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Training Sessions

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 

Presenter:  Michael "Bret" Hood

The Perfect/Imperfect Leader

An interactive exercise where participants start the process of self-assessment.

 10:15 - 11:30 a.m.

 Presenter:  Michael "Bret" Hood

Psychopathy & Leadership

 How do so many psychopaths manage to obtain leadership positions in organizations?  In this class, the participants learn how to turn some of the psychopath’s talents into useful leadership attributes that enhance a leader’s emotional intelligence.  Who knew we had so much to learn from psychopaths?


 1:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Moderator: Luther Reynolds, Assistant Chief - MCPD

Panel:  Karen Kruger, Executive Director MPCTC - Legal Issues,
           Victor Brito, Chief, Hagerstown PD - Real Life Applications
           Captain Joe Conger, BCPD - Policy and Implementation
            Officer Scott Roth, MPCTC - Technical Aspect

Current Issues in Body-Worn Camera Usage

 A comprehensive panel discussion by subject matter experts on all aspects of police body-worn cameras.  The discussion will include technical capabilities of the devices, policy and implementation, legal issues, and real world case studies.

 3:15 - 4:45 p.m.

Moderator:  Steve Hess

Panel:  Chief Timothy Altomare, Reginald Burke, Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler, Karen Kruger, Matthew Lowry, Tim Weber, Kevin Welkner

Responding to the Opioid Crisis in Maryland:  Enforcement, Prevention, Treatment

Addressing the opioid crisis in Maryland requires a coordinated and innovative response from multiple disciplines.  This moderated panel discussion will include presentations from law enforcement, prevention/education and treatment identifying best practices from each area designed to address the opioid epidemic, including the interconnections between each area.  The discussion will be followed by a question and and answer session.