Derrick Smith

Public Affairs Unit Officer, Lawrence Kansas Police Department

I have been with the Lawrence Kansas Police Department since 2012, and served in the patrol division for 4 years prior to entering the community service division in 2016. Currently I run the LKPD’s less notorious social media account, Facebook, and play Robin to Officer Fennelly’s Batman. I am a Grand Valley State University alum and current MPA student at the University of Kansas.

General Session

Lunch & Keynote: The Perfect Amount of Funny

Humor on social media can capture the attention of your audience and help your agency garner a place in the national spotlight. But when you’re a government agency, it’s about striking the right balance between slapstick and serious. Learn how the Lawrence Police Department capitalized on a more playful brand voice and used it to […]

General Session