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Tarleton to host law enforcement conference with TCOLE credit
Leadership for Law Enforcement Conference speakers include retired U.S. Marine Maj. Gen. James Wlliams (left) and Howard Cross.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 10, 2017

FORT WORTH, Texas—Tarleton State University’s School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Strategic Studies will host a free, all-day conference—“Leadership for Law Enforcement in the Post-Ferguson Era”—April 27.

The conference takes place at the Texas A&M University School of Law, 1515 Commerce St., in downtown Fort Worth. Registration begins at 8 a.m. outside the second floor conference center. Participants who stay for the day will receive credit from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).

Retired U.S. Marine Maj. Gen. James Williams is keynote speaker for the conference, and Howard Cross—with Howard Cross & Associates—will discuss “Sharing the Weight: Leadership Strategies for Increasing Ownership.”

Williams served in the U.S. military for more than 35 years. His last assignment was commanding general of the 4th Marine Division. In addition to multiple combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, he has extensive operational experience in the counter-drug war in Central and South America.

A nationally recognized motivational speaker, Cross has worked in training and business leadership development for Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, emergency response organizations and for city, state and federal agencies.

For more information on the conference, call Dr. Randy Butler, criminology school program coordinator, at 817-717-3686, or email him at rbutler02@tarleton.edu.

For more about Tarleton’s School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Strategic Studies, go to www.tarleton.edu/criminology.

Tarleton, a member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven educational experience marked by academic innovation and exemplary service, and dedicated to transforming students into tomorrow’s professional leaders. With campuses in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online, Tarleton engages with its communities to provide real-world learning experiences and to address societal needs while maintaining its core values of integrity, leadership, tradition, civility, excellence and service.

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Contact: Dr. Randy Butler
817-717-3686
rbutler02@tarleton.edu

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Leadership for Law Enforcement

Conference speakers include retired U.S. Marine Maj. Gen. James Wlliams (left) and Howard Cross.