Speakers

Photo Name Summary City State
Officer Silvestre Tanenbaum (Fmr.)

Silvestre Tanenbaum is a former Patrol Officer for city of Carrollton, Texas and Logistics Manager for the United States Army.

TX
Dr. Michael Gilbert

Dr. Michael Gilbert has over 20 years of experience working in corrections and criminal justice as a manager, trainer, consultant, and researcher. Dr. Gilbert is a retired professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Texas, San Antonio. He is currently the Executive Director of  National Association of Community and Restorative Justice.

TX
Officer Brian Chapman (Fmr.)

Brian Chapman is a former probation officer with the Dallas County Community Supervision and Corrections Department. Chapman began to doubt the efficacy of the War on Drugs almost immediately after beginning his career.

TX
Chief Todd Radford

Chief Todd Radford began his 30-year law enforcement career with the Travis County Sheriff’s Office in 1987, where he worked patrol, investigations, and field training assignments. He also served as a SWAT team member and training academy instructor.

TX
Justice Rebeca Martinez

In 2013, Justice Martinez was elected to the Fourth Court of Appeals for the State of Texas, where she currently serves. She is a member of the State Bar Pro Bono College and the College of the State Bar.

TX
Judge Beckie Palomo

Judge Beckie Palomo began her legal career as a prosecutor in the Webb County District Attorney’s Office, where she served for eight years and advocated on behalf of crime victims. In 2007, Judge Palomo was unanimously appointed as the Webb County Community Supervision and Corrections Department Director where she oversaw the rehabilitation of over 2800 […]

TX
Chief Steve Moore (Ret.)

Steve Moore began his law enforcement career in 1977 as an officer in the Hurst Police Department in Texas. He initially served as an animal control officer and quickly rose through ranks as a patrol officer, corporal, sergeant, and lieutenant.

TX
Detective Neil Woods (Ret.)

Neil Woods served with the Derbyshire Constabulary for 26 years as a Detective and Detective Sergeant. For thirteen of those years, he worked undercover on drug cases, purchasing heroin and crack cocaine and infiltrating organized crime. He trained social workers and youth social workers on the effects of drugs and taught undercover techniques throughout Yorkshire […]

UK
Officer James “Flaming Eagle” Mooney (Fmr.)

  James Mooney spent more than a decade in Utah State law enforcement and the State Department of Corrections, during which he established a reputation as one of the most successful undercover police officers in Utah. In 1993, he was given the Citizen’s Award of Commendation from the State of Utah, signed by Governor Mike […]

UT
Officer David Doddridge (Ret.)

David Doddridge joined the Los Angeles Police Department in 1973, where he earned his detective badge. He’s an expert in police procedure, crisis intervention, narcotics investigations and no-knock raids, juvenile crimes, and sex crimes.  

UT