Looking to the Future of Recruitment & Retention
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  1. 1. EXCELLENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT: Looking to the Future of Recruitment & Retention Fund Your Agency and Recruit and Retain Officers August 3–4, 2010 During Difficult Economic Times Arlington, VA YOU WILL LEARN TO: Secure the DEVELOP INNOVATIVE TECHNIQUES TO ENGAGE CURRENT AND FUTURE OFFICERS Resources to Create an agency of choice through appealing incentives that boost officer morale and foster productivity on the job Find, Win & COLLABORATE WITH COMMUNITY PARTNERS TO PROMOTE LAW ENFORCEMENT SUCCESS Manage Law Promote private and public relationships to freely market your department and encourage community buy-in Enforcement EQUIP YOUR AGENCY WITH THE TOOLS TO UNDERSTAND TODAY’S DIVERSE APPLICANTS Guarantee that your agency retains and hires the best officers by understanding the Grants generational and diverse workforce UNDERSTAND SOCIAL MEDIA FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT & OTHER TECHNIQUES TO BOLSTER ADVERTISING FOR YOUR AGENCY Utilize Web 2.0 and other cost effective marketing tools to help your department reach the public In Association with: www.PerformanceInstitute.org/LEexcellence
  2. 2. Day 1 EXCELLENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT Tuesday, August 3, 2010 8:30 10:15 Registration and Continental Breakfast Understand the Cross-Generational Workforce for Improved Results in Law Enforcement 9:00 • Learn what the components and characteristics of KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Innovations to Boost Recruitment, Generations X and Y and how they are integral to Retention and Officer Morale in the Current Economy your department • Recognize the challenges to leading a unit composed The economic environment has particularly touched the public of these groups especially during lean times safety community. With layoffs, furloughs and tighter budget • Know how to actively engage officers from each restrictions, precision in agency operations is imperative. age group, with particular emphasis on the youngest Applicant pools have been altered and recruitment and employees to foster loyalty retention practices have shifted or stopped altogether. Is your agency taking advantage of this time to reorganize? In Frank A. Colaprete, Ed.D., Justice Systems Solutions, LLC this keynote, hear the latest perspectives on improving law enforcement efforts and strategies in a declining economy 11:15 to attract the most qualified candidates, keep the best on the Analyze Applicant Pools to Plan for Future force and encourage loyalty. You will examine how to: Recruitment Opportunities • Align your innovative recruitment and retention • Understand the changing trends in your applicant initiatives to satisfy your budget and reorganize your pool to anticipate their demands department creatively to meet budgetary needs • Cultivate lasting relationships with part time • Leverage agency and community resources to help administrative staff and retirees to help keep your execute departmental initiatives agency running • Promote short term recruitment and retention campaigns • Offer and market on-the-job training during your as part of a more comprehensive long term campaign recruitment process to appeal to a diverse group that can be launched when the economy stabilizes of officers Sgt. Barry D. Denton, Commander, Recruitment & Selection Unit Sgt. Jeff Church (Ret.), Reno Police Department, Assistant Commander, Bomb Squad, Louisville Metro Police Department Principal, Diversity Recruitment Specialists 10:00 12:15 Break and Refreshments Lunch Break “This was VERY HELPFUL, providing VALUABLE INSIGHT on what other people and agencies are attempting.” – Steven Captain, Kansas Highway Patrol 2 www.PerformanceInstitute.org/LEexcellence
  3. 3. Day 1 EXCELLENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT Tuesday, August 3, 2010 1:00 Social Media for L.E.: Promote Your Agency as an Employer of TOP 5 REASONS Choice Through Cheap and Easy Advertising Techniques TO ATTEND: • Market departmental initiatives using relevant and cost effective social media and Web 2.0 avenues appropriate for law enforcement CREATE • Ensure your marketing activities are tailored to fit your a succession plan to stabilize your agency specific agency needs while reaching a wide and during difficult times qualified audience • Incorporate traditional recruitment methods including career fairs and successful community initiatives with PROMOTE more technologically advanced methods officer engagement initiatives and team morale Sgt. Barry D. Denton, Commander, Recruitment & Selection Unit boosting efforts Assistant Commander, Bomb Squad, Louisville Metro Police Department 2:00 LEARN Break and Refreshments how to obtain law enforcement grant money 2:15 to alleviate budget strain Implement Mentoring Programs to Improve Retention and Employee Engagement UTILIZE • Provide professional development to enhance learning social media and other cost and advancement for officers effective measures to recruit • Foster and encourage a dialogue between new hires and and retain qualified officers seasoned officers to create open lines of communication • Create an officer mentorship program to develop employee learning and understanding of different job LEVERAGE community buy-in for functions and to improve retention additional resources Frank A. Colaprete, Ed.D., Justice Systems Solutions, LLC and support of departmental initiatives 3:15 Leverage Community Resources for Powerful Partnerships and Neighborhood Support to Sustain Your Agency • Expand working relationships with local organizations and businesses to raise awareness of agency needs such as money and volunteers • Participate in community events to increase the visibility of your department and foster neighborhood buy-in • Establish partnerships with schools and local youth communities to showcase diversity and commitment to social responsibilities and to promote law enforcement careers 4:15 Day One Adjourns www.PerformanceInstitute.org/LEexcellence 3
  4. 4. Day 2 EXCELLENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT Wednesday, August 4, 2010 8:30 10:15 Registration and Continental Breakfast Build Professional Development and Career Advancement Programs for Current Officers 9:00 • Assist officers in identifying future performance KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Develop and Implement a goals and expectations to prepare for Succession Plan Tailored to Law Enforcement Needs greater responsibilities • Enhance the quality of rising leaders and their During difficult times, many agencies forget the need for interaction with superiors planning ahead. In reality, now is the best time to prepare • Encourage more officers to seek leadership for a prosperous future and create a succession plan. positions and prevent barriers to Drafting a succession plan will assist you in learning how career advancement to navigate your department into the future with a plan for strategically measuring performance. This keynote address will help you make meaningful distinctions between high- 11:15 Engage Minorities, Veterans and Other Populations and low-performing officers to maximize the benefits of Essential to the Future of Law Enforcement officer training and overcome obstacles through oversight and policy standardization. You will also learn to: • Collaborate on cutting-edge recruiting strategies for targeting women and minorities in • Establish a process for recruiting and developing skills your community for advancement while ensuring a return on investment • Identify effective retention and development procedures • Identify and track high-potential employees for leadership to propel diverse prospects into leadership roles positions and career advancement opportunities • Attract a diverse applicant pool with marketing and • Recognize the key elements to succession planning incentives that are appealing identify the strategic needs of your officers and of the overall agency Sgt. Jeff Church (Ret.), Reno Police Department, • Determine potential difficulties in succession planning Principal, Diversity Recruitment Specialists based on an agency needs assessment 12:15 10:00 Lunch Break Break and Refreshments WHO SHOULD • • Police Chiefs Deputy Chiefs ATTEND? • Sheriffs Offices • Human Resource Directors • Recruiters • Strategic Planners • Training Personnel • Law Enforcement Managers • Administrative Staff • Professional Standards Staff 4 www.PerformanceInstitute.org/LEexcellence
  5. 5. Day 2 EXCELLENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT Wednesday, August 4, 2010 POST-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP are practical, supplementary application sessions that incorporate and review tools, techniques and methods About the presented during the event. Participants will obtain a further understanding of how to use newly acquired tools Performance Institute and cutting-edge strategies. Through group exercises and scenario-based learning, you’ll walk away with Called “the leading think tank in performance the expertise and resources needed for immediate and measurement for government” on OMB’s practical application. ExpectMore.gov, The Performance Institute has been a leader in Performance 1:00 Management training and policy since Interactive Workshop: Strategies for Winning Grants, the 2000 administration transition. As Managing Resources and Saving Money for Law part of the Government Performance Enforcement Agencies Coalition, a group of good government Agencies are continuing to look for ways to sustain organizations, the Institute worked in 2000 or supplement their budgets by capitalizing on grants to deliver recommendations to the then new opportunities. In this era of transparency and accountability, administration on what would become the agencies are under increased pressure to comply with the President’s Management Agenda. grants process from beginning to end. Competition is great, with many agencies vying for limited dollars so learning the In 2010, the Institute is leading Innovations process will give your agency the upper hand. During this in Government: From Transition to workshop you will learn to: Transformation, or InnoGOV.org, a collection • Collect the latest information from Federal and state of forums, research and recommendations to programs, independent, operating, corporate and bring insight and transformation to the federal community foundations, individuals and corporations government. The goal of InnoGOV.org is to as well as funding trends centralize the importance of performance, • Discover fundamental elements of successful grant accountability and transparency in applications and gain valuable information on how to government and to disseminate the leading write winning grants best practices to government managers. • Obtain knowledge of contents and characteristics of a successful proposal, the various factors to consider The Performance Institute has published several when writing a proposal and innovative grant writing research reports regarding performance tips and strategies • Focus on programmatic and fiscal reporting management initiatives and trains over 10,000 requirements for federal programs, foundations and government managers per year on performance- private funders based topics. Dedicated to improving citizen services and taxpayer transparency, the Institute Heather D. Black, MS, Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services uses a best-practices foundation to deliver the Law Enforcement Grant Program Specialist most effective and tested methodologies for 4:15 improving performance. Workshop Adjourns www.PerformanceInstitute.org/LEexcellence 5
  6. 6. EXCELLENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT In-House Training & Customization One of the more popular vehicles for accessing the Institute’s educational offerings is the delivery of on-site trainings and management facilitations. Bringing a training or facilitation in-house gives you the opportunity to customize a program that addresses your exact challenges and provides a more personal learning experience, while virtually eliminating travel expenses. Whether you require training for your department or for an organization-wide initiative, the advanced learning methods employed by The Performance Institute will create an intimate training atmosphere that maximizes knowledge transfer to enhance the talent within your organization. Customization: We realize that not all obstacles can be overcome by applying an “off-the-shelf” solution. While many training providers will offer you some variation of their standard training, The Performance Institute’s subject matter experts will work with you and your team to examine your programs and determine your exact areas of need. The identification of real life examples will create a learning atmosphere that resonates with participants while at the same time providing immediate return on your training investment. Using interactive exercises that employ actual projects or scenarios from your organization, instructors can address specific challenges and align the curriculum of each session to your objectives. While the majority of on-site trainings are focused on smaller groups, The Performance Institute also has the ability to accommodate organization-wide training initiatives. Utilizing multiple instructors, the Institute has the capacity to deliver courses to groups of up to 300 participants per day. Areas of Expertise: On-site delivery of single courses, certification programs and entire packages of specialized courses are available in the following areas: • Strategic Planning • Performance-Based Contracting • Performance Measurement • Performance Reporting • Project Management • Program Evaluation • Lean Six Sigma • Administrative Management • Workforce Management • Leadership and Change • Performance-Based Budgeting For more information about in-house training and certification options, please contact Jennifer Mueller at 202-739-9619 or email her at Jennifer.Mueller@performanceinstitute.org. Sponsorship Opportunities: As a conference and training provider, The Performance Institute is an expert in bringing together leaders to share and discuss best practices and innovations. We connect decision-makers with respected solutions providers. The Institute offers four different pre-designed sponsorship packages: • Event Co-Sponsor • Session Sponsor • Luncheon Sponsor • Exhibit Booth Sponsor For more information on sponsorships or to get started, contact Meredith Mason at 202-739-9707 or email her at Meredith.Mason@PerformanceInstitute.org 6 www.PerformanceInstitute.org/LEexcellence
  7. 7. EXCELLENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT Venue & Hotel Venue & Hotel: Quality Assurance: Excellence in Law Enforcement will be hosted at The Performance Institute’s Training Center in Arlington, VA, just The Performance Institute strives to provide you with the most one block east of the Courthouse stop on the Orange Line of productive and effective educational experience possible. If the D.C. Metro. A public parking garage is located inside after completing the course you feel there is some way we of the building for $10/day. Continental breakfast and can improve, please write your comments on the evaluation refreshments will be provided for delegates on each day. form provided upon your arrival. Should you feel dissatisfied with your learning experience and wish to request a credit or The Performance Institute Conference Center refund, please submit it in writing no later than 10 business 1515 N. Courthouse Rd., Suite 600 days after the end of the training to: Arlington, VA 22201 877-992-9521 The Performance Institute: Quality Assurance 805 15th Street, NW, 3rd Floor A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Arlington Washington, DC 20005 Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott at the prevailing rate of $170.00 Note: As speakers are confirmed six months before the until July 5, 2010. This rate is based on the Government Per event, some speaker changes or topic changes may occur Diem and is subject to change. Please call the hotel directly and in the program. The Performance Institute is not responsible reference code “Law Enforcement” when making reservations for speaker changes, but will work to ensure a comparable to get the discounted rate. The hotel is conveniently located three speaker is located to participate in the program. blocks from the Rosslyn Metro station. Please ask the hotel about a complimentary shuttle that is also available for your convenience. If for any reason The Performance Institute decides to cancel this conference, The Performance Institute accepts no Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott responsibility for covering airfare, hotel or other costs incurred 1533 Clarendon Blvd. by registrants, including delegates, sponsors and guests. Arlington, VA 22209 Phone: 703-528-2222 / 1-800-321-2211 www.courtyardarlingtonrosslyn.com Discounts: • All ‘Early Bird’ Discounts must require payment at time of Tuition & Group Discounts: registration and before the cut-off date in order to receive The tuition rate for attending Excellence in Law Enforcement any discount. is as follows: • Any discounts offered whether by The Performance Institute (including team discounts) must also require payment at the Offerings Early Bird Regular Rate time of registration. Conference $799* $899 • All discount offers cannot be combined with any other offer. * For the Early Bird rate, register before: May 25, 2010. • Discounts cannot be applied retroactively For more information on group discounts for Payment must be secured prior to the conference. If payment Excellence in Law Enforcement contact: is not received by the conference start date, a method of Melvin Hall at 202-739-9630 or email him at payment must be presented at the time of registration in order Melvin.Hall@PerformanceInstitute.org to guarantee your participation at the event. www.PerformanceInstitute.org/LEexcellence 7
  8. 8. EXCELLENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT Registration Form CALL FAX THIS FORM TO VISIT 877-992-9521 866-234-0680 www.PerformanceInstitute.org/LEexcellence Registration Form Yes! Register me for Excellence in Law Enforcement Please call me. I am interested in a special group discount for my team Delegate Information Name Title Organization Dept. Address City State Zip Telephone Fax Email Payment Information Check Purchase Order/Training Form Credit Card Credit Card Number Expiration Date Verification no. Name on Card Billing Address Please make checks payable to: The Performance Institute CANCELLATION POLICY: The Performance Institute will provide a full refund less a $399 administration fee for cancellations requested four weeks prior to the event start date unless cancellation occurs within two weeks prior to the event start date. If a cancellation is requested less than two weeks prior to the event start date, no refund will be issued. Registrants who fail to attend and do not cancel prior to the event will be charged the entire registration fee. All cancellations must be requested through the cancellation link found in your attendance confirmation email. Please note that cancellation is not final until you receive a cancellation confirmation email. I have read and accepted the Cancellation Policy above. ACKNOWLEDGED AND AGREED By: ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Date: _______________________________________ Priority Code: L283-WEB