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  1. 1. May 12-13, 2009 | Washington, DC The 2009 National Law Enforcement Recruitment, Retention and Diversity May 13, 2009 Summit Optional Post-Conference Workshop The 2009 National Law Enforcement Recruitment, Retention and Diversity Summit Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse and Talented Workforce for Law Enforcement You Will Learn How to: Equip Yourself and Your Agency with Tested Understand Legal Liabilities Associated with the Retention Strategies Hiring Process Guarantee that your agency establishes adequate training Avoid potential employer risks and legal liabilities when and succession planning to retain your best employees hiring new employees and officers Improve Your Recruiting Process to Discover Collaborate with Community Partners to Enhance Top Talent Your Applicant Pool Innovate a recruiting plan to attract talented, diverse Promote private and public relationships to market your and dedicated applicants department and engage qualified applicants www.PerformanceWeb.org 1 www.PerformanceWeb.org 1
  2. 2. The 2009 National Law Enforcement Recruitment, Retention and Diversity Summit Who Day One: Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Should Attend: 8:30 Conference Registration & Continental Breakfast • Police Chiefs 9:00 • Deputy Chiefs Keynote Address: Innovative Strategies in the Current Economy • Sheriff Offices to Improve Recruitment and Retention for Law Enforcement • Human Resource Directors The economic environment has altered the applicant pool and has forced agencies to be more precise in their recruitment and retention practices. Hear the latest perspectives on • Recruiters improving law enforcement efforts and strategies in a declining economy to attract the most • Strategic Planners qualified candidates. Examine new developments to: • Training Personnel • Align your innovative recruitment and retention initiatives to satisfy your budget • Reorganize your department to meet budgetary requirements • Law Enforcement Managers • Leverage community partnerships to support and extend the reach of innovative initiatives • Administrative Staff • Promote short term recruitment campaigns as part of more comprehensive • Professional Standards Staff longer term strategies …and anyone involved in human Robert Kanaski Assistant Chief resources for law enforcement San Diego Police Department 10:00 Reasons Analyze Changing Shifts in Applicant Pool to Recruit Effectively • Understand the changing trends in your applicant pool to anticipate their demands to Attend: • Utilize retirees in a new capacity in your department • Offer and market on-the-job training during your recruitment process to appeal to a diverse workforce 1. Acquire Proven Best Practices for Sgt. Jeff Church (Ret.), Reno Police Department, Recruitment, Selection and Hiring Principal, Diversity Recruitment Specialists 2. Develop and Implement Effective Succession Planning 11:00 Break & Refreshments 3. Enhance Your Marketing Strategy to Attract Top Talent 11:15 4. Improve Accountability and Build and Implement a Diversity Workforce Recruitment Plan and Departmental Performance Revitalize Your Selection Process 5. Reduce Liability and Enhance • Examine and improve current personality and assessment methods Management of Sensitive Issues • Explore the pros and cons of various tactics, such as structural panel interviews and their addition to the application process • Ensure your agency’s selection process attracts high quality and diverse applicants Sgt. Barry Denton Louisville Police Department 2 www.PerformanceWeb.org 2
  3. 3. The 2009 National Law Enforcement Recruitment, Retention and Diversity Summit Answering Day One: Tuesday, May 12, 2009, Continued 12:15 the Call Lunch Break 1:15 Re-evaluate and Expedite the Recruiting Process • Implement an efficient recruiting process that ensures quality applicants The Law Enforcement Development are interviewed Center has teamed up with The Police • Craft a recruiting process to keep the applicant excited and engaged with Policy Studies Council to create your department Answering the Call, a quarterly journal • Advocate speed and quality when recruiting applicants to ensure a ‘yes’ from a for law enforcement and first responders. potential new hire Answering the Call provides an in-depth Robert Kanaski look at today’s hottest issues, including Assistant Chief law enforcement management, San Diego Police Department emergency preparedness, use of force, funding and grants, technological innovations, and more! 2:15 To download the latest issue of Answering Break & Refreshments the Call, please visit www.PerformanceWeb.org/ATC 2:30 Boost Veteran and Military Applicants to Increase Your Departmental Capacity • Market your agency to military recruits with positive comparisons • Create and maintain contact with prospective recruits while they are still in the service • Benefit from training and discipline provided by military service Sgt. Barry Denton WINTER 2008 A QUARTERLY JOURNAL FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT Louisville Police Department & FIRST RESPONDERS Presented by The Performance Institute and The Police Policy Studies Council 3:30 Effective Strategies to Increase the Number of Sworn Female and Minority Officers Featuring • Collaborate on cutting-edge recruiting strategies for targeting women and minorities in your community • Identify effective retention and development procedures to propel women and minorities into leadership roles • Market incentives that will attract minorities and women to your applicant pool LAW ENFORCEMENT MANAGEMENT USE OF FORCE HOMELAND SECURITY FUNDING SEX OFFENDER MANAGEMENT NARCOTICS EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS Answering the Call Winter TECHNOLOGY 1 2008 Sgt. Ron Files Arlington County Police Department 4:30 Adjourn 3 www.PerformanceWeb.org 3
  4. 4. The 2009 National Law Enforcement Recruitment, Retention and Diversity Summit Day Two: Wednesday, May 13, 2009 8:30 Continental Breakfast The 2009 National Law 9:00 Enforcement Recruitment, Keynote Address: Implement Mentoring Programs at the Retention and Diversity Summit Growing Stages of New Employees to Improve Retention will be held this year May 11- Mentoring programs are an effective way to help and guide new recruits. By instituting 13, 2009 during Police Week. training and mentoring programs early on, you can assist new employees in identifying First started in 1962, May 15 future expectations and prepare them for greater responsibilities. These types of programs will enhance learning and amplify job growth. is now known as Peace Officers • Foster and encourage a constructive dialogue between new hires and Memorial Day and the week in seasoned officers which it falls is National Police • Provide professional development to enhance learning in the workplace Week. Join The Performance • Create a mentorship program to develop employee learning and understanding of different job functions Institute and other law Dr. Frank A. Colaprete enforcement officers from around Adjunct Professor, Keuka College; the country who participate in Lead Consultant, Justice Systems Solutions, LLC this unique event. 10:00 Break & Refreshments 10:15 Promote Your Agency through Proven Advertising Techniques • Market new departmental initiatives showcasing growth potential • Ensure your marketing activities are tailored to fit your specific agency diversity needs • Study recruitment methods including advertising campaigns, career fairs and successful community initiatives Sgt. Barry Denton Louisville Police Department 4 www.PerformanceWeb.org 4
  5. 5. The 2009 National Law Enforcement Recruitment, Retention and Diversity Summit Day Two: Wednesday, May 13, 2009, Continued 11:00 Examine the Importance of Selective Recruiting and Thorough “Great info. Very Training to Avoid Liability and Litigation Useful. Made me • Examine why diversity hiring and officer retention is an ever-changing area of hu- man capital management • Follow legal guidelines when selecting and hiring for your agency think outside • Establish the latest training programs to reduce allegations and litigation Sharon E. Pandak the box!” Greehan, Taves, Pandak & Stoner, PLLC Danielle Woodward, Personnel Director, City of Owensboro, 11:15 Kentucky Police Department Closing Keynote: Build Powerful Partnerships with Local Communities • Expand working relationships with local organizations and businesses to raise awareness of job opportunities • Participate in community events to increase the visibility of your department • Establish partnerships with schools and local youth communities to showcase diversity and commitment to social responsibilities Ellen Scrivner, Ph.D. Director John Jay Leadership Academy 12:30 Conference Adjourns/Networking Luncheon/Post-Conference Workshop Registration 5 www.PerformanceWeb.org 5
  6. 6. The 2009 National Law Enforcement Recruitment, Retention and Diversity Summit Post-Conference Workshops Post-Conference Workshops are designed to be an interactive way for participants to learn the latest techniques in implementing a successful recruitment and succession plan in their workplace. Workshops provide a platform to learn practical applications of current best practices. Space in these comprehensive “This is exactly what workshops are limited, so be sure to reserve your seat today. I wanted. A good 1:30 Workshop A: ‘How-To’ build a Design an Advanced Marketing Plan to Lead a Successful Recruiting Campaign new recruitment Please join us in this interactive workshop to learn advanced techniques in improving your recruitment plan. Gain the necessary tools to attract qualified applicants and maximize the program. Good benefits of your partnerships. • Foster relationships with local partners to increase agency’s visibility and ability to network amongst broader communities and helpful.” • Diversify your applicant pool using new media technology and other advanced recruiting tools and techniques Michael Holguin, Police Sergeant, • Engage and instill pride and passion into your officers to increase the ROI of Texas Police Department your recruitment efforts Sergeant M. W. Turner, III Caroline County Sheriff’s Office 4:30 Post-Conference Workshop Adjourns 6 www.PerformanceWeb.org 6
  7. 7. The 2009 National Law Enforcement Recruitment, Retention and Diversity Summit Post-Conference Webinar Sponsorship Post-conference webinars are an extension of learning beyond the three-day Opportunities event. This 90 minute webinar will enhance your program experience and provide additional resources for immediate implementation of a statewide gang intelligence database. As a conference and training provider, The Performance Institute is an expert in Diversity Management in Law Enforcement: Breakdown bringing together leaders to share and Cultural Barriers discuss best practices and innovations. We connect decision-makers with Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2009 respected solution providers. Time: 1:00-2:30 PM EST The Institute offers four different pre- During this interactive webinar, you will learn to understand the employee’s cultural designed sponsorship packages: differences to provide a healthy work environment. It is essential for agencies to learn strategies to improve communication, build good working relationship, • Event Co-Sponsor recognize the diversity among staff and identify the appropriate management • Session Sponsor styles. To enhance your own diversity management skills, join the Law Enforcement • Luncheon Sponsor Development Center’s Breakdown Cultural Barriers webinar on June 3, 2009. • Exhibit Booth Sponsor CODE: F599 For more information on sponsorships or to get started, contact Jessica Ward at 703-894-0481 or Ward@PerformanceWeb.org 7 www.PerformanceWeb.org 7
  8. 8. The 2009 National Law Enforcement Recruitment, Retention and Diversity Summit Logistics & Registration Registration 1. ONLINE at www.PerformanceWeb.org Venue & Hotel 2. VIA FAX to 703-894-0482 The 2009 National Law Enforcement Recruitment, Retention and Diversity Summit will 3. VIA PHONE to 703-894-0481 be held at The Performance Institute Training Center in Arlington, VA. A public parking 4. VIA MAIL to 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Sixth Floor garage is located inside of the building for $10/day. Continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments will be provided for delegates on each day. Arlington, VA 22201 The Performance Institute ❍ Yes! Register me for The 2009 National Law Enforcement Recruitment, 1515 North Courthouse Rd., Suite 600 Retention and Diversity Summit Arlington, VA 22201 703-894-0481 ❍ Add the Post-Conference Workshop A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by ❍ Add the Post-Conference Webinar Marriott at the prevailing rate of $209.00 until April 10, 2009. This rate is based on the ❍ Please call me. I am interested in a special Group Discount for my team Government Per Diem and is subject to change. Please call the hotel directly and reference code “2009 Recruitment and Retention” when making reservations to get the discounted rate. The hotel is conveniently located three blocks from the Rosslyn Metro station. Please Delegate Information ask the hotel about a complimentary shuttle that is also available for your convenience. Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott 1533 Clarendon Blvd. Name Title Arlington, VA 22209 Phone: 703-528-2222 Phone: 1-800-321-2211 Office Organization www.CourtyardArlingtonRosslyn.com Hotel and travel costs and not included in the conference tuition Address Tuition & Group Discounts The tuition rate for attending The 2009 National Law Enforcement Recruitment, Retention and Diversity Summit is as follows: City State Zip Conference Only $628 Post-Conference Workshop $199 Telephone Fax Post-Conference Webinar $199 Email For more information on group discounts for The 2009 National Law Enforcement Recruitment, Retention and Diversity Summit please contact Chris Joseph at 703-894-0481 ext. 224 or email him at Joseph@ManagementWeb.org. Payment Information Training Form/Purchase Order Check (accepted by mail only) Credit Card Cancellation Policy For live events: The Performance Institute will provide a full refund less $399 administration fee for cancellations four weeks before the event. If cancellation occurs within two weeks prior to conference start date, no refund will be Credit Card Number Expiration Date issued. Registrants who fail to attend and do not cancel prior to the event will be charged the entire registration fee. For webinars: The Performance Institute will provide a full refund less $50 administrative fee for cancellations four weeks before the event. If cancellation occurs within two weeks prior to conference start date, no refund will be issued. Registrants who fail to attend and do not cancel prior to the meeting will be charged the entire Name on Card 3 Digit Card verification # registration fee. All the cancellation requests need to be made online. Your confirmation email contains links to modify or cancel registrations. Please note that the cancellation is not final until you receive a written confirmation. Payment must be secured prior to the conference. If payment is not received by the conference start date, a method Billing Zip Code of payment must be presented at the time of registration in order to guarantee your participation at the event. Please make checks payable to: The Performance Institute Quality Assurance The Performance Institute strives to provide you with the most productive and effective educational experience pos- sible. If after completing the course you feel there is some way we can improve, please write your comments on the Priority Code: L268-WEB evaluation form provided upon your arrival. Should you feel dissatisfied with your learning experience and wish to request a credit or refund, please submit it in writing no later than 10 business days after the end of the training to: Discounts The Performance Institute: Quality Assurance, 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22201 • All ‘Early Bird’ Discounts must require payment at time of registration and before the cut-off date in order to receive Note: As speakers are confirmed six months before the event, some speaker changes or topic changes may occur in any discount. the program. The Performance Institute is not responsible for speaker changes, but will work to ensure a comparable • Any discounts offered whether by The Performance Institute (including team discounts) must also require payment at speaker is located to participate in the program. the time of registration. If for any reason The Performance Institute decides to cancel this conference, The Performance Institute accepts no re- • All discount offers cannot be combined with any other offer. sponsibility for covering airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants, including delegates, sponsors and guests. • Discounts cannot be applied retroactively 8 www.PerformanceWeb.org 8