IACP Conference Plenary Session: Criminal Investigations</br>Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Criminal Investigations: The State of the Art Today, A Look at the Future Tuesday, October 17, 2006 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 113th Annual IACP Conference Boston Convention and Exposition Center The IACP Police Investigative Operations Committee, chaired by Peter Modafferi, chief of detectives, Rockland County District Attorney's Office, New City, New York, is conducting this plenary session to keep law enforcement executives current with changes in criminal investigations. The session will include three open forum discussions on issues related to conducting criminal investigations. Throughout the afternoon, selected local, state, and federal agencies will demonstrate interactive innovations those agencies are employing in criminal investigations. The techniques used by these departments are transferable to other departments. Chief executives and commanders of investigative units will find the demonstrations and discussions comprehensive, realistic, and at the cutting edge of investigative techniques.
1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Innovations in Criminal Investigations Moderator:
  • Robert Osborne, Commander, Detective Division, Los Angeles County Sheriff Office, Monterey Park, California Presenters:
  • Gerald Bailey, Commissioner, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Tallahassee, Florida
  • Van Hitch, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
  • Douglas (Scott) Johnson, Deputy Special Agent in Charge, Criminal Investigation Division, U.S. Secret Service, Washington, D.C.
  • David L. Maggard, Chief of Police, Irvine Police Department, Irvine, California
    2:20 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Why Investigations Fail Moderator:
  • Thomas P. O'Connor, Chief of Police, Maryland Heights Police Department, Maryland Heights, Missouri Presenter:
  • D. Kim Rossmo, Ph. D., Department of Criminal Justice, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
    3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Refreshment Break sponsored by Lockheed Martin Corporation
    3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
  • Emerging Issues in Criminal Investigation Moderator:
  • Russell Porter, Assistant Director and Chief, Intelligence Bureau, Iowa Department of Public Safety, West Des Moines, Iowa Presenters:
  • Gary Brennan, Chief of Detectives, Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles, California
  • Christer Ekberg, Director, National Criminal Intelligence Service, Sweden
  • Willie T. Hulon, Executive Assistant Director, National Security Branch, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, D.C.
    Law Enforcement Innovations Between the open forum discussions, attendees are encouraged to visit with the law enforcement agencies demonstrating their innovations for investigations. Experience firsthand these innovations and learn from the sworn practitioners. Participating agencies include the following: Commonwealth Fusion Center, Massachusetts State Police Florida Department of Law Enforcement Florida Highway Patrol Georgia Bureau of Investigation Global Information Sharing, Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice I87/287 Corridor Intel Initiative, Office of National Drug Control Policy International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts Irvine Police Department Law Enforcement Intelligence Unit Los Angeles Police Department National Gang Intelligence Center, Federal Bureau of Investigation Upstate New York Regional Intelligence Center, New York State Police North Little Rock Police Department U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives U.S. Department of Justice, Chief Information Office U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation U.S. Marshals Service U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons U.S. Secret Service
    2006 IACP/ChoicePoint Excellence in Criminal Investigation Award Winners
  • First Place: Irvine Police Department
  • Second Place: Georgia Bureau of Investigation
  • Third Place: North Little Rock Police Department For information about the award program visit http://www.theiacp.org/awards/choicepoint.htm