The Annual LEVOC Conferences are planned and conducted by a committee of Police Volunteers and Volunteer Coordinators from sponsoring agencies throughout Northern California. Conferences provide participants the opportunity to network with their peers; receive professional training conducted by experts in the field. Training topics are customized for Volunteers and Volunteer Coordinators.
2015 Breakout Sessions
Crime Scene Investigations
Presented by: Stephanie Gill, Sr CSI Specialist, Yolo County Sheriff's Office
Gain insight into the latest crime scene investigation methods, fingerprinting comparison techniques and evidence collection protocols. Learn how volunteers can assist their department and how to conduct themselves at a crime scene.
Presented by: Detective Chou Vang, Sacramento Police Department
Learn about the history and gang activities in our communities, graffiti, how to identify gang members and current and future trends of gangs.
Presented by: Sergeant Randy Johnson
Deputy Justin Ward
Deputy Justin Claypool
San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office
Understand the roles and responsibilities a highly trained, skilled bomb squad at potentially explosive crime scenes. Learn about the state-of-the-art tools used in the field for diagnosis of suspicious packages and bomb detonation and how volunteers can assist at the scene. Tools of the trade will be demonstrated including their remote robot.
Presented by: Retired FBI Agent, Donald "Max" Noel FBI, San Francisco Division
Hear how the notorious Unabomber, Theodore Kacznski was ultimately tracked down and captured from Max Noel, the FBI's lead investigator on the case and coauthor of "Unabomber" How the FBI Broke It's Own Rules to Capture the Terrorist Ted Kacznski." His presentation will include photographs and stories unique to his firsthand knowledge.
Prior Conference Sessions Include: