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Monday, December 23, 2013

Active Shooter: Post Crisis Leadership

The January 11, 2014, episode of American Heroes Radio features a conversation Vincent J. Bove, the author of Listen to Their Cries: Calling the Nation to Renewal from Columbine to Virginia Tech.

Program Date:  January 11, 2014
Program Time: 1500 hours, PACIFIC
Topic: Active Shooter: Post Crisis Leadership

About the Guest
Vincent J. Bove, CPP is a Board Certified Protection Professional, Board Certified Crime Prevention Specialist, Certified Law Enforcement Instructor and U.S. Department of Justice Certified Community Anti-Terrorism Awareness Trainer. As a nationally acclaimed leadership, character and security educator with more than 30 years experience, Mr. Bove has been a champion of transforming schools and communities. He has put his ideas and insights into his latest book LISTEN TO THEIR CRIES: Calling the Nation to Renewal from Columbine to Virginia Tech.

Mr. Bove is the 2007 New Jersey recipient of the prestigious FBI Director's Community Leadership Award. This special award, presented on behalf of the Director of the FBI, was formally created in 1990 as a way to honor individuals and organizations for their efforts in combating crime, terrorism, drugs, and violence in America. He was also hand-selected to participate in the annual National Conference on Ethics in America at the United States Military Academy at West Point, serving various roles since 2007 including speaker, senior leader, facilitator and mentor.

In June 2007, Mr. Bove was asked to address the families of the victims of the Virginia Tech tragedy and to attend the governor's meeting with them. He continues to serve as a spokesperson, tirelessly addressing the pre-crisis, crisis and post crisis issues on their behalf. Since the Columbine High School tragedy in 1999, Mr. Bove has been called upon to inform, instruct and inspire over 50,000 educators, parents, students, mental health professionals, law enforcement officials, and community leaders throughout the United States. His constant challenge to audiences is that we all must do our part to transform our schools and campuses into safe havens for developing citizens of character and achievement.

He has addressed numerous FBI venues, as well as the FBI/NYPD Joint Terrorism Task Force, in advanced techniques of leadership, crime prevention and terrorism preparedness. Vincent Bove is the recipient of two Master's degrees and has authored two books based on his past experience as confidant/counselor with the New York Yankees. Additionally, Mr. Bove has written numerous articles which have appeared in law enforcement, private security, and association publications.

About the Watering Hole
The Watering Hole is police slang for a location cops go off-duty to blow off steam and talk about work and life.  Sometimes funny; sometimes serious; but, always interesting.
About the Host
Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster was a sworn member of the Los Angeles Police Department for 24 years.  He retired in 2003 at the rank of Lieutenant.  He holds a bachelor’s from the Union Institute and University in Criminal Justice Management and a Master’s Degree in Public Financial Management from California State University, Fullerton; and, has completed his doctoral course work. Raymond E. Foster has been a part-time lecturer at California State University, Fullerton and Fresno; and is currently a Criminal Justice Department chair, faculty advisor and lecturer with the Union Institute and University.  He has experience teaching upper division courses in law enforcement, public policy, law enforcement technology and leadership.  Raymond is an experienced author who has published numerous articles in a wide range of venues including magazines such as Government Technology, Mobile Government, Airborne Law Enforcement Magazine, and Police One.  He has appeared on the History Channel and radio programs in the United States and Europe as subject matter expert in technological applications in law enforcement.

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Program Contact Information
Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.), MPA

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