2013 Winter Conference

January 28 - February 2

Washington, DC

Winter Conference

Our Mission

The National Sheriffs' Association is dedicated to raising the level of professionalism among sheriffs, their deputies, and others in the field of criminal justice public safety and law enforcement so that they may perform their jobs in the best possible manner and better serve the people of their cities, counties or jurisdictions. Learn More learn more arrow

Winter Conference Schedule

 

Schedule

Exhibitors

Sponsors

Schedule of Events (subject to change)

All Events at J.W. Marriott Hotel Unless Otherwise Indicated.
 
Sunday, January 27
1.00pm – 6.00pm
Major City Chiefs’ Association (MCCA)/Major County Sheriffs’ Association (MCSA) Registration
2.00pm – 5.00pm
MCSA Board Meeting
6.00pm – 8.00pm
Major County Sheriffs’ Association (MCSA) and Major City Chiefs’ Association (MCCA) Welcome Reception
 
Monday, January 28
7.00am – 8.15am
MCCA Board Meeting
7.00am – 8.30am
MCSA/MCCA Breakfast
8.30am – 12.00pm
Major County Sheriffs’ Association / Major City Chiefs’ Association Joint Meeting
12.00pm – 1.30pm
MCSA/MCCA Luncheon
1.30pm – 5.00pm
Major County Sheriffs’ Association Meeting
Major County Chiefs’ Association Meeting
6.00pm MCSA/MCCA Reception and Dinner

 

Tuesday, January 29
7.00am – 8.30am MCSA/MCCA Breakfast
8.30am –12.00pm Major County Sheriffs’ Association / Major City Chiefs’ Association Joint Meeting
12.00pm – 1.00pm MCSA/MCCA Luncheon
3.00pm – 5.00pm NSA Executive Committee
6.00pm – 9.00pm
Cocktail Reception for NSA Board of Directors, Executive Committee, & Past Presidents, Hosted by Sheriff Larry Amerson, Calhoun County, AL
Sponsored by Sprint

 

Wednesday, January 30
8.00am – 4.00pm Conference Registration
8.00am – 3.30pm Legal Affairs Committee
8.30am – 9.30am Capitol Hill Day Briefing Session
9.00am – 12.00pm LInX Regional Governance Meeting
9.30am – 2.00pm Homeland Security Committee
12.30pm – 3.30pm Seminar 1 – PREA
2.00pm – 5.00pm
Global Affairs Committee
Exhibits Set-up
2.30pm – 4.00pm Membership Committee
6.00pm – 7.30pm
NSA Welcome Reception- Hosted by NSA President, Sheriff Larry Amerson and Mrs. Annalisa Amerson, Calhoun County, AL

Sponsored by AT&T, Armor Correctional Health Services, Inc., Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Harris Corporation, Justice Federal Credit Union, United Parcel Service of America, Inc. (UPS), Panasonic System Communications Company, Taser, and Watch Systems, LLC

 

Thursday, January 31
8.00am – 4.00pm Conference Registration
8.00am – 6.00pm Neighborhood Watch-PACT360 Training (Special on-line registration required)
9.00am – 10.00am
Plenary Session I
Speaker: U.S. Senator Mike Lee (Utah)
(will speak on U.S. Forest Service’s proposed rule changes to expand its law enforcement powers)
9.00am – 5.00pm International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) Executive Board Meeting
10.00am – 12.00pm Spouses’ Lounge
10:00am 11.00am
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
Sponsored by:  Aramark Correctional Services
10.00am – 2.00pm Exhibits Open
11.00am 1.30pm
Chaplains Committee
Court Security, Transportation of Prisoners and Civil Process Committee
Crime Victim Services Committee
Jail, Detention and Corrections Committee
Special Operations Committee
11.30am - 1.00pm
Seminar 2 – Responding to Reports of Missing Children with Special Needs

12.00pm – 2.00pm

National Service Associates, Inc., Board of Directors

1.00pm 2.00pm
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
Sponsored by:  Aramark Correctional Services
2.30pm 5.00pm
CJIS/Technology Committee
Crime Prevention/Private Security Committee
Domestic Violence Committee
Immigration and Border Security Committee
 
3.30pm – 5.00pm
Seminar 3 – Continuing the Push for Officer Safety 

 

Friday, February 1
8.00am – 4.00pm Conference Registration
8.00am – 9.00am
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
Sponsored by:  Aramark Correctional Services
8.00am – 12.00pm
Exhibits Open
9.00am – 10.00am
Plenary Session II
Speaker: Nick Halley, Brigadier General (U.S. Army, Retired)
9.00am – 12.00pm
International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards & Training (IADLEST) Executive Board Meeting
10.00am – 11.00am
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
Sponsored by:  Aramark Correctional Services
10.00am –12.00pm Seminar 4 –One Team One Fight: Military and Civilian Law Enforcement Confronting Crime Facing the Nation Together
10.00am - 6.00pm
  • Use of Force present by Gary Deland
  • First Amendment/Legal Issues presented by Carrie Hill
  • Emergency and Contingency Planning presented by Mike Haley
  • Not So "Best Practices" (Legal-based vs. Best Practices) presented by Gary Deland
11.00am – 1.30pm
Congressional Affairs Committee
Small, Rural Sheriffs Committee
Traffic Safety Committee
12.00pm Exhibits Close (breakdown)
12.30pm – 2.00pm Ferris E. Lucas Award for Sheriff of the Year Committee
1.00pm – 2.30pm Seminar 5 – New Realities in the Public Safety Broadband Universe
2.00pm – 3.30pm
Awards Committee
2.30pm – 5.00pm
Drug Enforcement Committee
Indian Affairs Committee
NSI, Education & Training Committee
Reserve Law Enforcement Officers Committee
Youth Programs & Juvenile Justice Committee
3.00pm – 4.30pm
Constitution & Bylaws Committee
3.30pm – 5.00pm Seminar 6 – Essential Tools Every Sheriff Needs to Prevent Child Victimization
5.00pm – 6.00pm
Pegasus Committee Meeting

 

Saturday, February 2
8.30am – 9.45am
Seminar 7 – Law Enforcement Community Partnerships:  Leveraging Neighbors in Foreclosure/Blighted Neighborhoods
9.00am – 4.00pm
NSA Executive Committee, Board of Directors and Past Presidents
NOTE:  Committee of State Executive Directors and Presidents will meet jointly with NSA Board for first hour
9.00am – 4.00pm
Committee of State Association Executive Directors and Presidents
NOTE:  Committee of State Executive Directors and Presidents will meet jointly with NSA Board for first hour
10.00am – 11.30am Seminar 8 – Law Enforcement Community Partnerships:  Older Adult Crime Awareness Training
11.30am – 12.00pm Photo Session- 2012-2013 NSA Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and Past Presidents; and Committee of State Association Executive Directors and Presidents
11.45am – 1.00pm
Seminar 9 – Law Enforcement Community Partnerships:  Ways To Address Bullying
12.00pm - 1.15pm
Luncheon for NSA Executive Committee, Board of Directors and Past Presidents; Committee of State Association Executive Directors and Presidents
Sponsored by CARFAX Police Crash Assistance
6.00pm – 8.00pm
NSA Presidents’ Reception hosted by NSA President, Sheriff Larry Amerson, and Mrs. Annalisa Amerson, Calhoun Co., AL
Sponsored by Target

 

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