Dom Cappelluti CFI, is a veteran street cop with the Waukegan (Illinois) Police Department and former Group Supervisor of the elite Lake County Major Crime Task Force (Illinois). With over 16 years of experience Domenic has specialized in high profile violent street crimes, to include homicides, murder for hire cases on gang and drug officers, and officer involved shootings. Domenic is a nationally recognized lecturer for his vast experience in interviewing and interrogation, homicide and gangs.
Betsy Brantner Smith
Sgt. Betsy Brantner Smith is a 29-year veteran of a large Chicago suburban police department who has held positions in dispatch, patrol, investigations, narcotics, juvenile, hostage negotiation, crime prevention, field training, bike patrol, crisis intervention, supervision and much more. She was a class officer and graduate of the Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety’s School of Staff and Command in May of 2001 and has been an internationally nationally recognized trainer, consultant and author for over 20 years.
Nancy Fatura is a Sergeant with the Tucson (AZ) Police Department. A native of Wisconsin, she attended the University of Wisconsin/Madison and worked in the Governor’s office. Nancy is a military veteran of the United States Army and was a Behavioral Science Specialist deployed to Germany during ‘Operation Joint Endeavor.’ Upon returning to civilian life, Nancy moved to Arizona and began her law enforcement career in 1999 with the City of Tucson. She has worked in patrol, narcotics, Field Training Officer, recruit training, and in various plainclothes assignments including working as a background investigator.
Dave “Buck Savage” Smith began his police career in Arizona and has held positions in Patrol, SWAT, Narcotics, Training and Management. In 1980 he developed the popular “JD Buck Savage” video training series and was instrumental in creating the timeless “Tactical Edge” officer survival book and “Street Survival” seminar by Calibre Press. He writes for numerous publications, speaks internationally and is the author of the popular new book In My Sights. Dave Smith is one of the most well known law enforcement trainers on the market today.
Dr. Lawrence Simon
Lawrence J. Simon, Psy.D., is a Diplomate of the American Board of Sexology certified as a clinical sexologist. He is the author of the book “Murder by Numbers: Perspectives on Serial Sexual Violence” and soon to be released “Mortal Desire: Origins of Sexualized Violence” Dr. Simon has dedicated his services to law enforcement, legal and forensic professionals throughout the country and is recognized as one of the most highly respected and accomplished instructors in the country.
Currently Grahame White is the Director of Analysis International a bespoke financial intelligence and analytics/training company with a global footprint and client base, across Military, Financial Sector and Law Enforcement. Analysis International is fast becoming recognized as the primary deliverers of the most effective Financial intelligence Training Programmes, with a client base that encompasses Financial Institutions, Regulators and Financial Services Providers across Europe.
Christopher holds Master’s Degree in Political and Justice Studies and is a graduate of the 237th session of the FBI National Academy, where his studies concentrated on media relations and promoting the law enforcement image. He implemented and manages his law enforcement agency’s social media accounts, and has created social media content which has garnered national attention, as well as significant positive news coverage by the Chicago media market. He also manages the International Police Association- US Section’s Facebook page on a volunteer basis. Christopher is an adjunct instructor for several Mobile Training Units, teaching a self-developed curriculum on implementing and managing social media for law enforcement agencies.
Michael Oteri has over 18 years of experience in the criminal justice field and currently a
full-time high liability trainer and use of force analyst for a Central Florida agency. Michael is an
agency administrator for the longest running law enforcement body camera program on the east
coast of the United States. He has been invited to speak at technology summits at Florida law
enforcement agencies and provides consultation on body camera programs. Michael also
delivers outside training and consultation for a number of law enforcement agencies
Chief Ed Delmore
Chief Delmore earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Western Illinois University and a Master of Arts Degree from Webster University. He is a graduate of the Administrative Officers Course at the University of Louisville’s Southern Police Institute and of the FBI National Academy
Detective Scott S. Byington
Detective Scott S. Byington received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Logistics from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah in 1998. Scott was hired by Layton City Police Department and graduated from Utah P.O.S.T. Police Academy in 1999. Scott began his career as a patrol officer until 2001 when he was assigned to the traffic division. Scott is a trained accident reconstruction investigator and Emergency Vehicle Operation instructor, he is currently the lead instructor for Layton PD. Scott was transferred to the detective division in 2003 where he earned the Distinguished Service Award and a Unit Citation Award. After serving the Layton City Detective Division for 7 years, Scott was assigned to the Davis Metro Narcotics Strike Force as their first pharmaceutical drug investigator. Scott has been recognized with several Citations of Honor from the Utah Narcotic Officer’s Association and Distinguished Service Awards from the Layton City Police Department. He has dismantled multiple drug trafficking organizations including a white supremacy pharmaceutical DTO responsible for forging prescriptions and distributing well over 15,000 pills in a three month span. Scott also identified and dismantled an Oxycodone drug trafficking organization operating in multiple states. In 2012, Scott was selected by Rocky Mountain HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) as the Drug Enforcement Officer of the Year.
Captain Justin Chapman is a 23-year veteran of the Sandy City Police Department. He has enjoyed numerous assignments including Patrol Officer, School Resource Officer, D.A.R.E., Community Policing Unit, Detective, S.W.A.T. Operator/Commander, Public Information Officer, EVO and ATV operations instructor, Bike Unit, Youth Court Coordinator and more. He was promoted through the ranks of Sergeant, Lieutenant and is currently a Captain where he oversees 70+ officers in the patrol division.