Chief Norm Stamper (Ret.)
Seattle Police Department Orcas Island, Washington
Norm Stamper was a police officer for 34 years, the first 28 in San Diego, and the last six as Seattle’s police chief. In his 28 years with SDPD Norm rose quickly through the ranks and as deputy chief sen/ed in each of the department’s bureaus. Norm earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Criminal Justice Administration from San Diego State University and his Ph.D. in Leadership and Human Behavior from United States International University. He is a graduate of the FBI‘s National Executive Institute.
Over the past three decades he has conducted organizational effectiveness and leadership training and consulting for both public and private organizations throughout North America. He is the author of Breaking Rank: A Top Cop’s Expose of the Dark Side of American Policing, and most recently, To Protect and Serve: How to Fix America’s Police.
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