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Law Enforcement Torch Run

Annual Conference

General Conference Details:
Start Date
Feb 11, 2018
End Date
Feb 14, 2018
Location Hotel
Kalahari Resort & Convention Center
Location City
Wisconsin Dells
Location State
Location Zip
Early Registration Deadline
Feb 02, 2018
Final Registration Deadline
Feb 14, 2018

Registration to attend the 2018 Wisconsin Police Leadership Foundation (WPLF) Mid-Winter Training Conference being held February 11th through 14th at the Kalahari Resort in the Wisconsin Dells is now open.

Presentations at the 2018 WPLF Mid-Winter Training Conference will provide insight into variety of important law enforcement topics, including:

  • "Weeding Out Morale Killing Behaviors" Presented by Chief (ret.) Ron Glidden (Glidden Training & Consulting, LLC)

  • Motivation to Pick Up the Pieces Presented by U.S. Army Sgt. (ret.) Dan Rose

  • Mental Health Challenges and Creative Solutions” Presented by Capt. Matthew Barnes (Wausau Police Dept.) and Dep. Chief Chad Billeb (Marathon Co. Sheriff’s Office)

  • Officer Involved Shootings and What to Expect:  An Investigator & Officer Perspective” Presented by S/A Tammy Sleeman (WI DOJ Div. of Criminal Investigations) and Officer Jim Martin (Wausau Police Dept.)

  • "Wisconsin Immigrations & Customs Enforcement (ICE) Update” Presented by WI ICE Acting Resident Agent in Charge, Supervisory Detention & Deportation and Community Relations Personnel

  • 21st Century Policing and the Law Enforcement Torch Run:  A Guide to Integration and Implementation into a Community” Presented by Chief (ret.) Lisa Walter (University of Wisconsin – Stout Police Dept.)

  • "Legal Updates" Presented by Asst. Attorney General Dave Perlman (WI Dept. of Justice) as well as Kyle Guyla (Von Briesen & Roper S.C.)

In addition to receiving some great training other reasons to attend the 2018 WPLF Mid-Winter Training Conference include:

  • Networking during Host Chief’s Night on Monday, February 12th with complimentary appetizers and tap beer (cash bar available)

  • Networking during the Association President’s Dinner Banquet on Tuesday, February 13th with Special Guest Speaker Michele Gay (Safe & Sound Schools: A Sandy Hook Initiative Co-Founder)

  • Automatic/Free Entry into Drawings for Your Chance to Win Valuable Door Prizes Donated by our Generous Conference Exhibitors & Supporters (currently (7) firearms have already been donated as door prize prizes)

  • Opportunities to Meet with 100+ Law Enforcement/Service Providers Exhibiting at the Conference

  • 5th Annual Non-Denominational Prayer Breakfast

  • FBINAA Wisconsin Chapter Breakfast (for FBINAA members only; to RSVP email mbagin@villeageofhartland.com)

The host hotel for this event is Kalahari Resort & Conference Center.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  The Training Conference’s room block at the Kalahari Resort with special discounted rates is limited and sell out very quickly.  Therefore, if you plan on attending the Conference and wish to stay at the Kalahari Resort we strongly recommend that you make your room reservation ASAP.  Special room rates have been negotiated with Great Wolf Lodge to accommodate overflow.  For lodging reservation and rates, please visit: http://www.wichiefs.org/pblc/pages/lodging.

Attendees with any questions, comments or need additional information or assistance with registering for the 2018 WPLF Mid-Winter Training Conference, please contact:

Chief Timothy J. Styka (WCPA & WPLF Treasurer)
WPLF Conference Registration
Menasha Police Dept.
430 First St.
Menasha, WI  54952
Office Phone: 920-967-3500
Cell Phone: 920-915-1349
Email: wplftreasurer@gmail.com

If are a law enforcement equipment/service provider interested in exhibiting at the 2018 WPLF Mid-Winter Training Conference, please contact:

Pete Peters (WPLF Conference Coordinator)
Phone: 218-348-5911 
Email: peters3006@gmail.com

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Chief Timothy J. Styka (WCPA & WPLF Treasurer)
WPLF Conference Registration
Menasha Police Dept.
430 First St.
Menasha, WI  54952

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