Subject Matter Expert

Consulting and assisting law enforcement officers and their attorneys in police service and working dog deployments and policy, law enforcement industry standards and law enforcement use of force.

Assistance in drafting and securing police service dog legislation.

 

Online police service and working dog law and industry standard training content development.

 

Mike has accumulated more than 8,082 law enforcement training.  Mike’s experience includes:

 

  • Certified Conducted Energy Weapon (CEW) Instructor, Axon Training Academy.

 

  • Certified Aerosol Device Instructor, Safariland Training Academy.

 

  • Certified Less Lethal Impact Munitions Instructor, Safariland Training Academy.

 

  • Certified Chemical Munitions Instructor, Safariland Training Academy.

 

  • Certified Distraction Devices Instructor, Safariland Training Academy.

 

  • Certified Rifle/Carbine Instructor, Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

    and the Northeast Multi-Regional Training.

 

  • Certified Firearms Instructor, Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board and

    the Northeast Multi-Regional Training.

 

  • Certified Field Force Operator, Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

 

  • HFRG/PPCT Defensive Tactics Instructor, Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board and the Northeast Multi-Regional Training.

 

  • Certified MEGGITT XVT Instructor, Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board and

    the Northeast Multi-Regional Training.

 

  • Certified Handcuffing Instructor, Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board and the Northeast Multi-Regional Training.

 

  • Certified Use of Force Instructor, Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board and the Northeast Multi-Regional Training.

 

  • Designated Officer In Charge, Bartlett Police Department.

  • Certified Front-Line Supervisor, Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board and

     Bartlett Police Department.

  • Certified Canine Unit Handler (specialized in handling patrol dog, narcotic-contraband detection dog, and human remains detection dog), Bartlett Police Department (more than 4,721 hours of training).

  • Certified Juvenile Officer, Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board and Bartlett Police Department.

  • Field Force Operator, Northern Illinois Police Alarm System Mobile Field Force.

  • Instructor, Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E) Instructor, Illinois State Police and the Bartlett Police Department.

  • Instructor, Operation Life Saver Presenter, Federal Railroad Administration and the Bartlett Police Department.

  • Crime Prevention Specialist, Bartlett Police Department.

  • Certified Basic Traffic Accident Investigator, Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board and Bartlett Police Department.

  • Certified Breath Alcohol Operator/PBT-Examiner, Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board, Illinois State Police, and Bartlett Police Department.

 

  • Certified Truck Weight Enforcement Specialist, Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board and Bartlett Police Department.

 

  • Traffic Unit Officer, Assignment, Bartlett Police Department.

 

  • Certified Gang Enforcement Specialist, Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board and Bartlett Police Department.

 

  • Certified Peace Officer/Law Enforcement Officer, Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.

 

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Written Expert Opinions

  • (2016)  Gary v. City of North Chicago, Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division, Case Number 13 CV 8048, prepared Expert Witness Opinion Report

 

  • (2019)  People of the State of Illinois v. Deandre Mister, 17th Circuit Court of Boone County, Illinois, 2018CF25, prepared Expert Witness Opinion Report