GAYLAND HAMMACK - Retired Sergeant
with 27 years with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Gayland
has worked 17 years in the field of Special Operations and has
supervised Technical Surveillance units. He has been a certified P.O.S.T.
instructor since 1987 and was the training coordinator for the Las Vegas
Metropolitan Police Department. He has been a Master-Core instructor for
the State of Nevada since 1992. He has supervised Task Forces involving
D.E.A., F.B.I., B.A.T.F., I.N.S., I.R.S. and U.S. Customs. He has
conducted investigations in a number of States, Southeast Asia and
Eastern Europe. He is considered an expert in the field of Covert
Operations, Electronic Surveillance and Money Laundering. Gayland has
provided training to Law Enforcement Agencies throughout the United
States, Romania, Slovakia and Hungary.
CHARLIE FULLER -
is a retired Special Agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (ATF).
He has 27 years of law enforcement experience with expertise in undercover,
electronic surveillance, and training. He was a Program Manager at the ATF
National Academy for six years where he was responsible for the undercover/field
operations training. Charlie is the author of The Art of Undercover: Techniques
and Survival, the complete "how to work undercover" book. He currently
presents undercover, electronic surveillance and physical surveillance training
Special Agent with a State Narcotics Enforcement
Agency in the Midwest. Chris works as an undercover operator in short term
cases as well as cases lasting several months. These cases involving
narcotics, firearms and organized crime, theft rings for local, state and
federal agencies. As a case agent for narcotics investigations, Chris has
been involved in local, regional and international cases and been directly
involved in the investigation and prosecution of over 100 Federal defendants.
Chris has been involved in narcotics investigations for the majority of his 18
year law enforcement career. Chris was a Founding Board Member of and has
acted as a Regional Director and State Vice-President for the State's Narcotics
Officers Association. Chas has been an instructor for the Advanced
Undercover School at the Midwest Counterdrug Training Center.
ROBERT ALMONTE –
Deputy Chief (Retired), El Paso Police Department
and former U. S. Marshal. Robert has 32 years of law
enforcement experience with expertise in narcotics investigations
and undercover work. He served as the United States Marshal
for the Western District of Texas from 2010 to 2016. He
previously served 25 years with the El Paso, TX Police Department
where he spent the majority of his career in narcotics
investigations and retired as a Deputy Chief. Robert has
provided training to thousands of law enforcement officers
throughout the US and abroad. He has spent years conducting
extensive research on the Mexican drug trade and how they pray for
protection from law enforcement.
PETER BOYCE - Peter is a lawyer in
private practice in the Atlanta, GA area. For much of his
career, Peter has counseled and defended police officers and
departments when threatened with suit or sued for allegations of
wrong doing. As an internationally recognized speaker and
instructor in many aspects of police civil liability and use of
force, he has had the privilege and pleasure of making presentations
to local, state, federal and foreign law enforcement officer
throughout the world on various liability issues associated with law
JAY DOBYNS - Jay is a retired Special
Agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, where he
worked for over 20 years. During his ATF career he primarily
worked undercover and infiltrated numerous crime organizations.
He is the author of two books: No Angel - My Harrowing
Undercover Journey to the Inner-Circle of the Hells Angels and
Catching Hell which is being published in July 2017. Jay
is a tremendous presenter and always "tells it like it is."
A retired law enforcement Sergeant
with many years of investigative experience (Narcotics & Gangs). Jim is a
Retained Investigator and Anti-Piracy Trainer for the Recording Industry
Association of America and many major brand owners of intellectual properties.
Jim has trained over 8,000 local, state and federal officers and has conducted
and assisted with many piracy investigations. He is a court recognized
expert and has a 99.99% conviction rate.
Instructors to be Announced