By David J. Roberts, Senior Program Manager, IACP Technology Center
|Gordon Scobbie, assistant chief constable, West |
Midlands Police, United Kingdom, speaks at the plenary
session panel Web 2.0 Social Networking and Its
Impact on Law Enforcement.
|Dr. Cynthia Lum, deputy director, Center for Evidence-|
Based Crime Policy, George Mason University, speaks
at the plenary session Law Enforcement License Plate
Reader Trends and Issues.
he 34th Annual International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Law Enforcement Information Management (LEIM) Section Training Conference and Exposition was held in Atlanta, Georgia, May 24–27, 2010. The conference, which was sponsored by the LEIM Section of the IACP and cohosted with the Atlanta Police Department, brought together 552 law enforcement executives, information technology managers, criminal justice practitioners, and leading solution providers from across the United States and around the world to share best practices and lessons learned in the innovative application of technology.
The conference featured plenary sessions Web 2.0 Social Networking and Its Impact on Law Enforcement and Law Enforcement License Plate Reader Trends and Issues, as well as 40 breakout sessions organized across the following seven topical tracks:
- Systems and Information Sharing
- Communications and Interoperability
- Project Management
- Intelligence and Analysis
Presentations from the conference are available on the LEIM webpage of the IACP Technology Center at www.theiacp.org/Technology/LEIM2010Conference.
In addition to the substantive plenary and breakout sessions, the 2010 LEIM Conference also included a special reception to recognize winners of the IACP – iXP Excellence in Technology Awards Program. The awards include Excellence in Law Enforcement Communications and Interoperability, Response to Computer Related Crime, and Innovation in Information Technology. A list of the 2010 award winners can be found at www.theiacp.org/About/WhatsNew/tabid/459/Default.aspx?id=1266&v=1.
Each year, the LEIM Conference includes an exposition featuring leading solution providers from throughout the United States and around the world. Attendees are able to learn about world-class technologies designed to meet their evolving operational needs and gain hands-on experience from leading suppliers. In 2010, 75 industry partners participated in the LEIM Conference and Exposition, including platinum sponsors Panasonic, Cisco, Sprint, and ESRI.
The LEIM Executive Board and IACP Technology Center staff have begun planning for the 35th annual IACP LEIM Conference, which will be held at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, California, June 13–16, 2011. Make plans today to attend. The call for presentations, delegate registration, exhibit booth, and sponsorship sales will open November 1, 2010. ?
|The 2009–2010 LEIM Executive Board outside the|
Exhibit Hall (left to right): Scott Edson, captain, Los
Angeles County, California, Sheriff’s Department;
Greg Browning, chief of police, Juneau, Alaska, Police
Department; Pamela Scanlon, executive director,
San Diego, California, Automated Regional Justice
Information System, and chair of the LEIM Executive
Board; Mark Marshall, chief of police, Smithfield,
Virginia, Police Department, and first vice president,
IACP; Dean Hairston, major, Danville, Virginia,
Police Department, and immediate past chair of
the LEIM Executive Board; and Ed Posey, captain,
Gainesville, Florida, Police Department.
Gordon Scobbie, assistant chief constable, West
Midlands Police, United Kingdom, speaks at
the plenary session panel Web 2.0 Social
Networking and Its Impact on Law Enforcement.
|LEIM Exhibition Hall Platinum Sponsor Ribbon-|
Cutting (left to right): Sheeba Bruning, national
marketing manager, Sprint Nextel; Greg Peratt,
national director, Digital Video Products, Panasonic;
Pamela Scanlon, executive director, San Diego,
California, Automated Regional Justice Information
System, and chair of the LEIM Executive Board; Lew
Nelson, industry manager – Law Enforcement, ESRI;
Mark Marshall, chief of police, Smithfield, Virginia,
Police Department, and first vice president, IACP; and
Morgan Wright, global industry solutions manager,
Please cite as:
David J. Roberts, "IACP and Atlanta Police Department Host the 34th Annual LEIM Section Training Conference and Exposition," The Police Chief 77 (August 2010): 130, http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CPIM0810/index.php#/130 (insert access date).