The 2024 Arizona Accreditation Conference will bring together over 200 current and future law enforcement leaders for training and networking. Training sessions will be geared toward several different disciplines in the agency such as Command, First Line Supervision, Communications, Records, Accreditation Managers, Assessors, and more! The schedule will be updated as speakers are confirmed. Please check back often for a list of confirmed topics and speakers.
Codey Gandy, Keynote Speaker
Codey Gandy is a former U.S. Marine, and currently a leadership instructor, speaker, and strategic advisor for Echelon Front. Codey spent just over 5 years working as a ground combat leader for various units in the Marine Corps. He brings unmatched experience in demonstrating combat leadership in dynamic environments, building winning teams, and developing relationships across all levels of an organization. Codey has seen first-hand the power of the leadership lessons taught at Echelon Front. He brings a unique front-line perspective as he served in several levels of enlisted leadership, starting as a front-line designated marksman and finished his time in service as a Platoon Sergeant. In his role, he constantly was finding innovative ways to improve training and challenge his guys in preparation for the real-world battlefield. Upon his discharge from the Marine Corps, Codey joined Echelon Front while providing unmatched experience and unique perspective into combat leadership, front-line leadership, and creating winning teams. He serves as the Experiential Training Program’s Operation Manager, 1st Responder Training Lead, leadership instructor, speaker, and strategic advisor at Echelon Front.
Jim Delung, PhD
Organizational Development Professionals
Police Administrator, Prescott Police Department
Dr. Jim DeLung is currently serving as the Director of Learning & Development for TheODPros. As a successful private entrepreneur and public-sector leader, he brings a commitment to the development of effective leadership and inspiration to organizations through an interactive, adult-oriented program of study. As an “Edutainer,” Jim’s area of expertise is public speaking and the construction of curriculum for advanced/executive training for thousands of participants throughout North America. His greatest passion is creating an open and honest dialogue for leaders and followers to discuss the contemporary organizational leadership issues. Founder and developer of MI Leadership© (Motivation Idiography©), Jim combines social psychology and leadership theories to identify communication and motivational preferences through analysis of an individual’s generation, culture, gender, birth order, and DiSC© Personal Profile test results. Dr. DeLung can help you effectively obtain sustained, positive behavior through belief of your organizational mission. Jim’s desire is to teach leaders and followers that the greatest positive impact to individuals and organizations is “Leadership Beyond Behavior to Belief!”™. Dr. DeLung received his PhD in Business Administration with special emphasis in Organizational Leadership at Northcentral University. Jim obtained his Master of Educational Leadership and Bachelor of Science degrees from Northern Arizona University.
Prescott Resort & Conference Center
1500 AZ-69, Prescott, AZ 86301