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Inspector Isobel Granger

Inspector Isobel Granger
In March of 2018, Isobel Granger was promoted to the rank of Inspector. She is the first black woman to rise to this level within the Ottawa Police Service. Insp. Granger says she wants her achievement to inspire other women readmore

Speaker: Kateryna Pavlichenko

Speaker: Kateryna Pavlichenko
Kateryna Pavlichenko is the Chair of the Ukrainian Association of Women Law Enforcement and will be speaking at this year’s IAWP conference. Kateryna is a young and ambitious Ukrainian woman with degrees in law and in economics. She worked as readmore

Christine Silverberg: Calgary’s First Female Chief of Police

Christine Silverberg: Calgary’s First Female Chief of Police
Christine Silverberg is an accomplished lawyer and former chief of police who has built distinguished careers in both public safety and law.  Christine began policing in early 1972 in Ontario with the then Mississauga Police Department, later regionalized into the readmore

Leading Change: Sewing Lessons for Empowerment

Leading Change: Sewing Lessons for Empowerment
Robert Mariano, Assistant Commissioner of the Belize Police Department, is utilizing his tailoring skills to teach others how to sew. The Belize Police Department is initiating different alternatives to crime with the hope of reducing misconduct. Robert Mariano is hoping readmore

Charu Bali: Panchkula’s First Female Police Commissioner

Charu Bali: Panchkula’s First Female Police Commissioner
Charu Bali became the first female Police Commissioner in Panchkula, India. Bali has worked in the Ministry of Home Affairs, telecommunications, Railways, and the Planning Commission. Bali received her law degree in 1994 from Panjab University, as well as receiving readmore

Speaker: Jen Magnus

Speaker: Jen Magnus
The IAWP will be hosting Jen Magnus, who will be speaking on Trauma-Informed Interviewing. Trauma-Informed interviewing is a science-based methodology used to educate professionals on the importance of empathic listening and recognizing brain-based cues when interviewing individuals who have experienced trauma.  readmore

Speaker: Detective Jaimie-Leigh

Speaker: Detective Jaimie-Leigh
Detective Jaimie-Leigh will highlight and showcase the importance of holistic health, the benefits of it and why it works, utilizing her own personal journey to provide examples. Holistic means dealing with or treating the whole of something or someone and readmore

Leading Change: Eve Thomas, Knoxville Police Dept’s First Female Police Chief

Leading Change: Eve Thomas, Knoxville Police Dept’s First Female Police Chief
Eve Thomas assumed leadership of the Knoxville Police Department on June 25 and is the department’s first female police chief. Thomas has been working with the Knoxville Police Department since 1993 and has steadily worked her way through the ranks. readmore

Rwanda Sends All-Female Police Unit to Sudan

Rwanda Sends All-Female Police Unit to Sudan
As part of a UN peacekeeping mission, Rwanda has sent a full female unit of 85 officers to South Sudan. The officers will be working towards organizing public order through humanitarian assistance, escort duties, crowd control, and protecting UN facilities. readmore

Leading Change: Winnipeg Police Create Art with Youth

Leading Change: Winnipeg Police Create Art with Youth
The Winnipeg Police Service is collaborating with inner-city youth to create expressive works of art and have been doing so once a month since January. The project takes place at the Graffiti Galley Studio 393 with the goal of breaking readmore

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The BMO Centre (IAWP Conference Venue) is located at 20 Roundup Way SW. If you are at our partner hotels,...continue reading Location, location, location

Yoga

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Speaker: Linda R. Crockett

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