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Barton's Lee Turner series provides education for law enforcement
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Law enforcement professionals will have an opportunity to learn from Chicago area Police Chief Kent Williams about various forms of adversity law enforcement personnel routinely face in the field, and how these events shape their personal lives after they leave the cruiser.
The day-long seminar is part of the Lee Turner Lectureship Series, which is an endowment-funded program designed to provide an opportunity for law enforcement personnel to meet continuing education requirements while gaining valuable training pertinent to their profession.  The seminar is set for July 24 in room F-30 of the Fine Arts Building.  The $59 fee includes materials, lunch and refreshments, 7.5 hours of law enforcement training and 7.5 hours of CNE credit for RN, LPN and LMHT.
The title of the seminar is “Breach Point: Personal and Professional Breakthroughs for Police Officers.”  Williams is also the owner of Breach Point Consulting and has been involved in law enforcement as an officer for more than 27 years.  He served as a Tactical Commander on a regional SWAT team serving 60 Chicago collar communities. He has taught extensively on topics related to lead¬ership and organizational change.  He has also taught for more than 24 years on topics including use of force, weapons and tactics.
Williams’ presentation will have a theme of personal leadership that will allow attendees to have a chance to reflect upon the universal journey of a career spent in law enforcement.  The presentation will also discuss the traumas and triumphs associated with modern law enforcement and how these influence the pivotal balance between professional and personal relationships.
Barton Coordinator of Workforce Training Projects and Events Krystall Barnes said the presentation will be well worth the time of any one who attends.
“Chief Williams delivers a powerful seminar and has tons of energy,” she said.
The session will last from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a 7:30 a.m. check-in time.
Registrations will be taken up to the date of the event.
For more information or to register, call Workforce Training and Community Education at (620) 792-9255, or send an email to