The Tarrant County College District Police Department will make history Sunday, Dec. 11, as the first two-year college to host the annual conference for the Texas Association of College and University Police Administrators (TACUPA) in conjunction with the Southwest Region of International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA).
Top administrators for Texas two-year and four-year colleges and universities will be in Fort Worth through Wednesday focusing on the theme, “Overcoming Challenges, Both the Present and the Future.” An opening reception will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Trinity River Campus in the Riverfront Café. Conference events will be held at the Fort Worth Sheraton Hotel with speakers including FBI special agents Rob Sheppard and Gamal Abdel-Hafiz, licensed psychologist Dr. John Lehman, attorney Pamela Hutson and University of Texas System Director of Police Michael Heidingield.
Other events include medical screening/health checks and a Health, Happiness & Energy Seminar by TCC’s Veronica Warrior and Christi Duque. Women’s Self-Defense will be demonstrated by Deborah Brown, founder of Mentally Useful Safety Techniques (MUST).
TCC Chief of Police Shaun Williams is conference host and former TCC Chief of Police Frank Buchanan is first vice president of TACUPA.