NIJ Saturday Session at IACP 2014: What Works and What Matters in Policing

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Agenda for October 25, 2014

Title: Welcoming Remarks: NIJ Saturday Session - What Works and What

Matters in Policing

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.

Speakers: Vince Talucci, Executive Director, International Association of Chiefs of Police

Karol Mason, Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice


Title: Reducing Traffic-Related Officer Injuries and Deaths

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Format: Roundtable – moderator, speakers, and discussants.

Workshop Track: Chief Executive Track

Ability Level: Civilian, Command Staff, Executives, Investigators, Officers, Supervisor

Program Abstract: Experts will share their newest findings on factors leading to law

enforcement vehicle crashes and injuries, and evidence-based solutions to increase safety without sacrificing performance. Police executives will discuss achieving a safety culture and share innovative practices.

Speakers:

  • Deputy Chief Hank Stawinski, Prince George’s County Police Department
  • Jeff Noble, Deputy Chief (ret.), Irvine Police Department
  • Tom LaTourrette, Senior Physical Scientist, RAND Corporation
  • Geoff Alpert, Professor, University of South Carolina
  • Jeff Rojek, Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina
  • Bryan Vila, Professor, Washington State University
  • Moderator: William Sabol, Acting Director, NIJ

Title: Domestic Radicalization: Trends, Ideology, and Preventing Violent

Extremism in Our Communities

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Format: Roundtable – moderator, speakers, and discussants.

Workshop Track: Chief Executive Track

Ability Level: Civilian, Command Staff, Executives, Investigators, Officers, Supervisor

Program Abstract: Experts will discuss what we know about domestic radicalization to violent extremism and how best to prevent it in our communities. Law enforcement practitioners who have led community-level responses to violent extremism will discuss their experiences and lessons learned.

Speakers:

  • Paul Fitzgerald, Superintendent, Boston Police Department
  • Lt. Stephen Margolis, Los Angeles Police Department
  • John Picarelli, Division Director, NIJ
  • Allison Smith, Department of Homeland Security
  • Joel Rodriguez, National Counterterrorism Center
  • Moderator: George Selim, Director for Community Partnerships, White
  • House National Security Council

Title: Technology: Tools for Working Smarter, Safer, and Cheaper

Time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Format: Roundtable – moderator, speakers, and discussants.

Workshop Track: Chief Executive Track

Ability Level: Civilian, Command Staff, Executives, Investigators, Officers, Supervisor

Program Abstract Experts will present on the newest NIJ technology, including an effort to optimize the use of video technology to improve criminal justice outcomes, an effort to determine the most effective lighting and marking for emergency vehicles to prevent accidents, and low cost unmanned aircraft.

Speakers:

  • Martin Novak, General Engineer, NIJ
  • TBD (Winner of FY14 Video Surveillance Solicitation)
  • Brian Montgomery, General Engineer, NIJ
  • Sgt. Brad Sprague, Illinois State Police
  • Michael O’Shea, Senior Law Enforcement Program Manager, NIJ
  • Sheriff Stan Hilkey, Mesa County
  • Moderator: William Sabol, Acting Director, NIJ

Title: Keeping Our Communities Safe: Increasing Firearm Safety through Research and Technology

Time: 1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Format: Roundtable – moderator, speakers, and discussants.

Workshop Track: Chief Executive Track

Ability Level: Civilian, Command Staff, Executives, Investigators, Officers, Supervisor

Program Abstract: Police practitioners and researchers will discuss what we know works to reduce gun violence in our communities, what we need to know, and promising technological developments to improve gun safety.

Speakers:

  • Deputy Chief Hank Stawinski, Prince George’s County Police Department
  • Charles Wellford, Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland
  • William Sabol, Acting Director, NIJ
  • Moderator: Laurie Robinson, Professor, George Mason University