Training Event 2013 - Speakers

  • With over 15 years of experience, Mr. Mikrut is the Founder & Chief Technology Officer of DigitalStakeout. He is the technical visionary for DigitalStakeout and has revolutionized how law enforcement, public safety, and risk mitigation organizations harness the power of the social media and big data to advance their capabilities. As an acknowledged subject matter expert in cyber intelligence, Mr. Mikrut is frequently called to present papers and participates in industry forums, roundtables, and conferences. He has been quoted in media and news venues; and works with many agencies, companies, and organizations in their labs and boardrooms – lending knowledge and perspective to their efforts.

    Presentation Title:
    Data Mining Social Media to Provide Actionable Intelligence
  • Alberto Pelliccione joined HackingTeam in January 2008 and was quickly given the charge of research and development on all mobile platforms.  He developed the stealth application for intelligence gathering for the most popular hand-held devices in the world.  Mr Pelliccione’s 15 years of experience in reverse engineering has made him a popular instructor with governmental agencies everywhere he travels.  He teaches computer security and vulnerability research. Mr. Pelliccione is also considered one of the world’s experts with in-depth Malware, rootkit, and exploit analysis.  Lately he has developed a deep interest and understanding of the recent rise of APTs.  His passions are artificial intelligence and working with autonomous robots.  Mr. Pelliccione is also passionate about challenges that requires a strict out-of-the-box mindset attitude and solving an issue.  He is currently studying cryptanalysis and new ciphers.

    Presentation Title:
    Cyber Intelligence Solution to Data Encryption
  • Mr. Alex Velasco is a Key Account Manager for HackingTeam Srl.  He heads the USA office and oversees projects from North America to South America.  Mr. Velasco has worked with most intelligence agencies in Europe, Northern America, and Latin America.  After spending 10 years spearheading intelligence and monitoring projects in France, Mr. Velasco moved his family to the Washington D.C. area to continue his work with the Intelligence Community.  With over 22 years of helping law enforcement find the right solution for their projects, Cyber Intelligence is the language he speaks now.  During this event he will speak about RCS Da Vinci and how it is changing the future of intelligence gathering and monitoring.

    Presentation Title:
    Cyber Intelligence Solution to Data Encryption
  • Annie John, IBM i2 Solution Specialist,  has been with i2 since January 2010 where she serves as a subject matter expert on i2 software for the state and local, federal, and commercial industries around the United States. She has nearly a decade of experience with the U.S. Federal Government where she worked as an Intelligence Analyst using i2 products to combat terrorism and narcotrafficking. Ms. John graduated from DePauw University with a degree in Computer Science and currently lives in Alexandria, Virginia, where she is very active in civic organizations and enjoys international travel.

    Presentation Title:
    Analyst's Notebook: Unlocking Your Data
  • Acting Sergeant Caedmon Nash has been a member of the Vancouver (Canada) Police Department since February 2004 and is currently assigned to the Integrated Riot Investigation Team as the coordinator of the Forensic Video Unit.  In this role he is responsible for isolating suspects from the riot and determining the extent of their involvement in criminal acts.  Acting Sergeant Nash also maintains an investigative portfolio to identify and request charges on suspects from the riot.  He was previously assigned to Patrol and the Public Safety Unit as a member of the bike squad.
     
    Acting Sergeant Nash is the recipient of a Chief Constable’s Commendation. He holds degrees from the University of Guelph, University of Calgary, and the University of British Columbia.

    Presentation Title:
    Using Social Media in the Stanley Cup Riot Investigation
  • Carin Wright has 17 years of sworn law enforcement experience, as both a municipal police officer and a special agent with the California Department of Justice.  She is currently a police officer with the Fullerton Police Department.  Her work experience includes assignments in: patrol, hostage negotiations, crisis intervention, field training, investigations, undercover operations, surveillance, sexual predators, and state/federal fugitive task forces. 

    Ms. Wright is a certified California POST instructor, a 1st Aid/CPR/AED instructor and an emergency medical technician (EMT). She has had the opportunity to instruct at the California Department of Justice’s Advanced Training Center, the Los Angeles Regional Criminal Information Clearinghouse Center, and the Ventura County Sheriff’s Training Center.

    Ms. Wright has a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communication from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Administration from the California Lutheran University.

    Ms. Wright is presenting this class on “The Active Shooter Phenomenon” as an instructor and Regional Consultant for Global Protective Services, a private security company headquartered in Santa Clarita, CA.

    Presentation Title:
    Active Shooter Phenomenon
  • Major Charlie Bush is a member of the IACP’s N-DEx Outreach Team. Prior to joining the IACP team, Major Bush was a member of the Michigan State Police for more than 36 years. He joined the Michigan State Police in 1974. When he retired on March31, 2011 he served at the Lansing Headquarters as commanding officer of the Science, Technology, and Training Bureau. The Bureau includes the Forensic Science Division, Training Division, Criminal Justice Information Center, Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards, and the Biometric and Identification Division. Prior to that assignment, Major Bush was the commander of the Office of Emergency and Specialized Services (OESS). He was also a member of the Michigan State Police Executive Council.

    During his career with the Michigan State Police, major Bush served as a service trooper at the Rockford Post, trooper at the Battle Creek, Detroit, and Grand Haven Posts, sergeant at the Bay City and Rockford Posts, assistant post commander at the Flint Post and commander of the Sandusky and Bridgeport Posts. In October of 1997, he was promoted to Inspector and assigned as the assistant commander of the Criminal Investigation Division. In April of 2000, he was promoted to Captain and assigned as the commander of the Southeastern Criminal Investigation Division with responsibility for Michigan State Police investigative efforts in the ten-county Detroit metropolitan region. In 2003, Major Bush was assigned as the commander of the Criminal Investigation Division in Lansing, with responsibility for special investigations in all areas of Michigan, excluding the ten-county Detroit metropolitan region. In 2007, he was assigned as the commander of the new Criminal Records Division. In 2010, he was promoted to Major and selected as the commanding officer of the Office of Emergency and Specialized Services, followed by his last assignment in the Science, Technology, and Training Bureau.

    Major Bush previously served on the State and Local Law Enforcement Advisory Board to the Counter-Drug Intelligence Coordinating Group and as a member of the Coordinating Committee for the National Virtual Pointer System. He served as Michigan’s CJIS Systems Officer and Michigan’s representative to NLETS – the International Justice and Public Safety Network, and served as the Chair of NLETS’ Technical Operations Committee. In 2008, Major Bush was appointed by FBI Director Robert Mueller to the Criminal Justice Information Systems Advisory Policy Board. He served as the Second Vice-Chair on the APB’s North Central Working Group, and as Vice-Chair of both the Security and Access Committee and the Security Policy Working Group.

    Major Bush received an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice from St. Clair Community College, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Community Development/Public Administration from Central Michigan University. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy at Quantico, Virginia and the Law Enforcement Executive Leadership Institute at Central Michigan University. He is past-president of the National Alliance of State Drug Enforcement Agencies and the Michigan Chapter of the FBI National Academy Associates.

    Presentation Title:
    N-DEx in the Eyes of an Investigator
  • Detective Christopher Adamczyk is a veteran police officer with over a decade of experience in the Mesa Police Department.  During his time with the department he served as a Field Training Officer, a Counterterrorism Officer, a Fusion Liaison Officer, and finally as a Terrorism Liaison Officer in the department’s Intelligence and Counterterrorism Unit.  A strong advocate of public and private sector liaison relationships, Detective Adamczyk worked with major companies in Mesa to organize a private sector security symposium for local businesses in 2010.  He continued his outreach efforts in 2011 with the formation of the Northeast Mesa Business Collaborative and the 2012 formation of the Fiesta Business Collaborative. Mesa's collaborative process has garnered state level attention and Detective Adamczyk was asked to teach the collaborative process in the State of Arizona Terrorism Liaison Officer Schools.  He was awarded Terrorism Liaison Officer of the Year in 2011 for his work in securing critical infrastructure and key resources. Detective Adamczyk is the Chief Operating Officer of Sabina Risk and volunteers his spare time helping schools and small businesses with risk mitigation strategies.

    Presentation Title:
    How to Make the Public/Private Sector Collaboration Work
  • Curtis Garton is the Visual Analytics Product Manager with Oculus Info, with a focus on geo-temporal and network analysis.  Mr. Garton has over 10 years of experience in data visualization and 3D animation.  He currently works with crime analysts around the globe in adopting visual analysis techniques to improve their ability to understand and present complex data sets.

    Presentation Title:
    Cell Phone Analysis Using ArcGIS and GeoTime
  • After serving for 19 years as an intelligence analyst and training and knowledge management specialist in the South African intelligence community, Ms. Duvenage started her own training and consulting company, 4Knowledge Analysis Solutions in 2007 to empower knowledge workers in the intelligence and other industries in Africa with learning solutions in intelligence analysis, thinking skills, internet intelligence, report writing and investigations. She is also the editor and publisher of Foreknowledge e-magazine for intelligence analysts www.foreknowledge.info that is read by thousands of intelligence professionals worldwide. Ms. Duvenage holds degrees in International Politics and a M.Phil. in Information and Knowledge Management. She was the Regional Director (Africa, Asia and Australia) for the International Association for Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA) from 2004-2009 and is a regular speaker on intelligence analysis learning and knowledge management at several international conferences. 4Knowledge is the only provider of IALEIA certified courses in Africa.

    Presentation Title:
    Horizon Scanning: Insight and Foresight
  • David Cariens is a retired CIA officer--with a 31-year career. Most of his time at the Agency was spent as a political analyst dealing with Eastern Europe. In this capacity he wrote for all levels of the U.S. government--from the President to working-level analysts and policymakers. Mr. Cariens served as an officer overseas in Eastern Europe and as an editor at the FBI's facility outside London. He headed the CIA University program to teach new analysts writing and briefing skills. He aslo served on the CIA's Inspector General's Staff.

    Mr. Cariens currently teaches Intelligence Analysis and Writing for the Intelligence Community. In addition to his work in the U.S., Mr. Cariens teaches intelligence and crime analysis for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Singapore Police. Mr. Cariens served as a member of the Ad Hoc Program Advisory Committee (PAC) relative to the development of the Bachelor of Applied Public Safety (BAPS)--Specialization in Crime and Intelligence Analysis at Seneca College, Toronto, Canada.

    Mr. Cariens is the author of "A Question of Accountability: The Murder of Angela Dales" --an examination of the shooting at the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Virginia on January 16, 2002. Angela Dales, the mother of Cariens' oldest grandchild, was killed in that shooting. His textbook, "Critical Thinking Through Writing: Intelligence and Crime Analysis" is available through Lulu.com, Amazon, and other retailers. Mr. Cariens is a contributing author to the IALEIA/LEIU publication "Criminal Intelligence for the 21st Century."

    Mr. Cariens is a victims' rights advocate (all volunteer) working with the victims of the Virginia Tech tragedy. He takes no money for his work on behalf of school shooting victims and their families. He and Michael Pohle, whose son was killed at Virginia Tech, are co-authoring a book on that shooting entitled, "Make Sure This Doesn't Get Out." The book is due to be published in late 2013.

    Presentation Title:
    Analytical Thinking and Presentation
  • Sergeant David Hamel is currently in charge of the Beverly Hills Police Department’s Intelligence Unit. He has 27 years of law enforcement experience. Sergeant Hamel was one of the founding members of the School Security Council for an Orange County school district. He has served as a SWAT team member and team leader. He was involved in the hostage situation at the Orange County Board of Education. He currently teaches classes at the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Advanced Officer Training Facility.

    Presentation Title:
    School Violence A 360 ˚ Perspective
  • Don Semesky is currently self-employed as an independent consultant, after spending 35 years in U.S. Federal law enforcement. He spent 30 years with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) and 5 with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) as the Chief of the Office of Financial Investigations.  As an IRS-CI Special Agent, Mr. Semesky investigated alleged criminal-tax and money laundering violations involving income derived from personal services, business, professions, corporate operations, narcotics trafficking, health care fraud, extortion, bribery, foreign and domestic public corruption, government contract fraud, international commercial bribery, pirated copyright materials, bank fraud, theft of government funds, and credit card fraud. 
    As the Chief of the DEA Office of Financial Operations, Mr. Semesky was responsible for overseeing DEA’s worldwide financial enforcement program.  As the architect of DEA’s financial enforcement program, Mr. Semesky introduced a number of domestic and international initiatives designed to attack the flow of illicit drug monies back to international sources of drug supply which, during the period 2004 through 2008, denied over $12 billion in revenue to domestic and international drug trafficking organizations.  He also served as the DEA representative on the Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group and the OFAC Kingpin Committee. 
    From 2000-2003 Mr. Semesky served as the Anti-Money Laundering Policy Advisor for the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), an agency of the Executive Office of the President.  While at ONDCP, Mr. Semesky provided anti-money laundering guidance to the US Drug Czar and his Executive Staff.  He also served on four joint Justice Department and Treasury Department Working Groups: the Colombian Black Market Peso Exchange Working Group, the Hawala Working Group, the Money Laundering Working Group, and the High Intensity Financial Crime Area Working Group.  In 2001, he was selected to serve as a member of the U.S. delegation on the Black Market Peso Exchange, Multi-Lateral Group of Experts comprised of representatives from the U.S., Colombia, Venezuela, Panama and Aruba. 
    Mr. Semesky has been qualified as an expert in numerous anti-money laundering, Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), and financial investigative capacities in U.S. Federal District Courts throughout the U.S.  Several notable trials have included U.S. v. Saccoccia, et. al., (Operation Polar Cap V trial involving the laundering of over $250 million for the Cali, Colombia Drug Cartel); U.S. v. Alcala Navarro, et. al., and U.S. v Yrigoyen, et. al. (Operation Casablanca trials involving the laundering of over $140 million by the Cali (Colombia) and Jaurez (Mexico) Drug Cartels and the prosecution of several Mexican banking institutions and Mexican and Venezuelan bank officials); U.S. v Edwards, et. al., (the extortion and money laundering trial of former Louisiana governor Edwin Edwards), U.S. v Traficant, (the RICO, bribery and criminal tax trial of United States Congressman (Ohio) James Traficant), and U.S. v Jefferson, (the RICO, bribery, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and money laundering trial of former United States Congressman (Louisiana) William Jefferson. 
    He has also lectured domestically and internationally to government, political, law enforcement and regulatory components, as well as business and financial industry sectors on various anti-money laundering and financial investigative subjects.  Mr. Semesky now consults with DEA on policy and strategic initiatives relating to DEA’s financial enforcement program, as well as special projects and significant cases.  Other clients have included the U.S. Department of Justice, the Mexican Attorney General’s Office on Organized Crime (SIEDO) and Treasury Department (Hacienda), National Consortium for Advanced Policing, the Ministry of Finance of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, South Florida Money Laundering Strike Force, Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase Bank, and several corporate and private clients.  Mr. Semesky also serves on the Boards of Advisors for National Security Associates World Wide, the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists, and INFOLAFT, (Monthly AML/CFT publication – Bogota, Colombia).  He is also a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Association of Former Special Agents of the Internal Revenue Service.  Mr. Semesky currently holds a TS clearance with MAXIMUS, Inc., and a TS-SCI clearance with INSCOM – CSE (Contractor Support Element).

    Presentation Title:
    Laundering the Gambler's Share and the Winner's Take: Before and After
  • Sergeant Douglas Grant (retired) is from the City of San Jose Police Department.  During the course of his over twenty-five years of service he has had the opportunity to work in a variety of assignments including the Megan’s Law Sex Offender Unit, Sexual Assaults Unit, Research and Development Unit, Systems Development Unit, Child Exploitation Unit, Vice Unit, Special Operations Unit/Street Crimes, Airport Division, Field Training Unit, Rapid Deployment Team and as a patrol supervisor.  His specialties include the fusion of traditional law enforcement investigations and technology through research, purchase, training, and deployment coupled with grant writing and program management.  Sergeant Grant has vast experience in establishing collaborations between the technology sector, business community, and law enforcement organizations.  He currently works as a consultant for SS8, a leading worldwide provider of end-to-end communications and cyber intelligence.

    Presentation Title:
    Data Discovery--Finding the Criminal Needle in the Digital Haystack
  • Dr. Djabatey is the Manager of Criminal Intelligence Analysis Unit of Peel Regional Police. He is responsible for providing strategic direction to a team of 16 Criminal Intelligence Analysts. His role also includes directing crime analysis functions, as well as developing plans, managing initiatives, and executing actions to realize the unit’s strategic goals.

    Dr. Djabatey is holder of a Ph.D from the University of Toronto, specializing in spatial data analysis. As a specialist in data analysis, Dr. Djabatey has pioneered a number of initiatives in integration of technology in law enforcement practices. He has employed the use of sophisticated techniques in spatial, statistical, and investigative techniques to analyze crime data, providing enhanced intelligence to support proactive policing. Dr. Djabatey has developed and instructed a number of in-house training courses in visual investigative methods, data mining techniques, crime mapping, spatio-temporal techniques, and business intelligence systems.

    Dr. Djabatey is also a part-time faculty at the University of Guelph-Humber where he teaches a number of courses in Quantitative Research, Business Statistics, Business Mathematics, and Financial Mathematics. In the field of academia, his interest includes mathematical formulation of decision models and statistical applications in operational research. He is currently involved in a collaborative research in crime analytics and public safety indicators.

    Presentation Title:
    Practical Application of Crime Analysis in a Municipal Policing Organization
  • Ernest Parrilla has over 24 years of sworn law enforcement experience, as both a county probation officer and a special agent with the California Department of Justice.  He is also a partner and Advisory Board member with Global Protective Services, a private security company.

    Mr. Parrilla's work experience includes assignments in: institutions, field supervision, fugitive apprehension, major case investigations, undercover operations, surveillance, firearms and destructive device investigations, illegal drug and gang investigations, gaming investigations, and organized crime investigations.

    Mr. Parrilla is a certified California POST instructor, a 1st Aid/CPR/AED instructor, Defensive Tactics instructor, Chemical Agents, Impact Weapons, Firearms instructor, and Weapons and Tactics instructor.  He has had the opportunity to instruct at the California Department of Justice’s Advanced Training Center, the Los Angeles Regional Criminal Information Clearinghouse Center, and the San Diego Regional Law Enforcement Training Center at Miramar.  Mr. Parrilla has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from San Diego State University, has remained active in law enforcement training, and conducted several training courses in Safety and Awareness for communities, commercial businesses, and educational institutions.

    Mr. Parrilla is presenting this class on “The Active Shooter Phenomenon” as an instructor and Regional Consultant for Global Protective Services, a private security company headquartered in Santa Clarita, CA.

    Presentation Title:
    Active Shooter Phenomenon
  • Ms. Foria Younis is the CEO and founder of South Asia-Middle East Consultants. This New York City based consultancy provides training to thousands of law enforcement and security professionals across the United States and around the world. South Asia-Middle East Consultants specializes in providing training and consultation relating to Muslim Culture, Suicide Bombers, and Home-grown Terrorism.

    Prior to forming South Asia-Middle East Consultants, Ms. Younis was a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for 10 years. As part of the FBI’s New York Joint Terrorism Task Force, Ms. Younis worked on a variety of terrorism investigations, including the U.S. Embassy bombings in Africa; the USS Cole bombing in Yemen; the September 11, 2001 World Trade Center investigation; the kidnapping and subsequent murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, and various other terrorism cases.

    Many of Ms. Younis’ cases involved her cultural knowledge, and/or surveillance operations. In connection with these investigations, Ms. Younis has traveled to many Muslim countries, including Afghanistan and Pakistan. While at the FBI, Ms. Younis was part of an initial post-9/11 team sent to Pakistan for training senior officials in anti-terrorism methods and techniques.

    In 2003, Ms. Younis received the FBI Director's Award for Outstanding Terrorism Investigation for her work on the Daniel Pearl case. Today, Ms. Younis continues to serve as a specialist on Pakistani matters for the U.S. State Department. Additionally, she is part of a specialized consultation effort by the U.S. State Depatment that provides guidance on the prevention of suicide bombings to foreign governments. Ms. Younis also provides assistance to the US military with their efforts in Afghanistan.

    She is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Virginia. An FBI certified instructor, Ms. Younis teaches Jihadi Terrorism regularly at the FBI and DEA Academies in Quantico, Virginia. She is also a regular instructor with the International Law Enforcement Academy. Prior to joining the FBI, Ms. Younis prosecuted cases for the Street Gangs Unit in Joliet, Illinois.

    Profiled in The Telegraph (U.K) and numerous other publications, Ms. Younis regularly provides expert commentary on terrorism and Muslim culture matters for the CNN Network. Ms. Younis received her juris doctorate from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.

    She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in political science, with a minor in economics, from Northern Illinois University. She graduated with Cum Laude honors. Ms. Younis is a member of the Illinois Bar.

    Presentation Title:
    Radicalization to Eradication
  • Greg Prestipino joined the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) National Data Exchange (N-DEx) program as an Outreach Liaison in May 2012.  Mr. Presipino served the Federal Judiciary as a United States Probation Officer (USPO), Northern District Illinois (Chicago) for nearly 25 years, retiring in January 2012 as Deputy Chief.  During his tenure, he conducted investigations and supervised offenders on federal probation and parole.  As a member of the administrative team, he assisted the chief in all administrative and fiscal responsibilities; supervised a unit of drug treatment specialist officers and the drug program, which involved contract oversight of approximately three dozen community outpatient drug and mental health treatment agencies; represented the agency responding to  subpoenas and requests for records; coordinated office safety and continuity of operations with the U. S. Marshals Service,  Federal Protective Service, and the various court units.   As an officer with a martial arts background, Mr. Prestipino was appointed lead firearms instructor and defensive tactics and officer response trainer; positions he held for over twenty-one years.  His passion for officer safety defined his vocation to the system, effecting positive change in offenders’ lives and community protection. Mr. Prestipino has been a lecturer at Loyola University of Chicago, Department of Criminal Justice since 1984.  His prior experience includes:  State of Illinois Probation Officer, program director of a group home for adolescents, and emergency crisis counselor.

    Presentation Title:
    N-DEx in the Eyes of an Investigator
  • Mr. Gregg Popick is assigned to the New York office for 5 Stones intelligence and directs intelligence initiatives and Special Projects which focus on "Homegrown" domestic Terrorism, as well as Global initiatives targeting Terrorist Organizations and the Commercial Exploitation of Counterfeit products. Mr. Popick is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in regard to Counter Terrorism Operations, Terrorist Networks, and Trans-National Crime. Mr. Popick served with distinction in the Intelligence Division of the New York City Police Department for over a decade, where he developed the intelligence strategy to collect, structure, and present intelligence at the request of the Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence for the N.Y.P.D. This strategy was subsequently adopted and briefed to N.Y.P.D. investigators and analysts. Mr. Popick has deep experience in core intelligence collection, investigative planning, analysis, source recruitment and development, historic and horizon intelligence targets and classified operations.

    Mr. Popick received extensive training from the U.S. Government and the N.Y.P.D. in relation to domestic terrorism and strategic operational planning. Mr. Popick served as a lead Detective and briefed the Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence and the N.Y.P.D. Police Commissioner regarding priority terrorist investigations.

    While assigned to the N.Y.P.D. Intelligence Division, Mr. Popick coordinated terrorist investigations regarding their influence or threat to the city of New York and the U.S. Subsequently, Mr. Popick developed deep international counter-terrorism experience, is recognized as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) regarding terrorist networks, and maintains an extensive network of international sources.

    Mr. Popick is highly accomplished in the investigation of trans-national crime and the exploitation of counterfeit products, counterfeit trade-marks, the global trafficking of contraband, and clandestine networks. Mr. Popick represents the renowned qualities of innovation, drive, resourcefulness, relentless work ethic and specialized skill-sets for which the N.Y.P.D. is legend.

    Presentation Title:
    Identify-Interview-Analyze (IIA)
  • James Joseph, SBU Portfolio Manager, PM-ISE


    Other panel members will include representatives from LEO/FBI, HSIN, Intelink, and RISS

    Presentation Title:
    Office of the Program Manager for Information Sharing Environment (PM-ISE) Assured Sensitive But Unclassfied (SBU) Interoperability Initiative (SII)
  • James (JJ) Newberry is a retired Major in the U.S. Army Reserve (MI); a retired Senior Special Agent with the U.S. Treasury, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF); and a Co-Founder of the Institute of Analytic Interviewing.


    Mr. Newberry was a Senior Special Agent with ATF for 27 years, retiring with 30 years federal service.  During that time he spent 2 years deep cover with the Organized Crime Strike Force and a number of other shorter undercover assignments.  He made a reputation as a bomb and arson investigator and worked on a number of successful international firearms trafficking cases.  During his last 4 years with ATF he served as the San Francisco Field Division Intelligence Officer.  Mr. Newberry was the ATF case agent on several high profile cases such as the Black Panthers, SLA, the Mormon Bombings, and the Chinese international firearms smuggling investigation.  He had a duel career as a military intelligence officer with the U.S. Army Reserve having served 22 years and retiring as a Major.


    In the mid-1980's, Mr. Newberry developed the analytic interviewing course and in 1989 became affiliated with Dr. Paul Ekman, who mentored him and helped him develop the analytic interviewing concept.  He became a part of Dr. Ekman's research project on deception and was rated the best at detecting deception, having missed only one out of twenty in determining a lie from the truth. Mr. Newberry has been tested a number of times since and has continued to consistently score well above average--in the 90% plus range.  He is part of a select group of individuals known as the "Wizards", who have been identified as having the ability to detect deception by Dr. Ekman and Dr. Maureen O'Sullivan.


    Mr. Newberry has trained police officers around the world, including Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore, Belgium, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and Canada.  He has also trained both police and intelligence agencies in the U.S.  The analytic interviewing course has been adopted by the Los Angeles (CA) County Sheriff's Department, the Oakland (CA) Police Department, and is currently being taught at a number of agencies across the U.S.

    Presentation Title:
    Investigative/Analytic Interviewing
  • Mr. Beck joined Esri as the law enforcement specialist in September 2011.  He has extensive knowledge of ArcGIS tools, technologies and best practices, and how they apply to the law enforcement mission--from initial report to case closure.  Areas of responsibility include both strategic and tactical crime analysis, the use of GIS in the corrections environment, as well as the many practical field applications of GIS for the street cop.  Geospatial intelligence is vital to the mission of police agencies worldwide and Mr. Beck uses his knowledge and experience in law enforcement to assist agencies in this mission.

    Presentation Title:
    Cell Phone Analysis Usin ArcGIS and GeoTime
  • John Buckley served 28 years in the UK policing--specialising in intelligence management and counter terrorism.  He is the author of three intelligence related books: "The Human Source Management System: The Use of Psychology in the Management of Human Intelligence Sources, "Invest Now or Pay Later: The Management of Risk in Covert Law Enforcement," and “Managing Intelligence: A Guide for Law Enforcement Professionals".  Mr. Buckley provides training on an international basis to law enforcement, military, and intelligence services and advises agencies on developing their intelligence management capability.

    Presentation Title:
    Managing Human Sources - A Better Way?
  • John Pyrik brings 22 years of experience in government to his role as chief instructor and coordinator of the government of Canada’s Intelligence Analyst Learning Program.  He began his career as an intelligence officer where he was responsible for files on counter-terrorism, economic espionage, and counter proliferation.  He then followed an interest in financial matters to become an investigator of securities fraud, insider trading, market manipulation, money laundering, and terrorism financing.  Mr. Pyrik has just completed a one year joint duty assignment with one of the members of the Canadian security intelligence community as their Chief Analytic Methodologist. 

    Presentation Title:
    Confessions of an Analytic Methodologist
  • John Stolter is the Director of Operations for Analytic Advantage, Inc. (AAI). Since 2000, Mr. Stolter has been delivering "The Thinker’s Workshop™" for a variety of clients in the intelligence community, law enforcement, and private industry. Prior to joining AAI, he was Vice President of Analytic Prowess, LLC, the company started by Morgan Jones, author of "The Thinker’s Toolkit," to promote the application of analytic structuring tools and methods. Mr. Stolter has taught for Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, the CIA, the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC), Lawrence Livermore National Labs, the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, the USAF, the USMC, General Motors, Southern California Edison, and the University of Texas. In addition, Mr. Stolter has instructed a two-day workshop on analytic decision-making and problem solving skills as part of the FBI Academy’s 6-week Basic Intelligence Analysts Course. With over 20 years of consulting experience, Mr. Stolter has managed organizational change efforts that combined technology, training, organizational consulting, and coaching. Mr. Stolter holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University and a Graduate Certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University.

    Presentation Title:
    Thinking About Thinking: Insights for Intelligence Officers, Investigators, and Analysts
  • Katherine Hibbs Pherson, Chief Executive Officer of Pherson Associates, teaches advanced analytic techniques and critical thinking skills to analysts in the Intelligence Community, homeland security community, and the private sector. She is also a consultant to the government on planning, security, and analysis projects. Ms. Pherson and Randy Pherson are co-authors of Critical Thinking for Strategic Intelligence (Sage/CQ Press, 2013). In 2000, Ms. Pherson completed a 27-year career with the Central Intelligence Agency in intelligence and security analysis and resource management. Her leadership in the security arena led to the adoption of a risk management methodology, the strengthening and the implementation of overseas security countermeasures, and improvements in dealing with unsolicited contacts. As Director of the DCI's Center for Security Evaluation she managed the Intelligence Community's involvement in rebuilding the penetrated U.S. Embassy in Moscow. Ms. Pherson received her A.B. in Hispanic Studies from Vassar College, an M.A. in Spanish Linguistics and Latin American Studies from the University of Illinois, and a M.A. in Communications from the University of Oklahoma. She is a recipient of the CIA's Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal and the Intelligence Community's National Distinguished Service Medal.

    Presentation Title:
    Getting the Most Out of Intelligence Indicators
  • President Obama appointed Kshemendra Paul as the Program Manager for the Information Sharing Environment (PM-ISE), and Mr. Paul assumed the position on July 6, 2010. The Program Manager has government-wide authority to plan, oversee the build-out, and manage use of the ISE. The Program Manager also co-chairs the White House’s Information Sharing and Access Inter-agency Policy Committee (ISA-IPC).


    Mr. Paul is a recognized leader across the public sector championing best practices for information sharing and access. He brings a wealth of experience in developing and implementing government- wide information technology systems, standards, and architectures, as well as working with State and local officials on information sharing standards and architecture.


    Prior to his appointment, Mr. Paul served as the Federal Chief Architect in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) where he led Federal enterprise architecture (FEA) activities and chaired committees responsible for leading initiatives such as inter-operability across networks and databases used by front-line law enforcement, homeland security, military, intelligence, and foreign affairs personnel nationwide. Mr. Paul also led several successful Presidential directed government- wide initiatives that promoted innovation and transparency within the government including Data.gov, the Federal migration to IPv6, and start-up work for Recovery.gov.


    Mr. Paul began his work in the Federal government at the Department of Justice (DOJ) in 2005 where he served as Chief Architect. While at DOJ, he led delivery and initial adoption of the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) across the national public safety, law enforcement, and homeland security sectors - an effort that has been highlighted as a critical component of the ISE’s success. In this role he led efforts around data standards and inter-operability across Federal, State, local, tribal, and private sector stakeholders.


    He has been recognized by his peers for his work with NIEM and his work with cross-government leadership helping agencies improve performance through the use of information –by Federal Computer Week as one of the Federal 100 in 2009 and 2006; with the Justice Management Division Collaboration Award in 2007; by Computer World as one of the Premier 100 in 2008; and with the 2010 Excellence in Enterprise Architect (EA) Award for Individual Leadership in EA Practice, Promotion, and Professionalization.


    Before joining the Federal Government, Mr. Paul was Group Architect and Product Manager with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (previously NASD). Earlier in his career he worked in a variety of technology product and service companies in entrepreneurial, technology development and management, and leadership roles.


    Mr. Paul received his M.S.E.E. (1987), B.S.E.E (honors, 1984), and B.S. (Mathematics, 1984) from the University of Maryland, College Park.

    Presentation Title:
    Transforming Our Nation's Information Sharing
  • Inspector Laurence Rankin has been a member of the Vancouver (Canada) Police Department since July 1987, and is currently assigned to the Major Crime Section in command of Homicide, Missing Persons, the Witness Protection Squad, the Coroner’s Liaison Unit, and the Robbery/Assault Squad.  He was previously the Inspector of the General Investigation Section in command of the Crime Analysis Unit, Chronic Offender Unit, General Investigation Unit, Financial Crime, Identity Theft, and Property Crime.
     
    Inspector Rankin has also worked in Patrol, on the Emergency Response Team, as an instructor at the Police Academy, and as an investigator in the Domestic Violence and Criminal Harassment Unit, Home Invasion Task Force, Sex Crimes Unit.  He previously served as a Sergeant in the Polygraph Unit and the Homicide Squad, and as a Staff Sergeant in Professional Standards and the Integrated Riot Investigation Team.
     
    Inspector Rankin is the recipient of a Chief Constable’s and Inspector’s Commendation and is an accredited Team Commander. He is currently completing a Master's of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of the Fraser Valley.

    Presentation Title:
    Using Social Media in the Stanley Cup Riot Investigation
  • Mr. Leedy retired from the St. Petersburg Police Department in 1999. In his 25 years of service he saw duty as a uniformed officer, K-9, and 13 years in the vice and narcotics unit. In addition to the responsibilities of an undercover officer, Mr. Leedy was the chief technical officer in charge of the installation and management of all DNR’s and Title III equipment. His knowledge of data processing and analytical tools enabled him to function as the unit’s technical crime analyst.

    Civilian life has kept Mr. Leedy closely involved with law enforcement. He has developed and teaches courses in crime analysis and Microsoft’s Excel spreadsheet for the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and other law enforcement agencies. He is the president of Law Enforcement Consulting, Inc. and an authorized reseller of investigation management software developed by ACISS Systems, Inc.

    Mr. Leedy has a BS degree in marine science from the University of West Florida.

    Presentation Title:
    Microsoft Excel Tips & Tricks
  • Mr. Leedy retired from the St. Petersburg Police Department in 1999. In his 25 years of service he saw duty as a uniformed officer, K-9, and 13 years in the vice and narcotics unit. In addition to the responsibilities of an undercover officer, Mr. Leedy was the chief technical officer in charge of the installation and management of all DNR’s and Title III equipment. His knowledge of data processing and analytical tools enabled him to function as the unit’s technical crime analyst.

    Civilian life has kept Mr. Leedy closely involved with law enforcement. He has developed and teaches courses in crime analysis and Microsoft’s Excel spreadsheet for the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and other law enforcement agencies. He is the president of Law Enforcement Consulting, Inc. and an authorized reseller of investigation management software developed by ACISS systems Inc.

    Mr. Leedy has a BS degree in marine science from the University of West Florida.

    Presentation Title:
    Managing Leads in Heinous Crimes
  • Constable Lepa Jankovic began working for the Canadian Federal Government in 1996 as a Customs Officer at the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls. In 1999, she joined the RCMP and was assigned to General Duties on a small island in Nova Scotia. Due to her Eastern European background and ability with languages, she transferred to the Combined Forces Special Forces Unit (CFSEU) in Toronto where she was in charge of the Criminal Visa Screening for the Eastern European Organized Crime Unit. Constable Jankovic successfully led this small unit into a national unit based out of Ottawa. She was then transferred to CFSEU-Golden Horseshoe where she continued her investigative work on Eastern European organized crime. Today, Constable Jankovic works for the Immigration and Passport Section of the Hamilton-Niagara RCMP detachment. This section is mandated to work on human trafficking and smuggling investigations. She is currently the lead investigator on Project OPAPA which is being dubbed as Canada's largest human trafficking investigation.

    Presentation Title:
    Project OPAPA - Human Trafficking
  • Detective Marc Vanek is a Gang Detective for the Chicago Police Department's Gangs Section. He has worked in gang infested areas such as the former Chicago Public Housing Complex of Cabrini Green and currently works on the City of Chicago's Westside. Detective Vanek has been involved in gang crimes investigations on many levels--from gang-related shootings and homicide investigations to gang-related weapons and narcotics investigations—both on local and Federal levels. Detective Vanek is an Illinois certified lead homicide investigator and a decorated member of the Chicago Police Department with countless awards stemming from his work on gang crimes.

    Presentation Title:
    How to Reduce Gang-related Murders and Shootings Using Intelligence and Enforcement
  • Mr. Manzi is a criminal intelligence consultant and trainer, a retired Special Agent from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), and a veteran of over 32 years of progressively responsible law enforcement investigative and intelligence service. Currently Mr. Manzi serves as the Director of Professional Development on the IALEIA Board of Directors. He is an adjunct Academic Specialist with the Michigan State University, School of Criminal Justice, in the DHS-funded law enforcement Intelligence Toolbox training program and serves as a member of the advisory committee of the Center for Global Security and International Affairs at Florida A&M University. His background experience includes major criminal investigations, as well as both criminal intelligence and criminal justice training and program development in FDLE’s Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute. Mr. Manzi's intelligence-related assignments at FDLE included serving as statewide criminal motorcycle gang intelligence agent and inter-agency liaison agent with the Florida Intelligence Center. His specialized intelligence and training background has given him a keen interest in and a unique perspective on, law enforcement intelligence operations as they relate to legal, administrative, and training activities associated with the criminal intelligence function. After leaving FDLE, Merle served as a Law Enforcement Specialist with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center where he coordinated the Intelligence Analyst Training Program for federal analysts. Mr. Manzi continues to provide consultation, technical assistance ,and training services for government, academic, and criminal justice organizations. He holds a B.S. Degree in Criminology from Florida State University and a M.S. Degree in Criminal Justice from Rollins College.

    Presentation Title:
    Managing an Agency Criminal Intelligence Program
  • Deputy Chief Downing attended the University of Southern California where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration in 1982, completed POST Command College in 1997, and the FBI Leadership in Counter-Terrorism (LinCT) in 2007. He was appointed to LAPD in 1982 and progressed through the ranks, promoting to Deputy Chief in April 2007.

    Chief Downing is the Commanding Officer, Counter-Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau, where he oversees Major Crimes Division, Emergency Services Division, Metropolitan Division, Air Support Division, and Emergency Operations Division. These divisions include the Anti-Terrorism Intelligence Section, Criminal Investigative Section, Organized Crime, Surveillance Section, Hazardous Devices Section, Operation Archangel, LAX Bomb K-9 Section, Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT), Mounted Unit, Underwater Dive Team, and Emergency Preparedness and Response.

    He completed a two-month secondment to the New Scotland Yard's Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command SO-15 and has testified before Congress relative to radicalization, intelligence, homeland security, and information sharing.

    Presentation Title:
    Policing Convergent Threats in the 21st Century
  • Mick Sachdeva has been a Criminal Intelligence Analyst for over 15 years, working on several different portfolios for two of Southern Ontario’s largest Police Services. Recently he has been involved in designing and supporting criminal intelligence infrastructure, to assist analysts in their day-to-day activities. Focusing on practical application, through innovative IT solutions, he has successfully changed business processes in many key departments, allowing Peel to develop a strong analytical foundation from which to take crime analysis to the next level. Supervisor Sachdeva has recently been promoted to Operations Supervisor of the Crime Analysis Unit, where he plays a pivotal role in further developing both the infrastructure and the analytical team. He is a University of Toronto graduate in Mathematics & Computer Science, holds advanced certification in crime analysis through the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA) and is currently completing his Masters in Information. In 2012 Supervisor Sachdeva was elected President of his local IALEIA Chapter, where he continues to promote and provide training for criminal intelligence analysts in Southern Ontario, Canada. In 2011, he received the IALEIA award of excellence for the organization making the most significant progress in utilizing analytical techniques, and his concept of Proactive Traffic Enforcement was featured on CTV’s W5, a nationally aired current affairs and documentary program.

    Presentation Title:
    Practical Application of Crime Analysis in a Municipal Policing Organization
  • Michael Bazzell has been a Computer Crime Detective for the past 16 years. He has handled numerous cases involving various types of Computer Crime and Computer Forensic Analysis, including several state and Federal cases throughout the Metro-East St. Louis area. In 2005, Detective Bazzell was assigned full time to the FBI’s Cyber Crime Task Force, where he continues to investigate Federal cases prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office. He is also a part time instructor for Lewis & Clark College teaching Ethical Hacking, Computer Forensics, and Computer Investigation. Since 2002 Detective Bazzell has been an active member of the elite Technical Operations Group of the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis, and served five years as the Director of the Metro-East Regional Computer Crime Enforcement Group under the authority of the Illinois Attorney General. As an active member of these organizations, Detective Bazzell has been involved in numerous high-tech crime investigations including online child solicitation, manufacture of child pornography, child abduction, kidnapping, cold-case homicide, terrorist threats, and high level criminal intrusions. He is the author of the books "Open Source Intelligence Techniques" and "Hiding from the Internet".

    Presentation Title:
    New Open Source Intelligence Techniques
  • Raj Wadhwa is the Product Manager for the Intellego line of products at SS8 Inc.  Prior to SS8, Manager Wadhwa was the Global Solutions Architect for the Cloud and Content Business Unit at McAfee where he was responsible for product strategy and sales execution for the Data Loss Prevention Product Line.  Mr. Wadhwa joined McAfee through the acquisition of Reconnex Inc., where he worked as an R&D engineer on technologies pertaining to deep content inspection, network forensics, and data analytics.  Mr. Wadhwa has a degree in electrical engineering from Iowa State University.

    Presentation Title:
    Data Discovery--Finding the Criminal Needle in the Digital Haystack
  • Rick Graham is a Law Enforcement Business Development Specialist, LexisNexis Risk Solutions.  In this position, he supports the sales team and solutions consultants, serving as a liaison with the law enforcement community as well as assisting with developing and discovering new business opportunities.  Mr. Graham joined LexisNexis after serving 34 years as an active duty law enforcement officer.  He retired as Chief of Detectives for the Jacksonville (FL) Sheriff’s Office, holding a variety of different positions, including Narcotics Officer, Burglary Detective, Patrol Sergeant, Narcotics Sergeant, Field Training Sergeant, Narcotics Task Force Supervisor, Patrol Lieutenant, Homicide Unit Commander, and Assistant Chief of Detectives.

     

    Presentation Title:
    Data Mining Social Media to Provide Actionable Intelligence
  • Scott Stewart oversees Stratfor's security team and its analytic efforts on issues around the globe. He also consults with clients on security-related issues affecting their organizations or personal safety; oversees Stratfor's extensive coverage of the security environment in Mexico; and closely monitors Mexican drug cartels, their areas of influence, and their drug trafficking routes.

    Mr. Stewart is a former special agent with the U.S. Department of State and was involved in hundreds of terrorism investigations, most notably the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and the follow-up New York City bomb plot investigation, during which he served as lead investigator. He led a team of Americans who helped the Argentine government investigate the 1992 bombing of the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires and was involved in investigations following a series of attacks and attempted attacks by the Iraqi intelligence service during the first Gulf War.

    Additionally, Mr. Stewart was protective intelligence coordinator for Dell Inc., where he served as a member of Michael Dell's executive protective team. While at Dell, he also acted as a consultant on terrorism issues for the Texas Department of Public Safety. He is regularly featured in some of the world's leading media, including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, CNN International, NPR, Reuters, USA Today, the Associated Press, World Magazine, Fox News, The Discovery Channel, and Time magazine.

    Presentation Title:
    Current Dynamics of the Mexican Cartels and Implications for Law Enforcement
  • Sergeant Dwight Waldo (retired) became a member of the San Bernardino California Police Department in 1984. He had various assignments including Patrol Officer, Special Problems Unit Officer, Bicycle Patrol Officer and instructor, Swat/Gang Officer, Recruitment Corporal, and Patrol Supervisor. Sergeant Waldo was the field supervisor for the IMPACT Team, a multi-agency task force focusing on youth crimes and juvenile probation issues.

    Sergeant Waldo first became involved in the issues of graffiti vandalism and “taggers” in 1991, while assigned to gangs. He continued to work this issue as a gang officer and as a supervisor. He was the San Bernardino Graffiti Task Force Supervisor for over 10 years. In his last year he was a Lieutenant assigned as Watch Commander with continued direct supervision of the Graffiti Task Force. Sergeant Waldo retired in June, 2012 and continues to consult and train.

    Sergeant Waldo is a California POST instructor and has been certified in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. He is on the teaching staff of the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Criminal Justice Institute and has published a text with that group. Sergeant Waldo was a founding member and first Executive Director of the Graffiti Task Force of California and is a member of the Keep America Beautiful National Graffiti Advisory Board. He possesses a POST Supervisor Certificate and has received numerous awards for his work in graffiti vandalism.

    Sergeant Waldo has taught over 3000 law enforcement professionals, prosecutors, and city officials and has been involved in the formation of over 300 successful anti-graffiti programs. Sergeant Waldo has been recognized internationally as a graffiti expert and has testified as such in California Superior Court and before the California State Senate Safety Committee.

    Presentation Title:
    Taggers and the Graffiti Culture
  • Srini Pillay, M.D., is the CEO of NeuroBusiness Group (NBG). He is also a certified master coach, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Invited Faculty at Harvard Business School, and The Indian School of Business (ISB), as well as a brain-imaging researcher with more than 17 years of experience in brain-imaging. With an active training and coaching practice including entrepreneurs as well as executives from Fortune 500 companies, Dr. Pillay has been invited to train and coach executives at numerous institutions including Lockheed Martin, The World Bank, Novartis and Genzyme, as well as world-class consulting companies. His international engagements have been in Greece, London, Switzerland, India, and Paris and he is fervently dedicated to enhancing human capital within corporations in simple, easily understandable, and effective ways. Dr. Pillay is the author of several books and articles that apply brain science, including Life Unlocked: 7 Revolutionary Lessons to Overcome Fear, and Your Brain and Business: The Neuroscience of Great Leaders.

    Presentation Title:
    Thinking About Thinking: Insights for Intelligence Officers, Investigators, and Analysts
  • Lieutenant Stephan Margolis has worked for over 34 years on a broad spectrum of law enforcement issues.   He is currently assigned as the Officer-in-Charge of Transnational Organized Crime, Major Crimes Division of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD).   Lieutenant Margolis has also managed the Anti-Terrorism Intelligence Section, Gang Intervention Team (gang and narcotics), Divisional Detectives, Patrol, and Mobile Field Forces.  As an officer, detective, and sergeant, he has worked patrol, detectives, homicide, crime analysis, and several other specialized units.  Over his career, Lieutenant Margolis co-developed five pilot programs that were recognized as "best practices" and instituted in LAPD.
     
    Since 1985, Lieutenant Margolis has worked in National Security as a federal contractor developing and teaching responses to international terrorism.  He has worked over a decade as a principal Subject Matter Expert and trainer for DOE's Senior Energy Officials responding to radiological/nuclear crises.  Lieutenant Margolis developed (for the National Nuclear Security Administration) the Crisis Decision Making (CDM) model to manage critical incidents.  He is currently working on other projects, applying complexity and network theory to crises.
     
    As a California state POST certified Master Instructor, Lieutenant Margolis co-developed and delivered a wide spectrum of training for local, state, and federal law enforcement.  He has held a previous appointment as adjunct faculty for California State University, Dominguez Hills, where he taught courses on Systems Theory, Scientific Methodology, and Contemporary Political Issues in the United States. 

    Presentation Title:
    Transnational Organized Crime
  • Mr. Timothy Harrington is assigned to the New York office for 5 Stones intelligence and is involved in the development of training initiatives and Special Projects which focus on "Homegrown" domestic Terrorism, as well as Global initiatives targeting both Criminal and Terrorist Organizations. Mr. Harrington is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in regard to Counter Terrorism Operations, Terrorist Networks and Undercover Operations. Mr. Harrington served with distinction in the Intelligence Division of the New York City Police Department for over a decade, where he developed intelligence strategy’s to collect, structure, and present intelligence at the request of the Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence for the N.Y.P.D. Mr. Harrington has extensive experience in core intelligence collection, investigative planning, undercover operations as well as source recruitment and development.

    Mr. Harrington received extensive training from the U.S. Government and the N.Y.P.D. in relation to both foreign and domestic terrorism and strategic operational planning. He served as a lead Detective on deep undercover operations and briefed the Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence and the N.Y.P.D. Police Commissioner regarding both covert and overt terrorist investigations.

    While assigned to the N.Y.P.D. Intelligence Division, Mr. Harrington coordinated Terrorist investigations regarding their influence or threat to the city of New York and the U.S. Subsequently while with the NYPD and private sector he served domestically with assignments to Customs and Border Protection and abroad including assignment to New Scotland Yard's Anti-Terrorist Branch as well as assignments in the Middle East. Since retirement from NYPD Mr. Harrington has worked as both an instructor and developer of training in the Counter-Terrorism field. He has deep international Counter-Terrorism experience and is recognized as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) regarding Terrorist Networks.

    Mr. Harrington is highly accomplished in covert investigation of both Domestic and Trans-National Crime. Mr. Harrington represents the renowned qualities of innovation, drive, resourcefulness, relentless work ethic and specialized skill-sets for which the N.Y.P.D. is legend.

    Presentation Title:
    Identify-Interview-Analyze (IIA)