Advanced Digital Threat Assessment Training | June 9, 2021

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Login: 7:30 am Pacific Standard Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 8:00 am–2:30 pm Pacific Standard Time (Vancouver, BC)
Ticket pricing: $299 USD  

(An email will be sent closer to the event date giving details of the Zoom Link to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/ junk folder in case it goes in there by mistake)

Non-negotiable pre-requisite: SST Basic Digital Threat Assessment training (completed within the past 2 years)

Safer Schools Together developed Digital Threat Assessment Training to keep pace with the evolving technology challenges that affect school and public safety today and to help communities recognize and identify individuals on the pathway to violence, homicide, suicide, and radicalization. The vast majority of recent school attacks have had precursors leaked online in the form of social media posts. Knowing where, how, and when to look for this critical information is one of the current challenges that this country faces, and we will thoroughly address this as part of our training.

Advanced DTA Learning Outcomes Include:

  • Privacy
  • Utilizing the power of search engines and all investigative tools
  • Digging deeper for information online
  • Youth Investigations
  • The vast smartphone world
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • The Online Underground: Evil exists

(For full learning outcomes, please visit https://saferschoolstogether.com/services/digital-threat-assessment-training/digital-threat-assessment-advanced/)

An accurate level of risk through the threat assessment process cannot be determined without considering the digital behavioural baseline of the threat maker(s). It is imperative to understand the tools and methods available to your threat assessment teams provided in this valuable training.

Cancellation Policy

Safer Schools Together (SST) reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training. If SST cancels or reschedules training due to weather or unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of SST, you are entitled to a full refund, but SST is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation. If SST cancels a training in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address.

Any cancellation or transfer made by a participant needs to be in writing. If the registration fee has already been paid, a credit will be applied for a future training course unless a refund is specifically requested by the agency at the time of cancellation. A $50.00 administrative fee will be applied for any refund processed, and a $25.00 transfer fee will be charged for any transfers between classes or attendees.  Any request for a refund must be done 10 days prior to the training date.

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

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Basic Digital Threat Assessment Training | May 26, 2021

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Login: 7:30 am Pacific Standard Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 8:00 am–2:30 pm Pacific Standard Time (Vancouver, BC)
Ticket pricing: $199 USD  

(An email will be sent closer to the event date giving details of the Zoom Link to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/ junk folder in case it goes in there by mistake)

Safer Schools Together developed Digital Threat Assessment Training to keep pace with the evolving technology challenges that affect school and public safety today and to help communities recognize and identify individuals on the pathway to violence, homicide, suicide, and radicalization. The vast majority of recent school attacks have had precursors leaked online in the form of social media posts. Knowing where, how, and when to look for this critical information is one of the current challenges that this country faces, and we will thoroughly address this as part of our training.

In this training, we will thoroughly cover the following:

  • online verification and authentication of images
  • assessing anonymous online threats
  • sexting/sextortion
  • swatting and doxing
  • geolocational utilities and dangers
  • image verification of firearms and suicidal imagery and/or radicalized images
  • searching Instagram by school location
  • privacy and security when digitally connecting with students
  • understanding how to complete basic data collection from social media platforms
  • capturing and documenting social media evidence
  • identify strategies on how to respond to cyberbullying and online hate
  • how to identify and respond to worrisome shifts in frequency and intensity in students’ posts
  • current privacy and security issues in the remote learning world.

An accurate level of risk through the threat assessment process cannot be determined without considering the digital behavioural baseline of the threat maker(s). It is imperative to understand the tools and methods available to your threat assessment teams provided in this valuable training.

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

Cancellation Policy

Safer Schools Together (SST) reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training. If SST cancels or reschedules training due to weather or unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of SST, you are entitled to a full refund, but SST is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation. If SST cancels a training in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address.

Any cancellation or transfer made by a participant needs to be in writing. If the registration fee has already been paid, a credit will be applied for a future training course unless a refund is specifically requested by the agency at the time of cancellation. A $50.00 administrative fee will be applied for any refund processed, and a $25.00 transfer fee will be charged for any transfers between classes or attendees.  Any request for a refund must be done 10 days prior to the training date.

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Basic Digital Threat Assessment Training | Apr 21, 2021

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Login: 7:30 am Pacific Standard Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 8:00 am–2:30 pm Pacific Standard Time (Vancouver, BC)
Ticket pricing: $199 USD  

(An email will be sent closer to the event date giving details of the Zoom Link to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/ junk folder in case it goes in there by mistake)

Safer Schools Together developed Digital Threat Assessment Training to keep pace with the evolving technology challenges that affect school and public safety today and to help communities recognize and identify individuals on the pathway to violence, homicide, suicide, and radicalization. The vast majority of recent school attacks have had precursors leaked online in the form of social media posts. Knowing where, how, and when to look for this critical information is one of the current challenges that this country faces, and we will thoroughly address this as part of our training.

In this training, we will thoroughly cover the following:

  • online verification and authentication of images
  • assessing anonymous online threats
  • sexting/sextortion
  • swatting and doxing
  • geolocational utilities and dangers
  • image verification of firearms and suicidal imagery and/or radicalized images
  • searching Instagram by school location
  • privacy and security when digitally connecting with students
  • understanding how to complete basic data collection from social media platforms
  • capturing and documenting social media evidence
  • identify strategies on how to respond to cyberbullying and online hate
  • how to identify and respond to worrisome shifts in frequency and intensity in students’ posts
  • current privacy and security issues in the remote learning world.

An accurate level of risk through the threat assessment process cannot be determined without considering the digital behavioural baseline of the threat maker(s). It is imperative to understand the tools and methods available to your threat assessment teams provided in this valuable training.

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

Cancellation Policy

Safer Schools Together (SST) reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training. If SST cancels or reschedules training due to weather or unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of SST, you are entitled to a full refund, but SST is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation. If SST cancels a training in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address.

Any cancellation or transfer made by a participant needs to be in writing. If the registration fee has already been paid, a credit will be applied for a future training course unless a refund is specifically requested by the agency at the time of cancellation. A $50.00 administrative fee will be applied for any refund processed, and a $25.00 transfer fee will be charged for any transfers between classes or attendees.  Any request for a refund must be done 10 days prior to the training date.

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Basic Digital Threat Assessment Training | Mar 10, 2021

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Login: 7:30 am Pacific Standard Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 8:00 am–2:30 pm Pacific Standard Time (Vancouver, BC)
Ticket pricing: $199 USD  

(An email will be sent closer to the event date giving details of the Zoom Link to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/ junk folder in case it goes in there by mistake)

Safer Schools Together developed Digital Threat Assessment Training to keep pace with the evolving technology challenges that affect school and public safety today and to help communities recognize and identify individuals on the pathway to violence, homicide, suicide, and radicalization. The vast majority of recent school attacks have had precursors leaked online in the form of social media posts. Knowing where, how, and when to look for this critical information is one of the current challenges that this country faces, and we will thoroughly address this as part of our training.

In this training, we will thoroughly cover the following:

  • online verification and authentication of images
  • assessing anonymous online threats
  • sexting/sextortion
  • swatting and doxing
  • geolocational utilities and dangers
  • image verification of firearms and suicidal imagery and/or radicalized images
  • searching Instagram by school location
  • privacy and security when digitally connecting with students
  • understanding how to complete basic data collection from social media platforms
  • capturing and documenting social media evidence
  • identify strategies on how to respond to cyberbullying and online hate
  • how to identify and respond to worrisome shifts in frequency and intensity in students’ posts
  • current privacy and security issues in the remote learning world.

An accurate level of risk through the threat assessment process cannot be determined without considering the digital behavioural baseline of the threat maker(s). It is imperative to understand the tools and methods available to your threat assessment teams provided in this valuable training.

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

Cancellation Policy

Safer Schools Together (SST) reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training. If SST cancels or reschedules training due to weather or unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of SST, you are entitled to a full refund, but SST is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation. If SST cancels a training in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address.

Any cancellation or transfer made by a participant needs to be in writing. If the registration fee has already been paid, a credit will be applied for a future training course unless a refund is specifically requested by the agency at the time of cancellation. A $50.00 administrative fee will be applied for any refund processed, and a $25.00 transfer fee will be charged for any transfers between classes or attendees.  Any request for a refund must be done 10 days prior to the training date.

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Grievances Unchained: Terrorism in the Pandemic | Mar 2, 2021

In Collaboration with Odd Squad Productions and the Law Enforcement Training Association 

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Net proceeds go towards support for Odd Squad Productions and the Law Enforcement Training Association (LETA), charitable organizations comprised of current and retired police officers and volunteers. Odd Squad is recognized as an international leader in the field of drug and gang education for youth. LETA develops training programs, including Police Judo, for youth and police.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Login: 9:30 am Pacific Standard Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 10:00 am–12:00 pm Pacific Standard Time (Vancouver, BC)

Ticket pricing: $39 USD for single tickets.
For groups of 11-30 attendees from within the same organization, we are offering a flat fee of $399 USD.  Your cart will automatically update once 11-30 tickets are added.

(An email will be sent closer to the event date giving details of the Zoom Link to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/ junk folder in case it goes in there by mistake.)

Course Description:
This course explores the current landscape and threat profile of terrorism:

  • What are the primary threats?
  • Which threats are or should be of greatest concern?
  • How did these threats arise?

We will examine the broad spectrum of domestic terrorism, including jihadism, misogynist violence (e.g. Incels), and terrorism from the extreme right, as well as consider the place of other causes and movements, such as anti-Fascism, social justice extremism, and the “far left.” Because of the present circumstances, there will be a particular focus on violent right-wing extremism. Also covered will be the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on terrorism. Because of the increasing centrality of the internet, this examination will include a briefing about online radicalization and recruitment. The course concludes by bring all of the material together to assess the potential short- and long-term futures of terrorism.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Outline and describe the groups and movements that currently present a potential terrorism threat
  • Understand the comparative threat posed by these groups and movements
  • Explain how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected terrorism
  • Evaluate the potential short- and long-term trajectories of terrorism

Presenter:
Dr. Garth Davies

Prof Garth Davies is an Associate Professor in the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University (SFU) and is the Associate Director of the Institute of Violence, Terrorism, and Security at Simon Fraser University. He is also a research associate with the Institute for Canadian Urban Research Studies at SFU (ICURS), the International CyberCrime Research Centre (SFU), and the Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Research at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV). Dr. Davies’s predominant area of expertise is advanced statistical analysis.

Dr. Davies has been involved with numerous policing-based research project, including those for the Vancouver Police Department, the Surrey RCMP Detachment, the Richmond RCMP Detachment, the Burnaby RCMP Detachment, and several research projects for “E” Division RCMP, including two evaluations of the British Columbia Real-Time Intelligence Centre (RTIC-BC). In these projects, Dr. Davies has aided in conducting evaluations of entire detachments or departments (Surrey RCMP, RTIC-BC, Burnaby RCMP) or specific aspects of police organizations (the service delivery model of Richmond RCMP). At present, he is working on a multi-year analysis of police use of force. In all of these projects, Dr. Davies has been responsible for creating research methods; collecting, cleaning, and managing quantitative and qualitative data; statistical analyses of data; and the writing up of research results. He has also presented these findings to police leaders and municipal councils. He is the author or co-author of dozens of reports and articles related to policing and public safety.

Dr. Davies has also presented at dozens of national and international conferences, including the Western Society of Criminology, the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and the American Society of Criminology. He has also presented at briefings for the Integrated National Security Enforcement Team (“E” Division), the Canadian Security Intelligence Services, and Public Safety Canada, and has testified on national security issues in front of both the Canadian Parliament, as well as the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defense. Finally, as the former Co-Director of the Terrorism, Risk, and Security Studies program as SFU, Dr. Davies was responsible for the creation of an online Master’s program for law enforcement and other professionals. In this capacity he has developed and delivered (or assisted with the development and delivery of) over a dozen online courses.

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Advanced Digital Threat Assessment Training | Feb 24, 2021

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Login: 7:30 am Pacific Standard Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 8:00 am–2:30 pm Pacific Standard Time (Vancouver, BC)
Ticket pricing: $199 USD  

(An email will be sent closer to the event date giving details of the Zoom Link to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/ junk folder in case it goes in there by mistake)

Non-negotiable pre-requisite: SST Basic Digital Threat Assessment training (completed within the past 2 years)

Safer Schools Together developed Digital Threat Assessment Training to keep pace with the evolving technology challenges that affect school and public safety today and to help communities recognize and identify individuals on the pathway to violence, homicide, suicide, and radicalization. The vast majority of recent school attacks have had precursors leaked online in the form of social media posts. Knowing where, how, and when to look for this critical information is one of the current challenges that this country faces, and we will thoroughly address this as part of our training.

Advanced DTA Learning Outcomes Include:

  • Privacy
  • Utilizing the power of search engines and all investigative tools
  • Digging deeper for information online
  • Youth Investigations
  • The vast smartphone world
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • The Online Underground: Evil exists

(For full learning outcomes, please visit https://saferschoolstogether.com/services/digital-threat-assessment-training/digital-threat-assessment-advanced/)

An accurate level of risk through the threat assessment process cannot be determined without considering the digital behavioural baseline of the threat maker(s). It is imperative to understand the tools and methods available to your threat assessment teams provided in this valuable training.

Cancellation Policy

Safer Schools Together (SST) reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training. If SST cancels or reschedules training due to weather or unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of SST, you are entitled to a full refund, but SST is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation. If SST cancels a training in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address.

Any cancellation or transfer made by a participant needs to be in writing. If the registration fee has already been paid, a credit will be applied for a future training course unless a refund is specifically requested by the agency at the time of cancellation. A $50.00 administrative fee will be applied for any refund processed, and a $25.00 transfer fee will be charged for any transfers between classes or attendees.  Any request for a refund must be done 10 days prior to the training date.

If you are interested in learning more about Safer School Together’s customized remote training sessions for your school/district, please contact us at info@saferschoolstogether.com.

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Trauma, Mental Health, and Our Front Line Responders: Why Our Approach has Been Wrong All Along and Why We Have to Change | Jan 27, 2021

In Collaboration with Odd Squad Productions and the Law Enforcement Training Association 

LETA Logo

Net proceeds go towards support for Odd Squad Productions and the Law Enforcement Training Association (LETA), charitable organizations comprised of current and retired police officers and volunteers. Odd Squad is recognized as an international leader in the field of drug and gang education for youth. LETA develops training programs, including Police Judo, for youth and police.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Login: 8:30 am Pacific Standard Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 9:00 am–11:00 am Pacific Standard Time (Vancouver, BC)
90-minute session, with a 30-minute Q&A to follow

Ticket pricing: $39 USD for single tickets.
For groups of 11-30 attendees from within the same organization, we are offering a flat fee of $399 USD.  Your cart will automatically update once 11-30 tickets are added.

(An email will be sent closer to the event date giving details of the Zoom Link to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/ junk folder in case it goes in there by mistake.)

Trauma, Mental Health, and Our Front Line Responders: Why Our Approach has Been Wrong All Along and Why We Have to Change

According to Bob Rich, former Chief of Police for the Abbotsford Police Department, “The average person encounters around 4 events in their lifetime that could cause them a traumatic injury.  During their career a police officer will encounter around 100-400 events  that may cause trauma and lead to PTSD.”

Chief Rich is no stranger to the impact trauma can have on a police force. In 2015, Abbotsford PD lost two members to suicide. In 2017, his detachment lost Const. John Davidson when he was killed in the line of duty. It was at Davidson’s memorial that Chief Rich instructed his members to “take a knee” and urged them to take their mental health just as seriously as they take their physical health. “If you’re struggling, get help. Talk to a counsellor, ask your family for help, take sick days, do whatever it takes to get well.”

Chief Rich says that far too often, police officers ignore operational stress injuries. He says that the “suck it up attitude” in policing needs to end. In this session, Chief Rich will share why he has become an advocate for police mental health. Using data and research, Chief Rich will answer the question that many members often ask themselves in the aftermath of traumatic events, “Can we do this job and still be ok?”

Trauma, Mental Health & Our Front Line Responders

This session will include:

  • Stats on mental health for police officers and first responders
  • Is PTSD inevitable for police officers?
  • The stress wheel – What is pushing in on us?
  • “Organizational stress” – A euphemism for how we are hurting our own people
  • Prevention Strategies: Rather than try to fix the people who get seriously hurt, how about if we stop it from happening?
  • How we can minimize the potential for trauma for members who are going to hard calls
  • Brain Science: What happens with trauma and how does it become PTSD?
  • How we can interrupt the process of trauma leading to PTSD?
  • Building healthy organizations
  • Fostering true resiliency
  • The way forward
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Current Behavioral Trends & Digital Updates | Jan 26, 2021

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Login: 8:30 am Pacific Standard Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 9:00 am–11:00 am Pacific Standard Time (Vancouver, BC)
Ticket pricing: $39 USD per session OR
10 session subscription: $279 USD – Click HERE to purchase

Social media and digital behaviors are constantly changing. Our monthly, “Current Behavioral Trends & Digital Updates” are designed to keep threat assessment teams informed on the most recent trends & digital updates.

These new sessions will complement SST’s Digital Threat Assessment (DTA) training and may be helpful continuing education for individuals who have previously completed DTA training. SST’s Current Behavioral Trends and Digital Updates has been developed out of a need to continue to keep school threat assessment teams informed so that they are able to adapt to the everchanging digital landscape.

This training will cover:

  • Updates and changes to all leading platforms: Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok, Twitter, and many more
  • Key information for Threat Assessment teams
  • Case walkthrough: recent case files handled by SST Threat Analysts
  • Data statistics surrounding intakes and reporting tools
  • Trends, language and new ways that students communicate online
  • Risk enhancing behaviors – what to look out for
  • Live Q&A with SST Threat Analysts
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Restorative Response to Racism & Current Digital Trends | Jan 22, 2021

Friday, January 22, 2021
Login: 8:30 am Pacific Standard Time (Vancouver, BC)
Session: 9:00 am–11:00 am Pacific Standard Time (Vancouver, BC)
Ticket pricing: $39 USD for single tickets (up to 12 purchased)

For groups of 13 – 20 attendees, we are offering a flat fee of $499 USD.  Your cart will automatically update once 13+ tickets are added to it.  

An email will be sent to attendees 2 business days prior to the event date with the Zoom information to join this session.  Please look out for this and check your spam/junk folder in case it is routed there.

This session provides expert insight from trainers who have worked in the field of restorative practice in communities affected by racism and hate. Our schools and school districts are not immune to racism or the difficulties of diffusing tensions that have escalated at provincial, national, and international levels. This training will give insight on how to reach out to students to help create feelings of being valued, respected, and wanted. Racism is not limited to day-to-day experiences in public and at school. This training will explore the digital trends and threats (hate, racism, and prejudice) online and on social media. To deal with issues such as racism and prejudice you will be introduced to the benefits of a reporting tool, walked through how to use one, and how to properly implement a reporting tool in your districts. Using the tools from this training we strive to provide a deeper understanding of how to create a positive experience for all students at school and online.

 This training will include:

  • Awareness of the cultural temperatures in our school
  • Learning what the three levels of racism are
  • The positives of discussing racism in our communities
  • The history of racism
  • What is privilege?
  • What is Restorative Practice?
  • Creating awareness of online trends related to racism
  • What a Circle Process is and how to implement it in your classroom
  • What is a reporting tool and why is it important?
  • Guided questions that are important to use when unpacking crisis within the school
  • What is Community vs Non-Community in relation to racism?

Presenters:

Nick Brown
Trainer/Consultant for Safer Schools Together

Upon completion of the Human Services Foundation program in 2003, Nick began his career at Lutherwood, a mental health treatment center and youth custody program. Throughout the next 16 years, he worked alongside a multi-disciplinary team, providing strength based, client centered treatment to vulnerable youth and their families. As time progressed, he moved into a Family Counsellor role, offering direct support to at-risk and high-risk families in the creation of goal setting and providing professional recommendations upon completion.

For 12 years, he worked for John Howard Society in the YARD Program – a community-based gang-exit program serving youth involved with/or at risk of joining a gang.  Through this program, behaviour change support was provided to youth through the development of pro-social, leadership and employability skills.

Nick is a trainer and consultant for Safer Schools Together and works for the District of Surrey where he is an active member of the WRAP team. His dedication and commitment for this work comes from his training and experience in attachment and restorative justice.


Steven MacDonald
Threat Analyst/Trainer for Safer Schools Together

After receiving a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Victoria, Steven specialized in language analytics and artificial intelligence for major media corporations in the Tech Industry. He now is a Trainer and Digital Threat Analyst for Safer Schools Together. 

Steven’s experience and knowledge in both technology and the world of social media have enabled him to have a greater understanding and a more hands-on approach to working with school-aged children with the ability to assist in data collection and accurate threat assessments for school districts nationwide. 

As a trainer, Steven is passionate about providing presentations and workshops to students, staff, and parents on social media awareness, the importance of creating a positive digital footprint, cyberbullying, and online safety. 

 


Rob Rai

Trainer for Safer Schools Together/Director of School & Community Connections for the Surrey School District #36, BC, Canada

Rob currently holds the position of Director of School & Community Connections for the Surrey School District (British Columbia’s largest School District) and has been working in the field of school-based youth violence prevention for the last 11 years in both this and his previous position as Manager of Safe Schools for the Surrey School District. His work in this field has taken him throughout North America where he has collaborated with experts on the subject in both Canada and the USA. Recognized for his innovative approaches to working with students and at-risk youth Rob has been awarded numerous honours in Canada and in the USA, including the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

This ticket is non-refundable.

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Gangs & Guns Training Symposium | Feb 2021

Our 2021 event will be a 2-day Training Symposium on Thursday and Friday, February 11th and 12th, 2021

Gangs & Guns is going virtual!  We hope this will be a unique experience for our attendees as they are able to see our excellent presenters without many of you having to fly in and out of the Lower Mainland, BC.

Our confirmed presenters are:

  • Keynote: George Brauchler, District Attorney, 18th Judicial District, Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert & Lincoln Counties, Colorado. Presentation: ‘The Anatomy of Mass Homicide Prosecution: The Aurora Theatre Massacre’
  • Keynotes: Father Gregory Boyle, Founder Homeboy Industries; and Joseph Lucero, Alumnus and Outreach Ambassador, Homeboy Industries.
  • John W. Callery, Special Agent in Charge, San Diego Field Division, DEA
  • Byron Boston, Former Dallas PD & Owner of PLET Training
  • Norm Miller, Presentation: Gangs, Drill Rap, Social Media, and their Relationship Staff
  • Sgt. Lindsey Houghton, Organized Crime Agency of BC (OCABC) Advisory NCO
  • Corporal David Lane, Human Trafficking Unit, “H” Division RCMP, Nova Scotia
  • Raj Jaswal, Detective, Vancouver Police Department, Presentation: BC Gangs – Evolution of the South Asian Gangster
  • Andrew Hammond and Peglar Artinian
  • Cpl. Tyler Zrymiak and Cst. Troy Derrick, Indigenous Street Gangs in Saskatchewan and BC
  • Theresa Gartland, Executive Director, Operation Progress, and Johnny Coughlin, Presentation: Operation Progress Watts
  • Dr. Andy Bain and Dr. Keiron McConnell, Presentation: A Product of Difference: Understanding non-traditional gangs and their membership

Read bios and presentation information here

Check out our draft agenda here

 

Date and times:

Thursday and Friday, February 11th and 12th, 2021

Our draft agenda is being completed and login will be 7:30am PT, with a welcome to the conference at 8:00am PT.  The first speaker will be presenting at 8:15am and we hope to be winding up at 4:30pm PT.  These times will be the same for both Thursday and Friday.

Please note: Times are Pacific Time (PT) and you will need to adjust your login and viewing to your local time zone.

Registration for the 2-day Training Symposium:

Individual rate for 1-9 registrations – $199 USD each registration

More than 9?  You will move into our discounted group rate of $1800 USD

More than 20?  Email us please.

Payment

All registrations will be accepted online through Safer Schools Together website.  Payment can be made through PayPal with either a credit card or PayPal account; or you can pay by cheque/money order.  If you choose to pay by cheque or money order, it must received 30 days prior to the conference to secure your spot.

Please mail cheque/money order after completing your registration to:

Safer Schools Together
Suite 204, 3237 King George Boulevard,

Surrey, B.C., V4P 1B7, Canada

Please email registrations@saferschoolstogether.com with any questions or concerns.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be submitted by email at least 30 days prior to the conference start date and will be subject to a $50.00 administration fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations made within 30 days of the conference start date; however, you are invited to send a replacement provided you notify Safer Schools Together of the name substitution. Refunds will not be provided for registrants who fail to attend the conference or a portion of the conference.

It is the sole responsibility of the delegate to cancel any travel or accommodation reservations.

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