2019 Annual Conference - October 14th to 16th Agenda

Held again this year at:

Castle in the Sand Hotel 

3701 Atlantic Avenue 

Ocean City, Maryland 2184 

(410) 289-6846

Room rates are $48 per night inclusive.  Please be sure to mention that you are attending the MCPA conference in order to receive this special rate. 

*Two lunches are provided as well as a continental breakfast Tuesday through Wednesday

Cost to attend: $109 which also gives you a membership through December 31, 2020  

October 14

0900 – 1100 Registration

1100 – 1130  Opening

Welcome: President Paul Ciepiela

Remarks: Dignitaries, Guest Speakers

Remarks: VP Bruce Lohr and 2nd VP Shelley Menear

1130 - 1200  Tribute to Heroes 

Bruce Lohr, Vice President MCPA

Maryland Police Training Commission

1200 – 1400  Domestic Violence Update

Lisa Spicknall, Mothers Against Drunk Drivers

1400 – 1600  Understanding the Millennial Movement

Bruce Liller, LCPC

Psychology Instructor, WVU/Potomac State College 

1600  Closing Remarks

1630 - 1830 Beach Party  Social in the Castle Courtyard - Catered Event

1900 - 2100  Bonfire and Refreshments

(Weather Pending) 


October 15

0730 – 0830 Continental Breakfast

0830 – 1030  Hate Crimes - Trends and Updates

William Blake, Maryland Police Training Commission

1030-1130    2019 Gang Trends and Updates (MS13)

Gregory Shackelford, Sgt., MSP/MCAC

1130 – 1230  Lunch (Provided)

1230 – 1430  2019 Gang Trends and Updates  (continued)

1430 – 1630  Todays Terrorism and Active Shooter, Trends and Updates

Steven Shepherd, Special Agent FBI 

Police Training and FBI Academy Coordinator

October 16

0730 – 0830  Continental Breakfast

0830 – 1030  Crisis Intervention and Coping

Chuck Hart, Sgt., Baltimore County Police Department Mobile Crisis Team

1030 – 1130  Developing/Implementing LE Partnerships 

Paul Ciepiela, President MCPA

1130 – 1230  Lunch (Provided)

1230 – 1430     21st Century Policing/Body Worn Cameras

Paul Ciepiela, Retired Detective Baltimore County Police 

Police Assistant Body Worn Camera Team

1430 – 1630  Senior Crime Prevention, Frauds and Cons 

Bruce Lohr,   Retired Cpl., Howard County Police Department

Manager, Police Training Unit,  MPCTC

1630 Closing Comments and Remarks


Register and pay below or you can download the registration form and mail it in.  Registration also entitles you to a membership through December 31st of the following year.   Payments through PayPal will include a processing fee of $2.70.

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