Justice & Public Safety

Always one of the highest rated workshops, this intense experience provides a glimpse into our local court and judicial system, usually featuring a private tour of a current jail facility and a frank discussion with those currently in the system, on both sides of the cell.

Past Speakers and Panelists

Helm Angermeier – Director of Education Services, Nancy Clark and Associates, Inc.
Kevin Bates – Manager, WINGS Transitional Living Center
Mike Carona – Orange County Sheriff
Nancy Clark – Criminal Justice Consultant
The Honorable Donna Crandall – Judge of the Juvenile Court
John Depko – Senior Investigator, Public Defender’s Office
Mr. Al Garcia – Assistant Division Director, Orange County Probation Department Juvenile Hall
Chief John Hensley – Costa Mesa Police Department
The Honorable Robert B. Hutson – Judge of the Juvenile Division, Lamoreaux Justice Center
Sgt. Brian Irish – O.C. Sheriff’s Department
Bobbi Johnson – Director, New Start Program
Debbie Kwast – Public Defender
The Honorable Wendy S. Lindley – Judge of the Superior Court, Homeless, Drug, and Mental Health Courts
Daryl Lobo – Alternative Sentencing Programs
Mr. Lester Maxwell – Coordinator In-Custody Program, Phoenix House, Theo Lacy Branch Jail
Lt. Tim Newman – Newport Beach Police Dept.
Captain Ron Smith – Costa Mesa Police Department
Chief David L. Maggard Jr. – Irvine Police Department
Chief Bob Mc Donnell – Newport Beach Police Department
Tony Rackauckas – District Attorney