Senior Law Enforcement Official with a record of sustained excellence in managing the full spectrum of police and emergency services to a diverse population. Goal oriented and decisive with a proven ability to engage with diverse partnerships for problem solving, strategic planning, special event planning, program management, business and technology integration. Expertise in the management of complex operational incidents as well as crowd management and mitigation events. Exceptional interpersonal skills resulting in sound leadership, team building, consensus, mentoring and resolving conflict at the lowest level. Top Secret/SCI clearance
Captain (Patrol) - District Commander March 2013 to CurrentUnited States Park Police - Washington, DC
Supervisor: Major Keith Horton (202-610-7590).
Responsible for command level supervision and administrative oversight of two separate patrol stations, one in the District of Columbia and one in Virginia.
Monitors, directs and manages the Station Commanders of each station to ensure the highest level of police service is provided to the community and daily operations meet the needs of our stakeholders.
Provides operational leadership to over 55 sworn Federal law enforcement officers and civilian support staff, in accomplishing the required full service law enforcement operations in diverse policing environments composed of urban, rural and highway beats.
Provides administrative review and financial oversight to manage an annual budget of approximately $8 million dollars, which includes employee salaries, special enforcement accounts, equipment needs, supply purchases and operational costs.
To meet fiscal constraints in 2013, due to sequestration, creative scheduling designs and strict staffing assignments were employed under my direction to reduce operational expenditures that resulted in cost-savings of roughly $200,000, aiding in the elimination of furloughed employees.
Oversees fleet management process for District vehicle acquisition, maintenance, usage and replacement for over 50 police vehicles.
Coordinates periodic inventories within the District to ensure compliance with Accountable Property Standards, department policies and Government regulations.
Attends, conducts and coordinates meetings with internal and external partners, both in the civilian and law enforcement communities to maintain open dialogue, identify and resolve deficiencies and improve overall effectiveness to enhance customer service.
Monitors operational productivity through performance measures to develop and implement mission based goals using effective supervision of subordinates.
Promotes confidence and dedication to subordinates, through incentive based awards, employee discussions and effective mentoring.
Conducts, reviews and manages internal investigations of administrative or personnel complaints against District personnel to ensure accuracy, proper documentation and timeliness of investigations.
Recommends and issues disciplinary action against employees with sustained complaints.
Identifies crime patterns.
through collaborative intelligence data, crime statistics and reviewing incident reports.
Attends Crime Stats meetings to review crime analysis documentation, identify concerns and coordinate department assets.
Addresses increased criminal activity through crime initiatives and redirection of available resources and modified assignments.
Under my direction violent crime was significantly reduced during the November-December 2013 holiday season, in an area normally plagued with armed robberies, by utilizing department resources and redistributing both uniform and plainclothes personnel.
Reviews conduct of case investigations within District to provide experienced based knowledge and direction to promote investigative effectiveness and resource efficiency.
Performs as a member of the Applicant Review Panel, which conducts the oral interview phase during the department's applicant process and as a member of the Defensive Equipment Committee, which reviews for approval items being considered for inclusion as part of our issued defensive equipment.
Acts in Command assignments during Special Events, when required, through coordination with our Special Forces Branch.
Uses effective Incident Command System techniques and protocols during operational situations to accomplish the mission directive.
Acts on behalf of both Patrol Branch Commander (Major) and Field Operations Division Commander (Deputy Chief) in their absence.
Captain (CIB) -Assistant Commander January 2011 to March 2013Acting Commander-CIB United States Park Police - Washington, DC
Upon entering this position, I was immediately tasked with Acting as the Branch Commander of the Criminal Investigations Branch (a position normally held at the rank of Major) due to the position vacancy and remained as such during this tenure.
Oversaw all Branch operations and functions on a daily basis, to include financial and administrative requirements within Branch to ensure compliance with budgetary constraints and operational responsibilities.
Provided both operational and administrative leadership to an authorized strength of 50 sworn Federal Law Enforcement officers, Investigators, Detectives Supervisors, Major Crimes Unit Commander and Civilian staff within the units of the Branch, which include the Major Crimes Unit, Environmental Crimes Unit, Narcotics/Vice Unit, Identification (Crime Scene) Unit, and Victim/Witness Coordinator.
Conducted administrative review and financial oversight to manage an annual budget of approximately $5.2 million dollars, which included employee salaries, investigative and drug enforcement accounts, equipment needs, supply purchases and operational costs.
Oversaw fleet management process for Branch vehicle acquisition, maintenance, usage and replacement for over 60 vehicles.
Maintained fluid communication with Division Commander (Deputy Chief) to provide investigative updates and status of funds reports.
Monitored and directed scheduling of Branch personnel and investigative assignments.
Assigned and monitored duties of Crime Analyst, reviewing crime statistic reports to ensure an effective product.
Coordinated Crime Stat meetings, attended by agency Commanders, to identify crime activity concerns and develop operational plans to address the issues.
Monitored assignments and performance of Branch personnel assigned to the FBI Safe Streets Task Force.
Conducted, reviewed and managed internal investigations of administrative or personnel complaints against Unit members to ensure accuracy, proper documentation and timeliness of investigations.
Recommended and issued disciplinary action against employees with sustained complaints.
Reviewed case workload to ensure an equitable work environment, quality assurance and to meet targeted performance measure standards.
Continued training development and supervision as outlined in Lieutenant, Commander CIB/MCU and CIB/NVU.
Developed and recommended several new guidelines and policies after careful review and analysis of current agency policies and programs to promote a more efficient and effective operational Force, which included a Confidential Informant development and handling policy, Asset Seizure Program policy, Search Warrant Execution and Service policy, updated Narcotics/Vice Unit Procedural Guideline Manual, and DNA Collection policy.
Reinstituted a defunct Asset Seizure program for the agency, which was critical to mission goals, Branch development and operational success.
Attended meetings on behalf of the Executive Command Staff and Branch with outside agencies in accordance with organizational needs and partnership development.
Coordinated and/or attended meetings with the Regional Criminal Investigation Branch Commanders to facilitate information sharing and strengthen working partnerships.
Acted on behalf of Deputy Chief, Commander Field Operations Division periodically during her absence.
Lieutenant (CIB) -Commander March 2009 to January 2011United States Park Police - Washington, DC
Supervisor: Major Keith Horton (202-610-7590).
Managed Unit personnel within Branch, overseeing daily operational responsibilities and maintaining budgetary discipline.
Provided leadership to an authorized strength of 34 sworn Federal Law Enforcement personnel, to include Supervisors, Detectives, Investigators, ID (Crime Scene) Technicians and Victim/Witness Coordinator.
This Command position handled personnel assigned to the Identification (Crime Scene) Unit, Major Crimes Unit, and Environmental Crimes Unit.
These Units handle cases involving Homicides, Assaults (Aggravated, Simple and Sexual), Armed Robberies, Threats, Thefts, Abductions, Motor Vehicle Fatalities, Officer Involved Shootings and Resource/Environmental violations.
Developed and supervised training needs within and outside Branch to assist in compliance with Agency mandatory training and certification requirements, as well as specific job-related instruction.
Training provided to audiences comprised of Branch personnel, non-Branch personnel, Recruits, Supervisors, Managers, Executive Command Staff, NPS personnel, outside agency personnel and civilian groups.
Instructed agency members on topics such as Crime Scene Management, Criminal Report Writing, Legal Updates and Second Amendments rights and legal constraints when laws changed to allow firearms on National Park Service Property.
Coordinated and/or attended meetings with individuals from various organizations, both law enforcement and civilian to promote operational effectiveness and organizational partnerships.
Conducted, reviewed and managed internal investigations of personnel or administrative complaints against Unit personnel to ensure accuracy, proper documentation and timeliness of investigations.
Responded to crime scenes as needed to provide command over certain investigations as appropriate.
Maintained open dialogue with Branch Commander on issues involving budgetary status, Unit needs and investigative updates.
Developed and conducted a presentation on Drug Enforcement to a diverse audience of Law Enforcement, Military and civilian attendees at Visitor and Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Lieutenant -Acting Commander March 2009 to January 2011United States Park Police - Washington, DC
Supervisor: Major Keith Horton (202-610-7590).
Tasked with this assignment in conjunction with and during my tenure as Lieutenant, Commander CIB/MCU, due to position vacancy.
Duties similar to those of Lieutenant, Commander CIB/MCU.
In addition, managed daily operations of a team of 6 qualified Investigators responsible for conducting proactive and reactive narcotic and/or vice related investigations, and drug enforcement activities.
Reviewed and approved operational plans and tasks associated with all aspects of NVU activities in drug enforcement and related investigations, to include the service of court authorized search warrants.
Coordinated operational activities with agency resources, such as SWAT, and outside agencies that included ATF, FBI, DEA, U.S.
Marshals, Metropolitan Police-DC and other local agencies.
Monitored and directed dispersement and accounting of Impress funds used for undercover operations and confidential informant payments.
Financial oversight of unit budget was incorporated with duties as Lieutenant, Commander CIB/MCU.
Directed oversight of Unit's vehicle fleet mostly comprised of undercover and surveillance vehicles.
Coordinated training needs and requirements with Unit Supervisor to ensure mandated requirements were satisfied.
Coordinated training instruction by unit members to Force personnel and civilian groups.
Lieutenant (Patrol) -Station Commander August 2006 to March 2009United States Park Police - Washington, DC
Supervisor: Major Jackie Burks (202-619-7024).
Provided command level leadership and oversight to 26 sworn Federal Law Enforcement officers, Supervisors and civilian support staff.
Managed and organized Station daily operational functions.
Coordinated and approved the daily schedule of personnel staffing for the Station, to include beat assignments, leave requests, training requirements, and special duties.
Controlled and reviewed financial expenditures to adhere to budgetary constraints with annual budget of approximately $4 million dollars that included employee salaries, special detail accounts, equipment needs, supply orders and operational costs.
Oversaw the care, maintenance and replacement of the Station's vehicle fleet.
Established close working relationships with NPS-George Washington Memorial Parkway Superintendent and Management staff, meeting regularly to discuss common goals and develop mission based plans to achieve a safe and enjoyable environment for the community we serve.
Attended department Command Staff meetings on a monthly basis to provide essential information on Station activities.
Disseminated critical information to Station personnel.
Attended Crime Stat meetings regularly to provide updated statistical information related to Station enforcement activities and criminal incident tracking.
Developed and implemented policies and procedures within Station to accomplish operational goals and agency objectives.
Monitored and enforced agency policies and regulations within the Station.
Reviewed, assigned, and tracked complaints of Station personnel to ensure accuracy, timeliness and fairness in complaint investigations.
Recommended appropriate action respective to the outcome of the investigation of the complaint.
Monitored subordinate behavior to offer availability of the Employee Assistance Program, when appropriate.
Gathered pertinent information and statistics to prepare, complete and submit quarterly reports as mandated by agency policy.
Provided guidance and leadership to Station personnel on matters concerning needs and direction to accomplish their duties and enhance work ethics.
Conducted appropriate performance reviews and provided constructive criticism to subordinates to guide them in achieving their goals and meet agency mission objectives.
Participated in a multi-agency planning group for a Regional pedestrian and vehicle Evacuation Plan with both Law Enforcement and Civilian entities from Virginia and the District of Columbia to accomplish a successful product.
The plan was submitted to and accepted by the Virginia Governor's Office as the official plan for the Northern Virginia region.
I conducted a briefing to regional heads of agencies on the plan to initiate cooperative efforts and develop operational partnerships.
Coordinator August 2006 to CurrentForce Hostage/Crisis Negotiators
Lieutenant (Support Services) -Shift Commander August 2005 to August 2006United States Park Police - Washington, DC
Detective Sergeant March 2000 to August 2005CIB United States Park Police - Washington, DC
Pete Markland (Retired).
Major Keith Horton (202-610-7590).
Supervised a squad of highly qualified Detectives and Investigators within the Unit, during daily assignments and duties.
Assigned cases as appropriate and conducted case reviews to ensure successful outcome of investigations and increase closure rates.
Assisted in the scheduling of squad personnel for training requirements and needs.
Reviewed training opportunities to provide personnel with ability to enhance job skills.
Provided leadership and on scene supervision to significant major incidents and deployed crime scene management skills to ensure investigative integrity.
Conducted interviews of victims, witnesses, and defendants during investigations, as needed.
Prepared and submitted yearly performance appraisals of squad personnel to promote career development and advancement opportunities.
Reviewed and assessed personnel conduct to ensure adherence to agency policies, investigative guidelines and Federal rules and regulations.
Conducted training to Force personnel and recruit classes in Crime Scene Management and Criminal Report Writing.
Developed a Unit guideline manual on the operational process of Officer Involved Shooting investigations for the department.
Sergeant Administrative Supervisor February 1999 to March 2000United States Park Police - Washington, DC
Kelcy Stefansson (Retired).
Supervised Station personnel and performed administrative tasks to ensure proper scheduling of personnel to meet staffing needs and mandated training.
Monitored overtime expenditures and operational costs, keeping within budget constraints.
Provided budget reports and activities briefings to the Station Commander per agency policy.
Reviewed incident reports and crime statistics to identify needs for selective enforcement and directed patrols.
Coordinated and/or attended meetings with community groups, NPS Management staff and outside law enforcement agencies to achieve departmental mission goals and operational objectives.
Acted as Station Commander in the absence of the Lieutenant.
Sergeant -Crime/Violence Task Force Supervisor April 1998 to February 1999United States Park Police
Station Supervisor October 1997 to April 1998United States Park Police - Washington, DC
Kelcy Stefansson (Retired) Supervised team of 9 officers during assignments with directed missions to combat areas within the District of Columbia plagued by increasing violent crimes.
Coordinated with the U.S.
Attorney's Office-DC and Agency Officials to determine operational target locations and mission objectives.
Reviewed relevant information to develop operational plans to ensure safe and effective enforcement activities.
Implemented record keeping procedures, document tracking systems and information sharing protocols to provide an efficiently run group.
Prepared and issued team assignments, roll call presentations and operational directives.
Briefed the Task Force Commander on matters related to team activities, enforcement statistics, operational achievements and budgetary status.
Attended court proceedings and pre-trial meetings to ensure a successful prosecution of the defendants from our cases.
Sergeant (Patrol) - District 5 Salary: $47,715/year Supervisor: Lt.
Patrick O'Brien (Retired) Provided first line supervision to patrol officers within the Station during daily operations.
Prepared and conducted roll call presentations, issued beat assignments and directed patrols where needed.
Reviewed, corrected and approved incident reports, leave requests and officers time sheets.
Monitored officer's actions and conduct to ensure compliance with agency policies and regulations.
Implemented effective mentoring through achievement awards, confidence building or counseling and discipline, when necessary.
Responded to scenes and established situational supervision, when appropriate.
Conducted after action briefings with officers to express the proper handling of incidents and instill complete understanding of operational procedures.
February 1992 to June 1995Washington, DC
Ronald Schmidt (Retired).
Conducted investigations and enforcement of drug or vice related violations in areas within or that impact National Park Service venues.
Coordinated operational plans through Unit Supervisors to ensure case activities were conducted in a safe and effective manner.
I was assigned to the DEA Interdiction Task Force that investigated drug distribution into the Region through mass transportation by means of smuggling operations.
I was the case agent during a 3 year investigation into a Dominican smuggling organization that supplied large quantities of Cocaine to the DC region.
The group was ultimately identified, located and most of its members apprehended.
Over 50 kilograms of Cocaine was seized from the group.
The conviction of its members in U.S.
District caused the demise of the organization.
I testified as an expert in U.S.
District Court on the investigation of drug smuggling and interdiction.
Detective/Investigator April 1991 to October 1997United States Park Police
Officer/Private June 1988 to April 1991United States Park Police - Washington, DC
Supervisor: Various Supervisors (Retired).
Performed the various full range of law enforcement functions of a patrol officer within the Station's jurisdictional areas, that included locations in Washington, DC and Prince George's County, Maryland.
Maintained an extraordinary level of active enforcement, ranking high in the Station in arrests and ticket issuance.
Received numerous awards and accolades for my actions in the handling of different incidents.
Recruit Officer December 1987 to June 1988FLETC Cadet United States Park Police - Washington, DC
Patrol Officer March 1985 to December 1987Federal Protective Service - Washington, DC
Supervisor: Sergeant Anthony Santini (Retired).
Salary/Supervisor United States Park Police - Washington, DC
Collateral assignment to others.
Provides coordination to a team of officers and Supervisors who have been trained as Hostage/Crisis Negotiators to meet agency needs and handle incidents requiring such expertise.
Organizes and directs Force Negotiators or potential Negotiators on training needs and requirements.
Develops and coordinates training opportunities for Force Negotiators with other Units of the agency.
Responds to incidents and provides command oversight when Negotiators are deployed.
Coordinates with outside agencies to establish working partnerships and cooperative agreements to assist each other during complex situations.
Supervisor Captain James W. Moore
Provided command and oversight of all operational aspects to the full complement of operational Agency personnel in the Washington Field Office during the shift, directing street operations on a daily basis.
Maintained close liaison with on-duty Supervisors to coordinate personnel assignments in meeting minimum staffing requirements, discuss operational issues and ensuring uniform compliance.
Regulated activities to guarantee adherence of agency policies and directives.
Monitored and reacted accordingly to radio transmissions to direct patrol assignments, scrutinize vehicle pursuits, and accommodate situational needs.
Reviewed arrest procedures, citizen contacts, and assessed officers' conduct during deployment.
Provided timely notifications to agency Executive Command Staff, Force Officials and NPS Management according to department policy.
Conducted frequent checks of ICON Core areas (Monuments and Memorials) to ensure appropriate coverage and that the most effective security measures were in place.
Responded to and provided command oversight to the handling of serious, significant and high profile incidents.
Acted as liaison with other agency officials during multi-agency situations and coordinated joint departmental operations.
Conducted interviews with media personnel or provided essential information, in the absence of the agency Public Information Officer, regarding actions or incidents related to areas of department responsibility.
Conducted training to new Lieutenants as a Field Training Instructor, and coordinated scheduling of Shift Commander personnel for training assignments and leave requests.
Law Enforcement Leadership and Criminal Justice education, 12/2010FBI National Academy - Quantico, VaGPA: GPA: 4.0GPA: 4.0 Law Enforcement Leadership and Criminal Justice education
Certificate of Continued Studies : 12/2010University of Virginia - Charlottesville, VaGPA: GPA: 4.0GPA: 4.0 Law Enforcement Leadership and Criminal Justice education
*Issued for completion of the FBI National Academy
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) -Glynco, Ga
09/1993Criminal Investigators SchoolThis 5 week course was the basic school for most Federal LE Investigators
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) -Glynco, Ga
Basic Federal Law Enforcement Academy /U.S. Park Police Graduated #3 out of 49 recruits Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) -Glynco, Ga 03/1985-07/1985 Studies: Basic Federal Law Enforcement Academy/Fed Protective Service : 05/1988Old Dominion University - VaGPA: Graduated with honorsGraduated with honors
NIMS Command & General Staff Training Strategic Social Media Exploitation for Law Enforcement Advanced Law Enforcement Problem Solving Training Active Shooter training Patrol Rifle Training/Certification TASER Instructor Training Advanced Practical Homicide Investigations Practical Homicide Investigations Trauma in Law Enforcement Deaths Managing Criminal Investigators and Investigations USPP Basic Supervisory School Street Gang Investigations Training Narcotic Interdiction & Investigations Concealed Compartment Investigations Gang Management Training Behavior Assessment & Elicitation (Interrogation Training) DEA Operation JETWAY (Mass Transportation Interdiction) : Mechanical Engineering, Criminal Justice and Sociology, 06/1981Mechanical Engineering, Criminal Justice and Sociology Credits: 42 Semester hours Specialized/Advanced Law Enforcement Training Operational Leadership-Facilitator (Part 1& 2) National Incident Management System IS-0800 National Incident Management System IS-0700 National Incident Management System IS-0200 National Incident Management System IS-0100 H337/IS
Operational Leadership Trainer Coordinator- Hostage Negotiator Team Patrol Rifle (M16/M4/M6A1) certified/qualified Drug Interdiction Specialist Crime Scene Management Trainer
Federal Law Enforcement Officers' Association
FBI National Academy Association (National & DC Chapters)
International Association of Chief's of Police
Fraternal Order of Police
DEA Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Drug Law Enforcement: (1995) US Dept. of Justice-U.S. Attorney's (VA) Award for Public Service:(1995) DOI Unit Award in Recognition of Excellence in Service: (1995) Specialized Job Skills Operational Leadership Trainer Coordinator- Hostage Negotiator Team Patrol Rifle (M16/M4/M6A1) certified/qualified Drug Interdiction Specialist Crime Scene Management Trainer
Law Enforcement Leadership and Criminal Justice education , 12/2010 Certificate of Continued Studies : 12/2010 09/1993 Basic Federal Law Enforcement Academy /U.S. Park Police Graduated #3 out of 49 recruits Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) -Glynco, Ga 03/1985-07/1985 Studies: Basic Federal Law Enforcement Academy/Fed Protective Service : 05/1988 NIMS Command & General Staff Training Strategic Social Media Exploitation for Law Enforcement Advanced Law Enforcement Problem Solving Training Active Shooter training Patrol Rifle Training/Certification TASER Instructor Training Advanced Practical Homicide Investigations Practical Homicide Investigations Trauma in Law Enforcement Deaths Managing Criminal Investigators and Investigations USPP Basic Supervisory School Street Gang Investigations Training Narcotic Interdiction & Investigations Concealed Compartment Investigations Gang Management Training Behavior Assessment & Elicitation (Interrogation Training) DEA Operation JETWAY (Mass Transportation Interdiction) : Mechanical Engineering, Criminal Justice and Sociology , 06/1981
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