May 14-15, 2024 National Narcotics Investigators Summit & NPLEx Conference

Details Price Qty
General Registrationshow details + $150.00 (USD)  
Equifax Employeesshow details + $0.00 (USD)  
NADDI Staffshow details + $0.00 (USD)  
Speakershow details + $0.00 (USD)  
Pre-Approved Vendorshow details + $0.00 (USD)  

     May 14, 2024
     8:30 am - 5:00 pm
     May 15, 2024
     8:30 am - 4:30 pm

May 14-15, 2024
National Narcotics Investigators Summit & NPLEx Conference

Tradewinds Island Resorts
5600 Gulf Boulevard
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706

General Registration is only open to sworn law enforcement and intelligence analysts.
The conference agenda and online registration will be available shortly.

For Exhibitor information contact Charlie at 

Monday, May 13, 2024

3:00 – 5:00 pm Early Registration – Grand Palm Colonnade
7:30 – 9:00 pm Welcome Reception

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

8:00 am Registration – Grand Palm Colonnade
Continental Breakfast

9:00 am
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard
The Pledge of Allegiance

Welcome and Opening Remarks
James Schwartz, NADDI National President
Ocean City Police Department (MD)

Krista McCormick, Strategic Accounts Leader
Equifax Workforce Solutions, Insights

9:30 am
Keynote Speaker
Randy Grimes
Athletes in Recovery
NFL Alumnus
Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Overview of NPLEx for Law Enforcement
Krista McCormick, Strategic Accounts Leader
Equifax Workforce Solutions, Insights

In-depth overview of the NPLEx tool & updated features

Fighting the Fentanyl Crisis
Derek Maltz, Executive Director Government Relations
Former DEA Special Agent in Charge, SOD

Recognition and Response to Sex Trafficking
Heidi Chance

Heidi Chance is a retired law enforcement professional who served 25 years. She is a leader and consultant who assists law enforcement and other organizations in sex trafficking.

Heidi spent over 13 years working as an undercover detective investigating buyers and traffickers and rescuing countless adult and juvenile victims of sex trafficking.

Oral Surgeon Sentenced to 45 Years for Girlfriend’s Overdose Death
Elena Dove and Ian Iacoviello
Montgomery County Police Department (MD)

Dr. James Michael Ryan was convicted of second-degree depraved heart murder and involuntary manslaughter after the death of Sarah Harris in the home they shared in Clarksburg. Harris was 25 and died of ketamine, propofol and diazepam intoxication after prosecutors said Ryan, then 50, gave her powerful drugs from his practice.

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

8:00 am Continental Breakfast

Money Laundering, Illegal Enterprise, and a Child Sex Trafficking Investigation
Heidi Chance

This presentation delves into the intricate world of financial crime, illegal enterprises, and their connection to child sex trafficking investigations. Participants will gain insights into the methods and mechanisms employed by criminals to launder money and conceal illegal activities.

“Just another Deal”

Detectives Brittany Alexander, Pat Crossey, and Sgt. Sam Mello
Manassas Police Department (VA)

An in-depth presentation by Manassas City Detective Brittany Alexander on an undercover drug deal worked in September of 2022 which transformed into a robbery and quickly escalated to an officer involved shooting.  Detectives Alexander, Crossey and Sgt. Sam Mello will cover details of the deal itself as well as their experiences with returning to work and the steps involved in Brittany’s mental health recovery. Det. Alexander will also be providing in-depth information on the aftermath she has experienced, how she was prepared to handle the situation that day, and what she has done to continue healing while working in a profession she is passionate about.

FEP Investigations and Law Enforcement Collaboration
Cuno Andersen, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association FEP SIU
NADDI Vice President

Conference Room Rate – Sunday, May 12, 2023 – Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Single/Double Occupancy $181.25
Check-in -Time after 4pm
Check out is prior to 11am

Below is the group booking link for NADDI!

Reservation Link
Group code: 27396
Client password:  273962024

Self-Parking for one car per bedroom

Don’t Forget!

Make sure you make your room reservations before the April 15, 2024 cut-off date to obtain NADDI pricing.

Refund Policy

All registrations are subject to NADDI’s Registration Deadline and Refund Policy.

Code of Conduct

All registrations and attendees are subject to NADDI’s Code of Conduct.


Venue Phone: (727) 367-6461

Venue Website:

5500 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach, Florida, 33706, United States


On the Gulf of Mexico beachfront, this 20-acre resort hotel is 3 miles from the Gulf Beaches Historical Museum and Treasure Island.

Rooms with dark wood furnishings and classic British West Indies decor feature flat-screen TVs, minifridges, microwaves, coffeemakers and free Wi-Fi. Suites have separate bedrooms and kitchenettes.

A nightly resort fee includes unlimited rides on the water slide; use of the paddleboats, tennis court and fitness center; parking; and beach cabanas. A spa, 7 heated pools, water activities and 11 eateries, from fine dining to beach bars, are also available on-site. The property hosts weddings and events.

National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators Federal Tax ID: 52-1660752 / DUNS Number: 073539913

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