17th Annual Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Training Conference

The 2022 accreditation training conference is scheduled for March 21, 22 & 23, 2022.  Training on the schedule this year includes the following:

Monday, March 21, 2022 – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Accreditation Manager Class/PowerDMS
This class is recommended for every agency that will be using PowerDMS, including those agencies switching from paper files to PowerDMS, while working towards accreditation.  Chiefs are encouraged to attend this class with their representatives, so they have a full understanding of the work the accreditation manager will be doing. This will be of great help to the chief and the accreditation manager as they work through the process together.

Monday, March 21, 2022 – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Assessor Training Class 
This class will prepare individuals to perform on-site assessments or prepare them to understand what to expect during an on-site. This class has some prerequisites which are listed on the assessor application.  If you wish to attend this class, an assessor application must be completed and submitted with your resume as soon as possible but no later than March 4, 2022 to be approved by the Commission.  Click here for an assessor application.

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm   
Paul Butler Presentations, LLC
Paul Butler is an internationally renowned speaker, presenter, instructor and entertainer.  He excels in the areas of motivation, leadership, customer service and attitude empowerment.  During his 27 years of law enforcement, he has been a public servant, training officer, sergeant, crisis negotiator, chief of police and chief deputy.  These opportunities have given him a unique perspective on a vast array of situations and circumstances that many people find themselves in every day.  These experiences have helped him to develop the answers to questions and cures to problems most people are facing at work and in life on a continual basis.

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 – 4:10 pm – 5:00 pm
Pennsylvania Police Accreditation Coalition (PPAC) Meeting
The PPAC will hold a brief monthly meeting of the membership for April at the conference to discuss any business pending before the organization or for good of the order discussions.

Wednesday, March 23, 2022 –9:00 am – 12:00 pm  
Mike Wilson, Lion Strategy Group:  Neuroscience Approach to Officer Wellness & Early Intervention
Sponsored by PM AM HCM
Mike Wilson is a proven leader, known for initiating and delivering sustained results and effective, fundamental change.  A retired police chief and municipal executive, Mike serves as founding partner of Lion Strategy Group (LSG), which provides a host of services and tools that foster a healthier work environment to establish a sustainable trajectory for success.  LSG offers the revolutionary Workforce Behavioral Intervention Platform, an employee wellness tool and early intervention system designed to highlight behavioral red flags allowing organizations to take proactive steps to promote healthy work environments, reduce risks, and foster higher productivity.

Wednesday, March 23, 2022 – 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Program Updates  
This session is mandatory for assessors who are due for their update training and wish to remain on the active assessor list.  Standard updates will be reviewed. 

Monday, March 21 – Wednesday, March 23, 2022 – 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
PowerDMS One-on-One Training Sessions
PowerDMS will be on site all three days offering one-on-one LIVE in person training sessions with users of their software at the PLEAC Conference.  The sessions are offered to answer questions, provide technical support and discuss ways to maintain efficiency.  

Sessions will be scheduled on a first come first served basis.  Those enrolled in either the Accreditation Manager Class or the Assessor Training Class and interested in this one-on-one training must sign up for either a Tuesday or Wednesday session.  

PowerDMS one-on-one sessions will be available for anyone interested who registers for the conference.  Once you have registered for the conference, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to register for these one-on-one sessions.

Please click here to register for classes.


A reminder to all currently certified PLEAC assessors, you are required to have update training at least once every two years if you wish to continue to be on the active assessor list for PLEAC.  If you do not receive the required update training, you will be removed from our list of active assessors.  If you are in question as to your training needs, please contact us and we will provide you with that information.

Also, the Pennsylvania Police Accreditation Coalition (PPAC) will be sponsoring networking sessions on Monday and Tuesday evenings (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm).  The room will offer light snacks, beverages and most important an opportunity for you to network with others who are working in the accreditation program.  We wish to thank PowerDMS for their sponsorship.

The conference will be held at the Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel, 4650 Lindle Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111.  We have reserved a block of rooms for those of you who wish to stay over.  You can contact them directly at 717-564-5511.  They will provide you with a room rate of $102.00 per night.  The block will be held until February 28, 2022.  You must make your reservations prior to that to take advantage of this special rate.

There is a registration fee of $150.00 per attendee that will be used to help defray costs associated with the conference.

Inquiries regarding the conference may be made by calling 717-236-1059 Extension 100 or by emailing Andrea Sullivan at [email protected].