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Purpose

To provide Mississippi State Crime Stoppers agencies, boards and law enforcement officers the opportunities to engage in Crime Stoppers professional development sessions facilitated by the State Director for Crime Stoppers and other professionals.

Dates

October 18-21, 2022

New Location

Golden Nugget Biloxi, 151 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, MS 39530

Continuing Education Hours

The Mississippi Board of Law Enforcement Standards and Training has approved 4 hours of law enforcement continuing education hours for attendance of this conference.

Registration

Register Online Downloadable .pdf

Registration Deadline

Please submit your registration online or via regular mail no  later than Monday, October 3, 2022.

PAYMENTS can be made with Visa or MasterCard or check for $200 payable to the University of Mississippi. 

All check payments should be payable to:

The University of Mississippi
Attn: Office of PDLL (M. Leach)
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677-1848

Conference Coordination and Registration Contacts:

Mary W. Leach, Director of the Office of Professional Development, Events and Services
Direct Line: (662) 915-7847
Email: pdlljac@olemiss.edu

Adrienne Edney, Coordinator, Office of Professional Development, Events and Services
Direct Line: (662) 915-3121
Email: pdlljac@olemiss.edu

Conference Agenda

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2022

TRAVEL/HOTEL CHECK-IN

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2022

ONSITE REGISTRATION CHECK-IN

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

LUNCH (on your own)

11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

WELCOME & OPENING CEREMONY

SEAN J. TINDELL, MS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY COMMISSIONER
COLONEL RANDY C. GINN, MISSISSIPPI HIGHWAY PATROL
SHERIFF TROY PETERSON, HARRISON COUNTY
MAJOR MICHAEL BRUMLEY, CITY OF BILOXI POLICE

12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

FAMILIES OF VICTIMS – HOW CAN YOUR PROGRAM ASSIST

ANNA WARD, SPECIAL ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL, STATEWIDE HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIM SERVICE COORDINATOR AND CRIME STOPPERS STATE ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER

LORI MASSEY, CEO MISSISSIPPI COAST CRIME STOPPERS, SECRETARY, CRIME STOPPERS USA, AND CRIME STOPPERS STATE ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

CRIME STOPPERS’ FINANCIAL COMPLIANCE

SCOTT ABRAMS, CPA, CGMA, FHFMA
PAST CHAIRMAN, CRIME STOPPERS USA
BOARD MEMBER, CRIME STOPPERS INTERNATIONAL
PRESIDENT, WISCONSIN STATE CRIME STOPPERS
TREASURER, MILWAUKEE CRIME STOPPERS
PAST PRESIDENT, CRIME STOPPERS OF RACINE COUNTY
LIFETIME MEMBER EMERITUS, CRIME STOPPERS USA
PRESIDENT EMERITUS, GREATER PEORIA AREA CRIME STOPPERS

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

C.S. U.S.A. SPECIAL PROJECTS AND MORE

BARB BERGIN, CHAIRMAN
CRIMELINE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

OPIOIDS AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

RECEPTION

5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2022

BREAKFAST (on your own)

7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

FENTANYL AND HOW IT AFFECTS OUR SOCIETY

COLONEL STEVEN MAXWELL
MISSISSIPPI BUREAU OF NARCOTICS

9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

CRIME STOPPERS TRIVIA

10:00 a.m.

CRIME STOPPERS SCENARIOS AND BREAKOUT SESSION

10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

LUNCHEON WITH GUEST SPEAKER SCOTT ABRAMS

11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.

UPDATES ON P3 SOFTWARE FOR THE CRIME STOPPERS PROGRAM

1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

THE MS INCARCERATED VETERANS PROGRAM (HUMV)

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2022

HONORS AWARDS BREAKFAST

9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

ADJOURNMENT

10:00 a.m.

Lodging

Conference participants are responsible for making their own individual room reservations. Make online reservations by going to the Golden Nugget Biloxi website, or by calling the Golden Nugget Biloxi Reservations Department at 1-800-777-7568 and using the Group Code S220355. To get the special room rate, all registrants must use the group code stated above.

All guests are required to post a mandatory $100 deposit at check-in. Credit card or cash is the only valid form of payment accepted at check-in. Note: The hotel does not take personal or company check as method of payment at check-in. Credit card or cash is the only form of payment accepted at check-in. Hotel policy for cancellation of an individual guaranteed reservation is at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to arrival. Rooms released less than forty-eight (48) hours prior to arrival time will be subject to a cancellation penalty equivalent to the first night’s room and tax.

The last day to make reservation will be Friday, September 23, 2022 or until rooms run out, whichever comes first.

HOTEL CHECK-IN & CHECK-OUT TIMES: Check-In: 4:00 p.m. Check-Out: 11:00 a.m.

HOTEL ROOM RATE: The special room rate is $69.99 single or double occupancy plus resort fees and applicable taxes per night.

HOTEL RESERVATION CUT-OFF: All reservations must be received at the hotel by Friday, September 23, 2022. Reservations made after the cut-off date will be honored on a space-and-rate availability basis.

General Information

Accommodating Special Needs

If you require special assistance relating to a disability, please contact (662) 915-7847 or (662) 915-3121 or email pdlljac@olemiss.edu prior to October 3, 2022.

Cancellations

In order to receive a full refund of registration fee, cancel registration in writing no later than Friday, September 23, 2022.

No refunds will be issued for cancellations after September 23, 2022.  You may substitute another person from the same agency.

Conference Coordination

The University of Mississippi
Office of Professional Development and Lifelong Learning
Division of Outreach and Continuing Education
P.O. Box 1848
1111 W. Jackson Avenue, Suite L
University, MS 38677-1848
O: 1+662-915-7847 or 3121 | F: 1+662-915-5138

Mississippi Department of Public Safety

Honorable Tate Reeves, Governor
MS Department of Public Safety Commissioner, Sean J. Tindell
MS Crime Stoppers Advisory Council Chairman, Leisa McElreath

MS Crime Stoppers State Director

Kristen Liberto, Executive Director 
Crime Stoppers Division, Mississippi Department of Public Safety
P.O. Box 958
Jackson, MS 39205-0958
Telephone: (601) 933-2637