NRTCCA January Newsletter

NRTCCA January Newsletter

Jan 31, 2024

National Real Time Crime Center Association: Unveiling Exciting Plans for 2024

First of all, on behalf of the National Real Time Crime Center Association, we want to thank each and every one of you, who have been a part of this past year of making history as a new association. Without all of your support, we would not be where we are today, planning for the future!

National Real Time Crime Center Association: Unveiling Exciting Plans for 2024

Are you passionate about combating crime and ensuring the safety of your community? If so, you’ll be thrilled to learn about the exciting plans that the National Real Time Crime Center Association (NRTCCA) has in store for the upcoming year. From an unmissable conference in Arizona, to revamped partnership packages, and the notion to develop cutting-edge certifications for Real-Time Supervisors and Agencies, there’s something for everyone looking to make a difference in the world of crime prevention and investigation in the Real-Time realm.

Uniting Professionals at the 2024 Arizona Conference

Save the Date – August 26th through 30th! The highlight of the NRTCCA’s calendar is undoubtedly the upcoming conference, set to take place in the picturesque state of Arizona. This event will bring together professionals from various law enforcement agencies, intelligence organizations, technology partners, and more creating a platform for knowledge sharing, networking, and collaboration. More info below!

In-Depth Training Sessions

The NRTCCA conference in Arizona will offer a wide range of in-depth training sessions, catering to professionals at different stages of their careers. Whether you’re an experienced Real Time professional or looking to assist with the establish of a Real Time Center at your agency, you’ll find sessions tailored to your needs.

Revamped Partnership Packages: Strengthening Collaborations

The NRTCCA understands the importance of collaboration in the fight against crime through technological advancements. To foster stronger partnerships, we have revamped our existing partnership packages, offering enhanced benefits to organizations and individuals looking to newly join or for those who have already been with us along the way to assist in these continued collaborative efforts.

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NRTCCA 2024 Conference Dates Announced

SAVE THE DATE! We are excited to announce our 2024 NRTCCA Conference will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona. You will not want to miss this event, so be sure to mark our calendars now.

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NRTCCA is Hiring a Programs Director to Help our Team

The Programs Director will provide administrative support to the Executive Board. Responsibilities include basic support, maintaining inventory and related orders, managing calendars, handling mail, composing letters and other documents, and facilitating special event registration and execution. The Programs Director may also oversee organizational databases such as mailing lists, and perform light accounting functions. This is a remote position intended for the candidate to work with multiple time zones, as our board members are across the United States. This position will also require in person meetings and events with a flexible work schedule.

Please submit all applications to Nikki North, at The application deadline date is January 19, 2024.

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NRTCCA 2024-2025 Board Member Election Results Are In

Here are the election results for the NRTCCA Board Members for 2024-2025. We want to thank all the electors who voted and the candidates that decided to make a difference in our work by choosing to run for these positions.

Vice President of Training & Professional Development

Ross Bourgeois


Marcos Hernandez

Membership Director

Sgt. Joe Shipp

Partnership Director

Lt. Emily Spindler

Professional Development Director

Matt Patin


RTCC of the Month

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The Scottsdale Police Department RTCC has been a huge source of support for the NRTCCA since its inception. We would like to take this opportunity to thank them for their support, for allowing our President, Chris Henningsen and our Treasurer, Marcos Hernandez, to participate and lead the association out of its groundbreaking year and into what it has become. Scottsdale Police Department RTCC has been instrumental in the development of other real time crime centers across the country. Their development and forward-thinking innovation are an inspiration to all those in the real time crime center community.

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NRTCCA Workshop in Livermore, CA Coming in February 2024

California Regional NRTCCA Workshop – Livermore

Come join other NRTCCA members and member agencies to discuss starting, running, and growing Real-Time Crime Centers.

The workshop has no tuition or fees for current NRTCCA members. To become a member, go to Please only signup to attend after you have confirmed your availability to attend. This will ensure there are available spaces for those who have that confirmation.

This workshop is located in the William H. Mendenhall Community Room, at 1016 S Livermore Avenue, Livermore, CA 94550. Parking is available in the public spaces in the parking lot adjacent to City Hall.

Date: 02/13/2024 (Tue.)
Time: 10:00AM – 3:00PM PST

Need Help or Have a Question?

If you need help or have a question about NRTCCA or real time crime centers, reach out to any member of our board.

Board Members

Chris Henningsen, President – Email
Nikki North, Vice President of Administration – Email
Ross Bourgeois, Vice President of Training & Development – Email
Marcos Hernandez, Treasurer – Email
Sarah Jex, Secretary – Email

Jared Kosina, Training Director – Email
Thomas Ward, Membership Director – Email
Michelle Potts, Conference Director – Email
Erik Lavigne, Communications Director – Email
Emily Spindler, Partnership Director – Email
Matt Patin, Professional Development Director – Email

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