IACP 2013 Day in Review: Tuesday, October 22, 2013

IACP pays tribute to the first responders of the Boston Marathon bombing.

IACP pays tribute to the first responders of the Boston Marathon bombing.

Tuesday’s schedule included:

  • 49 Educational sessions
  • 10 Meetings
  • 1 Networking events

Here are some of the highlights:

  • At the second General Assembly, we paid tribute to the first responders to the Boston Marathon Bombing. Commissioner Ed Davis of the Boston Police Department shared his experiences with the response effort. Acting Secretary Rand Beers discussed the importance of information sharing and protecting cyber resources. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter recognized attendees for their efforts to keep their home communities safe.
Many IACP participants turned out to vote. Results were announced today.

Many IACP participants turned out to vote. Results were announced today.

  • The results of the 2013 elections were announced. All 12 proposed constitutional amendments were passed, and Chief Don De Lucca of the Golden Beach, Florida, Police Department was elected 4th Vice President.
  • Chief Michael Kehoe and Captain Joe Rios of the Newtown Police Department and Chief Doug Fuchs of the Redding Police Department shared their experiences and lessons learned from the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting response.
  • CT command staff speak about Sandy Hook School shooting response.

    CT command staff speak about Sandy Hook School shooting response.

    Bureau of Justice Assistance Director Denise O’Donnell and Incoming President Yost Zakhary joined in the discussion on Pushing the Boundaries of Officer Safety and Wellness. At the session, IACP announced the release of a new publication on reducing officer injury.

  • Expo Hall closed today, wrapping up a busy three days of networking and sharing new ideas, technologies, and services.
  • Poster sessions were presented in the afternoon.

    Poster sessions were presented in the afternoon.

    The Poster Sessions on a range of topics were presented from 11:30AM to 1:30PM in the Expo Hall Foyer.

  • The Competition Zone final winners were announced after three days of heated competition. 750 people took the challenge over three days.

Outlook for Wednesday, October 23:

  • The Competition Zone wrapped up today.

    The Competition Zone wrapped up today.

    The IACP Business Meeting – 9:30 to 11:00 AM in room 120AB

  • Fifteen educational sessions will be offered on a variety of public safety topics.
  • IACP 2013 draws to a close, and delegates head back to their agencies with new ideas, resources, and professional contacts.
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