TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (April 19, 2013) – Earlier
this month, Robert Mixon, advanced and specialized training coordinator at Tallahassee
Community College’s Florida Public Safety Institute (FPSI), attended the
inaugural Women in Law Enforcement conference in Nashville, Tenn.
The three-day event, hosted by the Tennessee
Highway Patrol, was titled “Women Breaking the Glass Shield,” and attracted
more than 200 women in law enforcement.
Mixson attended in order to raise awareness
of and promote the services and training available at FPSI.
“FPSI proudly supports this great event and the
female criminal justice officers who protect and serve their communities,” said
Mixson. “This conference demonstrates how the field of law enforcement is ever-changing
with great role models to inspire women to prepare for future leadership
According to Mixson, the conference brought
together women from over 68 different agencies nationwide.
The event also included presentations from Director
Stacia Hylton of the U. S. Marshal Service, Lt. Colonel Brenda Leffler of the
Colorado State Patrol, Dr. Bobby Smith and Vanderbilt Police Chief August J.
For more information on attending the Florida
Public Safety Institute or hosting an advanced or specialized training course
at the campus, contact Robert Mixson at (850) 201-7081 or e-mail at email@example.com.