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What Events Will You Attend This Year?

As a police officer, it's important to attend professional events every year to learn about new technologies, law enforcement best practices, as well as network with your fellow officers. While large national events like IACP have a lot to offer, be sure to check out smaller, regional events like INLETS. This year's program promises impressive speakers and outstanding educational sessions. What events will you attend this year?

Commander During 2011 Oslo Attacks Discusses Response, Gives Lessons Learned

By Leischen Stelter, American Military University

One of the premier presentations at the 4th Annual Mid-Atlantic INLETS: Violent Crimes & Terrorism Trends seminar came from Anders Snortheimsmoen, commander of the Delta Norga, Oslo Police Distrik in Norway during two sequential lone-wolf attacks in 2011. Anders’ presentation focused on the importance of preparedness and lessons learned after these attacks.

FBI Responds to Local Agency Training Requests Through INLETS Program

By Leischen Stelter, American Military University

After the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, it became apparent that all levels of law enforcement needed to be involved in the fight against terrorism.

“With many federal law enforcement agencies focused on investigating terrorist threats from overseas, state and local law enforcement personnel continue to play an ever-increasing role in combating terrorism,” said Special Agent Steven Shepherd, who is assigned to the Baltimore Field Office and has been with the FBI for 16 years.

First International Human Trafficking Summit Fulfills Vision of Founder, But Much Work Ahead

By Michael Sale

Deputy Chief of Police Kim Derry (retired, Toronto PD) was the first non-American to ascend to the position of president of the FBI National Academy Associates (FBINAA), a position he held in 2010.

During a decade of active participation with the FBINAA executive board, Kim championed and supported many new programs for the association including an academic alliance—in which American Military University is a very active participant—and the FBI National Academy Associates Charitable Foundation, which raises funds to support members in crisis, education scholarships, and research that advances the association’s support of law enforcement.

D.C. Police Chief: Technology has Reinvented Law Enforcement and the Learning Curve is Steep

By Leischen Stelter

Technology has completely reinvented law enforcement. It has been an enormous challenge for law enforcement agencies to learn how to use and integrate technology, develop appropriate policies, and figure out how to protect data and information, said D.C. Chief of Police Cathy Lanier during an informative and often humorous keynote speech at the Global Intelligence Forum on July 30 in Washington, D.C.