Dr. Robert J. Bunker
Dr. Robert J. Bunker is Distinguished Visiting Professor, Minerva Chair, Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College and Adjunct Faculty, School of Politics and Economics (SPE), Claremont Graduate University. He is also a Senior Fellow, Small Wars Journal El Centro (Founding), and a Member (Founding) LAPD Counter-Terrorism and Criminal Intelligence Bureau (CTCIB) Community Police Advisory Board (C-PAB). Past associations and appointments include Futurist in Residence (FIR), Training and Development Division, Behavioral Science Unit (BSU), FBI Academy, Quantico; Counter-Narco Insurgency Program Instructor for the Los Angeles High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (LA HIDTA), Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP); CEO, Counter-OPFOR Corporation; Member (Founding) Los Angeles Terrorism Early Warning Group (LA TEW) and Inland Empire Terrorism Early Warning Group (IE TEW) and Co-Chair of the LA TEW Emerging Threats and Directed Energy Weapons subcommittee; Adjunct Faculty, School of Policy, Planning, and Development (PPD), University of Southern California; Terrorism Instructor, California Specialized Training Institute (CSTI), California Office of Emergency Services (OES); Staff Member (Consultant), Counter-OPFOR Program, National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center-West (NLECTC-West); Fellow, Institute of Land Warfare (ILW), Association of the US Army (AUSA); Adjunct Faculty, National Security Studies MA Program and Political Science Department, California State University San Bernardino; and Faculty, Unconventional Warfare MA Distance Education Program, American Military University. Dr. Bunker holds university degrees in political science, government, social science, anthropology-geography, behavioral science, and history with membership in the Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Gamma Mu, and Pi Sigma Alpha honor societies. He has undertaken hundreds of hours of specialized law enforcement and counter-terrorism training, is a member of the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA), and has also provided operational, intelligence, and training/red teaming support to a number of US law enforcement agencies including the Los Angeles Sheriffs Department (LASD). He has delivered over two-hundred presentations— including papers and training—to law enforcement, military, academic and policy audiences including US Congressional Testimony. He has over two-hundred publications ranging from edited books and booklets through reports, chapters, articles/essays, response guidance, subject bibliographies and encyclopedia entries in academic, policy, law enforcement, and military venues. Among those are the work Red Teams and Counterterrorism Training (with Steve Sloan) and the edited works including Criminal Insurgencies in Mexico and the Americas: The Gangs and Cartels Wage War, Narcos Over the Border: Gangs, Cartels and Mercenaries, and Criminal-States and Criminal-Soldiers, Networks, Terrorism and Global Insurgency, and Non-State Threats and Future Wars.
Sandy Boyd, Ed.D.
Sandy Boyd, Ed.D. is an Administration of Justice Professor at College of Marin in Kentfield, California. Dr. Boyd is also teaches upper division coursework for Excelsior College in the disciplines of Criminal Justice, Psychology and Sociology. For Capella University, Dr. Boyd teaches in the Public Safety and Education doctoral programs. She is also core faculty for California POST's Command College, teaching futures research and strategic planning and serving as advisor for futures portfolios. Dr. Boyd is a charter member of the Futures Working Group.
Michael E. Buerger, Ph.D.
Michael E. Buerger is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.
After a 10-year career as a municipal police officer in New Hampshire and Vermont, Buerger earned a doctorate in Criminal Justice at Rutgers University. He was the on-site director for the Crime Control Institute’s NIJ-funded research project on Repeat Call Policing (RECAP) in Minneapolis, MN. He was also the on-site director for the Hot Spots of Crime Experiment that followed, revisiting the Kansas City Preventive Patrol Experiment’s findings about the effectiveness of preventive patrol. In the 1990s, he served as Research Director for the Jersey City (NJ) Police Department under an NIJ Locally-Initiated Research grant. He is a charter member of the Futures Working Group, a collaboration of the FBI and the Police Futurists Society that anticipates and analyzes future trends that will affect the police.
Jay Corzine is Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Department of Sociology at the University of Central Florida. His primary research area is violent crime, and he is the outgoing editor of the journal, Homicide Studies. He works with the Orlando Police Department on issues related to violent crime and was a consultant for the Mayor's Safe Orlando Task Force. His current research is partially funded by Orange County, Florida. Along with Lin Huff-Corzine and John Jarvis, he recently negotiated an MOU between the University of Central Florida and the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit.
Thomas J. Cowper
Staff Inspector Thomas J. Cowper is a 28 year veteran of the New York State Police and is currently its Director of Planning and Research. He has served in patrol, SWAT and a number of administrative assignments throughout his career. He spent many years involved in the procurement, implementation and management of an array of technology programs, and served as the Director of Communications for three years managing all State Police telecommunications systems. From 2000 to 2007, he was on loan from State Police to the New York State Office for Technology serving as the Deputy Project Director for the Statewide Wireless Network project. Tom has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from LeTourneau University and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Marist College.
LT COL SCOTT M. CURTIN
Lt Col Curtin was commissioned through the Air Force Academy. He graduated in May 1990 and earned his wings in October 1991 at Fort Rucker, Alabama. His aviation career includes flying tours in the UH-1N, HH-1H, and MH-53J/M. Additionally, he has served as an instructor in each weapon system and was an evaluator in the HH-1H. Lt Col Curtin began his operational career at F.E. Warren AFB, serving as an instructor in the UH-1N. He is credited with 19 saves and 6 assists flying search and rescue, Medevac, and Military Assistance to Safety and Traffic (MAST). Lt Col Curtin was then selected to become an instructor and evaluator at the Air Force’s only initial helicopter training squadron, the 23rd FTS at Fort Rucker, Alabama. He became the units first dual service qualified Night Vision Goggle evaluator. In 1998, Lt Col Curtin began a year of MH-53J upgrade training and then became an MH-53J/M pilot at the 20th SOS, deploying to Kuwait in support of Operation Southern Watch and receiving his 20th rescue in Florida. The summer of 2001 he was selected to become an instructor with the 551st SOS, Kirtland AFB. He served as the Squadron Executive Officer for a year and then was chosen to fill the Assistant Director of Operations and MH-53 Program Manager positions for the 58th TRS. Lt Col Curtin assumed command of Detachment 1, 342nd TRS, the Pararescue/Combat Rescue Officer Schoolhouse, in May 2003 also at Kirtland AFB. In June of 2004, he was sent to the Army Command and General Officer Staff College in Ft Leavenworth, Kansas. Upon graduation in May of 2005, Lt Col Curtin was assigned to the United States Special Operations Command and the Center for Special Operations Knowledge and Futures as a Futures Analyst and currently serves as the Branch Chief for the Special Operations Concept Development Branch. Lt Col Curtin has been participating in PFI/FBI activities since 2005 and was made a member in 2006.
Toby M. Finnie
Toby M. Finnie is the Director of the High Tech Crime Consortium, a nonprofit corporation that provides training, education and support to criminal investigator-members tasked with digital crime cases. She has involvement in numerous projects including presenting a proposal for a coordinated application of Community Oriented Policing concepts at a statewide level and has also provided training to Tacoma Police Department detectives on conducting undercover investigations on the Internet.
Karen E. Gardner
Dr. Karen Gardner , Executive Director of Training and Organizational Development for ManTech University, is an accomplished professional in developing e-Learning solutions in higher education, government and corporate educational settings. She is a hands-on learning professional with working knowledge of end-to-end learning processes. She spent a career as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, with her last assignment teaching the FBI’s future generation of Agents and Analysts. Facing this new assignment, she went back to the classroom and pursued a Master’s and Doctorate from the University of Virginia. After retiring from the FBI in 2006, she worked as a goal-oriented instructional design professional in the intelligence community, with significant and progressive curriculum development expertise interacting with people and teams in instructional settings. She came to ManTech in 2010, and was key in designing and executing a learning strategy that was recognized in 2011 with the “Learning Elite” award from Chief Learning Officer Magazine .
Marc Goodman is a global strategist, writer and consultant focused on the profound change technology is having on security, business and international affairs. Mr. Goodman is the founder of the Future Crimes Institute and currently serves as the chair for Policy and Law at Silicon Valley’s Singularity University. In 2012, Mr. Goodman was selected by the FBI to serve as “Futurist in Residence.” Over the past twenty years, he has built his expertise in next generation security threats such as cyber crime, cyber terrorism and information warfare working with organizations such as Interpol, the United Nations, NATO and the U.S. Government. Mr. Goodman frequently consults with global policy makers, security executives and industry leaders on transnational cyber risk and intelligence and has operated in more than 70 countries around the world. His current areas of research include the security implications of disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence, the social data revolution, synthetic biology, virtual worlds, robotics, ubiquitous computing and location-based services. He has been published in the Harvard Business Review, Forbes, the Economist, Jane’s Intelligence Review1 and the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin . He is a graduate of Harvard University and the London School of Economics.
Charles "Sid" Heal
Charles “Sid” Heal retired as a Commander from the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department in 2008 after nearly 33 years of service, more than half of which was spent in units charged with handling law enforcement special and emergency operations. In addition, he recently retired from the Marine Corps Reserve after 35 years and four tours of combat. He is the author of Sound Doctrine, and more than 140 articles on law enforcement subjects. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Police Science from California State University, Los Angeles; a masters degree in public administration from the University of Southern California and a masters degree in management from California Polytechnic University, Pomona. He is also a graduate of the FBI’s National Academy and the California Command College.
Lin Huff-Corzine is Assistant Vice President for Faculty Relations and an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Central Florida (UCF). Her primary research area is violent crime. She has recently served four-years as President of the Homicide Research Working Group. She works with the Orlando Police Department on issues related to violent crime and was a consultant for the Mayor's Safe Orlando Task Force. Her current research, which focuses on violent crime causes and prevention in Orange County, Florida, is funded by Orange County, Florida. Along with Jay Corzine and John Jarvis, she recently negotiated an MOU between the UCF and the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit to develop a Center for the Study of Crime based at UCF.
Commander Jeffeory G. Hynes
Jeffory G. Hynes was promoted to the rank of Police Commander on 01/12/04 and is a twenty-eighth year veteran of the Phoenix Police Department and was assigned to the Tactical Support Bureau, prior to being transferred to the Central City Precinct, 05/17/04 which is one of the most violent precincts within the City of Phoenix. He is currently assigned to the Family Investigations Bureau as of 07/01/2007. His final assignment as a Lieutenant, was at the Training Academy supervising the Advanced Training Unit from which he was responsible for all in-service related training for 3600 sworn and civilian employees (2001- 2004). Prior to his assignment at the Training Bureau he was assigned as an Area Manager within the Central City Precinct and is nationally known as an exceptionally proactive problem-solver, having had at least two major action plans completed each of his five years while at the precinct (1996 – 2001); with nationally recognized efforts in the topic areas of prostitution, narcotics & major false identification investigations, and lastly transient diversion programs focusing upon the conically mentally ill. He has received numerous recognition awards related to his community policing efforts, such as: Herman Goldstein Problem Oriented Policing Award, National Award (1997), Phoenix Police Department Community Based Policing Award (1998), Phoenix Police Department Community Based Policing Award (2000), Arizona Criminal Justice Commission State Award Recognition; Prostitution Action Plan (2001), International Chiefs of Police National Award Nomination; Outstanding Community Policing Initiative (2001) and the Sam Leabo Award, from the Phoenix Police Department Reserve Division (2006). He is also one of the program designers for the “Beat Accountability” program and department wide philosophy implementation (2000 – 2007). In addition, during his career, Commander Hynes has been assigned to the Employment Services Bureau, the Community Relations Bureau, the Planning and Research Bureau, the Professional Standards Bureau, and four of the six Phoenix Police field Precincts. Commander Hynes has been a long-time instructor / educator for the Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, Arizona Regional Policing Institute, Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (Arizona POST) and the Phoenix Police Department. He is currently considered an Arizona POST Subject Matter Expert in the area of Community Policing / Problem Solving and Law Enforcement Physical Fitness Program Issues. Commander Hynes received his Associate of Arts Degree from Phoenix College, his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Police Administration and his Master of Science Degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University and is currently seeking his Doctoral Degree in Education also from N.A.U. with projected completion date of Fall of 2007.
John Jackson serves as a sergeant with the Houston Police Department and is currently assigned as a strategist in the Strategic Planning Unit. John also serves as the 1st Vice President of the Police Futurists International. John has a Master of Science in Studies of the Future and is currently working towards a doctorate in political science.
Dr. Tina Jaeckle received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida in Criminology and Sociology in 1990 and completed a Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Houston in 1995. She has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida for approximately 18 years. Dr. Jaeckle also completed a second Master's of Science Degree in Criminal Justice with a specialty track in the Behavioral Sciences from Nova Southeastern University. In 2007, she completed a Ph.D. in the Humanities and Social Sciences with a major in Conflict Analysis and Resolution (specialty in conflict and crisis management) from the same institution. Dr. Jaeckle is presently an Assistant Professor in the Social and Behavioral Sciences at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida. She is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family and Dependency Mediator and a Primary Trainer and Substantive Expert in the areas of family dynamics, domestic violence, child abuse, and effectively managing crisis issues within high-conflict families. Dr. Jaeckle is board certified in both emergency crisis response and bereavement trauma through the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and holds Diplomate status with the same organization. Additionally, Dr. Jaeckle is a member of the American Red Cross Mental Health Crisis Team; serves as the mental health training consultant for the St. Johns County Sheriff's Department and crisis hostage/negotiation unit and crisis intervention team; is a visiting professor at the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia; serves as the chair of the crisis intervention section of the Association for Conflict Resolution; and is an active member of the FBI's Future's Working Group and the Homicide Research Working Group.
Dr. John Jarvis
Dr. John Jarvis is the Chairman of the Futures Working Group and serves the FBI as the chief criminologist in the Behavioral Science Unit. His work focuses on crime analysis, crime trend research, and the initiation and support of various research efforts by local, state, and Federal law enforcement. His recent criminological work involves examining validity and reliability of national crime statistics, analyses of serial crimes, and measuring and exploring the behavior of computer criminals. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Virginia and has authored and co-authored numerous works that include recent publications appearing in The Journal of Homicide Studies, The Journal of Interpersonal Violence, and the Journal of Trauma, Violence and Abuse.
Carl J. Jensen III, Ph.D.
Carl J. Jensen III, Ph.D. is a 1978 graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy. He served in the Navy from 1978 until 1983, first aboard the nuclear fleet ballistic missile submarine USS George Washington Carver and then as an aide to the Commander of Submarine Group Five. In 2006, Dr. Jensen retired from the FBI after 22 years of service. In the Bureau, he served in the following capacities: Field Agent (Atlanta, Georgia; Monterey, California; and Youngstown, Ohio); Racketeering Records Examiner, FBI Laboratory; and Instructor, Behavioral Science Unit. Upon his retirement from the FBI, Dr. Jensen joined the RAND Corporation as a Senior Behavioral Scientist. In 2007, he joined the Legal Studies faculty at the University of Mississippi while retaining adjunct status at RAND. He currently serves as the Director of the Center for Intelligence and Security Studies at the University of Mississippi.
Mr. Jones is a retired Law Enforcement Supervisor and currently serves as Undergraduate Program Chair and Director of the Undergraduate Forensic Psychology Program at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida. As a member of the Futures Working Group, Mr. Jones has published and researched in the areas of law enforcement leadership and management, organizational cultural, recruiting and retention, and performance management. Mr. Jones is a guest lecturer at the FBI NA and collaborates in a variety of on-going research projects involving offender interviewing methodologies and case review strategies. He also serves as facilitator for research-based focus groups for the BSU and other partnering organizations. Mr. Jones consults with law enforcement and correctional agencies in promotional processes, selection processes, and leadership training. Click here for full faculty profile: http://www.fit.edu/faculty/profiles/profile.php?tracks=mjones
Harry A. Kern
Harry A. Kern serves as Chief of the FBI’s Behavioral Science Unit (BSU), Law Enforcement Programs Section, Training Division, FBI Academy, Quantico, Virginia. His 33 years combined law enforcement experience, include service as a police officer with a municipal police department and 24 ½ years with the FBI as a Special Agent. Kern was assigned to the BSU as a Supervisory Special Agent - Instructor in January 2000 and has served as Unit Chief of the BSU since 2005. He earned a B.A. degree in Sociology with emphasis in Criminal Justice from California Baptist University and a M.Ed. degree from University of Virginia, specializing in the Social Foundations of Education. Kern’s responsibilities include oversight of the BSU mission (instruction, research and consultation) and working behind the scenes in furtherance of supporting research projects and activities of the FWG.
Gerald W. Konkler
Gerald W. Konkler was a sworn officer with the Tulsa Police Department for almost 30 years, retiring as a captain in 2005. He continued with the Tulsa Police Department as Accreditation Manager, a position he held for 5 years. In addition to field command positions he was in charge of the Research and Development Section for more than a decade. Konkler also served as the Department’s Legal Advisor and as commander of the Internal Affairs Unit. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Juris Doctor, both from the University of Tulsa. Konkler is a graduate of the 150th Session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Academy and the 4th Session of the FBI's National Law Institute for police legal advisors. He has more than 30 years experience in teaching various criminal justice topics for both police agencies and academic institutions. He is a charter member of the Society of Police Futurists International and served as president of that organization from 2001-2002. Since 2010, Konkler has served as the Criminal Justice Program Director at Northern Oklahoma College.
Dr. Bud Levin
Dr. Levin is Professor of Psychology at Blue Ridge Community College in Weyers Cave, Virginia. He is a futurist, a member of the Waynesboro Virginia Police Department and a founding member of the Futures Working Group.
William R. Maki
William R. Maki began his police career at the Waynesboro, Virginia Police Department in 1978, when he was selected as a reserve officer. First employed by WPD in January of 1981 as a patrol officer, Maki held many positions in the department before retiring as the Deputy Chief in October of 2010. Maki earned an Associate Degree in Law Enforcement from Blue Ridge Community College in 1979 and a Bachelor's Degree in Police Planning and Management from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1980. He is a graduate of the 196th session of the FBI National Academy in March of 1999. Officer Maki now works as a patrol officer for the Wintergreen Resort Police Department in Virginia. Maki has participated in several Futures Working Group conferences and writing projects with his most recent contribution being to Volume 7, Allies and Adversaries.
Recently retired after 28 years of service with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Earl Moulton brings a wealth of senior management and operational policing experience. Earl attained the rank of Assistant Commissioner and held the position of Commanding Officer, "F" Division (Saskatchewan). With a long-held interest in Internet technologies and cyber-crime issues, Earl has been involved in overt and covert computer investigations since 1986. He founded and served as President of the Society for the Policing of Cyberspace (POLCYB), an internationally recognized network of policing and computer professionals. Earl was also the founder and inaugural co-chair for the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Electronic Crime Committee.
Richard W. Myers
Richard W. Myers served as the Chief of the Colorado Springs Police Department from Jan. 2007 until his retirement in Nov. 2011, leading a staff of over 1000 members in Colorado’s second largest city. Chief Myers has held prior police chief positions in Appleton, WI (1995-2007), Lisle, IL (1991-1995), Plymouth, MI (1985-1991) and Atlas Township, MI (1984). In addition to these leadership roles, Chief Myers has served as a police officer/public safety officer/sheriff’s deputy since 1977, beginning in his native state of Michigan. Chief Myers is a Past President of the Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association, Past President of the Society of Police Futurists International (PFI), and served two terms as Secretary on the Board of the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), as well as being a Life Member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP). He was an original appointee to the Futures Working Group and has contributed to several of FWG’s publications. He is serving his second term as a Commissioner on The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies and is presently its Secretary.
Mary O’Dea has worked for the US Special Operations Command since 2004. She served as a senior level subject matter expert in futures, concept development, and strategic analysis in the Knowledge and Futures directorate for 6 years before moving to the Strategic Policy Division to act as in a senior strategist role. There she develops and analyses U.S., Joint, military, and USSOCOM strategies as well as strategic posture initiatives and makes recommendations designed to address the future operational environment. Trained in Systemic Operational Design and certified in Strategic Foresight from the University of Houston, Mary has a diverse portfolio of interests and activities. She is one of two 2012 Futurists in Residence for the Behavioral Science Unit, and she currently serves as Vice President of the Society of Police Futurists International. She has presented for the last 3 years at the annual Society of World Futures Conference, is an active member of the FBI’s Futures Working Group, and a member of the Association of Professional Futurists. Her Masters’ degrees are in English and education from the University of Florida and the University of South Florida. She was a college instructor prior to her move to futures work. She lives in Tampa with her husband and daughter.
Dr. Andreas (Olli) M. Olligschlaeger
Dr. Andreas (Olli) M. Olligschlaeger is the president of TruNorth Data Systems, Inc., a company specializing in law enforcement information systems consulting and software development for federal, state and local agencies. Formerly a systems scientist at Carnegie Mellon University, with appointments at the H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy, the Robotics Institute and the School of Computer Science, Dr. Olligschlaeger also has practical experience working with law enforcement agencies in narcotics enforcement, crime analysis and criminal intelligence. The primary focus of his work is on artificial intelligence methods for crime forecasting, advanced analytical tools for the automated mining of very large data sets for both crime analysis and criminal intelligence, advanced spatial statistical methods for geographic information systems and crime mapping, and the development of law enforcement related systems that integrate many different analytical techniques into a single interface. His work in correctional intelligence has included the automated mining of and topic detection within speech recognized text derived from inmate telephone calls.
Justin W. Patchin, Ph.D
Justin W. Patchin, Ph.D. , is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He received his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University. For the past several years he has been exploring the intersection of teens and technology, with particular focus on cyberbullying and social networking. He has travelled around the country giving presentations to thousands of educators, counselors, law enforcement officers, parents, and youth on how to prevent and address the consequences of cyberbullying. Dr. Patchin is Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center www.cyberbullying.us and has written numerous academic articles on adolescent behaviors online. His recently co-authored book: "Bullying beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying" is available from Sage Publications.
Professor Thomas A. Petee
Professor Thomas A. Petee received his PhD from the University of Notre Dame. Areas of interest include violent crime and community policing. His research has appeared in such journals as Criminology, Homicide Studies, the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Sociological Inquiry, Criminal Justice and Behavior, and Sociological Focus. He has served as the co-editor of Homicide Studies, and is currently the President of the Homicide Research Working Group. He is a Senior Consultant and Professor in the Center for Government and Public Affairs at Auburn University.
Joseph A. Schafer
Joseph A. Schafer is Professor and Chair of the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Dr. Schafer has done extensive research on policing, organizational change, leadership, communities and crime, citizen perceptions of police, and futures research in policing. He was the 2006-2007 President of Police Futurists International, serves on the Advisory Board for the Leadership Summit Consortium, and was a visiting scholar in the Behavioral Science Unit of the FBI Academy (2006-2007). His publications include co-authoring The Future of Policing: A Practical Guide for Police Managers & Leaders (CRC Press, 2012), authoring Leadership in Policing: The Traits and Habits of Effective Leaders (Carolina Academic Press), and editing Policing 2020: The Future of Crime, Communities & Policing (FBI, 2007).
Dr. Gene Stephens
Dr. Gene Stephens in recent years has designed a futures-oriented leadership development program for the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy and co-founded the Public Safety Leadership Development Consortium, an organization dedicated to improving and professionalizing this field worldwide. He has also continued consulting/teaching in numerous public safety programs across the nation and CanadaHe taught for 27 years at the University of South Carolina College of Criminal Justice and is now Distinguished Professor Emeritus. He holds a PhD in Public Policy and Criminology from the Institute of Liberal Arts at Emory University, a MCJ from Georgia State University, and a BS in Journalism from the University of Tennessee. Before spending four years as an assistant to the dean at Georgia State University, he spent a decade as a journalist, primarily political and investigative reporting for newspapers including The Cincinnati Enquirer and The Atlanta Constitution, and as a bureau chief for United Press International. He is also Criminal Justice Editor of The Futurist and a columnist for the PFI Newsletter.
Amanda Terrell-Orr has worked in civilian support roles in law enforcement agencies for 13 years. In her current position as the Planning and Grants Administrator at the Colorado Springs Police Department, she oversees the planning, grants and research functions. One of her strongest interests is crime victim rights and she serves as a current member of the 4th Judicial District Victims’ Compensation Board as well as the State of Colorado Crime Victim Services Advisory Board. As a 2010-2011 Futurist in Residence, Amanda focused her research on the future of community partnerships and volunteerism in policing. Amanda holds a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and a master of arts degree in sociology. She is a member of the International Association of Law Enforcement Planners and Police Futurists International.
Greg S. Weaver
Greg S. Weaver is an Associate Professor of Criminology at Auburn University. He earned his PhD in 1997 (Sociology) from the University of Nebraska and is a former probation officer with the Florida Department of Corrections. Major research and teaching interests include lethal violence, substance use, and terrorism/homeland security. Dr. Weaver is a member of the AU Homeland Security Education Initiative, Police Futurists International, and the International Association of Crime Analysts.
Alan C. Youngs
Alan C. Youngs Served as Lakewood, Colorado Police Department, Division Chief-retired after 33 years. Division Chief in the Investigation Division and the Community Resources Division
Captain in the Intelligence and Information Management Divisions
Held command positions in every division of the police department
Juris Doctor Degree
Master Degree in Public Administration
Bachelor Degree in Political Science
Graduate, FBI National Academy
Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University Cambridge, Mass. Senior Management Institute for Police
• Attorney at Law, Denver Colorado
Active member of the Washington D.C. Bar, the Nebraska, the Colorado United States District Courts and the American Bar Association
• AELE certified Litigation Specialist and a law enforcement and security consultant • Member of the IACP Investigative Commanders Committee • Member of the FBI’s Futures Working Group • Member of the ASIS Law Enforcement Liaison Committee • Certified facilitator for the IACP West Point Leadership Program • Facilitator for Enlightened Leadership International
• Subject matter expert on juvenile crime for the California Post and was part of the making of two California Post training tapes on domestic violence and violent crimes. Currently updating these films with the California Post • Consultant for the Police Executive Research Forum, United States Department of Justice, and Maximus, Inc. Police operation reviews completed for the Republic of Honduras National Police, the U.S. Capitol Police, the San Jose Police Department, the Nassau County Police Department, the City of Miami Beach, FL police deployment; the New Jersey Attorney General criminal investigations training development; Effingham County, GA, Sheriff’s operations review; and Spalding County, GA, corrections review. Directed the Police operations study of Hobart, Whiting, Gary, Hammond and East Chicago, Indiana Police Departments. • Police Civil Liability adjunct professor for the University of Colorado. Adjunct professor at Rio Salado College, Red Rocks Community College, Remington College, Metropolitan State College and the University of Phoenix. Lectured for the IACP, the Dallas Crime Commission, The Institute for Law Enforcement Administration and the FBI Academy (2000-2007) • Published author of numerous articles on law enforcement topics (1988-2007) • U.S. International Police Association representative to the Country of Argentina