"The conference provided some of the most dynamic presentations I have seen. The curriculum and related activities provided great content and networking opportunities, seeding ideas for real change."
- Captain Amy Sinnott, Support Services, West Palm Beach Police Department

Join your fellow leaders of Law Enforcement in a chance to learn and adapt to the most urgent topics you face every day!

The heart of the Bluegrass is the proud home of the University of Kentucky Police department. Although known for its rich traditions, Kentucky has become home to one event that has made it the center of an evolution in Law Enforcement — the Transform event.

Attendees tackle topics ranging from ethics to communication to personal health. They absorb insights of worldclass instructors and leaders from around the country. And by the end, they leave ready to change Law Enforcement for the better.

The time to act is today! Interest is high and slots will fill quickly so we must limit this event to the FIRST 50 RESPONDENTS.

Preview the courses:

Generational Leadership

Jim DeLung, PhD

Comprehending the diverse generational communication styles is paramount for an effective organization. We discuss the four major generations in the American workforce: Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X, & Millennials (Gen Y). We discuss the major characteristics of each generation and how to blend them effectively within the organization. We then discuss methods of motivation and communication for each generation.

Organizational Socialization and Culture

Jim DeLung, PhD

Participants discover the evolution of organizational culture through formal and informal socialization efforts, including their influence regarding workplace environment. Classroom discussion includes: socialization, culture, stories, rituals, symbols, jargon and more.

Keeping the Super Heroes Super

Kimberly Miller, PhD

Public safety professionals are passionate about serving others; however, this calling can take its toll. High stress, low sleep, dealing with the worst of society, and witnessing human tragedy reduces employees' mental/physical health. We will explore compassion fatigue, describe strategies to combat it and offer agency-wide interventions to build resilience and healthy coping in employees. Additionally, we will discuss the importance of ongoing selfcare, how to achieve more balance in your life and explain why it is essential to create a “life” outside of work.

Ethics: It's All About the Small Things

Kimberly Miller, PhD

The traditional focus of ethics tends to be on rules, laws, policies, or addressing big issues like inappropriate sexual relationships, cheating, or stealing. Although these are certainly concerning, the more frequent ethical compromises happen with much smaller issues that occur in the office everyday (e.g., surfing the internet, returning late from a break, turning in a sloppy or incomplete report, treating customers with disrespect, or not being totally honest on an evaluation). Many of these issues are accepted as “human nature” or dismissed as personality flaws when in fact these are unethical behaviors. While they do not rise to the level of significant discipline, each of these behaviors demonstrates poor character. This course will explore ethics from the most basic level (everyday decisions) and describe why it is the small daily choices that end up dictating how we respond to bigger challenges. We will also explore the importance of on-going character “maintenance,” explain why our mindset is a critical tool in ethical decision making, and describe why ethical compromises are easier to make than we think.

Crisis Leadership

Chief Joe Monroe

Command staff never know when a crisis will need to be addressed in the media. They will be called upon to efficiently communicate crucial information with little room for error. We will discuss the importance of media relationship building, media room development, rolling out information, maintaining control of briefings, and much more. Through a series of media briefing examples from real-life, we will discuss best practices and strategies to ensure that you are ready to represent your agency and community well.

The Blood Does Not Lie

Dr. Jim Greenwald & Associates

The police profession is unnecessarily losing far to many police officers to medical conditions. We will focus on the identifying and understanding the Insulin Resistance (IR) condition that is so often under diagnosed. Police officers are in a particular high risk group but there is good news. Insulin Resistance is reversible with proper management. It is critical to understand that traditional lipid testing is severely underpowered at identifying the IR officer. The team will also go in depth about established Type 2 Diabetes reversal.

Leadership for a Lifetime: How the Past Prepares Us for the Future

Paul Butler

This motivational presentation will cover what it takes to be a good professional and highlight the power of being a good person. It will illustrate how to take individual talents and apply them to the group setting to make an unstoppable and productive team. The ability to lead is present in everyone, regardless of their rank in an organization or irrespective of their situation in life. There are common characteristics that respected people and effective leaders share – most of these traits are developed by the individual rather than through the position they hold. We will cover some of these most important leadership traits, as well as how each individual can use the lessons of yesterday to overcome the challenges of today and capitalize on the opportunities of tomorrow.

Meet the Presenters:

Paul Butler

Paul Butler is an internationally renowned speaker, presenter, instructor, and entertainer. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Communication with a concentration in Culture and Communication, as well as an Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice. He excels in the areas of motivation, leadership, customer service, and attitude empowerment. During his 27 years of law enforcement, he has been a public servant, training officer, sergeant, crisis negotiator, chief of police, and chief deputy. These opportunities have given him a unique perspective on a vast array of situations and circumstances that many people find themselves in every day. These experiences have helped him to develop the answers to questions and cures to problems most people are facing at work and in life on a continual basis.

Paul became the chief of police of the Aynor Police Department at 22 years of age, making him the youngest police chief in the history of South Carolina. Born and raised on a small farm, his parents served as examples of hard work, common sense, personal responsibility, and respect for self and others. This has played heavily in his success in life and within each organization in which he has served. He believes the power of a positive attitude can take you to the top or help you simply find happiness and pride in the current role you fill. A healthy attitude is often the key to both personal and professional success – this has certainly been the key to Paul's success.

As Chief Deputy of the Horry County Sheriff's Office, he was selected to attend the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia in 2005 for the 220th Session. This 10-week, executive level course was host to 250 attendees from all 50 states and 29 countries around the world. Paul was selected by his class to be their graduation day speaker alongside then-FBI Director Robert Mueller. He continues to serve as the official Master of Ceremonies for the FBI National Academy Associates during their annual training conferences, which are held throughout North America.

To increase his outreach, Paul Butler Presentations was formed and he has been traveling the globe speaking, instructing, and entertaining for all types of groups, organizations, and events. He is consistently one of the highest-rated presenters on the market today and comes with strong references and a list of past and future exciting events on his website: www.Paul-Butler.com.

Jim DeLung, PhD

Jim DeLung, PhD is serving with pride as the Director of Learning & Development for the Organizational Development Professionals in Phoenix, AZ. As a successful private entrepreneur and public-sector leader, he brings a commitment to the development of effective leadership and organizational development to organizations through interactive and inspirational adult-oriented dialogue. As an “Edutainer,” Dr. DeLung's area of expertise is public speaking and the design and delivery of advanced/executive training for thousands of participants throughout the U.S.A. and Canada. His greatest passion is creating an open and honest dialogue for leaders and followers to discuss contemporary organizational leadership.

Dr. DeLung completed his PhD in Business Administration with emphasis in Organizational Leadership in 2015 from Northcentral University in San Diego, CA. He obtained his Master of Education and Bachelor of Science degrees from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ. Jim currently lives in Peoria, AZ with his wife Erin.

Dr. Jim Greenwald & Associates

Dr. James Greenwald received his MD degree from Northwestern University in Chicago. He was an intern at Denver General Hospital and a Resident in Orthopedic surgery at the LA County USC Medical Center. He has completed fellowship training in hand and foot and ankle surgery. He was the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at the Reynolds Army Hospital, Fort Sill, Lawton, Oklahoma. He is Board certified and practiced Orthopedic Surgery in Reno, Nevada at the Reno Orthopedic Clinic. He is currently an Orthopedic surgery consultant for SpecialtyHealth in Reno, Nevada.

Beginning in 2001, he became particularly interested in heart attack, stroke and type 2 diabetes prevention in first responders, Police groups especially! He is a founder of the SpecialtyHealth (SpH) Wellness and Prevention Program that has grown and now covers the state of Nevada and is operating in other states. The program's data has been presented to the FBI National Academy at Quantico six different times since 2012 and recently to the OSW group, the Major Cities Chief's group and the IACP and the FOP in Washington, DC. Papers have been published from these meetings, also in Police Chief with Chief Steve Pitts, Reno Police Department (ret) in December of 2012. An extensive library along with many references is available for you on a flash drive. They are happy to share this information with interested Police departments.

Kimberly Miller, PhD

Dr. Kimberly Miller is a sought-after law enforcement speaker, consultant and trainer who has been inspiring and motivating individuals in our profession for over 13 years. Dr. Miller has worked with agencies of all sizes at the city, county and state level around the US and Canada and is a highlighted speaker at national, regional and state law enforcement conferences. Dr. Miller is known for her strength-based approach to her work and the skillbased, engaging training and consultation services she offers. Her educational background includes a Bachelor's degree in psychology from Auburn University, a Master's degree in clinical psychology from Ball State University, and a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Colorado State University. In addition to her academic credentials, Dr. Miller has significant experience in leadership and mentoring with over 20 years of serving in supervisory and leadership roles.

Chief Joe Monroe

Joe Monroe was named University of Kentucky Chief of Police in November of 2009 following a three-year tenure as the department's Interim Chief of Police. His police career began at Transylvania Department of Public Safety in 1991. He is the first Chief of Police to advance through the ranks at the University of Kentucky, where he oversees 181 employees and an $11 million annual budget.

Monroe served as a developer and trainer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office for Domestic Preparedness training programs where he instructed crowd management training programs. He holds a bachelor's degree in medical management from Carson-Newman College and is a graduate of the Criminal Justice Executive Development Program (CJED), School of Strategic Leadership (SSL), International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators Executive Development Institute, and the FBI National Academy Session # 220, FBI LEEDS # 71, LEEDA Command Institute. He also serves on the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety & Security (NCS4) advisory board, the Kentucky Chapter of the FBI National Academy Associates and Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police executive boards.

Monroe is committed to building the police department's internal and external relationships and focuses on strong customer service. He aims to make the UK Police Department one of the top police departments in the state and one of the top 20 university police departments in the nation. He has served on numerous national advisory committees and serves as a subject matter expert in the areas of emergency operations, special event planning, and crowd management/civil disorder. He is also an adjunct faculty instructor for Texas A&M and the FBI's Southern Law Enforcement Development Seminar Command College, as well as a consultant for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as a recognized leader in the area of special events and emergency operations planning. Chief Monroe holds the certification distinction of being a Certified Sports Security Professional. In 2017 Chief Monroe launched the Law Enforcement Leadership training program TRANSFORM, a week long training program in addressing the critical issues facing police executives in today's society.

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UK presents Transform Law Enforcement


Limit two executive command attendees per agency. HURRY, this is not to be missed! Interest is high and slots will fill quickly.
For more information: japhillips@uky.edu


Registration Payments: Unfortunately we cannot accept registration payments online. Once you have submitted your form via email please call Julie Phillips at 859-218-2327 with your credit card information for the $899.00 registration fee. This fee includes: Roundtrip airfare, hotel accommendations, local transfers and all meals.

UK presents Transform Law Enforcement
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