IPAC 2023 Webinar Series Presents: The Transformative Role Personnel Assessments Play in Police Reform

  • 17 Nov 2023
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom


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Join us on November 17, 2023 at noon ET for an IPAC webinar: The Transformative Role Personnel Assessments Play in Police Reform

Session Description:  This interactive training highlights the critical function of personnel assessments in pinpointing unconscious biases and championing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in recruitment, offering an in-depth exploration of historical policing paradigms and the pressing need for modern reform. Attendees will see the power of personnel assessments in spotting hidden biases and boosting fairness in police recruitment and retention through research, discussion, and real-world scenarios, highlighting the strong connection between assessments and improved officer training. We will also discuss how data can help create a more community-focused approach in policing. At the conclusion, participants will have a clear picture of the best ways to use these tools and some potential challenges to watch out for, ensuring they are well-prepared to make a positive impact in policing.

About the Presenter: Antoinette Tull has been a professional facilitator for over 20 years. As an accomplished Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) in public safety; she delivers comprehensive HR-centric facilitations designed to address the workforce challenges uniquely specific to law enforcement agencies, fire service, and emergency communications personnel. Under her leadership at the Richmond (VA) Police Department, the global majority represented 40% of the sworn population, solidifying RPD as the most diverse & inclusive law enforcement agency within the state of Virginia. Additionally, under her tenure, the national average for sworn females in law enforcement trended at 11%; Antoinette and her team ensured the departments’ sworn female population trended between 20-22%, almost double the national average. These successes, and others, fueled her desire to replicate these strategies with other agencies across the nation and have laid the foundation for her public speaking career.

Her most popular engagements include: Keynote Address-How We Create Inclusion In Public Safety, (IPAC) International Personnel Assessment Council Conference; Panelist & Presenter- Promising Practices in Police Retention, powered by (IACP) The International Association of Chiefs of Police-Chicago, IL; Creating Cultural Competencies to Better Serve & Protect, sponsored by the City of Casper, Wyoming; Is Bias Hiding in Your Hiring Process @ The Bending the Arc towards Inclusion Conference, sponsored by the City of Charlottesville, VA; Creating Opportunities From Closed Doors, powered by Foundation Research Associates, Las Vegas, NV; Assessment Center Best Practices @The Innovations in Law Enforcement Leadership Conference powered by Insight Exchange Network, San Francisco, CA.

After studying Human Resource Management at the University of Richmond, Antoinette obtained her professional designation in HR. In July 2016, she obtained her SHRM-CP and achieved her Human Resources Project Management certification (HRPM) in January 2017. In May 2021, she obtained her Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DEI) certification from the University of South Florida-Muma College.

Since resigning from her role as the HR Division Chief for the Richmond (Virginia) Police Department, where she served as HR Chief for over 14 years, Antoinette re-launched her boutique HR consulting firm, HURTLE, LLC, offering four unique services to clients:

Career Coaching – Helping individuals discover, plan, and execute their career goals

Executive Search Consulting -Partnering with organizations to find well-qualified public safety leaders

HR Business Coaching – Providing human-centric HR solutions to complex people problems

Workshop Presentations – Facilitating transformative change through innovative presentations

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