Police Body Cameras: Technology & Usage Issues are Growing

This session at PRIMA’s 2018 Annual Conference featured the following speakers: Richard A. Spiers, CPCU, ARM, ARe Attorney Samuel C. Hall, Jr. Federal and state laws, with input from the ACLU,  are evolving regarding the information collected and stored by cameras. When the cameras should be turned on is another media topic. In addition, issues […]

Local Government on Trial: Wrongful Conviction Lawsuits

This session at PRIMA’s 2018 Annual Conference featured the following speakers: Michael P. It worth – VP & Sr. Unit Manager – Genesis Benjamin C. Eggert – Partner – Wiley Rein LLP In the last decade, wrongful imprisonment suits have proliferated in number and costs to local governments. In responding to such suits, municipalities must […]

Top 10 RFP Do’s and Don’ts

This session at the 2018 PRIMA Annual Conference, Mark Sulek – Associate Director, Public Sector – Aon, presented some “do’s and don’ts” as well as helpful hints. The RFP process has a reputation for being tedious, strenuous and frustrating. With a well defined plan, an RFP process, from conception to award, can be seamless while […]

Active Shooter/Workplace Violence Insurance and Risk Mitigation Programs

This session at PRIMA’s 2018 Annual Conference featured the following speakers: Paul Marshall – Managing Director – McGowan Active Shooter Programs Dianne Howard – Director of Risk Management – Palm Beach County School District James Kelly – Retired Police Chief – Executive VP – Life Safety Solutions James Kelly opened the session by defining the […]

Determining Your Entity’s Total Cost of Risk

This session at PRIMA’s 2018 Annual Conference featured the following speakers: Carleen C. Patterson, ARM-P, CIC, CRM – Managing Director – Public Sector – Aon Sheri Swain – Director of Enterprise Risk Management – Maricopa County Community College District Carleen and Sheri walked through a detailed explanation of Total Cost of Risk (TCOR), it’s importance, […]

Post Traumatic Stress

At the 2018 PRIMA Annual Conference, Kimberly George, SVP with Sedgwick, discussed the diagnosis and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder. PTSD rarely stands on it’s own as a diagnosis. It is part of a larger issue around mental health. About one in five Americans will experience a significant mental health event this year. One in […]

Addressing Municipalities Biggest Workers’ Compensation Challenges

This live edition of “Out Front Ideas” at PRIMA’s 2018 Annual Conference featured a panel of public entity risk managers discussing their biggest workers’ compensation challenges and how they are overcoming them. Panelists included: Mark Walls – VP of Communications and Strategic Analysis – Safety National Kimberly George – Senior VP of Corporate Development, M&A […]

Disruptive Technologies: The Public Sector’s Role

In this brief session at PRIMA’s 2018 Annual Conference, Jose Peralta, ARM – Director of Public Sector Practice – Aon, highlighted the involvement of smart cities and the need of risk management to be consistently and intimately involved in the research, development, and execution of technology advancement initiatives. As urbanization in the U.S. and globally continues to grow, […]

Police Response to Mental Illness Crises

At this session at PRIMA’s 2018 Annual Conference, Chief Ken Wallentine, Senior Legal Advisor, Lexipol, led a discussion around mental illness and how police respond. Ken Wallentine is a Special Agent of the Utah Attorney General Investigation Division, where he directs the Attorney General Training Center and provides use of force training and coordinates the virtual […]

Workplace Violence: Planning and Response

At the 2018 PRIMA Annual Conference, Regan Rychetsky, President and CEO of Insight Workplace Solutions, LLC, discussed workplace violence. All employers should establish a policy and protocols addressing workplace violence including domestic violence. The domestic violence piece is often overlooked and is one of the most common sources for workplace violence. Employers should establish a […]

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