This area of expertise involves the analysis of policies, practices, and procedures in a police agency's Internal Investigation Division. Training in these areas is also offered.

Experts Available to Consult in Matters Related to Internal Investigations

Sandra M. Carroll

Ms. Carroll was a twenty-seven year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department with twelve years assigned to the Internal Investigation Division. During that period, her duties included covert and overt investigations of police misconduct. These investigations involved allegations of criminal violations, excessive force, discourtesy and police involved shootings.

Roger L. Carroll

A twenty-seven year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department, rising to the rank of Detective Sergeant. He spent twenty-five of those years in the Internal Investigation Division. His duties consisted of overt and covert investigations of all types of police misconduct, including allegations of criminal violations, excessive force, and discourtesy. He was a primary participant in the writing of the regulations governing the operation of the Internal Investigation Division. He also taught classes at the Education and Training Division to recruits and supervisors regarding Internal Investigation Division policies and procedures. He conceived, developed, and implemented the procedures for the first Internal Investigation Division Unit responsible for the investigation of police involved shootings.

Charles L. Coleman
Charles L. Coleman is an Inspector and the Criminal Investigations Commander for the Millington, Tennessee Police Department. His unit conducts narcotics related investigations and Internal Affairs Complaints. He is also in charge for 4 Dual Purpose Canine Units. Inspector Coleman has 17 years of experience handling and training police canines. In his capacity as a canine handler, he has participated in hundreds of arrests for narcotics related incidents and over 75 arrests for robberies, burglaries. He has accumulated over twenty five hundred hours in canine handling and training. He has been a Certifying Official for the National Narcotics Detector Dog Association since 2003. He and his dog placed second in the national competition for the year 2000 National Narcotics Detector Dog Association and took the Top Gun Award. He has also received numerous other awards with his dog. He has trained police dogs for other agencies and has certified several hundred dogs in his capacity as a Certifying Official for the National Narcotic Detector Dog Association.

Timothy J. Longo

Mr. Longo is an attorney who is currently the Chief of Police of the Charlottesville, Virginia Police Department. He rose to the rank of Colonel in the Baltimore Police Department. He has served as a consultant and an adjunct professor in the Department of Sociology at Towson University, Towson, Maryland. He served in various assignments in the Baltimore Police Department, including the Internal Investigation Division and the Education and Training Division. While in the Internal Investigation Division, he supervised the Special Investigations Squad and was responsible for investigation of police officers who were corrupt, violated other laws, or committed serious breaches of departmental regulations. While serving as the Commander of the Southeast District, he was responsible for the integrity and discipline of over two hundred officers. He has lectured extensively in the subjects of police internal investigations, ethics, integrity, and discipline throughout the United States and Canada.

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