Expanded Law Enforcement Education Opportunities Highlight Conference

GovSec and U.S Law, running March 11-12 in Washington, D.C., will feature expanded educational opportunities for the law enforcement community. The expanded focus will include law enforcement-related education sessions, new exhibitor product categories and the Third Annual ASIS International Law Enforcement Appreciation Luncheon.

“Law enforcement professionals play an increasingly critical role in homeland security, as well as threat and disaster prevention.” said Don Berey, show director for U.S. Law and GovSec. “U.S. Law and GovSec provide law enforcement professionals from all jurisdictions with the tools and tactics they need to be proactive in ensuring public safety. Understanding that training budgets are tight, we are offering many of these sessions and the exhibits free of charge to the law enforcement community.”

Highlights of the expanded law enforcement program are:

Free Education Sessions Include:
U.S. Law, GovSec Keynote: A Conversation with Louis Freeh
The former Director of the FBI speaks on the convergence of homeland and cyber security.

Approaches to Achieving Communications Interoperability: A Federal and Mid-Atlantic States Perspective
DHS, Maryland, and Virginia leaders will discuss their efforts to achieve communications interoperability among first responders. Presented by InfraGard, Nations Capital Alliance and InfraGard, Maryland Alliance.

Operational Value of Threat, Risk, and Vulnerability Assessment
This training will assist law enforcement professionals to understand and use information gathered in various threat, risk, and vulnerability assessments. Presented by National Domestic Preparedness Coalition and George Mason University Center for Justice Leadership and Management.

Preventing Terrorist Attacks Using Actionable Intelligence
This briefing will address how to use actionable intelligence in identifying terrorist threats. Presented by Counter Terrorism Magazine, Institute of Terrorism Research and Response, and the International Association of Counterterrorism and Security Professionals.

National Law Enforcement Date Exchange -- N-DEx: A Revolutionary New Information Sharing System
This briefing will provide an overview of the FBI’s N-DEx and examples of how N-DEx is transforming the ability of law enforcement to uncover critical investigative data. Presented by The Law Enforcement National Data Exchange and Raytheon.

Main Conference Sessions Include:
Non-Confrontational Interrogation for Law Enforcement and National Security
This session features videos of the method in practice, law enforcement best practices, and government agency testimonials to illustrate the structure and teaching points specifically applicable to law enforcement agencies. Presented by David Zulawski, vice president at Wicklander Zulawski & Associates.

Police Department’s Proactive Analysis Produces Operational Excellence
This session will outline how the Phoenix Police Department developed and expanded its expertise in evaluating, analyzing, and improving strategic and tactical capabilities and performance. Presented by David Amari, Strategic and Quality Management Coordinator, Phoenix Police Department.

Terrorism Response: A Case for Cross Training of First Responders
This course presents a case for cross-training first responders to meet the many challenges of a terrorist attack. Presented by Lt. Gregory Bennett, Commander, Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) Rapid Deployment Force and Instructor on Terrorism and Homeland Security for the Middlesex County (N.J.) Sheriff’s Department.

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