Developing skilled trainers / train the trainer

Matthew Woodward

At Darkwood, we provided a range of solutions to anticipate uncertainty in the new age of crime, terrorism, and emergency management.  With our award winning team, you can trust us to protect your agency, business, or brand. Integrity and a commitment to quality standards set us apart as we help you manage your content, intelligence, or incidents.

We specialize in social media strategy and policy, undercover managment, intelligence products, risk assments, and training on new analytical technicals (i.e. social network analysis). 

Goodman Professional Development, Inc.

I am a retired NYPD Deputy Inspector with graduate degrees in Criminal Justice and Instructional Systems Design operating as an S corporation with certifications as a vendor for the federal government. I have provided training to law enforcement personnel as well as other government personnel for over forty years. My portfolio includes customized seminars in ethical decision-making, leadership, negotiation techniques, investigative interviewing techniques, public speaking, and defusing workplace aggression among other topics.

Polis Solutions, LLC

Polis Solutions, Inc. was founded in by the creators of a $40M Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) effort to develop innovative methods and technologies for training social interaction and trust-­‐building skills.  We are a training, consulting and research firm that specializes in creating evidence-­‐based programs that build public trust and safer communities.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • T3 - Tact, Tactics and Trust Training and Technical Assistance

Greer and Associates

Anti-Trafficking Research, Training & Program Development Manager.  I am an expert in legal/legislative consultation, program development, and execution of technical and soft-skills anti-trafficking training programs.  These programs can be tailored for law enforcement or civilian use. Skilled at managing and instructing law enforcement and policy makers on how to enhance their anti-trafficking laws to protect vulnerable populations, identify survivors, and prosecute traffickers.

Search Group, Inc.

SEARCH, The National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics, is a nonprofit membership organization through which states speak with a collective voice and provide thought leadership on issues related to justice information-sharing and services. SEARCH supports the information-sharing, interoperability, communications, information technology, high-tech crime investigative, and criminal records systems needs of state, local, and tribal justice and public safety agencies and practitioners nationwide.

Virginia Center for Policing Innovation

VCPI serves as a powerful resource for public safety and communities nationwide, advancing public safety through the development and delivery of training (onsite and eLearning); consulting; technical assistance; program development, implementation, and management; and much more.  Since 1997, VCPI, a nonprofit organization, has trained over 50,000 public safety professionals and others in a wide variety of public safety topics.

VCPI’s experience and expertise expands beyond the development and delivery of training, to include:

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Measuring What Matters: Building Trust and Legitimacy

National White Collar Crime Center

For over 40 years, the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) has provided comprehensive training programs to help law enforcement professionals master the principles, concepts, and skills needed to fight cyber and economic crime.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • NW3C: Economic, High-Technology, White Collar, and Internet Crime Prevention National Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Economic, Cyber, and High TTA Program

Tribal Law and Policy Institute

The Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) is a 100% Native American operated non-profit corporation organized to design and deliver education, research, training, and technical assistance programs which promote the enhancement of justice in Indian country and the health, well-being, and culture of Native peoples.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Enhancing Tribal and/or State Collaborations
  • Tribal Healing to Wellness Court TTA

Urban Institute

The Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center staff members conduct research and evaluations and provide technical assistance to improve justice policy and practice at the national, state, and local levels. Urban researchers examine the development, implementation, and impact of policing, crime prevention, and gang disruption initiatives. The work includes a large breadth of topics ranging from risk assessment, community corrections and reentry, human trafficking, forensic science, courts and sentencing, to gun violence.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Justice Reinvestment Initiative - Program Oversight, Coordination, and Outcome Assessment Provide (Supplement)r
  • FY 16 Risk Assessment Clearinghouse