Attorney General Buddy Caldwell addressed the Louisiana Association of Chiefs of Police at their annual conference in Lafayette. Caldwell stressed the importance of law enforcement agencies working together, and extended his support in assisting local law enforcement agencies across the state. He congratulated Lafayette Police Chief Jim Craft on his election as the new President of the Chiefs of Police Association. The conference provides state of the art training, instruction and education in the most current law enforcement related state and federal legislation, operational and tactical methodology, and law enforcement technology. The event, hosted by the Lafayette Police Department and Lafayette Consolidated Government, runs from July 10-12, 2013, at the Cajundome Convention Center.