Speakers

Photo Name Summary City State
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.

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Deputy Sheriff Paul Steigleder (Ret.)

  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.

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Officer Shelley Fox-Loken (Ret.)

Shelley Fox-Loken served as a corrections officer at Oregon State Penitentiary for four years. She also spent eleven years working as a state parole and probation officer in Oregon.

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Judge Judith Matarazzo

Judge Judith Matarazzo began her legal career in 1985 and worked in private practice where she specialized in personal injury law for 21 years. In 2006, she was elected to the Multnomah County Circuit Court and later re-elected in 2018.

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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.    

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Daniel-Paul Alva, Assistant District Attorney (Fmr.)

After Daniel-Paul Alva graduated from the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville in 1972, he became an Assistant District Attorney in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. There he was assigned to the Narcotics Unit, and for over a year, he followed the path of drug prosecution cases from investigation through trial.  

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Patrick Nightingale, Prosecutor (Fmr.)

Patrick Nightingale is a former prosecutor and practicing criminal defense attorney in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Patrick spent six years with the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office and was one of the founding members of the Domestic Violence Unit.    

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Deputy Commissioner Kevin Bethel (Ret.)

Kevin Bethel began his law enforcement career as a patrol officer with the Philadelphia Police Department in 1986. Over the course of his 39-year career, Bethel served with the Patrol Bureau, Special Investigative Bureau, Narcotics Strike Force, Narcotics Field Unit, Narcotics Intelligence Investigative Unit, Internal Affairs Division, and was the Commanding Officer of the 17th […]

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Patrol Officer Beth Comery (Fmr.)

In 1976, Beth Comery and four other women became the first in their hometown of Providence, Rhode Island to graduate from police academy and join the local police force of 400 men. Beth was assigned to foot patrol, then to a steady car post. During her six years in law enforcement, Beth enjoyed police work, […]

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Captain Dean Isabella

Dean Isabella began his law enforcement career in 1987 with the Providence Police Department in Rhode Island. He served as Commander of the Special Projects Unit, Acting Director of the Providence Emergency Management Agency, and Grant Coordinator.

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