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The Evolution of Policing: Celebrating 100 Years of Women in Policing
The Vancouver Police Department is hosting the Evolution in Policing: Celebrating 100 Years of Women in Policing conference from September 24th to 26th, 2012, at the River Rock Casino and Resort in Richmond, British Columbia.
The conference will highlight developments over the past 100 years in a number of key areas of policing and take a critical look ahead to new challenges facing law enforcement agencies in the future.
A distinguished field of speakers will be presenting on a variety of topics, including:
- Changing The Face of Leadership from Within: Gender Differences in Leadership Styles by Jane Hall. Ms. Hall is the author of The Red Wall: A Woman in the RCMP,
a true story of one who, in 1977, was among the first few female troops
accepted into the RCMP. The Red Wall is a snapshot of a time of
tremendous social change.
- Gender Differences in Recruitment and Promotion
- Evolution/Revolution in Policing by Tullio Caputo, Associate Professor Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University.
Dr. Caputo is a respected speaker who analyzes the major developments
in policing and how it has affected the policing world.
- A Personal Story – Hillsborough County Deputy Sheriff Lisa Noland, recounts her personal story of survival at the hands of a serial killer.
- Developments in Behavioural Sciences – The tactics and roles of female criminal profilers - Sergeant Cindy Ramos (RCMP) and Staff Sergeant Sherri Darrah (RCMP).
- The Psychology of Dealing with Traumatic Events – Dr. Randy Mackoff
- The Psychology of Engagement and Police Training Methods- Sergeant Colleen Yee, Vancouver Police Department and Inspector (retired) John McKay, Vancouver Police Department, explore the differences in training men and women.
- From the RCMP to Municipal Policing – Chief Constable Jamie Graham, Victoria Police Department.
From the RCMP, Chief Graham became the Chief Constable of the
Vancouver Police Department and, after a brief retirement, returned back
to policing to become the Chief Constable of the Victoria Police
Department. A personal perspective on the evolution of the RCMP and
municipal police departments.
- Policing the Aftermath of a Catastrophe: Hurricane Katrina
Early bird registration fees are $375. After May 31, 2012, the conference registration fee will be $425.00 (including HST).
The River Rock Casino Resort is offering a rate of $109.00 per night for the conference dates.