Lieutenant Fred Martens (Ret.)

Frederick T. Martens is a retired Detective/Lieutenant of the New Jersey State Police, who spent several years in an undercover capacity as well as supervising narcotics investigations. He retired as the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Crime Commission, where he conducted investigations into organized crime and public corruption.

Officer Anthony Cincotti (Ret.)

  Anthony Cincotti  worked at Lovelock Correctional Center for 13 years as a Senior Correctional officer with the Nevada Department of Corrections. Lovelock houses approximately 1600 inmates of all custody levels. He also served as a training officer and instructor. Today, Anthony is retired from law enforcement and works as a realtor in Cape Coral, Florida.  

Sgt. Paul Steigleder (Ret.)

  Sgt. Paul Steigleder’s law enforcement career spanned three decades, including 2 years as a police officer in Sitka, Alaska, and 28 years at the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office, holding the rank of sergeant and lieutenant. He worked on anti-drug education in schools and oversaw hundreds of drug—related search warrants and small-time drug arrests.

Chief Betty Frizzell (Fmr.)

Betty Jane Frizzell is a retired Chief of Police for the Winfield Police Department in Missouri. She was honored as the Lincoln County Law Enforcement Officer of the Year in 2001.

Officer Christine Italiano (Ret.)

  After graduating from the Worcester Police Academy and the Massachusetts Department of Corrections Academy, Christine worked for nearly two decades as a police officer and corrections officer. She spent time as a rape investigator, a D.A.R.E. program officer and an undercover narcotics officer.

Ray Strack, Special Agent (Ret.)

Raymond Strack retired in January 2010 from the Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement as a Supervisory Criminal Investigator/ Supervisory Special Agent. He began his Federal Law Enforcement career as a Customs Patrol Officer in 1983 in New York City, and spent a majority of his early career as a Customs […]

Dr. Richard Watkins

  Dr. Richard Kimball Watkins was the senior warden of a 2000-bed correctional facility where he was responsible for the conduct of 500 employees and the annual budget of $9.3 million until his retirement in 2005. Dr. Watkins is a decorated Vietnam veteran pilot who received the Purple Heart Medal and the Air Medal. As […]

Deputy Sheriff Jay Fleming (Fmr.)

For 15 years, Jay Fleming fought against the burgeoning drug trade as a police officer in Spokane, Washington. He trained undercover narcotics officers and hired out to other departments across the Northwest, conducting long-term undercover investigations for murder, drugs, and money laundering cases.  

Jamie Haase, Special Agent (Fmr.)

Jamie Haase is a former special agent for U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, where he investigated and prosecuted crimes including human trafficking, narcotics smuggling, and money laundering. Before that, he served as a U.S. Customs Inspector where his responsibilities included reviewing manifests, targeting shipments, and inspecting foreign vessels and cargo for suspected contraband.    

Sheriff John O’Brien (Fmr.)

  John O’Brien was the elected sheriff of Genesee County, Michigan from 1973 until 1984. Early on, he was asked to appear on a local radio show to discuss his opinion about marijuana laws.

Senior Lieutenant Garry Jones (Ret.)

Garry L. Jones retired as a senior lieutenant after a 16 year career in state and federal prison systems. Jones served as a Corrections Officer by the DC. Department of Corrections, Case Manager at the Triangle Correctional Institute and the Goldsboro Correctional Center, and Senior Lieutenant at the Federal Correctional Institution in Tallahassee, Florida.    

Officer Peter Moskos (Fmr.)

Peter Moskos was a Baltimore City Police Officer assigned to patrol on the midnight shift in the high-crime Eastern District, an area known to many from the HBO series The Wire. Moskos left the police force to return to his graduate studies in sociology. He received his BA from Princeton University (1994) and his Ph.D. […]

Reserve Deputy Sheriff Jeff Studdard (Fmr.)

  Born and raised in Southern California, Jeff served for 10 years in law enforcement as a school district police officer and reserve Los Angeles County deputy sheriff. He’s also a graduate of LA. County’s exclusive Drug Recognition Expert program, which teaches police how to recognize impairment in drivers under the influence of drugs and/or […]

Chief Jerry Cameron (Ret.)

Jerry Cameron was the Chief of Police in two small town departments for a total of eleven years, he is also a graduate of the 150th Session of the FBI National Academy, the DEA Basic Drug Enforcement Course, and two DEA Advanced Drug Enforcement Professional Institutes. Cameron participated as a front line warrior in street […]

Deputy Sheriff Nate Bradley (Fmr.)

  Nate Bradley served almost seven years a deputy for the Sutter County Sheriff, where the majority of his time was spent working with local communities to reduce crime and address problems in the area.  He’ is currently the President of the California Cannabis Industry Association and an expert on marijuana policy, industry, and regulations.    

Lieutenant Jay Hall (Ret.)

  Jay Hall served as a police officer in the Houston Police Department for 24 years before transitioning to  a juvenile probation officer in Indiana where he focused on prevention. He subsequently became an adult parole officer where his primary focus was on rehabilitation.

Officer Brian Gaughan (Ret.)

  Brian Gaughan was a police officer for 11 years, first in Davenport, Iowa, and then in his native Chicago area. He then served as a firefighter/paramedic until 2009, when he was injured on a call and forced to take medical retirement. He also had a long career in labor organizing, leading his Iowa police […]

Officer Madeline Martinez (Fmr.)

Madeline Martinez spent nine years working for the California Department of Corrections. She served as a correctional peace officer at the California Institution for Women (CIW), a female-only state prison in Chino, CA.

Chief Deputy Matthew Fogg (Ret.)

Matthew Fogg is a former Federal Agent in the United States Marshals Service. Fogg was a Supervisory Special Agent in charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration joint drug and gun interdiction Metropolitan Area Task Force. He is a recipient of the District of Columbia, U.S. Attorney, and Federal Bar Association’s highest law enforcement awards.  

Event Calendar