- Emerging Legal Trends
- SWAT Liability Management
- Drug/Narcotic Liability Management
- Arrest, Search and Seizure
- Policies and Procedures
- Officer-Involved Shooting and Use of Deadly Force Investigation
- Homicide Investigation
- 5-Day Homicide Investigation
- Criminal Investigations/Investigative Challenges for Detective and New Criminal Investigators
- First-Line Supervision Leadership
- 5-day Leadership Institute
- Emerging Legal Trends for Supervisors
- Internal Affairs Investigations, Officer Misconduct, and Officer Discipline
- 5-Day Internal Affairs, Citizen Complaints, Legal Issues, Administrative v. Criminal
- Enhancing Jail/Correctional Operations and Jail Officer Performance
- Jail/Correctional High-Risk Critical Task- “Why Are We Getting Sued?”
- Administrative Investigation of Jailer Misconduct
- Mastering Leadership Skills for Jail/Correctional Officers
- Jail Liability and Risk Management Conference
JOHN “JACK” RYAN
LLRMI Co-Director, Captain (Ret) Providence, RI Police Department, Attorney
Jack Ryan is an Attorney in Rhode Island, a graduate Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude at Suffolk University Law School. Jack has 20 years police experience as a police officer with the Providence Police Department, Providence, RI. He has earned a law degree in addition to experience as a police officer, providing a unique perspective on legal and liability issues. Jack is a former adjunct faculty member at Salve Regina University and lectures frequently throughout the United States. Since retiring, Jack has conducted numerous training sessions around the country for Legal & Liability Risk Management Institute. Among the programs, he is responsible for courses on “Policy Development for Public Safety Agencies;” “Advanced Internal Affairs;” “Liability and Risk Management for Law Enforcement Agencies;” “Legal and Liability Issues in the Public Schools;” “Arrest, Search & Seizure;” “Use of Force and Documentation;” “Legal & Liability Issues in SWAT Operations;” and “Legal and Liability Issues for Negotiators.” Jack is also a co-director of the Legal and Liability Risk Management Institute which provides services relating to risk management for law enforcement agencies nationwide. These services include training, high risk/critical task policy review, policy development, improved supervision, audits, risks assessments, and expert witness services. Jack has been retained in over 900 cases as an expert witness since his retirement.
Lou Reiter is a National Trainer for LLRMI for over 20 years and is a Co-Director of the Legal and Liability Risk Management Institute. He has presented training on Internal Affairs issues for the past 25 years. Lou regularly conducts police agency audits and has been the consultant on investigations involving 8 cities and the Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice. He has been a police practices expert in over 1,100 civil cases appearing for both plaintiffs and defendants. Lou authored the “Third Edition of Law Enforcement Administrative Investigations” in 2006 and two novels on police misconduct. Lou retired from the L.A.P.D. as a Deputy Chief of Police after 20 years of service.
LLRMI Training Director
Retired Assistant Director TN Law Enforcement Training Academy/TN POST
In 2018 Ray Farris retired as Assistant Director at the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy where he was assigned to oversee Basic Training and the Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission (POST) as well as Specialized Training. He has over 30 years of total service in the state of Tennessee serving in a variety of positions. Ray has also served as Vice President Bethel University and Vice President for Savant Learning Systems a private higher educational and training company. He is also currently an Adjunct Faculty member in the Criminal Justice Program at Bethel University and serves on the Academic Review Committee for Masters candidates.
He received his Bachelor of Science from Tennessee Technological University and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Nashville School of Law and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy (Session 265), Police Staff and Command School at Northwestern University. Training certifications include: Criminal and Constitutional Law, Courtroom Security, Leadership, Internal Affairs, Management, Firearms and Emergency Vehicle Operations and many others.
Tom Martin began his law enforcement career in 1988 as a uniformed New York State Trooper, and began his forensic career in 1990 as a crime scene field technician. For the majority of his career, Tom was assigned to the NYSP Forensic Identification Unit in Poughkeepsie, and supervised that unit for 14 years before retiring from that position in October 2010. Tom regularly provides forensic testimony in various state and federal courts.
Tom has a B.S. degree in Criminal Justice. He is a nationally recognized speaker who has instructed at numerous forensic training seminars across the United States, including the American Academy of Forensic Sciences Annual Conferences, The National Institute of Justice Annual Conferences and Technology Fairs, and the Smithsonian Institute. He is a faculty member of the National College of District Attorneys.
SGT. LOWELL, MA POLICE DEPARTMENT
Sgt. Shaun T. Santos has over twenty-five years of law enforcement experience and is a twenty-year veteran of the Lowell, Massachusetts Police Department. He has been assigned as a full-time Task-Force Officer with the Drug Enforcement Administration for over ten years. Sgt. Santos has extensive expertise in the management of multi-jurisdictional drug and money laundering investigations, including various methods of electronic surveillance. He has been involved in the preparation and execution of over one hundred search warrants for narcotics. Sgt. Santos has received a Bachelor of Science Degree (UMass-Lowell) and Master’s degree (Anna Maria College) in criminal justice. Sgt. Santos obtained his juris doctorate from Suffolk Law School in 2007. Shaun has served as an expert throughout the United States.
CISSP, EnCE, CFCE, CEECS, CHFI, A+, Network+, Security+
Glenn Bard is a retired Pennsylvania State Trooper First Class and U.S. Veteran of Operations Desert Storm. In 1999 Glenn began Computer Crime Investigations for the PA State Police and has since investigated crimes across the United States ranging from Child Pornography to Criminal Homicide. Glenn has also conducted forensic examinations for City, State and Federal Law Enforcement Agencies including the FBI, US Postal Inspectors, and I.C.E., as well as, foreign governments.
Glenn has been certified as an expert in both State Court and by the United States Federal Court in the areas of Digital Forensics, Cellular Technology and Computer Technology.
Tim began his law enforcement career with the Baltimore Police Department in 1981. In September of 1990, he was reassigned to the Education and Training Division as the agency’s primary law instructor. April of 1993, he assumed command of the Department’s Special Investigation Section within the Internal Investigation Division. His duties focused on the investigation of Criminal wrongdoing within the department’s ranks.
Chief Longo (retired) served as Chief of Police for the City of Charlottesville, Virginia until 2016. Longo is a graduate of Towson University in Baltimore where he served as an Adjunct Professor. He is a graduate of the University of Baltimore, School of Law. Tim serves as an Expert Witness and regularly lectures across the United States for the Legal and Liability Risk Management Institute.
Jeff Carter received his Bachelor of Science in Corrections and Juvenile Services/Political Science from Eastern Kentucky University after serving four years in the United States Marine Corps. He is currently the Deputy Director of the Fayette County Detention Center, a 1300 bed adult facility in Lexington, KY. Jeff has almost twenty years’ experience in Corrections and regularly trains Jail and Corrections Officers around the country in “Best Practices for Jails” for Legal and Liability Risk Management Institute- from Use of Force and suicide prevention, to PREA. Jeff has served as an expert witness throughout the United States.
Ms. Tracey Reed is an Independent Jail Consultant & Owner of T. Reed Consulting with nearly a quarter century of total corrections experience. Ms. Reed, a graduate of Brescia University, is a veteran in the field of corrections, having served the Commonwealth of Kentucky for over a decade as a Senior Probation and Parole Officer in addition to being selected as the first female jail consultant for the Department of Corrections. Ms. Reed’s expertise includes interpreting state and federal regulatory standards governing construction, renovation and operations, as well as, performing jail audits ad investigations into critical incidents. Ms. Reed also develops & provides training for jail staff in critical areas of operation in order to help county officials reduce their level of liability. She resides in Louisville, Kentucky.
David has worked in Jail/Correction since 1981, retiring as Deputy Director of the Medium Security II at the Rhode Island Department of Correction. David received his Bachelor and Master’s Degree from Salve Regina University and regularly teaches as an Adjunct Instructor in their Criminal Justice Program.
David has worked as a Jail Correction expert for the last 8 years throughout the United States.
David conducts Jail Audits and regularly teaches Jail Correction Officers throughout the United States for the Legal and Liability Risk Management Institute. David has served as a Jail Expert Witness since 2010.
David Rivers retired as a Detective Sergeant in the Homicide Bureau of the Metropolitan Dade County Police Department after over 27 years. As a lead investigator and supervisor, he assisted in the investigation of several hundred homicides, suicides, accidental and other death investigations. On April 11, 1986 he supervised the crime scene portion of the investigation of the largest shootout in the history of the F.B.I. He and several of the involved agents have given presentations on this incident for 32 years as of 2018.
In 1988 David was assigned as Supervisor of the “Cold Case Squad” which was responsible for the continuing investigation of information received on over 1,800 open homicides dating back to 1951. He has consulted on cases in the United States, Canada, Holland and the United Kingdom.