Deputy Chief, Duluth Police Dept., GA
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Recipient of the Council of Juvenile Justice Administrators’ (CJJA) 2021 President’s Award.
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Chief Moon is selected as the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police (GACP) President.
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“North Carolina law enforcement leaders talk about their Israel police exchange experience”, Voice4Israel, January 31, 2020.
“Senior police and public safety executives return from police leadership training in Israel”, The Jewish Georgian, September-October, 2019.
“The members of the delegation had the opportunity to meet with the Arab cadets, understand their family and community pressures, and discuss their experience and how they cope with the challenge of serving in the Israel Police.”
“Fayetteville police captain completes intensive training on leadership and public safety”, CBS17 Digital Desk, July 30, 2019.
“Learning from each other: local police reflect on training mission in Israel”, Rome News-Tribune, July 13, 2019.
“Resilient is the one word that kept coming to mind for Floyd County police Capt. Greg Dobbins as he reflected on a training mission in Israel.”
“Local law enforcement officials return from exchange trip”, Cherokee Tribune & Ledger News, July 11, 2019.
“Over the course of the two week program, Mitchell said he learned how the Israeli police train their officers to not only succeed at preventing terrorism and crime, but also how they work to communicate and share intelligence across the board, as well as building trusting relationships with the multitude of cultures and faiths they work with to better create a more positive atmosphere for everyone.”
“Duluth Deputy Chief: Israel trip addressed ‘universal problems’ in law enforcement”, Gwinnett Daily Post, July 13, 2018.
“Our trip included attending briefings on community policing, what methods are being used and the challenges surrounding policing in such a diverse community and we reviewed how the Israeli police use technology to fight crime and saw some proven successful methods.”
“Georgia’s Police Brass Learn From Israel’s Finest”, Atlanta Jewish Times, July 13, 2018.
“One of the most valuable lessons she said she learned was how the entire Israeli police force, trained uniformly throughout the country, uses technology to improve communication between the stations.”
“Social Circle police chief returns from police leadership training in Israel “, Monroe Local, June 29, 2018.
“The training that would particularly be beneficial if applied to Social Circle and Walton County would be enhancing our technology. I know that the Israel Police is a country-wide organization, but their data base and technology is unbelievable,” Oliver said. “Here in Walton County I feel that public safety officials share information and work together really well. However, if we can improve our abilities to utilize existing technology for information sharing it would allow us to do our jobs more efficiently.”
“Sheriff’s Major returns from Israel”, Cherokee Tribune and Ledger-News, July 7, 2017.
“One of the biggest takeaways, Martin said, was being creative to prevent crime and willing to understand and listen to your community’s needs. She said law enforcement can no longer rely on giving the public what happened, but why it happened.”
“Local police officers find common ground on training trip to Israel”, Clayton News-Daily.com, July 18, 2017.
“Armstrong said he was impressed by the leadership and training programs the Israel Police had developed. It’s something he’d like to implement in his own department to benefit Forest Park officers and improve officer retention.”
“DeKalb assistant police chief brings back lessons from training experience in Israel”, DeKalb Neighbor, July 14, 2016.
“Going beyond conversations and participating in community engagement meetings and partnerships to solve problems is one way Yarbrough sees those lessons being applied. He said the county has already made great strides, especially with community policing, but those efforts can be enhanced further.”
“Bringing lessons learned in Israel back to Newton County”, The Covington News, September 11, 2016.
“Counter-terrorism isn’t always a violent response to extremism. It is also about building partnerships and offering alternatives that make extremism less attractive.”