatt
  • Hard Rock
  • Omni
  • Hilton Bayfront
  • Embassy Suites

Check signs at your hotels for specific channels.

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7 Responses to Show Daily: Monday’s Highlights and Tuesday’s Preview

  1. Phil Crowell says:

    Kudos to the San Diego team! The confrenece has been great.

  2. Excellent group of leaders and early adopters of social media for law enforcement today in the PIO track! Tom Le Veque

  3. Tom Le Veque says:

    Excellent day for the PIO track! Some true early adopters and leaders in the field of law enforcement use of social media shared their knowledge with us today!

    • iacpblog says:

      Congratulations, Tom! You’re our winner today for a gift certificate to the IACP Store. Stop by room 16AB in the convention center to claim your prize this morning (and bring your conference badge to confirm your identity!).

  4. Mark LaBerge says:

    Looking forward to the Chief’s Night as a perfect networking opportunity. The educational sessions today were Outstanding and I even managed to squeeze a few hours in at the Exhibit Hall.

  5. Wesley Harris says:

    interested in checking out the poster sessions Tuesday. Neat concept for passing on some information.

  6. Kim Ormonde says:

    What a great First General Assembly. The Marine band was phenomenal!!! I wish more officers wore their uniforms on “Uniform Day”

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