Community Policing Conference
2nd Annual Community Policing Conference Redefining Public Safety in Los Angeles County
Join community members, academics, law enforcement professionals and elected officials for a day of discussion on community policing and redefining public safety. This free public event. Space is limited and the event sold out. If you have a reservation and are unable to attend, please cancel your reservation to give your seat to someone on the waitlist. To join the waitlist, email email@example.com.
Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Location: St. Anne's Conference Center, 155 N Occidental Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Getting there: Plan your trip using Metro, or if you're driving, park in the lot across the street.
- 8:30-9:30 a.m. – Registration & Breakfast
- 9:30 a.m. – Opening Remarks
- 9:45 a.m. – Keynote Speaker: Jerome Dixon
- 10:45 a.m. – To Be or Not to Be: An Elected Sheriff
This panel session discusses the structure of elected sheriff or appointed police chiefs and highlights the characteristics which effectively provide greater accountability, transparency and oversight opportunities.
- 12:30 p.m. – Calming a Crisis: De-escalating Use of Force
This interactive session explores factors that lead to use of force and the efforts to mitigate these factors. The Multiple Interactive Learning Objectives (MILO) simulator will be used as a tool to provide examples of de-escalation and diversion.
- 2:15 p.m. – Where Do We Go From Here? A small group discussion led by table facilitators.
- 3:45 p.m. – Closing Remarks
This conference is hosted by the L.A. County Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission, the Human Relations Commission and the Department of Public Health.