Cordico CEO and Vacaville Police Chief Presenting at 2020 IACP Officer Safety and Wellness Symposium

Cordico CEO Dr. David Black,  and Vacaville Police Chief John Carli, are presenting at the 2020 IACP Officer Safety and Wellness Symposium.

Officer Wellness in 2020 and Beyond: High-Tech Tools and Innovative Solutions

Learn how law enforcement agencies of all sizes are utilizing innovative technology to place high-quality officer wellness tools directly into the hands of officers, including tools for alcohol abuse, anger management, compassion fatigue, depression, family support, financial fitness, marriage guidance, mindfulness, parenting tips for law enforcement, peer support, posttraumatic stress, strengthening resilience, sleep optimization, substance abuse, suicide prevention, trauma, work-life balance and much more. We will discuss critical officer wellness issues including vetting and training therapists to work with law enforcement, changing the culture within law enforcement agencies to support officer wellness, and how to ensure that your wellness resources are easily accessible, trusted, and being utilized by your personnel. Attendees will be given a pamphlet outlining high-tech officer wellness tools and a unique 10-point checklist for measuring the success of officer wellness programs.

Date:  February 28, 2020

Time: 1:30 pm

Location:  Miami, Florida

About Dr. David Black

David Black, Ph.D. is the CEO of Cordico, serving hundreds of public safety agencies nationally. Dr. Black is a Board Member of the National Sheriffs’ Association Psychological Services Group, serves as the Chair of Technology and Social Media, is an Advisory Board Member for the National Police Foundation’s Center for Mass Violence Response Studies, serves on the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Police Psychological Services Ethics Committee, serves on the National Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Officer Wellness Committee, serves on the California Police Chiefs’ Association Human Behind the Badge Committee, is an Officer Wellness subject matter expert for the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST), and earlier served on IACP Police Psychological Services committees tasked with updating the standards for fitness-for-duty examinations and officer-involved shootings. Cordico is partnered with the California State Firefighters’ Association (CSFA) to strengthen firefighter mental health and well-being. Dr. Black has been serving first responders since 2002.

About Chief John Carli

John Carli was appointed as Chief of Police in April of 2014. His career started with the Vacaville Police Department in 1989 and he attended the Santa Rosa Police Academy. Upon graduating he spent his early years as a police officer patrolling the streets of Vacaville with his K9 partner.

While in Patrol, John eventually stepped into the role of Field Training Officer and then Detective in 1999. While in Investigations he was assigned to the Northern California Computer Crimes Task Force in Napa, investigating computer crimes and identity theft.

John promoted to Sergeant in 2003 and again patrolled the streets of Vacaville, supervising the Critical Incident Negotiation Team, K9 Unit, Firearms Instructors, Police Technology, and the Office of Professional Standards.

John promoted to Lieutenant in 2010 and joined the ranks of the command staff. During the last four years he managed both the Field Operations Division and the Investigative Services Division. As the SWAT Commander during this period of time, he provided extensive tactical supervision and managed all special response teams within the Department.

John holds a Master of Science Degree in Strategic Leadership and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice Management. Additionally, he is an instructor at the Napa Community College and teaches various law enforcement topics including computer crime investigations and Internet intelligence at conferences and training events nationwide. John and his family have lived in Vacaville since 1989.