Utah Public Safety Summit 2021 has ended

Commissioner Jess L. Anderson and the Utah Department of Public Safety (DPS) welcome you to the 2021 Utah Public Safety Summit.  This conference was designed with public safety professionals in mind and focuses on leadership, educational experiences, critical thinking opportunities and best practices.

Conference tracks include: Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, Forensics, Fire/EMS, School Safety, General Public Safety, and SIAC (Cyber Security).

If you have further questions, please contact our conference committee by emailing: gpss@utah.gov.

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Tuesday, July 27 • 8:30am - 10:00am
KEYNOTE: Keeping Utah Schools Safe with Threat Assessment

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School threat assessment and intervention is a safe and effective way to prevent violence by evaluating the seriousness of a threat and providing an appropriate level of intervention before problems escalate into violence. Using the Comprehensive School Threat Assessment Guidelines, multidisciplinary teams in Utah schools can avoid the errors of over-reaction to minor misbehavior and under-reaction to serious threats, applying a combination of support services and disciplinary consequences in a fair and equitable manner.

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Dr. Dewey Cornell

Professor of Education, University of Virginia
Dewey G. Cornell, Ph.D. is the Virgil Ward Professor of Education in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Virginia. Trained as a forensic clinical psychologist, Dr. Cornell worked extensively with violent offenders before collaborating with the FBI in... Read More →

Tuesday July 27, 2021 8:30am - 10:00am MDT
Main Ballroom