2018 Ohio NARCO Annual Training Conference

This year’s 2018 NARCO Conference is officially in the books. I would like to thank everyone who participated and attended the conference. This year Ohio NARCO teamed up with the Ohio Taskforce Commanders Association and Ohio HIDTA to provide you with quality training. As we move forward, we are excited to continue building these valuable relationships.

I would like to thank the vendors, sponsors, and the speakers for participating in this year conference.  We appreciate all the vendors and sponsors who have supported us over the years. To the new vendors and sponsors, we hope this was a successful conference for your company and we look forward to seeing you next year.

To the Ohio NARCO board, committee members, and volunteers, thank you for everything you did through out the year to make this a successful conference.

We look forward to seeing everyone at next year conference. The 2019 NARCO Conference will be held at the Double Tree Hotel on September 10-11, 2019.

Thank You

Dick Meadows
Ohio NARCO President

All conference attendance certificates have been sent out via email. 

If you have not received it please contact us at info@ohionarco.org.

September 11 – 12, 2018 – Annual Training Conference

Double Tree Hotel & Conference Center Columbus, Ohio
175 Hutchinson Ave
Columbus, OH 43235


September 10, 2018 – 8th Annual Golf Outing

Oakhaven Golf Club
2871 US Highway 23
North Delaware, Ohio 43015

Conference Topics to include:

Overview Vegas Shooting
Motivational Speaker Paul Butler
Epic 101
Drug Prevention and Treatment
Medical Marijuana update

Featured Speakers

Braden Schrag is currently a sergeant with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, assigned to the Office of Community Engagement. This unit collaborates with religious and cultural community throughout Las Vegas and focuses on prevention, intervention, and outreach in all sectors with a focus on gangs, human trafficking, countering violent extremism, refugee integration and connection, and proactive jail programming.

His law enforcement experience includes supervision, instruction, intergovernmental services, homeland security, grant management and program development. Braden is responsible for the co-creation and establishment of the departments Fusion Liaison Officer program and Office of Community Engagement – both nationally recognized. He routinely speaks throughout the United States and internationally to cross-sector audiences on community policing practices, community-police relations and countering violent extremism.

Paul Butler is a speaker, presenter, instructor, and entertainer. During his 27 years of law enforcement, he has been a public servant, training officer, sergeant, crisis negotiator, chief of police, and chief deputy. These opportunities have given him a unique perspective on a vast array of situations and circumstances that many people find themselves in every day.

As Chief Deputy of the Horry County Sheriff’s Office, he was selected to attend the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia in 2005. Paul was selected by his class to be their graduation day speaker alongside then-FBI Director Robert Mueller. He continues to serve on the national level with the FBI National Academy Associates as their official Master of Ceremonies.

 Jeffrey T. Walsh is the Director/Special Agent in Charge of the El Paso Intelligence Center (EPIC) located on Ft. Bliss in El Paso, Texas. As Director/Special Agent in Charge, Director Walsh oversees all aspects of the EPIC Intelligence Enterprise. EPIC is a DEA led Multi –Agency Intelligence Center (21 Participating Agencies) providing tactical, operational, and strategic intelligence support to federal, state, local, tribal and international law enforcement agencies. 

Director Walsh has also served as Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Miami Field Division; Executive Assistant to the DEA’s Assistant Administrator/Chief of Intelligence; Supervisory Special Agent in Charge of the Rocky Mountain Interdiction/Heroin Task Force; and as Chief of Leadership and Executive Development at the DEA Training Academy.

Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors

908 Devices

American Income Life

Atwell’s Police & Fire Equipment



LENS Equipment Company


TactiTrack GPS


Virtual Academy

Zinatt Technologies

Double Tree Hotel
Oakhaven Golf Club