Law Enforcement Track: Merging Operations

Cassie Hensley, MSW Police Social Worker | Alexandria Police Department, Kentucky
Chief Lucas Cooper Chief of Police | Alexandria, Kentucky
Devon Moore, MSW, LCSW Social Service & Crisis Response Specialist at West Lafayette Police Department
Lieutenant Lucas Tate Night Shift Lieutenant | President of the Indiana Association of Hostage and Crisis Negotiators

The group will elaborate on the internal collaboration between PSWs and LEOs. The panelists will discuss the referral process and on-scene collaboration, utilization of PSWs on negotiations, officers’ experiences with integrating PSWs into the department and how PSWs can ease the transition into the department.