Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office Holds Executive Leadership Conference

Chris Boyle

Sheriff Errol D. Toulon, Jr. recently hosted its Second Annual Executive Leadership Conference on Monday, October 3, and Tuesday, October 4 at The Sondra and David S. Mack Student Services Center at Hofstra University. Over 200 upper-level members of staff from various law enforcement agencies, government, and public sector businesses attended the two day conference which featured presentations by experts in leadership including Paralympian Rohan Murphy, US Marine Corps Captain Jackie Barnum, Phoenix Arizona Officer and subject of the book Burning Shield Jason Schechterle, former Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney, former NYPD Chief Joseph Fox and many more.

Suffolk County Sheriff Errol D. Toulon, Jr. created the Executive Leadership Conference to help bridge the gap that exists in leadership training for law enforcement. The invitation-only conference was open to high ranking law enforcement officials from Suffolk County, Nassau County, New York City and beyond.

First day speakers included Rohan Murphy, Motivational Speaker & Paralympian; Dr. Laura Sicola, Leadership Communication Expert; Keith Brown, Esq., New York State Assemblyman; Jackie Barnum, U.S. Marine Corps Captain

Second day speakers included Lisa Tuozzolo, Wife of fallen NYPD Sergeant Paul Tuozzolo; Jocelynne Rainey, Ph.D, President and CEO, Brooklyn Community Foundation; Jason Schechterle, Former Arizona Police Officer; Laura Curran, Former Nassau County Executive; and a law enforcement panel with Former NYC Department of Corrections Chief Eric Taylor, Former NYPD Chief Joseph Fox & Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney.