UNC-Charlotte Police Presentation (Lessons Learned)

    August 20, 2020
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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    Virtual - Zoom


    John Bogdan is a retired U.S. Army Colonel, and current Associate Vice Chancellor for safety and security at UNC Charlotte. Bogdan most recently served as the Chief of Police and Chief of Operations for Forces Command, headquartered at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. In this role, he was responsible for physical and operational security, force protection and antiterrorism capabilities for 11 major army installations in the United States. During his time at Fort Bragg, he led the Crisis Action Team in planning and executing its response to Hurricane Matthew. In his role at UNC Charlotte, Bogdan is responsible for the coordination and oversight of the plans and programs that protect lives and property, prevent accidents and incidents, and preserve the learning environment and business operations of the University. This includes police and public safety, environmental health and safety, emergency management, and risk management and insurance.

    Additionally, former Marine Sergeant and current Master Police Officer, Scott Medlin will speak on police officer mental health. Scott has authored a book called "Mental Health Fight of the Heros in Blue". In Master Police Officer Scott Medlin's book, he discusses 5 methodologies that are proven to increase mental clarity as a police officer: Acknowledging and counteracting the “warrior socialization” of police officers, realizing the truth about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and how to overcome it, uncovering the secret system of your mind that can make or break your mental health as a police officer, unraveling and addressing the numerous and often surprising contributors to on-the-job stress and introducing habits and strategies for developing the strongest defense against the traumas and other stressors involved with policing.

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    $5.00 Donation (Not Required)

    $5.00 Donation (Not Required)