We invite you to join us for the 26th Annual Law Enforcement Conference, 2020!
Deputy Greg Stevens
A 40 year veteran of the Garland Texas Police Dept., Greg has held a number of positions during his career. He received the Department’s Medal of Honor for his actions during an ISIS inspired terrorist attack that occurred, in Garland, in May of 2015. Officer Stevens actions in stopping the two terrorists intent on killing many that day, saved countless lives. In 2016 he was invited to the White House where he was awarded the “Law Enforcement Medal of Valor,” the nation’s highest award by President Barack Obama in a ceremony conducted in the East Room of the White House. His story and dedication will inspire you.
Officer Jimmy Meeks
Jimmy served a 35 year career with the Hurst, Texas Police Department. He and his wife of 43 years, Julie, were married at the First Baptist Church of Daingerfield, Texas, the sight of the June 22, 1980 massacre that killed 5 - and injured 10. Jimmy was a production assistant in the award-winning docudrama Faith Under Fire, based on that tragedy. In 2009 he began security seminars working with Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, Carl Chinn and others. Since then they have conducted over 250 seminars in 39 states in which over 5000 churches have been represented. Jimmy is a one of a kind cop with a passion to honor Heaven and serve his fellow man.
Allison P. Uribe is a chaplain, conference speaker, and author. In 2008, she and her husband - a San Antonio, Texas, police officer - founded Wives on Duty Ministries with a mission to support, encourage, and inspire spouses of first responders.
Allison has authored 2 books, Because I'm Suitable (Revised Edition): The Journey of a Wife on Duty and Cuffs and Coffee: A Devotional for Wives of America's Law Enforcement officers.
A message from Allison:
“I am truly looking forward to meeting each one of you. It is my hope that our time together will be one of encouragement and support. Although I will be there with the honor of pouring into you, I will also be there to serve you however I can. While I'm not sure what the exact message will be for the day, I can guarantee transparency and openness about the many trials I have faced as a law enforcement wife. It is my hope that as I share my heart with all of you, you will not only be able to relate, but find that hope can be found. Can't wait to see you!”
Frank Rodriguez is the Deputy Commissioner for the North Carolina Department of Insurance Criminal Investigations Division. He previously served as a Chief Deputy, a Detective Sergeant and the Commander of a Special Response Team. His education consists of a B.S. in Biology from the University of North Carolina, a Master’s Degree in International Relations from the University of Oklahoma and is a Session 273 FBI National Academy graduate. Deputy Commissioner Rodriguez retired from the United States Army with 24 years of decorated service, eight deployments and has earned five Bronze Star medals; two with Valor for his actions in combat. Deputy Commissioner Frank Rodriguez is married to his wife Susan and they have three beautiful children: Frankie, Zak and Cooper aka the princess.
Conference participants are also invited to attend the 26th Annual Officer
Appreciation Day on Saturday, October 03, 2020.
This free event is open to all law enforcement families and includes numerous children’s activities, crafts, and bounce houses, rock climbing, rappelling, 400’ cable zip line, all the food you can eat, shooting competitions, an ultimate warrior competition, fishing contests, hayrides, go karts, archery and a number of other activities. Click on links for more info.
Check out videos of the speakers. Get to know more about them. Also, see a video about the Officer Appreciation Day.
We invite you to check out pictures from last year's event! From food to weapons to family time, this is an event that can't be missed!