What's Your Story? How to tell YOUR story and change the narrative through digital and mainstream media. 


9:00am-9:30am -Why? Why We Must Change the Law Enforcement Narrative

Presenter: Chief Ed Medrano, Gardena Police Department

9:30am-10:30am - Build your own news platforms: Get the Buy in NOW- How to tell stories on social media that will build your following and your credibility in your community

Presenters: Laura Cole, Cole Pro Media and Lieutenant Mark Donaldson, Vacaville Police Department

10:45am-12:00pm - Panel: Telling the story the community doesn’t know about.  What stories to tell, how to tell them, and the best ways to get them out to the public. 

Panel Moderator: Laura Cole | Presenters: Chief John Carli, Vacaville Police Department, Sheriff Rob Giordano, Sonoma County, Community Affairs Coordinator Ashley Bautista, Ventra Police Department

 12:00pm –Lunch

 1:00pm-2:00pm - Panel: What does the community want to know about their police department? Understanding the needs, expectations and desires from your community to tell your story effectively to the public.

 Panel Moderator: Chief Ed Medrano, Gardena Police Department | Presenters: Gregory Sanders, Lead Pastor of The ROCK Christian Fellowship, Norma Cazares, Lieutenant Henry Martin, Chula Vista Police Department

 2:00pm-3:00pm – Pitching the new narrative to our own. How to get line level staff invested in changing the public’s perception of us.

 Presenters: Sergeant Kristen Thoms and Lieutenant Jeff Krieger from the Concord Police Department, Officer Carly Stone, Office Frank Piro from Vacaville Police Department

 3:00pm-4:30pm - Addressing the OIS: How to handle the media, the public and the community

 Presenters: Commander Steve Bowles, Seal Beach Police Department

When: February 7th, 2019

MPR Rooms 1&2
3650 Schriever Ave.
Mather, CA 95655

Registration: $99 *includes lunch and is limited to the first 120 people

Register HERE! 

Hotel: We recommend the Courtyard Marriot Rancho Cordova. You can make your hotel reservations here.

Sponsor Opportunity Sign Up HERE! 

Networking $500- Receive 2 passes to attend and network with attendees in a casual setting

Table $1,000 Table in the room to display products and demo, 2 networking passes

Table and intro $1,500 - Table in the room to display products and demo, 2 networking passes and a 5-min speaking opportunity and 25% discount on booth at CPCA show in March.