Testified in Federal Court as a Corrections Expert
Denver, CO; Philadelphia, PA; Bowling Green, KY; Tacoma, WA
Provided Corrections Consulting, Training and Expert Services
Alabama; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Florida; Georgia; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Virginia; Washington; Wisconsin; and, Ministry of Justice, Netherlands
Over 30 years in local detention (jails)/corrections.
Over 20 years consulting nationally on jail management issues, focusing on risk management for jails and jail operational methodology.
Over 8 years as an Expert Witness in both Federal and State courts.
Supervisory experience of up to 402 employees (indirectly); supervised internal affairs investigations, experienced in interviewing, hiring, training, scheduling, motivating, evaluating, and dismissing personnel.
Experience in administering and managing a large detention facility, developing and administering programs, budgeting, contract development and monitoring, conducting research, monitoring compliance with policies and procedures, community relations, public speaking, controlling costs, problem-solving, and preparing reports.
Extensive public relations experience as Public Information Officer for the Division developing press releases and conducting print and broadcast interviews.
Excellent oral and written communication skills in relating with people from a broad range of backgrounds.
Extensive computer experience, including planning, developing, maintaining, and installing networks.
Jail and Prison Legal Issues Course Director, Americans for Effective Law Enforcement
Extensive presentations on variety of jail and prison issues, such as: classification issues; LGBT management issues; in-custody death issues; correctional medical and mental health issues; use of restraints issues; use of force issues; and inmate searches.