The Washington State Crime Prevention Association (WSCPA) is gearing up for its 45th Annual Crime Prevention Conference, scheduled for September 19-20, 2023, in Olympia. This event, co-sponsored by the Washington Retail Association (WR), promises to be a significant gathering of law enforcement professionals, community leaders, and experts in the field of crime prevention. Olympia Police Department Deputy Chief Shelby Parker will inaugurate the conference.
Olympia Police Department Deputy Chief Shelby Parker will inaugurate the conference.
A highlight of the event will be the keynote address by Seattle City Attorney Ann Davison, a prominent figure in the realm of public safety and retail crime with significant law enforcement and community partnerships. Also, Mark Johnson, WR Senior Vice President of Policy & Government Affairs, will join in on a business crime prevention panel to discuss best practices and trends.
Participants can look forward to diverse workshops, including Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE), cryptocurrency scams, first responder wellness, violence prevention, and Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED).
Several notable speakers from local law enforcement agencies, the Department of Homeland Security, and FBI will share their expertise.
For those interested in attending or learning more about the conference, additional details are on the WSCPA website.
This conference is a testament to WSCPA’s commitment to fostering a safer community through education, awareness, and collaboration. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the conversation on the future of crime prevention in Washington State.