Training Descriptions

Special Guest
 Guest: Greg Jbara; Actor, CBS Blue Bloods
Biography: Gregory Jbara Currently appears as “DCPI Garrett Moore” in the hit CBS police drama BLUE BLOODS . Winner of the 2009 Tony Award©, Drama Desk Award© and Outer Critics Circle Award© for Best Featured Actor in a Musical as “Jackie Elliot” in BILLY ELLIOT the musical. Speaker at FBI-LEEDA 2016. Presenter at the 2016 NAPO Top Cop Awards®.  Proud son of an independent claims adjuster who worked on behalf of law enforcement officers in Michigan. Proud son/nephew/cousin of dozens of law enforcement officers, firemen, EMS employees and military veterans. University of Michigan Alumnus. Graduate of The Juilliard School.

Speakers’ List*
(In Order of Appearance; Speakers will be added as information becomes available; subject to change)

 MONDAY, May 7

Plenary Training Session #1
Topic: Trilogy Refresher
Speakers: Dean Crisp, Faculty Coordinator, FBI-LEEDA; David Allen, Instructor, FBI-LEEDA dean-crisp-picture-web
Scheduled: Monday, May 8; 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Biography: Dean Crisp, Faculty Coordinator, FBI-LEEDA

Dean Crisp is a 30-year veteran of law enforcement. He served as chief of police for 17 years with the Columbia Police Department in South Carolina.  He retired in 2008 to pursue his passion for teaching. He has been an instructor with FBI-LEEDA since 2009.He has a Master’s degree in Public Affairs and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy (Class 172) and LEEDS.

David Allen, Instructor, FBI-LEEDA

David Allen is a 27-year veteran of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, starting his career in October 1987. During his career, he rose through the ranks from an entry-level trooper to the rank of captain where he oversaw the Charlotte operational region.In February of 2015, David retired from the NCSHP and began volunteering as a reserve police officer with the Bessemer City Police Department in North Carolina.

David has completed various degrees including a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Western Carolina University and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

In 2013, he attended the 252 session of the FBI National Academy and was selected as the class spokesperson.


Plenary Training Session #2
 Topic: Marwan and “the 44:” The Hunt for the Bali Bomber
Speaker: Police Superintendent Raymund Train, Philippine National Police
Scheduled: Monday, May 8; 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm
Biography Police Superintendent Train will deliver a gut-wrenching presentation detailing the operation in which 44 police commandos lost their lives in one day during the pursuit of the Bali Bomber Marwan. Marwan was a senior Malaysian militant, terrorist, and a fugitive on the FBI “Most Wanted List.” The officers, members of the police’s elite Special Action Force (SAF) unit, gave their lives during a 12-hour firefight.The FBI Director’s Medal was presented to the Philippine National Police Chief in January 2016 because of this international cooperative investigation.

This is a powerful presentation that should not be missed.



Plenary Training Session #3
 Topic: Body Cameras eric-p-daigle
Speaker: Eric Daigle, Instructor and General Counsel, FBI-LEEDA
Scheduled: Monday, May 8; 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Biography: Attorney Eric Daigle practices civil litigation in federal and state court, with an emphasis on municipalities and public officials. His area of focus is civil rights actions, including police misconduct litigation and employment actions. He currently serves as a member of the independent monitoring teams for Oakland, CA and Niagara Falls, NY and works with law enforcement agencies who are under investigation or under a consent decree by the Department of Justice Civil Rights Litigation Section. He is a former member of the Connecticut State Police and currently maintains his certification as a reserve officer.



Topic: Working with City Government keith-bushey-picture
 Speaker: Keith Bushey, Instructor Emeritus, FBI-LEEDA
Scheduled: Tuesday, May 9; 8:30 – 10:00 am and 10:30 – 11:30 am
Biography: Keith Bushey is a veteran of 40-plus years as a law enforcement professional who served for 31 years with the Los Angeles Police Department, retiring as a commander; and ten years with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, retiring as a Deputy Chief. Additional law enforcement experience includes having served as a game warden in California, as a deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, and as the Marshal of San Bernardino County. He is a Marine Corps veteran who entered as a private and retired as a colonel.

He has a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice and Administration from California State University and is a published author and a frequent contributor to professional publications.

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Topic: Reflective Leadership
 Speaker: Eric Kowalczyk, Instructor, FBI-LEEDA; Anthony W. Batts, PhD, Former Commissioner, Baltimore Police Department; Instructor, FBI-LEEDA
Scheduled: Tuesday, May 9; 8:30 – 10:00 am and 10:30 – 11:30 am
Biography: Eric Kowalczyk, Instructor, FBI-LEEDA

Eric Kowalczyk spent more than a decade with the Baltimore Police Department, the last few years as head of the public communications section. He served as the primary department spokesperson during numerous critical incidents including the protests and rioting that ensued after the death of Freddie Grey. Handling local, national, and international media, Eric focused on transparency and accountability to connect with an already distrustful public.

Today, Eric specializes in strategic planning, communications and crisis mitigation planning and social media management. He has developed a reputation of being a dynamic thinker, drawing on a diverse set of skills to quickly identify problems and develop innovative solutions and long-term prevention strategies.

Biography: Anthony W. Batts, PhD, Former Commissioner, Baltimore Police Department; Instructor, FBI-LEEDA

Anthony Batts served as Chief of two of California’s largest police agencies (Long Beach and Oakland), before becoming Commissioner of the Baltimore Police Department, the eighth-largest agency in the United States. During a career spanning 30 years, he became known as a transformational leader.

Batts is a past Governor’s appointee and Chair of the California Peace Officer Standards & Training Commission and was Vice President of the Major Cities Chiefs Association. He holds a Doctorate in Public Administration, a Master’s Degree in Business Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement Administration.

Executive Leadership and Management
Speaker: Warwick Jones, Executive Director, Australian Institute of Police Management
Scheduled: Tuesday, May 9; 8:30 – 10:00 am and 10:30 – 11:30 am
Biography: Warwick was appointed Executive Director of the AIPM in April 2012 after acting in this role since December 2011.Prior to this he was the Director, Programs at the Australian Institute of Police Management since 2007. In this role, he was responsible for the design and delivery of a number of police and public safety industry leadership programs both internationally and domestically.

The international work included delivering training and capacity development programs in the USA, Hong Kong, Solomon Islands, Micronesia, Vanuatu, New Zealand, East Timor and Indonesia. In 2007 Warwick was instrumental in the development and delivery of the inaugural International Senior Command Program designed to better prepare senior police for leading Police contingents in peace keeping and capacity building environments. In 2008 Warwick attended the “Art and Practice of Leadership Development Program” at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government to learn more about how leadership development can be best delivered in the Public Sector. In 2010 he lead the development and delivery of the first Assistant Commissioners Program in Australia. He has been a program manager with the Leadership in Counter Terrorism Program since 2007, working with the RCMP, FBI, PSNI and Scottish Police College to deliver this program.

From 2005 to early 2007, Warwick was the Assistant Director, Programs at the AIPM. One of his key tasks was the development and delivery of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Leadership Development Program. Before working at the AIPM, Warwick served in the Australian Army.

Plenary Training Session #4
Working with Media in Crisis Situations
Speaker: Eric Kowalczyk, Instructor, FBI-LEEDA
Scheduled: Tuesday, May 9; 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Biography: See bio above



Plenary Training Session #5
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Speaker: Major (Ret) Brian Shul, USAF
Scheduled: Wednesday, May 10; 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Biography: Brian Shul is one of the most popular and dynamic keynote speakers in America today.  His compelling story of living fearlessly and embracing the opportunities each day brings, resonates with men and woman of all ages. As an Air Force fighter pilot, Brian was shot down in the Vietnam War and severely burned in the ensuing crash. Initially given up for dead, he was finally rescued and spent one year in hospitals, endured 15 surgeries and was told his flying days were over.  Amazingly, Brian returned to active duty flying, and became one of only 93 men in history to fly the SR-71 spy plane, the fastest jet ever built.


Plenary Training Session #6
Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement
Speaker: Robert White, Former Chief, Flagstaff, Arizona Police Department
Scheduled: Wednesday, May 10; 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Biography: Robert White is a former Deputy Chief with the Flagstaff, Arizona Police Department where he served in multiple line and command positions over his 31-year tenure.

He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy 167th Session and remains actively involved in National Academy Associates continuing educational development and with the Arizona Chiefs of Police Association.

He holds both Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Northern Arizona University. He is also a graduate of the Southwest Command College and the Arizona Regional Policing Institute.

He has extensive experience instructing both law enforcement training sessions and at the University level in the area of management principles and customer service.

He is also a Leadership Development Instructor for the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

In addition to his law enforcement experience, he is a certified Fire Fighter. He has instructed on the topic of Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement and is an instructor on this topic with E-S Press, Inc. He resides in Flagstaff, Arizona.


Plenary Training Session #7
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Speaker:  Joe Gervais, Director, Security Communications, Corporate Affairs, LifeLock, Inc.
Justin Feffer, Sergeant, Bureau of Investigation CIRT, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office
Scheduled: Wednesday, May 10; 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm
Sponsor: LifeLock, Inc.
Biography: Joe Gervais is the Director of Security Communications at LifeLock, where he has also served as Principal InfoSec Engineer & Lead Penetration Tester. He has 25+ years of security and software engineering experience, mostly working with US government, and served as an Intelligence Analyst and Counterintelligence Specialist in the United States Marine Corps. Joe has been breaking into systems (and helping secure them) since the early 1980s. More recently he took first place in the 2013 Lockheed Martin Cyber Challenge.

Joe’s education includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Cognitive Science and a Master’s Degree in Information Assurance.

Biography: Sergeant Justin Feffer supervises the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Bureau of Investigation Cyber Investigation Response Team (CIRT).  He has been assigned to the Los Angeles Electronic Crimes Task Force (LAECTF) since 2004.  He has instructed thousands of law enforcement officers, prosecutors and public officials throughout the United States and internationally in cyber security, cyber crime and high technology threats.

Justin has been a sworn law enforcement officer in Southern California since 1988, and a California attorney since 1994.  He is a graduate of information technology crimes investigation programs conducted by the SANS Institute, Carnegie Melon’s CERT-CC, FBI, HTCIA, and the California Department of Justice.  He is also a member of the High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) and is an instructor for summits presented jointly by FBI-LEEDA and Lifelock. He holds Global Information Assurance Certifications as a Penetration Tester (GPEN), Security Analyst (GSEC), and Forensic Analyst (GCFA).


Spousal/Partner/Family Session
Topic: Emotional Survival for Families of Law Enforcement
Robert White, Former Chief, Flagstaff, Arizona Police Department
Scheduled: Wednesday, May 10; 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Sponsor: FBI-LEEDA
Biography: See bio above


Plenary Panel Session #8
Line of Duty Death Panel
2016 Dallas Active Shooter Incident: The Chief’s Briefing
Speaker: David Brown, Chief (Ret), Dallas Police Department
Biography:  Join former Dallas Chief David Brown for an up-close and candid briefing of the 2016 shooting that killed five Dallas police officers and injured nine others and two civilians. Chief Brown made the choice to use explosives delivered by a robot to eliminate the threat posed by the shooter, who was heavily armed and secured behind a brick corner with no clear or safe way for police to reach him. This incident was the first time in United States history a robot was used by police to deliver lethal force against a suspect. This exceptional presentation is one not to be missed.
Sheriff Paul Pastor PhD, Pierce County Sheriff’s Department sheriffpastor-web
Biography: Paul Pastor currently serves as Sheriff of Pierce County, Washington. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department consists of 329 law enforcement officers, 305 corrections officers and 145 civilian personnel serving in Washington State’s second largest county.Prior to taking this position, he served as Chief of the Department’s Operations Bureau in charge of all law enforcement operations (1996 – 2000), Undersheriff for the Clark County Washington Sheriff’s Office (1993 – 1996) and Chief of Police for the City of Everett, Washington (1991 – 1992). From 1986 to 1991, he served at the rank of inspector for the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department. In the early 1980’s, he was in charge of state staff at the Washington Criminal Justice Training Academy where he also managed the Loaned Executive Program and Washington Crime Watch.

Sheriff Pastor holds a bachelor’s degree from Pomona College as well as two master’s degrees and a doctorate from Yale University. He has lectured in several programs at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia and has received two special commendations from the Director of the FBI for his contributions to law enforcement management training. He is a graduate of the FBI’s National Executive Institute and is a Senior Fellow at the American Leadership Forum.

Sheriff Pastor helped design the national model procedures for policing mass civil disturbance after the World Trade Organization riot in Seattle and also consulted to the International Olympic Security Committee in Salt Lake City in 2001. He serves on state and national committees for emergency mobilization, ethics and intelligence and in 2004 helped develop the National Sheriff’s Association Weapons of Mass Destruction training program. In addition, he helped develop the Washington State law on police use of lethal force and the Northwest Law Enforcement Executive Command College.

Warwick Jones, Executive Director, Australian Institute of Police Management warwickjones
Biography: See bio above



Conference Banquet: Keynote Speaker
Topic:  Banquet Keynote Presentation coachq02-web
Speaker: Marc “Coach Q” Jones; Motivational Speaker
Scheduled: Wednesday, May 10; 7:00 pm
Biography: Marc Q. Jones, affectionately known as “Coach Q,” is an internationally recognized motivational speaker who has inspired audiences from the prison yard to the board room to greater heights.

Formerly a successful basketball coach and on-air segment producer for the Sacramento Kings on UPN and the Golden State Warriors on Fox Sports Net, Coach Q is a professional and self-development speaker who has reached international audiences from prison yards to boardrooms, inspiring students, employees and executives to develop their potential for more than 20 years.