Speakers

Photo Name Summary City State
Chief Chris Magnus

Chris Magnus began his career in 1979 as a dispatcher with the City of Lansing, Michigan. He later became a deputy sheriff with the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department before transitioning to the Lansing Police Department, where he eventually rose to Captain of Administrative Services.

AZ
Kurt Altman, Assistant U.S. Attorney (Fmr.)

Kurt Altman worked for the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office for close to 6 years where he was responsible for prosecuting hundreds of criminal cases ranging from homicide and capital cases to complex white collar matters. In 2001, he became the Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Arizona.

AZ
Chief Sylvia Moir

Sylvia Moir began her law enforcement career in 1990 as an officer for the Sacramento Police Department. Over the course of 18 years, Moir served in every division of the department including Metro Operations, Special Investigations, and the Office of the Chief.

AZ
Judge Ronald Reinstein

Judge Ronald Reinstein began his legal career in 1974 as the Deputy Attorney for Maricopa County. In 1985, he was appointed to the bench of the Arizona Superior Court.

AZ
Det. Sgt. J. Gary Nelson (Ret.)

Det. Sgt. J. Gary Nelson (Ret.) began his law enforcement career in 1975 as an officer with the Scottsdale Police Department in Arizona. He initially worked as a patrol officer for three years before serving as a burglary and theft detective.

AZ
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.  

CA
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 […]

CA
Officer Kyle Kazan (Ret.)

Kyle Kazan gained recognition as an expert in gang and drug identification and eradication during the time spent as an officer in Los Angeles Countys Torrance Police Department. Today, Kyle Kazan is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Beach Front Properties Management.    

CA
Sergeant Carl Tennenbaum (Ret.)

Carl Tennenbaum became a Field Training Officer (FTO) in 1984, a position that he held during the entire course of his career. As a FTO, he was responsible for teaching police recruits the strategies of safe and successful patrol duties.

CA
David Long, Special Agent (Fmr.)

David M. Long served for nearly nine years as a special agent with the US. Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General, Division of Labor Racketeering, working union corruption and related organized crime cases in Florida. Later, he was transferred to Los Angeles where he began investigating identitytheft cases tied to the Mexican Mafia.

CA