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SMILE (Social Media the Internet and Law Enforcement) Conference

From Monday 03 April 2017
To Wednesday 05 April 2017
Location: Long Beach, California, USA
The Global Leader
The SMILE Conference is the world’s premiere source for training for police in the use of social media for community outreach, event management and investigations.

The Purpose of this Conference
The SMILE Conference is the leading training conference devoted to Social Media, the Internet and Law Enforcement initiatives. The SMILE Conference has pioneered the adoption of social media by law enforcement agencies across the world for public outreach, crime prevention, and forensics. In conjunction with the ConnectedCOPS™ blog, The SMILE Conference has become both the go-to and most trusted source by law enforcement agencies worldwide. Come learn from the best and network with an international audience of police social media practitioners.

SMILE Conference 2017 USA is hosted by the Long Beach, CA Police Department
Chief Robert Luna and the men and women of the Long Beach, CA Police will host law enforcement professionals from around the world at #SMILEcon #14 April 3rd-5th, 2017, with an optional 4th day on the 6th.

Conference Format
The first day of the conference focuses on how social media has been used to build new relationships & develop trust & confidence with communities. Day two will feature various aspects of event management using social media platforms and will include break-out sessions. Day three will add content on intelligence gathering specifically for police Investigators and analysts. Day three will include breakout sessions for Investigators, analysts and PIO’s. Day 4 is ALL hands-on for investigator and analysts. Day four is limited to police professionals, sworn and civilian.


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