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Officer Safety and Wellness in Indian Country

Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 2:00 pm EDT

Officer Safety and Wellness in Indian Country will be an interactive panel discussion with tribal policing leaders from across the nation. This panel will focus on the unique officer safety challenges faced by tribal policing agencies. Panelists will address the...

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April 22 | 2:00pm

Officer Safety and Wellness in Indian Country

Officer Safety and Wellness in Indian Country will be an interactive panel discussion with tribal policing leaders from across the nation. This panel will focus on the unique officer safety challenges faced by tribal policing agencies. Panelists will address the issues of implementing innovative officer safety and wellness programs in Indian Country and provide potential solutions to enhance officer safety and wellness programs in tribal and rural law enforcement agencies.

Panelists:
  • Virgil Pinto, Chief Enforcement Ranger, Hopi Resource Enforcement
  • William Latchford, Executive Director of Public Safety, Seminole Police Department
  • Elton Begay, Chief of Police, Tohono O'odham Department of Public Safety
  • Robert Bryant, Chief of Police, Penobscot Nation Police Department
  • Ronald Silversmith, Captain, Navajo Police Department | Central Area Command
  • Martin Page, Captain, Navajo Police Department, Central Area Command
  • Chief of Police, Jacob Molitor of the Meskwaki Nation Police Department

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