Law Enforcement Summit
The Attorney General's office hosts a Law Enforcement Summit each year to recognize the efforts of the State's law enforcement community and provide training to police, prosecutors and criminal justice personnel.
This year's Law Enforcement Summit will be Oct. 4 and 5 at Camp Robinson in North Little Rock.
On Oct. 5 Rutledge will recognize Outstanding Law Enforcement Officers from each county, as well as announce the 2016 Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. Officers can be nominated here.
The Attorney General’s office is in the process of applying for CLE/CLEST credit. For more information, please contact Rachel Ellis at 501-682-2007.
October 4, 2016
8:30 to 10 a.m. – Jones Auditorium 230 B
Benton Police Chief Kirk Lane
Learn about the Arkansas Naloxone Access Act of 2015 and about how to safely administer Naloxone, a counter agent to opiate prescription drugs and heroin.
9 to 10 a.m. – Jones Auditorium 230 C
Metal Theft Investigations and Arkansas Top Cop recognition
Attorney General’s Office Special Investigations Division and LeadsOnline
Learn about metal theft investigations from the Attorney General's Office Special Investigations Division and LeadsOnline.
10 to 10:15 a.m.
10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. – Jones Auditorium 230 C
Domestic Violence Lethality Assessment and what Judges need from Law Enforcement
Rebekah Tucci, Administrative Office of the Courts
10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. – Jones Auditorium 230 B
Social Media Investigations
Special Agents Drew Evans and Michael Hendrix, Arkansas Attorney General’s Office
Learn search strategies for finding information available on some of the most popular social media sites.
12:15 to 1:15 p.m.
Lunch on your own
On site dining available
1:15 to 5 p.m. – Jones Auditorium 230 C
Autism Safety and Awareness Training
Mike Murphy, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Lindsay Naeder, Autism Response Team Director, Autism Speaks
First responder training on protecting and responding effectively to emergencies involving children and adults with autism spectrum disorder.
1:15 to 2:15 p.m. – Jones Auditorium 230 B
Obtaining Information from Electronic Service Providers
Special Agent Michael Hendrix and Assistant Attorney General Jill Irwin, Arkansas Attorney General’s Office
Learn about resources available to obtain information from electronic service providers and about information that can be obtained through various legal processes.
2:15 to 2:30 p.m.
2:30 to 3:30 p.m. – Jones Auditorium 230 B
Securing Electronic Evidence in a Criminal Investigation
Special Agent Chris Cone, Arkansas Attorney General’s Office
Learn about different types of electronic evidence and the role they play in a criminal investigation. Also, hear about best practice techniques for securing and storing electronic evidence for later analysis.
October 5, 2016
7:30 to 8 a.m.
8 to 9:30 a.m.
Lieutenant Brad Toms, San Bernardino Sheriff Department
9:30 to 9:45 a.m.
9:45 to 11:30 a.m.
“A Victim Centered Approach to Human Trafficking Investigations”
Christopher Heid, Corporal, Maryland State Police
Patrick Winn, Special Agent, FBI, Baltimore, Maryland
Lunch Buffet line starts
11:50 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
1:15 to 1:30 p.m.
1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
“Cannabis Social Events: Enforcement Challenges and Strategies.”
Lieutenant James Henning, Denver Police Department
3:30 to 3:45 p.m.
3:45 to 4:45
Diane Upchurch, FBI Special Agent in Charge, Little Rock Division
Matthew Barden, DEA Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Little Rock District Office
“Chasing the Dragon” film
4:45 to 5:30 p.m.
Law Enforcement Leadership panel discussion
- Attorney General Leslie Rutledge
- Diane Upchurch, FBI Special Agent in Charge, Little Rock Division
- Matthew Barden, DEA Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Little Rock District Office
- Arkansas State Police Col. Bill Bryant
- Brent Stevenson, Arkansas Association of Chiefs of Police
- Ronnie Baldwin, Arkansas Sheriffs’ Association
Drug Enforcement Agency
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Little Rock Tours