Dunwoody Police Chief Billy Grogan has been chosen as one of 20 law enforcement executives from across the nation to a conference regarding violence against women.

The conference is hosted by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and it is the 13th such conference held by the association.

The four-day conference will take place in Charleston, S.C. Grogan, along with others, will discuss new approaches for investigating crimes of domestic violence against women and develop best practices for the Dunwoody Police Department, according to a press release issued by the department.

Grogan will have the trip paid under a grant by the association from the U.S. Department of Justice.