ATHENS, GEORGIA – The Georgia Association of Women in Public Safety is honored to announce that City of Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields will be the keynote speaker at their 2nd annual conference in May.
Erika Shields is the 24th Chief of the City of Atlanta Police Department, appointed in December 2016. She is an advocate for 21st Century Policing – with a focus on reducing crime while also strengthening trust and collaboration with our communities. She is committed to developing a culture of technology, innovation, excellence and transparency throughout the organization.
“We are thrilled to host Chief Shields and other inspiring speakers at this year’s conference,” said Jonathan Jones, Board Member of the Georgia Association of Women in Public Safety. “I can’t think of an audience that would be more inspired by Shields’ message.”
The conference will be held on May 1 – 3, 2018 at the Hyatt Place in Downtown Athens. Shields and other speakers will share their experience and expertise on a range of topics including personal growth, career advancement, leadership, and motivation.
The Georgia Association of Women in Public Safety is a non-profit organization sponsored and administered directly by public safety practitioners. Our mission is to create opportunities that facilitate professional growth through training, education, and mentoring for women in Public Safety in the State of Georgia. For more information, please visit www.gawps.org.
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