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SPEAKERS

 
Major General (RET) Robert Silverthorn began the first training session with the topic: 'The Changed Face of the U.S. Military After Nearly 11 Years at War" Panel Discussion on Best Practices for Returning Veterans to Law Enforcement Agencies, moderated by SPI Director Dr. Tad Hughes. Panelists: Sgt. Charles Kelton, Capt. Robert Schultz and Lt. Brook Shannon from Kentucky State Police; Off. Vince Matteini and Sgt. Patrick Brown from Lexington Division of Police, and Sgt. Kevin Wheatley and Off. Mark Granholm from Louisville Metro Police Department
 
SPIAA Board member Paul Monteen (81st AOC) and Upper Midwest Community Policing Institute's Wayne Shellum (83rd AOC) introduce the day-long training session on Wednesday entitled: "Public Safety De-escalation Training for Military Vets in Crisis" UMPCI Trainer Bill Miklus spoke on the stressors of returning veterans during the day-long training session on Wednesday "Public Safety De-escalation Training for Military Vets in Crisis"
 
John Baker, a criminal defense attorney and retired Gunnery Sergeant with the USMC, was helpful in addressing reintegration challenges of returning veterans during the day-long training session on Wednesday "Public Safety De-escalation Training for Military Vets in Crisis" An SPIAA Conference would not be the same without Dr. Terry Edwards' entertaining and informative legal updates. His session started with "Cops still get sued! I can't do much about it! Are there any questions?"
 
The last training session on Friday featured Scott Adams, a Certified Recovery Dynamics instructor, on a very informative and realistic session on "Prescription Pill Epidemic and How it Affects Our Employees and their Familes." Mr. Adams worked for the Healing Place, Ten Broeck Hospital and has spent the last 6 years at Recovery Works Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation. The final session "Prescription Pill Epidemic and How it Affects Our Employees and their Familes" featured Margaret Johnson, a mental health therapist at Recovery Works Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation.
 
 
 

AROUND THE ROOMS

 
2012-13 Board
Bert Hawkins (AOC #35) congratulates Sheriff John Aubrey on his SPIAA Alumnus of the Year Award. Also pictured is Jefferson County (KY) Sheriff's Office Lt. Colonel Carl Yates with wife Judy Yates. President Robert Rollins (NC), 1st VP Andy Ross (FL), 2nd VP Todd Vinger (NV), 3rd VP Chris Summers (FL), Treasurer Dr. Bill Walsh (KY), and Secretary Jean Moe (AL).
 
Past President Kevin Collins and Immediate Past President Scott Blakely surprised Lt. (Ret.) Charles Beierlotzer (48th AOC) with a special recognition for attendance of 40 consecutive SPIAA Conferences beginning in Myrtle Beach, SC in 1972. He retired from DeKalb County (IL) PD on 2-2-92 and served with the distinction of being the longest standing OPS Commander in the history of his agency. SPIAA Alumnus of the Year, Jefferson County (KY) Sheriff John Aubrey, displays his plaque pictured with (from Left to Right) Asst. Chief Robert Stack (Lexington KY PD), Rick Curtis (Office of the Commissioner of Public Safety, Lexington KY), Past President Scott Blakely (Lexington PD), Sheriff Aubrey, SPI Director Tad Hughes and SPI Associate Director Cindy Shain.
 
Dr. Hughes at work at the Registration Table on Monday 23 July 2012 in the lobby of the Marriott Griffin Gate Hotel. Registration Day, Lobby of the Marriott Griffin Gate.
 
Registration Day in the Lobby of the Marriott Griffin Gate
 
SPI staff Ree Gibbons and Theresa Newton greet participants with SPI merchandise
 
 

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