Public Safety and Crisis Management InstituteJune 27 - 28, 2019 in Westbrook, Maine
June 27 – 28, 2019
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION: $300 - Thursday and Friday (Includes reception, materials, and lunch) - Until Jan. 5
$325 - Thursday and Friday (Includes reception, materials, and lunch) - After Jan. 5
$200 - Friday only (Includes materials and lunch)
Continuing Education Units
Receive up to 2 CEUs for completion of the conference and associated materials.
Additional speaker information coming soon!
Durham Police Chief Cerelyn “CJ” Davis has more than 30 years of dedicated service in the law enforcement profession. She began her career with the Atlanta Police Department where she learned the essential elements of community engagement and relationship building as a young officer. There, she rose through the ranks, ultimately serving in the role of Deputy Chief before retiring in June, 2016 to accept the position of Chief of Police for the City of Durham. Since her appointment to Chief of Police, Davis has made great strides towards improving police and community relations by fostering trust and confidence in the Durham Police Department.
Chief Davis is a graduate of the 225th Session of the National FBI Academy, completed senior management training at the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) in Boston, Massachusetts; she is a graduate of Leadership Atlanta, Leadership Triangle, and completed Mercer University’s Public Safety Leadership Institute. Chief Davis has been recognized in OPRAH Magazine as winner of their “Women Rule” competition, where she was recognized for establishing a women’s mentoring initiative entitled, “Sisters-In-Law.” In 2013, she was featured in Atlanta’s Women Looking Ahead Magazine as one of Georgia’s 100 Most Influential Women. After retiring from Atlanta, the Atlanta Police Department named a Women’s Month Award after Chief Davis, ‘The C.J. Davis Achievement Award.’
Chief Davis has experienced training opportunities abroad at the Emergency Preparedness College in York, England in 2005, and as a participant in an executive exchange session with the Israel National Police, in the cities of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and NeTanya in 2012. She currently serves as the 1st Vice President for the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), and was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), where she serves on the TRUST Initiative Committee. She was appointed to the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Standards and Training Commission by Governor Roy Cooper in 2018, is a member of the North Carolina Association of Chiefs of Police, the Durham Rotary, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., The LINKs Inc., and other professional affiliations.
Davis has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s degree in Public Administration. She is the proud wife of a very supportive husband, Terry Davis for 25 years and mother of one daughter, Chaun.
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