Released on August 22, 2023 Description: In this episode, Brittany Winslow talks about the upcoming IACA Conference in Grapevine, TX August 28th to September 1st. IACA has partnered with the Texas Law Enforcement Analyst Network (TXLEAN) and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) to create its biggest conference ever! Brittany talks about what to expect, what’s new, and what’s fun at this year’s conference. Brittany is the IACA Conference Committee Chair and Senior Police Analyst with the Scottsdale Police Department. The International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA) advances the crime analysis field by providing criminal justice professionals with information, training, networking, and support (iaca.net). The IACA annual conference offers an opportunity to inform crime analyst decision-making and practices by sharing current and emerging research evidence. Conference presenters disseminate knowledge in ways that allow criminal justice practitioners to transform evidence into action.
CHALLENGE: There are Easter eggs in one of the tables of the Excel chapter that Jason wrote for the IACA textbook. First-person to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org about what the Easter eggs are will receive a $50 gift card from us. Happy hunting!