Chief Norm Stamper (Ret.)

  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.

Chief Larry Kirk (Ret.)

  Larry Kirk was the chief of police for a department in Illinois and, most recently, a small town in Missouri. Since 1993, he has worked in patrol, special crimes units, gang suppression, jurisdictional narcotics task forces, and in a college police department. He has been recognized for his work in drug and gang investigations […]

Deputy Chief Stephen Downing (Ret.)

Stephen Downing began his 20-year police career in a squad car and finished as a deputy chief of police. As Commander of the Bureau of Special Investigations at one point, the Administrative Narcotics Division was one of the divisions within his scope of authority. Downing is an expert on issues related to police militarization, civil […]

Officer Nick Bucci (Ret.)

Dominick “Nick” Bucci is a retired New Jersey State Trooper who spent 25 years confronting street level drug dealers and international drug smugglers. His work involved over 1,000 arrests and convictions.  

Major Mike Hilliard (Ret.)

Michael Hilliard began his 27-year police career in 1975 as a patrolman in East Baltimore. He served as an internal affairs detective; coordinated Baltimore youth programs, and led an undercover squad. As a lieutenant assigned to the Northeast District, he helped establish the NorthEast Citizens’ Patrol. He also served six Chiefs of Patrol as an […]

Sean Dunagan, Intelligence Research Specialist (Fmr.)

From 1998 to 2011, Sean Dunagan served as an intelligence research specialist for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Over the course of his career with the DEA, he participated in dozens of federal drug investigations in the U.S., Mexico, and Guatemala.    

Detective Nick Morrow (Fmr.)

  Nick Morrow served as a deputy sheriff and detective for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, where he worked custody, patrol, narcotics and training assignments. He was certified as a Drug Recognition Expert Instructor and provided training to hundreds of law enforcement officers.  

Sergeant Steve Miller (Ret.)

Steve Miller spent over 20-year career as a police officer, detective, and sergeant. His law enforcement career began with the United States Air Force as a Security Policeman responsible for weapons systems security and anti-terrorism on US. Air Force bases in the US. and abroad. He served in Saudi Arabia at Dhahran Air Base during […]

Officer James Spadola (Fmr.)

  James Spadola was a Crime Prevention Analysis Officer for a police department in Delaware. During his freshman year of college, he enlisted in the Army Reserve in response to the 9/11 attacks.

City Attorney Pete Holmes

After nearly 25 years of working as a business litigation attorney, Peter Holmes was elected to be the Seattle City Attorney, the only elected city attorney in Washington state. He serves as Seattle’s misdemeanor prosecutor and has supervisory control of all of the city’s litigation.

Sergeant Ted Nelson (Ret.)

  Over his 25-year career with the Michigan State Police, Theodore “Ted” Nelson served as a patrol officer in Detroit, interdicted drugs at airports, and investigated large-scale narcotic conspiracy cases. Ted’s seen everything from small arrests as a uniformed trooper to working with the FBI and US. Customs on a multi-year investigation of international marijuana […]

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