LEL Professional Development Course

March 13-14, 2019 Honolulu, HI April 17-19, 2019 Orlando, FL July 16-18, 2019 Louisville, KY This course provides foundational knowledge critical for Law Enforcement Liaisons to be effective at the state and local level, and to develop/enhance the skills necessary to engage with law enforcement leaders in a meaningful way that can influence action.  The [...]

LEL November Webinar: Creating Positive Change in a Challenging Environment

When the unthinkable happens, how can we harness pain to spur action? David Mills, whose daughter Kailee was killed in a crash in October 2017, has done just that. In this webinar, David shared his family’s life-changing story and discussed how he is working to turn this loss into positive change by founding the Kailee [...]

LEL October Webinar: Winter Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign: New Impaired Driving Resources & Tools

Our October webinar was hosted in partnership with the Impaired Driving Division and Office of Communications and Consumer Information at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Speakers shared the latest details on the holiday Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement mobilization, along with the new drug-impaired driving campaign focus group insights and national television ad. [...]

LEL September Webinar: NHTSA’s Crash Investigations Division: Supporting the Agency and Law Enforcement Through Real-World Crash Data

The value and impact of accurate and complete crash data to identify and address traffic safety issues is well-known. In addition to the collection of fatal crash data, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gathers information from around the country found in thousands of crash reports, randomly selected from law enforcement agencies in areas [...]

LEL August Webinar: Do You Have Skin in the Game?

The August LEL Webinar helped attendees self-reflect on their investment in traffic safety by asking the question: Do you have skin in the game? Once we believe in the mission of saving, changing, and protecting lives, our job becomes a calling and that calling becomes our passion. To accomplish this we must first open our [...]

LEL July Webinar: Technology Update: What You Need to Know About Mobile Driver Licenses

This webinar provided an update on mobile driver license (mDL) technology, including information on its development, the multiple uses for mDL, and how it will impact law enforcement. Attendees came away from this session with the knowledge and ability to discuss mDL with law enforcement partners as well answer basic mDL questions. Speaker: Brian Ursino, [...]

LEL June Webinar: 2018 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over National Campaign and the Road to Zero

The 2018 national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement mobilization focuses on stopping drunk drivers through a combination of law enforcement efforts and public awareness. In this webinar, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) updated attendees on ongoing and upcoming law enforcement initiatives and shared its media plan and accompanying materials. The session [...]

LEL May Webinar: Surviving the Minefield of Cross Examination

This webinar, cosponsored by the National Law Enforcement Liaison Program and the National Traffic Law Center, provided law enforcement officers and prosecutors with resources to better understand cross examination methods. Focusing on patience, honor, and courage, the session outlined the strategies defense attorneys use when attempting to undermine the competency or credibility of an officer. [...]

LEL April Webinar: What’s New in DRE, SFST & ARIDE? IACP Briefing on 2018 Curricula

The National LEL Program’s April webinar featured a briefing from the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) on its new 2018 Drug Recognition Expert (DRE), Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST), and Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) curricula. IACP’s Kyle Clark highlighted the features and latest updates to each course, which the National Highway [...]

LEL March Webinar: 2018 National Click It or Ticket Campaign

This year’s National Click It or Ticket Mobilization enforcement period runs from May 21 until June 3, with paid advertising running from May 14 to June 3. “On the ground” law enforcement efforts are what truly make this mobilization such a success. This webinar helps LELs prepare for the high visibility enforcement and communications period, providing an [...]

LEL February Webinar: U Drive. U Text. U Pay. – 2018 National Distracted Driving Campaign

Distracted driving continues to be a complex issue for law enforcement to address. In advance of the April 2018 National Distracted Driving Campaign, U Drive. U Text. U Pay., this webinar will provide the audience with key tools to address this behavior, including new and improved resources, training options, enforcement strategies, and action items for the [...]

LEL January Webinar: Officer Safety – The Year in Review

This webinar provided  a close look at officer safety in 2017, examining improvements made and the work that remains. Presenters reviewed law enforcement officer line of duty deaths, concentrating on traffic-related fatalities and outlining strategies for engaging law enforcement in officer safety practices. This is an opportunity for State Highway Safety Offices and LELs to [...]

NLELP December Webinar: DDACTS – Today and Tomorrow

DDACTS (Data-Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety) can be a powerful tool in reducing traffic violations and saving lives. A law enforcement operations model supported by a partnership between the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, and the National Institute of Justice, DDACTS uses location-based crash, crime, calls for service [...]

NLELP November Webinar: Move Over: Promoting First Responder Safety through Communications

Law enforcement officers and first responders put their lives on the line every time they have to work on the side of a busy roadway. All 50 states have “Move Over” laws to protect law enforcement officers and other first responders, but fewer than three-quarters of the public are aware of these laws. The National [...]

“Road Wise” Officer Safety Training

Two Class Options: One-day Seminar January 24, 2018 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. $159 per person Train-the-Trainer January 24–26, 2018 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. $695 per person Location: Ohio State Highway Patrol Training Academy, Columbus, OH Every year, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund reports on Line of Duty Deaths in the U.S. Traffic-related incidents are one [...]

National LEL Training Conference Materials

The following are downloadable materials from the National LEL Training Conference: National LEL Training Conference Agenda Speaker and Facilitator Bios Checklist of Expected Conference Takeaways Selected Best Practices FARS Data: Motor Vehicle Fatalities by State, 2007-2016 Presentation Slides Training Purpose, Approach and Expectations Wil Price and Pete Abrams LEL Panel Discussion: Assessing the Current Traffic [...]

NLELP October Webinar: Winter Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Enforcement Mobilization & Minnesota eWarrants Best Practices

The October LEL webinar featured the latest updates from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on the winter Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement mobilization, followed by a best practice presentation featuring Minnesota’s eWarrants system for blood draws and reporting. The eWarrants system has shown a drastic reduction in Minnesota’s refusal rate. Learn [...]

NLELP September Webinar: Large Truck & Bus Traffic Enforcement Training Program

This webinar provided information on a number of resources and changes that impact commercial motor vehicle (CMV) enforcement. Topics covered included an introduction to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) basic CMV Traffic Enforcement Training Program; a look at the CMV crash data; marketing strategies to educate motorists about CMV safety; an overview of [...]

National LEL Training Conference

November 13-15, 2017 Maritime Conference Center Linthicum Heights, MD Network with counterparts across the country, participate in high-quality training sessions on best practices, and hear from leading experts about the most pressing issues in law enforcement and traffic safety. Agenda & Speakers | Hotel & Travel | Conference Materials The National LEL Training Conference is funded by the National Highway [...]

National LEL Training Conference Travel

National LEL Training Conference Lodging and Meals There will be a block of rooms available for attendees at the Conference Center hotel at a rate of $126 per night single/double occupancy. The rate includes a hot breakfast buffet and a complementary shuttle to/from BWI Airport. Conference registration includes a buffet lunch on Monday and Tuesday and morning and afternoon snacks and drinks. All [...]