Acting Commissioner of Police, Clifton Hicken recently attended the 46th Annual Training Conference and Exhibition hosted by the National Organization of Black Enforcement Executives in Orlando, Florida, USA.
The Conference was held from Friday July 22 to Wednesday, July 27, 2022 under the theme ‘Driving Change: Redefining Law Enforcement and Public Safety across America’.
During the week-long conference several workshops on topics pertinent to law enforcement worldwide were conducted.
Some of the topics covered were: Human Impact of Technology in Policing, Accountability and Proactive Measures in Law Enforcement: A Path Forward Through and Beyond, The Law and Your Community Program, Accountability Paradox, Digital Security for Law Enforcement Officers, Leadership Philosophy and Attributes, Increasing Police/Community Trust Through Shared-Values, Managing Critical Incidents for a Law Enforcement Agency, A 21st Century Approach to Community Engagement and Safety, Building Safer Communities Through Effective Hate Crime Enforcement, Safe Schools: Next Generation Safety for the Next Generation; Technology, Data, & Community Engagement: Innovation in Gun Violence, Prevention and Reduction; Leveraging Community Policing to Support Victims of Violent Crime among several other sessions.
Val Demings, U.S. Congresswoman; Bennie Thompson, U.S. Congressman; Alejandro Mayorkas — Secretary, Department of Homeland Security; Kristen Clarke — Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice; Jerry Demings — Mayor, Orange County, FL; Buddy Dyer — Mayor, Orlando, FL were among the participants that attended the conference.
The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) has nearly 60 chapters and represents over 3,000 members worldwide that represent chief executive officers and command-level law enforcement officials from federal, state, county, municipal law enforcement agencies, and criminal justice practitioners.