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Jails

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* Retired Administrative Officer, Senior (Deputy Director) Division of Community Corrections, Lexington, Kentucky
* Former Marine
* BGS in Social and Political Theory, MA work in Theory of Geography, Ph.D. (unaccredited) in Public Administration
* Over 26 years in local detention
* 30 years as a jail management consultant and trainer
* 8 years expert witness services
* Experience in jail management; use of force, in-custody death, security/operations, medical and mental health services, classification, contract management for privatized services (food, medical, mental health), management information systems, strip search, gang and STG
* Faculty, Course Director and Editorial Board Member Americans for Effective Law Enforcement
* Board Member, Institute for the Prevention of In-custody Deaths
* Former Board Member American Jail Association