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2018 Chiefs’ In-Service and Annual Conference

April 29 – May 1, 2018
Hilton Columbus-Downtown OH – DIRECTIONS

Hilton-Downtown Columbus

Registration for Chiefs’ & Upper Command

Registration for Life Members

Registration for Exhibit Show ONLY (free event)

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Confirmed Presenters:

  • Gordon Graham, Graham Research Consultants, Los Angeles
  • Melvin Allick, Texas Department of Public Safety, Austin
  • Jonathan Downes, Attorney, Zashin & Rich, LPA, Columbus
  • Mark Weaver, Attorney, Communications Counsel, , Columbus
  • Jeffrey Furbee, Attorney, Columbus City Attorney’s Office
  • Director Monica Moll, CLEE, Department of Public Safety, The Ohio State University
  • Chief Craig Stone, The Ohio State University PD
  • Steve Click, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio Assist Program
  • Jennifer Rausch, Director, Special Crimes Unit, Franklin Prosecutor’s Office
  • Chief Dwight Holcomb, Ret’d., Vice President, Security, The Dispatch
  • Chief Mike Harnishfeger, CLEE, Ada PD
  • Program Director Tim Sabransky, CLEE, Ret’d., IACP/UC Center of Police Research & Policy
  • Chief Josef Freyhof, Russells Point PD
  • More presenters to be added


  • Registration begins Sunday at 2:00 pm
  • Conference concludes Tuesday at noon
  • Dress is business casual

Plus: 100+ Vendors Exhibit Show, Banquet, Chiefs’ Reception, Business Meeting, and
networking opportunities

Topics Include:

  • Organizational Risk Management
  • The Ohio State University Terrorist Attack‐ Lessons Learned
  • Ohio Assist: Aiding Safety Services with Incident Survival Techniques
  • S.H.I.E.L.D.: Strength & Honor in Everyday Lawful Decisions
  • Criminal Law Updates
  • Personnel Law Updates
  • Public Records Updates
  • Latest Developments in the Use of Social Media
  • Labor Contract Negotiations
  • Prosecution Considerations in Domestic Violence and Strangulation Cases
  • Creating a G.R.E.A.T. Agency
  • Data Driven Policing: A Joint Training Initiative
  • Transitioning to Private Sector Security
  • Patrolling Chiefs Roundtable
  • More topics to be added


  • Donna Harrass (Braxton), Annual Conference Director –
  • Monica Miller, Exhibitor Showcase –
  • Jeff Hill, Education Program Director –
  • Renea Collins, CIS-AC Registrations –

Or call 614-761-0330

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