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INSTRUCTORS

Thomas Ward

Education

  • Bachelor of Science (BS), Criminal Justice Administration and Political Science, Brigham Young University, 1974
  • Masters of Public Administration (MPA), Brigham Young University, 1979

Professional Training

  • Senior Management Institute for Police, Police Executive Research Forum, 2006
  • Leadership Dallas 2003
  • Graduate, Management College, Southwestern Law Enforcement Institute, 1993
  • Graduate, School of Supervision, Southwestern Law Enforcement Institute, 1984
  • Graduate, Dallas Police Academy, 1980

Professional Experience

  • September 2010 - Current, Owner, Law Enforcement Seminars - Training and Consulting Company
  • March 2008 - Current, Partner, Harvey, Ward & Associates Training and Consulting Company
  • March 2008 - Current, Partner, Background Solutions - Background Investigation Software Company
  • October 1999 - March 2008, Assistant Chief of Police, Dallas Police Department
    • Administration and Support Bureau (Internal Affairs, Personnel, Training)
    • Human Resources and Professional Standards Bureau (Personnel, Public Integrity, Training)
    • Patrol Operations Bureau
    • Support Services Bureau
  • November 1991 - October 1999, Lieutenant of Police, Dallas Police Department
    • Central Business District Commander
    • Southwest Operations Division Watch Commander
  • March 1984 - November 1991, Sergeant of Police, Dallas Police Department
    • City Council Liaison Officer
    • Personnel Division Supervisor
    • Central Patrol Division Supervisor
    • Communications Division Supervisor
  • February 1980 - March 1984, Police Officer, Dallas Police Department
    • Field Training Officer
    • Patrol Officer

Certifications and Clearance

  • Master Peace Officer - Awarded in May, 1996, by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education (TCLEOSE)
  • Basic Instructors Certificate - Awarded in August 1992, by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education (TCLEOSE)
  • Secret Clearance-Federal Bureau of Investigation, 2006

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