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October 2019 | Volume 12 | Issue 9

COPS Office leadership and staff will be attending the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) 126th Annual Conference and Exposition from October 26–29 in Chicago, Illinois.

We are looking forward to four informative days where we will be participating in workshops and discussions with law enforcement leadership and subject matter experts from across the nation.

You can also find COPS Office staff in the Exposition Hall at booth number 2558. Stop by to chat with our team and to pick up the latest community policing resources.

Please refer to the list below for details about our workshops, meetings, and exhibition hours:

Saturday, October 26

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.

  • The Kids Aren’t All Right: Community Policing for Youth Homelessness
    • COPS Office Workshop moderated by Social Science Analyst Sarah Estill
    • Location: W190b

8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

  • IACP Research Advisory Committee (RAC) Meeting
    • COPS Office Director Keith speaking
    • Location: McCormick Place West | Room W176a

12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

  • Reporting on the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act: Building Officer Resiliency
    • COPS Office Workshop moderated by Debs Spence
    • Location: W195
Sunday, October 27

11:20 a.m.–11:40 a.m.

  • National Blue Alert Network and the Community
    • COPS Office Workshop moderated by Vince Davenport
    • Location: W193
Monday, October 28

1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

  • The Police Use of Drones and Response to Malicious UAS
    • COPS Office workshop moderated by Sarah Estill
    • Location: W192c

3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.      

  • Hidden Psychiatric and Developmental Disabilities: Improving Officer and Community Safety
    • COPS Office workshop moderated by Melissa Bradley
    • Location: W186
Exhibition Booth Hours

Sunday, October 27 — 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Monday, October 28 — 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 29 — 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

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