IADLEST International Certified Instructor

 

Peggy Schaefer

United States of America

Languages: English

Peggy Schaefer leads a fynamic and innovative team comprised of training program reviewers, content experts and software specialists.

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William Flink

United States of America

Languages: English

William has worked in the criminal justice field for over 40 years.  He served 4 years as the Administrator of Idaho POST, and has directed academy training in both the US and the Kingdom of Jordan.

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Dan Howard

United States of America

Languages: English

Dan has 30 years of service in public safety and actively trains IADLEST courses all around the US.

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Mark Damitio

United States of America

Languages: English

Mark has over 40 experience both as a police officer and as a POST and academy director.

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Michael Brave
United States of America

Languages: English

Michael is a certified taser instructor, legal advisor and a specialist in risk management.  He has been a certified police officer since 1983.  He is a qualified instructor in a variety of areas, and has delivered training in 5 countries outside of the US.

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Steven Ashley

United States of America

Languages: English

Steve is an active law enforcement trainer, risk manager, consultant, author and frequently serves as an expert witness in use-of-force, motor vehicle operations, police procedures, and corrections practices cases.

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Robert Oatman

United States of America

Languages: English

Robert is a Certified Protection Professional.  After a career with the Baltimore County PD where he developed the first hostage negotiation team in Maryland, he began teaching executive protection classes.  He has taught executive protection programs in Mexico, Canada and Europe for over a decade.

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Michael Parker
United States of America

Languages: English

Michael Parker is a consultant after 32 years of service with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), California, the second largest policing agency in the United States.

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Don McCrea
United States of America

Languages: English

Don is a dynamic trainer, expert witness in search and seizure & use of force, author and peace officer.  He spent the past 9 years as an academy instructor. Don also founded Premier Police Training, a national training company.

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Joseph Robinson
United States of America

Languages: English

Joe’s active experience includes, specialized training services, complex investigations, threat analysis, executive protection and performance coaching with an emphasis in austere environments and conflict zones.

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Brian Caruth

Trinidad and Tobago

Languages: English

Brian has over 30 years experience with the Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service.  He is the lead instructor for firearms, defensive tactics and reality-based training.   He is also an NRA certified trainer/range safety officer.

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Alan C. Youngs
United States of America

Languages: English, Spanish

Alan retired as a Chief of Police after 33 years service.  He a practicing attorney and expert witness in police policies & procedures, use-of-force.  He has taught in central and south America and done consulting and audits in the Middle East.  He is also INCI certified.

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Michael D. Wilson
United States of America

Languages: English

Mike also holds an INCI certification.  He had 3 deployments in Iraq training police.  He has written curricula for the republics of Georgia and Moldova and has worked in Senegal, Rwanda, Ghana, Sir Lanka and Jordan.

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Uliks Gjonaj
Switzerland

Languages: English, German, Albanian

Uliks is the creator of the Commando Defense Academy Swiss in Switzerland.  He earned his initial certifications in the USA.  He is certified in multiple forms of hand-to-hand and weapons training.  He delivers training to officers throughout Europe, Israel and the US.  He is also INCI certified.

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Eddie Campa
United States of America

Languages: English, Spanish

Eddie is currently the Executive Director of the Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training.  He has over 27 years experience in LE serving as Chief in multiple jurisdictions.  He specializes in leadership and community policing development.  He is also INCI certified.

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Andrew Williams
United States of America

Languages: English

Andrew Williams currently serves as Director of the Firearm Instructors Regional Association located in Trinidad and Tobago.  Andrew is responsible for directing and promoting all activities of law enforcement training for instructors. His law enforcement focus currently is in instructor development.  He is also INCI certified.

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David Mather
United States of America

Languages: English

David started as a patrolman and worked his way up to Operations Commnader.  He has been associated with LE for over 30 years.  He has a doctorate in educational leadership with a focus on adult learning methodologies.  He is also INCI certified.

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Brenda Dietzman

United States of America

Languages: English

Brenda has over 28 years experience in LE and corrections.  Her areas of expertise include resilience, generations, recruiting/retention, developing women leaders, and ethics.  She is the co-founder of Wayfinder Consulting, LLC.  She is both INCI and IICI certified.

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Adam Kinakin

Canada

Languages: English

Adam Kinakin is the Managing Director and founder of the ILET Network, a community-based training platform designed for creating and facilitating international Law Enforcement Training.  His specialties include Use-of-Force, Defensive Tactics, Instructional Design and Security Management.

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Charles Cohen
United States of America

Languages: English

Charles is the Vice President of the National White Collar Crime Center.  He speaks internationally on topics including social networks and criminal investigations, cybercrime, online fraud, and money laundering.

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Thomas Nash
United States of America

Languages: English

Thomas is a High-Tech Crime Specialist with NW3C.  He rose to the rank of sergeant with Burlington PD prior to joining NW3C.  He teaches at Champlain College instructing in and developing Criminal Investigation courses.

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Steven DeBrota
United States of America

Languages: English

Steven is a Vice President and Chief Counsel for NW3C.  He was a federal prosecutor for 30 years in Indianapolis.  He has lectured about computer crimes, digital evidence, trial strategy, cybercrime and other topics. 

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Leann Pritt
United States of America

Languages: English

Leann is an Economic Crime Specialist with NW3C.  While in the WV National Guard she taught the Army Instructor Training Course, Small Group Instruction and Basic Non-Com Officer Course.  She is a certifive Fraud Examiner and Economic Crime Forensic Examiner. 

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Billy Rodgers
United States of America

Languages: English

Billy is a High-Tech Crime Specialist with the National White Collar Crime Center.  He instructs LE in Virtual Currency, Dark Web, Open Source Intelligence and Cell Phone Records Analysis. 

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Norman Gibson
United States of America

Languages: English

Norman began his LE career in a Midwest Sheriff's Department.  He is now a High-Tech Crime Specialist with NW3C.  He specializes in provideing technical support services and computer forensic training nationally and internationally.  He hold IADLEST certification as both INCI and IICI instructor. 

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Brent Metcalfe
United States of America

Languages: English

Brent is currently a High-Tech Crime Specialist with NW3C.  He began his career as a patrolman, then moved into investigations into computer crimes, fraud, hacking, and public corruption.  He holds both INCI and IICI certifications.

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Lori Petro
United States of America

Languages: English

Lori retired after 25 years with the Indiana State Police.  Currently she is the LE Liaison and Quality Assurance Coordinator at NW3C, where she assures that learning materials and training modalities are consistant, high quality and current.    She holds both INCI and IICI certification.

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Randall Stickley
United States of America

Languages: English

Randall is an Intelligence Specialist at the National White collar Crime Center.  He currently instructs Foundations of Intelligence Analysis Training, Intro to Link Analysis, and Intelligence Writing and Briefing courses.

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Justin Wykes
United States of America

Languages: English

Justin is a High-Tech Crime Specialist with the NW3C.  He developed the Advanced Digital Forensic Analysis, Basic Cyber Investigations classes.  He also spent five years as Special Agent for US Army Counterintelligence, and two years as Computer Forensic Examinier for Army's Cyber Counterintelligence Activity.  

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Jerrold Jones
United States of America

Languages: English

Jerrold served with the Portland PD for 31 years.  He has taught and developed courses in morals, ethics, conduct and wellness.  He worked as a computer forensics examiner with the FBI task force.  He now works with the NW3C as a High-Tech Specialist in computer forensics.

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Moe McClanahan
United States of America

Languages: English

After 20 years in law enforcement, Moe retired from the Christiansburg PD.  For over 8 years she served as the Internet Crimes Against Children investigator.  She is now a High-Tech Crime Specialist with the NW3C.

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D. Scott Bailey
United States of America

Languages: English

Scott is a training instructor with the NW3C and a Corporal with the Chesterfield Co PD.  He teaches IP theft investigative techniques and best practices. He is currently active in the CCPD Special Investigations Division.

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David Wygal
United States of America

Languages: English

Dave is an Economic Crimes Specialist with the NW3C.  He has been in law enforcement for 23 years and currently teaches Financial Records Invistigation, Financial Crimes against Seniors and Financial Records Analysis among others.  

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Holly Abel
United States of America

Languages: English

Holly is a Curriculum Developer and Training Instructor with the NW3C.  She teaches Financial Investigations, Financial Records Investigation, Financial Crimes Against Seniors, Money Laundering and others.

She is both INCI and IICI certified.

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Jeff Lybarger
United States of America

Languages: English

Jeff is an Associate VP of the NW3C where he oversees economic crime and intelligence analysis curriculum and training.  He has taught identity theft, money laundering, security fraud and crime pattern analysis among other topics.

He is both INCI and IICI certified.

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Robert Leazenby
United States of America

Languages: English

Robert is a Specialist Supervisor at NW3C.  He monitors and coordinates specialist professional development and provides professional support and mentoring to specialists. He has provided instruction and curriculum development in cyber investigations and digital forensics.

He is both INCI and IICI certified.

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John Shanks
United States of America

Languages: English

John is a Sr. Curriculum Developer and Master Instructor working as a contractor for the U.S. Department of Justice, International Criminal Investigation and Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. His career began in the USAF as a Law Enforcement Specialist and he served as a police officer and master instructor in San Antonio, Texas.

John holds both INCI and IICI certifications.

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Tyler Wotring
United States of America

Languages: English

Tyler is an Associate vice President at NC3W.  He is skilled in technical writing, digital forensics, open source intelligence analysis, investigative techniques and law enforcement operations.

He is both INCI and IICI certified.

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Kathryn Rinker

United States of America

Languages: English

Kathryn is an Economic Crime Specialist with the NW3C.  She is the SME for the development of training courses.  Kathryn served with the Richmond VA PD as Senior Crime Analyst, and she is a Certified Fraud Examiner.  She is certified as both INCI and IICI by IADLEST.

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Chris Atha

United States of America

Languages: English

Chris is a High-Tech Crime Specialist with NW3C.  Previously he served as an electronic crime detective with a large LE agency where he regularly testified as an expert on digital forensics, mobile forensics, malware analysis, peer-to-peer networks, and digital data storage.  He is certified as both INCI and IICI by IADLEST.

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James Nickolas

United States of America

Languages: English

James is currently a High-Tech Crime Specialist with NW3C.  He is a certified Forensic Computer Examiner, Cyber Crime Examiner and Cyber Crime Investigator.

He is both INCI and IICI certified.

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Tawhidur Rahman

Bangladesh

Languages: English, Bengali

Tawhidur is a Senior Technical Specialist of teh Bangladesh E-Government Computer Incident Response Team.  He is also certified by the US Homeland Security, US State Department, EU Union on Cyber Crime Investigations & Deplomacy.

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John Pompi

United States of America

Languages: English

John is an industry expert with over 30 years of law enforcement/project management, public policy and institutional development.  He teaches curriculum design, use of force, and international police development and reform.

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Justin Fitzsimmons

Justin serves as Associate VP at NW3C.  He trains at international, national, state, and local conferences on sexual abuse, physical abuse, and technology-faciliated exploitation of children.  He is a part-time Asst. State's Attorney at Lake County, IL.  He is both INCI and IICI certified.

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Mark Haley

Mark's LE career spans over 29 years. He recently retired from the marion Co Sheriff's Office.  He served there as FTO, SWAT K9 Specialist, Tactical K9 Instructor and Crisis Intervention Officer.  He is also certified as a firearms instructor and active shooter instructor.

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