Texas ATAP Chapter Meeting
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When: Tuesday, April 19, 2016
11:00 AM
Where: The Cooley Center
7400 Cambridge Street
Houston, Texas  77054
United States

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The Board of Directors of the ATAP Texas Chapter warmly invites you to the Chapter's April meeting onTuesday April 19, 2016 from 11am to 1pm. This meeting is being hosted by the University of Texas Police Department (UTPD). This month's presentation is entitled "Domestic and workplace violence: mitigation and prevention" and will be presented by Inspector Vicki King and Sgt. Kevin Gray of the UTPD Threat Management Unit. The presentation will recount the management and investigation of a critical domestic violence case that started on a UT campus and then moved across the country resulting in an armed confrontation with out of state law enforcement officers.

Spaces for this event are limited. Please RSVP using the link in this invitation by close of business Friday April 15, 2016.

Meet the Speakers
During her 30 year career, Inspector Vicki King served 27 years with the Houston Police Department, rising to the rank of Assistant Chief and earning a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice.

As Chief of Detectives, Tactical Support Commander, and Director of Forensic Services, she oversaw some of HPD’s highest profile cases, including serial homicides, corruption, domestic violence, sexual assaults and gangland slayings. After retiring from HPD, Inspector King served as an emissary to the Saudi Royal family, adjunct professor for the University of Houston system, and Chief of Police for the City of La Marque.

MD Anderson and UT-Heath recruited Inspector King to head up their Threat Assessment Unit. In her new role, Inspector King works with multidisciplinary teams to identify and mitigate risks.
Sergeant Kevin Gray is a Master Peace Officer, commissioned as a law enforcement officer for the University of Texas Police at Houston for the past twelve years.As a crime prevention specialist, Sergeant Gray identified significant gaps in the traditional policing model and its ability to impact crime. As part of a new combined protection model developed by Chief William Adcox, Sergeant Gray helped introduce the threat assessment concept tohis colleagues at MD Anderson and UTHealth.

SergeantGray serves asthe operational lead supervisor for an experienced team of threat assessment professionals dedicated to preventing workplace violence. He is a permanent member of the Behavioral Intervention Teams for both MD Anderson and UT Health and serves as the supervising case agent for the most complex and challenging cases undertaken by the Threat Management Unit.

Sergeant Gray advocates continuous learning and study of threat assessment principles and strategies. He is a graduate of the Gavin De Becker & Associates Threat Assessment and Management Advanced Academy and received advanced training through the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS). Sergeant Gray networks and attends regular training through the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBITA) and the Association of Threat Assessment professionals (ATAP).He is an experienced instructor for law enforcement, civilian and professional security associations and a proven leader in community and employee relations.
Venue and Parking Information
The April meeting will be held on Tuesday April 19, 2016 from 11am - 1pm at the Cooley Center which is located within the UT MD Anderson campus. Directions to the facility can be obtained via the link below:

The Cooley Center
7440 Cambridge Street
Houston, TX 77054

Parking is within walking distance of the venue and parking validations will be issued to all guests at check-in. A map and detailed instructions on parking can be accessed here and directions to the parking facility can be obtained from the link below:

1941 East Road
Houston, TX 77054

For additional information about the April meeting, please contact enquiries@ataptx.com.