International Association of Directors
of Law Enforcement Standards and Training
Peggy Schaefer leads a dynamic and innovative team comprised of training program reviewers, content experts and software specialists.
Dave Harvey has served as a military police officer, a Chief of Police and a POST Director.
Dan has 30 years of service in Public Safety and actively trains IADLEST courses all around the US.
Mark has over 40 years experience both as a police officer and as a POST and Academy Director.
John is the author of two books, thirty-one different law enforcement training curriculums, and many national and international publications regarding police operations, leadership, and management.
Mike served in the US Army Special Forces, police SWAT and Defensive Tactics instructor. He has worked for the State Department overseas.
Steve is an active law enforcement trainer, risk manager, consultant, and author, and frequently serves as an expert witness in use-of-force, motor vehicle operations, police procedures, and corrections practices cases.
Bruce Alan Barnard
Bruce is a former federal prosecutor and a retired FLETC Senior Legal Instructor who has trained over 30,000 law enforcement officers.
Hector is a veteran, an immigrant, an entrepreneur, a former law enforcement officer, a professional dog trainer and now a public speaker.
Robert's background includes law enforcement officer, military member in the intelligence community, emergency management specialist, UAV instructor, and higher education administrator.
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.
Steve is California’s first working journalist to become a POST-certified instructor. Steve is an adjunct instructor with the Los Angeles Police Academy.
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 five countries outside of the US.
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.
Kevin has over 37 years experience in law enforcement. As the Senior Law Enforcement Specialist for the Oklahoma Municipal Assurance Group, he provides training, policy development assistance, and conducts legal and claims investigations for over 300 OK police departments.
Nancy served for more than 29 years in the Missouri DPS Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control. She developed and administered the division’s retail beverage server training program, training thousands of servers of alcoholic beverages on proper service techniques and the detection of false identification.
Edward Kafel has been a sworn deputy with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office since 1998. He has been assigned to the Training Section for the last 16 years. He is his agency’s primary use of force (UOF) instructor and has developed and taught UOF and de-escalation in his agency’s basic law enforcement academies and annual in-service training.
Anthony is the owner of Blue to Gold Law Enforcement Training, a company dedicated to training officers around the country in constitutional law. Blue to Gold’s primary focus is search and seizure, use of force, and interview and interrogation practices. Anthony worked as a law enforcement officer with experience as both a municipal police officer and sergeant with a state police agency.
Andrew began his law enforcement career in 1976. Serving with various agencies, he held positions in patrol, field training, SWAT and training. In 2000, he accepted a full time position as the Asst. Director at the University of Illinois, Police Training Institute. In 2004, he went to IRAQ as the Bureau Chief for the DOJ, in charge of all advanced, specialized and reform training.
Michael is the lead instructor of Criminal Justice at Kilgore College. He served with the Gregg County Sheriff’s Office in Longview, Texas.
Justin recently retired as captain with the Sandy City PD. He began his career in 1993. He has developed an SRO training course which he continues to teach. He developed an active shooter response program called E.S.C.A.P.E. He also instructs for the Blue to Gold training company.
Jon has more than 27 years of law enforcement and training experience. As the Basic Law Enforcement Training (or POST) Coordinator for the North Carolina Justice Academy, Jon manages all curriculum research, development and revision efforts for the State mandated entry-level certification course.
Derrick serves with the Kernersville PD and has over 20 years experience. He trains defensive tactics, physical fitness, de-decalation, impact weapons and taser.
Don is a dynamic trainer, expert witness in search and seizure & use of force, author, and peace officer. He spent the past nine years as an academy instructor. Don also founded Premier Police Training, a national training company.
Tony served 8 years in the Marines and 17 years as a police officer. He has served as and supervised FTO training, as well as firearms and tactics training. As part of VirTra, he assists users in maximizing the power of their simulator system to enhance officer safety.
Shawn is a former Chief of Police both for Pleasanton, KS and for the Potawatomi Nation. He teaches leadership, control tactics, physical fitness and active shooter tactics.
Anthony is currently serving the Spokane County Sheriff's Office as Instruction Systems Designer. He is an author, speaker and trainer. He developed and implemented a 10 week Command College for the National Police Academy in Pakistan. He has also done similar work in Russia and Bangladesh.
David was sworn in with the LA County Sheriff's Office in 1996. Now he is with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office teaching CAD, radio, RBT, report writing and computers. He has also taught citizens about internet safety, fraud and home safety.
Wren Nealy, Jr.
Wren is a certified paramedic as well as a peace officer. He is Assistant Executive Director of Cypress Creek EMS and Vice Chair of the Emergency Services Sector Coordinating Council for DHS. He is also President of the International Police Mountain Bike Association.
Jeff is an active police officer with over 21 years experience. He is the Training Coordinator for the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office. He holds multiple instructor certifications. He is an instructor for Below 100 and a Force Science Analyst.
Justin, a deputy with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office, has over 20 years of law enforcement experience. He is a FTO instructor and teaches patrol and criminal procedures. He is also well versed in curricula development.
Mike has been with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office for over 14 years. He is an EVOC/PIT instructor and is experienced in reviewing pursuit driving, PIT, post-PIT and stop stick policies. He also teaches firearms.
Robert C Edmunds
Robert is currently the Senior Training Manager and Chief Instructor Trainer for the ACADEMI Training Center. He specializes in firearms, security management, instructor training and curriculum development.
Morgan has over 15 years experience as a firearms instructor, tactical trainer and educator. He served 10 years in the Marine Corps. He is a subject matter expert in Active Shooter, and is persuing a Ph.D in emergency management.
Larry is a former Denver PD SWAT/K9 officer. He is a master martial artist and international champion in karate, bare-knuckle, kick-boxing and MMA. He teaches verbal de-escalation, tactical communications and close quarters combat survival techniques.
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.
John W. Newton
John is a retired captain from the Greenfield, MA Police Department. He now focuses on instructor development, instructional system design, FTO programs and ethics.
Rick Jacobs is the principal of Jacobs, et al, LLC, and is a former deputy sheriff from Virginia. Rick is also a seasoned law enforcement instructor.
Dustin A. Kulling
Dustin is a 24 year veteran of California LE and is regarded as an authority on meth lab investigations. He specializes in teaching communication, emergency management, and leadership. He developed and presents the CA POST "Principles of De-escalation" course.
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.
David is the COO & Training Director for Strategies of Youth. He served in the Latah County Sheriff's Office and the Moscow, ID Police Department. During his career working in technical marketing and communications, he has developed and delivered training to audiences around the world.
Joel has over 40 years experience in law enforcement and has been a certified instructor for most of that time. He is the Executive Director of Technicon Training & Consulting and provides training in leadership, management, hiring processes, use-of-force, as well as other topics.
Wendy is a career law enforcement officer having served in a variety of positions, ranks and capacities since 1985, including Chief at two different universities. She teaches mulitple topics including leadership, ethics and strategic planning.
Ralph is a board-certified investigator with over 25 years experience. He is a Master taser instructor and has also taught baton, handcuffs, firearms, defensive tactics. He is an expert witness and consultant in use of force cases.
Robert served 25 years in the Orange County Sheriff's Office and 6 years in the Marines. He now specializes in instructional design, instructor development, communications and leadership.
Captain Candies is a 34 year veteran of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office. He teaches use-of-force, active shooter response and officer survival. He is certified in federal court in police training techniques, use-of-force and police policy, procedures and protocols.
Rob is a TCOLE Certified Instructor, retired FBI Special Agent and US Marine Corps veteran. He teaches informant handling, non-forensic evidence collection and trial testimony, and shooting incident reconstruction.
Brian C. Smith
Brian began his LE career in 1978, and retired with the rank of Captain. He continues to work full-time at Prairie State College PD. He serves as range officer and conducts in-service training. He is certified in firearms, defensive tactics, active shooter and tactical team ops.
Brian N. O'Donnell
Brian is a Lieutenant with the Charlottesville PD where he supervises the training unit and firearms program. In addition, he teaches courses focused on the impact of fear in use-of-force events. He is co-creator of the R.E.A.L. Self-Defense for Women curriculum taught at U of VA.
Alana N Williams
After serving 10 years as a Sheriff's Deputy, Alana has transitioned to teaching collegiate criminal justice classes. She also trains in community relations, autism awareness, workplace harassment and diversity and inclusion.
Jesse has been a part of the Cass County Sheriff's Office since 1998 and elected sheriff in 2019. He is certified to teach firearms, active shooter, taser, less lethal and chemical weapons, use of force, defensive tactics and EVOC.
Richard has served in law enforcement since 1991. He has instructor cerfications from the NC POST academy in topics such as officer safety, SWAT, firearms instructor development, and subject control instructor development.
Mike has over 30 years experience in LE, training and law. He is a practicing attorney, and Chief Counsel, Chief Bailiff and Director of Mediation at Franklin County Probate Court. He teaches handgun, shotgun, rifle, baton, handcuffing as well as other use-of-force disciplines. He gives additional instruction in tactical communication, non-escalation and trial tactics.
Paul is the President of the Executive Board of the National Association of Field Training Officers (NAFTO). He a Lieutenant with the Clifton PD currently assigned to the Training Division. He continues to seek to find a balance between formal education, practical skills and real-world leadership.
Chris has a PhD in psychology with a focus on hostage negotiation, crisis intervention, stress and autism. He has 4 years experience in the military and 20 years in law enforcement with the Boynton Beach PD.
Wendy has 24 years experience first as a Special Agent with the INS, then as a detective with the Wichita PD. She specializes in resiliency, officer wellness, and mindfullness through yoga.
Graham is a Park Police officer and FTO with the Sandy PD in Utah. He teaches basic and advanced FTO, ethics, officer safety and leadership. He is on the executive board of the National Association of Field Training Officers, and is also a memeber of ILEETA.
Jeff is a Patrol Lieutenant with the Larimer County Sheriff's Office. He has been an FTO for over 20 years. He is currently the FTO Program Administrator, and a member of the National Association of Field Training Officers.
William "Bill" Powell
Bill is a Sergeant with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office in Alabama. He has served as a police officer for over 21 years. He is a Senior Academy Instructor certified in firearms, taser/CEW, and instructor credentials in other specialized fields.
Edward L. Smith
Edward's LE career spans more than five decades. While serving as Division Commander at University of Arkansas he received a commendation for his role in an active shooter event resulting in the loss of two lives. He holds multiple degrees in a number of criminal justice areas.
Jeff is a full-time Canadian police officer having started his career in 2003. He is a defensive tactics instructor, and the Regional Director for the Reality-Based Training Association.
Christine conducts investigation and provides witness consultation and testimony through her company Strategic Intelligence Services PLLC. She began her LE career in 1988 with the Jupiter PD.
John retired after serving over 20 years with the LA Airport PD. He is an expert in aviation safety & security, incident command systems and leadership development. He was awarded the FTO Officer of the Year Award by NAFTO.
Tyler is a Sergeant with the Coconino County Sheriff's Office Jail Division. He is a certified FTO trainer. He teaches courses Basic Detention Academy and is lead instructor for the Excited Delirium program.
Marc is an innovator within the field of Detention Services. He is the School Director and In-Service Coordinator for the Guilford County Sheriff's Office. He is responsible for the training academy, armed detention officer program, in-service and FTO training.
Chief Robert Spinks
Robert Spinks is Chief of Police of the Parsons PD, and has 4 decades of criminal justice experience. He is a certified instructor in multiple specialties including FTO, community oriented policing, and firearms/DT/less lethal use-of-force.
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.
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 IICI certified.
Roman is a patrol deputy with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office. He holds instructional certificates for defensive tactics, firearms, taser and patrol tactics.
James retired from the USMC as a Lt. Col. He is Vice-Predident of the NW3C. He has over 44 years of experience in law enforcement, and is an expert on cybersecurity and digital forensics.
He is also IICI certified.
William (Liam) Duggan
Liam is the Investigative and Administrative Commander with the Prior Lake PD. He began his career in 1997. He specializes in human performance factor analysis, decision making in force operations, firearms, arrest and control and leadership development.
Joshin began his law enforcement career in 1996. He has worked in corrections, SRO, and patrol officer. He is VP of the NJ National Association of Field Training Officers and currently instructs FTO.
Bryan currently serves as Lieutenant for the Federal Way PD in WA and has over 20 years experience. He is the Director of the WA State chapter of the National Association of Field Training Officers, and currently instructs FTO.
Kathleen is the Director of the Front Range Community College LE Academy. She has over 35 years experience, and retired from the FBI as Executive Manager of their training division. She is a nationally recognized expert in instructional techniques and curriculum development.
Dan has over 24 years experience in law enforcement. He is currently Executive Director of the National Association of Field Training Officers. He is an SME in defensive tactics instructor, ground survival instructor, FTO, adult learning Instructor, ethics and leadership instructor. He received the 2017 ILEETA Instructor of the Year award.
John has over 24 years experience in LE and is currently a Lt. in the Special Operations Division of his department. He is a full-time SWAT operator, use-of-force instructor, chief staff liaison, and PIO. John is an expert in excited delirium and in-custody death.
Joel has over 20 years experience in law enforcement. He is currently an FTO and crisis negotiator for the Troy PD. He teaches in several local police academies on topics such as driving, ethics, critical incident first aid, CIT/de-escalation tactics, stops/approaches and patrol aspects. He is an approved instructor for the Costa Rica National Police Academy.
Nathan began his career in 2005 with the Cameron County Sheriff's Office, and is now with the Texas DPS. He is the district coordinator in the trooper training unit of the highway patrol division. He teaches fitness, arrest, control & tactics, and is a master taser instructor.
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 IICI certified.
Brian is the Deputy Director of the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy. He has instructed firearms, defensive tactics, use-of-force, EVOC and officer survival.
He is also an NCP program reviewer.
Beth is a retired San Diego police officer. She now hold specialist certifications as Fraud Examiner, Financial Crimes, Money Laundering, Cyber Crimes Investigator, and is also licensed as a private investigator.
She has taught interviewing techniques, fraud investigating and investigative ethics.
Cartis Ryan Stephens
Cartis is a Special Agent and Program Manager for the Department of Veterans Affairs. He specializes in use-of-force concepts, defensive tactics, tactical firearms application and leadership methodologies.
Shaun is currently assigned to the Ventura County Naval Base. He is certified as a LE Academic Instructor, and instructor in Physical Fitness, De-Escalation, Defensive Tactics, Injury Prevention, Active Shooter, Emergency Casualty Care, as well as additional topics.
Gary is an adjunct professor for Forensic Psychology, a certified instructor with the Maryland POST. He teaches Psychology of Law Enforcement, Psychology of Hostage Negotiation and Threat & Risk Assessment.
Stewart has over 20 years of public safety experience. He is the Director of the LE Academy for Colorado Mountain College and oversees two other academies. He instructs SFST, Taser, S.T.O.P.S., use-of-force, and FBI Defensive Tactics among other subjects.
Ron is an Advanced Training specialist with the Arizona POST, and Master Instructor FBI-LE Executive Development Assn. He has developed a Basic Leadership Academy covering professionalism, organizational culture, conflict resolution, motivation and other essential leadership skills.
Ann served as a Captain with the LAPD for 35 years filling a variety of positions. She earned teaching credential from U of California, and has a Master's degree in Education from the U of Nevada.
Barbara is a Police Psychologist for the Behavioral Science Services Unit of the LAPD. She regularly provides training in conjunction with the Peer Support Cadre, Supervisor School and the LAPD Academy
Philip currently serves with the Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport DPS. He holds multiple instructor certifications including: ARIDE, Advanced FTO, NAPD, Taser, Radar/LIDAR, SFST, Firearms, Rifle, Use-of-Force and others.
Kerry is the owner of Odin Training Solutions. She has worked exclusively with law enforcement training for twelve years. She has designed an online Instructor Development course, and faciliated training for academies in the Ukraine.
Robert has been with the Memphis, TN PD since 2009 following a 26-year career in the Air Force. He is owner of Brave Defender Training Group providing firearms, medical, tactics and instructor development to law enforcement and the military.
Michael is the General Counsel for the Institute for Intergovernmental Research. He conducts legal reviews of training materials and reports prepaired by IIR. He presents training on topics such as sexual harassement and ethics.
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.
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. Also Internationally Certified (IICI).
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. Also Internationally Certified (IICI).
Mark is an in-demand educator and lecturer with ongoing development and assessment of curricula. He is an adjunct instructor at the University of Baltimore and has taught at Coppin State University, Morgan State University, and Stevenson University.
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. Also Internationally Certified (IICI).
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. Also Internationally Certified (IICI).
William has been the Chief of Police for the Sidney Ohio PD since 2013. He has instructed at all levels of law enforcement. His current area of expertise is in officer health, wellness and leadership.
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. He is also Internationally Certified (IICI)
Anna is a state-licensed and nationally certified language pathologist. She has provided speech-language therapy and education regarding communication disorders since 2009. Her community health education interests are violence prevention, mental health education, and stress management
Jason has served with the Aurora PD since 1999. He is a Master Firearms Instructor and SME in firearms, firearms training and Less Letha Munitions. He is an istructor at his department's academy and has taught FTO and in-service courses.
Ryan has over 15 years experience in operations, training and curriculum development in NY, NJ and PA. He is currently Training and Policy Advisor for the NY State Division of Criminal Justice Services. He specialzes in developing evidence-based training and needs analysis.
James began in LE in 1998. He has TCOLE instructor certifications in firearms instruction, reality-based training, SFST, Taser, De-Escalation, Ethics, EVOC, intellectual disability recognition. He is currently the training coordinator at Tarrant Co. College LE Academy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With over 40 years experience in law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical service, Jim has 'real world' experience allowing him to connect with his audience. He has certifications in EVOC, use of force, and active threat.
Scott is an FBI-trained hostage negotiator, spending seven years as negotiator with the NIPAS Emergency Services Team, a multi-jurisdictional SWAT team. He has been teaching negotiation for the past ten years and is a Lieutenant with the Schaumburg, IL PD, where he has served since 2002.
D. Scott Bailey
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.
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.
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.
James T Scott
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.
He is both INCI and IICI certified.
Jason is Lieutenant Commander of Investigations for the NW3C. He serves on the FBI Cyber Crimes task force. He is certified in Cyber Investigation, FBI Financial Crimes, FBI Instructor Development, Economic Crime Forensics.
James is currently a High-Tech Crime Specialist with NW3C. He is a certified Forensic Computer Examiner, Cyber Crime Examiner and Cyber Crime Investigator.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Eric Murray
Dr. Kenneth Ehrman
Ryan Van Wave
James Woodall, Jr.
Allen J. Bloodgood
Steven R. Henry
Dr. David Ferland
James Nealy, Jr.
Bill is a Detective with the Pasco PD. He has over 29 years experience in policing, and 6 years in corrections.
He has taught firearms for over 17 years. He works on the Special Investigative Unit, and is a lead investigator on the Criminal Justice Training Center Independent Investigative Team.
Jeffrey A Fritz
Donald R Hale
Joseph serves as the International Region Representative at the IADLEST. With 40 years of law enforcement and training experience,
Mr. Trindal is also senior law enforcement advisor to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), International Criminal
Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP).
He is INCI and IICI certified.
Philip is an active sworn law enforcement officer with over 20 years of experience. His current assignments include; Lead Use of Force instructor and coordinator, Senior Defensive Tactics instructor, Firearms instructor, Chemical Agent Munitions instructor, and Body-Worn Camera instructor at his agency.
Abbe Chabot is a twenty-year detective of criminal investigations and violent crimes in Maine.
Abbe specializes in interviewing and interrogation as well as behavioral analysis as opposed to evidence collection and became a regular instructor for new officers and detectives in interviewing and interrogation, death investigations, and sexual assault.