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Van Hollen to Host Working Summit on Public Safety


Van Hollen's Conference to focus on Targets and Threats: Preparing Wisconsin


MADISON - Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced today that he will be hosting a working summit on public safety in Wisconsin Dells June 29 – July 1.


“Faced with traumatic events on a daily basis, police personnel must be able to recover quickly from difficult situations,” said Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen. “This year's program will include presentations on the military's resiliency training program and the managing of stress in today's law enforcement agencies.”


The summit will be an interactive meeting where law enforcement officers in the field will be provided an opportunity to discuss their concerns, thoughts, and ideas with the Attorney General and Department of Justice staff. Topics will include: Marinette High School Hostage Situation, Current Homeland Security Threats, Deadly Threats: Officer-Involved Shootings, Resiliency Training: Rebounding from Trauma, Leadership for Reducing Organizational Stress in Law Enforcement, Regional Response Teams: Creation and Management, Crime Response Program: Trauma Services at the Scene, Threats and Challenges Facing Wisconsin's Schools and DNA Today: Balancing Resources, Meeting Expectations.


The Attorney General's Working Summit on Public Safety will be held on Wednesday, June 29 – Friday, July 1.