Glenn Allan, Correctional Officer (Law Enforcement) Canada
The Advocate with Glenn Allan
June 2013 – Present (6 months)|CABLE 14 – Hamilton, ON – The Advocate with Glenn Allan is a television program that airs Friday at 10:00pm and Monday at 8:30pm on CABLE 14 in Hamilton, ON. It can be seen on COGECO channel 814, ROGERS channel 214, and Source Cable channel 714. (www.cable14.com)
The Advocate is 30-minute community TV show designed to assist individuals suffering/recovering from Abuse, Addiction and Mental Illness, as well as their families, friends and peers.
Edward W. Bogats Jr., Police Chief, Law Enforcement, USA
Capt. Keith A. Cunningham CD (Ret.), Firearms
Marc Dugas, Editor in Chief, CTOA Publications
Carl Hospedales, Security & Aviation Consultant, Law Enforcement, Canada
- The Apostle
- Foreign Influence
Dr. Sean P. O’Brien, Clinical Psychologist, Law Enforcement SME, Canada
Joel Johnston, Use of Force Expert, Canada
Clare Lopez, CIA (Ret.), Security & Counter Terrorism
Linda K. Miller, Firearms
Capt. Matt Sheehy (Ret.), Aviation & Transportation Security
Stu Kellock, Advisor on Terror and Intel Gathering
“Stu” retired with thirty-two years of public service with the Toronto Police Service and continues with over thirty years full and part-time, with the Canadian Forces. He is a recognized leader with a proven track record and passion for adventure. The most decorated police officer of the Service, his dossier includes a number of “firsts.” In addition to his professional activities, he continues to serve his community in a number of leadership roles in business and volunteer capacities. A team builder, organizer, problem solver, CTV News commentator, author and teacher, he brings professionalism, objectivity and passion to any field of endeavour. Stu is the CTOA advisor on Terror and Intel gathering related matters.
Toronto Police Service
Performed many and varied functions within the organization including; general and foot patrol, tactical and public order instructor. Compiled a varied investigative expertise with Major Crime, Provincial Weapons Enforcement and Intelligence Units. Selected to investigate several major political incidents. UN Mission in Kosovo: Sept 2000 – June 2001: First Canadian Chief of the Regional Serious Crime Unit – Pristina with 45 national and international investigators operating for the first time, with executive authority under the governance of the United Nations.First international police officer seconded to New York City Police Department for a year following the terrorist attacks of 2001. Embedded with the Joint Regional Intelligence Center/Counter-Terrorism Divisions and Joint Terrorist Task Force. Was the first full-time International Police Operations Co-ordinator for the Toronto Police Service. Responsibilities included recruiting, selecting and training members to deploy on international operations, including liaison to international organizations, the RCMP and supporting the members and their families while deployed.
48th Highlanders Cadet 1975-1979 followed by the Primary Reserve. Received Queen’s Commission in 1981. Held numerous positions including: Operations Officer, Officer Commanding Military Police, Battalion Adjutant and Intelligence Officer. Commanded the first National Leadership Course for 32 Canadian Brigade Group Battle School. Was the Military Liaison and Lead Planner for the G20 meeting in Toronto as well as second in Command of LFCA CIMIC Company. Currently a Captain and the Reserve Advisor to the Canadian Army Provost Marshal at Army HQ Ottawa.Mission experience; Second in Command: Op Recuperation. (1998 Ice Storm). Operation Assurance, (Rwanda). Exercise Provost United 1999 (Multi-National training in USA) and 2000 was Officer Commanding of the Canadian Contingent. Operation Enduring Freedom (Iraq) and other classified operations in Africa, Central America, Europe and Middle East including Tactical Support Team Leader – Italy 2006.Completed a tour of duty as Officer Commanding Military Police – Kandahar, Afghanistan. Role included providing leadership and support to Battle Group operations, command of the Detention and Transfer Facility, ANP mentorship program, air and ground security, overseeing the first detainee interrogations as well as assisting in sensitive investigations.
Simon Borys, Barrister & Solicitor, Chief Legal Counsel to the CTOA
Simon Borys received his undergraduate degree in Philosophy, Legal Studies, and Criminology from the University of Waterloo.
He began his career as a sworn police officer in 2006, in Ontario, after having spent 2 years as a dispatcher. After several years as a patrol officer he left the Service to attend law school at Queen’s University, where he graduated in the top 10% of his class. He now practices law as a criminal defence lawyer at his own firm, Borys Law, in Kingston, ON, where he specializes in defending police officers throughout Ontario on criminal and Police Services Act allegations, SIU investigations, OIPRD complaints, and Criminal Injuries Compensation Board claims.
Simon is actively involved in continuing legal education and often speaks to police and correctional officers, as well as other lawyers, on a variety of legal topics, including use of force.
Simon has always maintained a strong interest in firearms and has received training in Canada and the United States.
Patrick D.R. Crandell, CD2, BA, psc, Colonel CF (Retd),Vice President, Intelligence and Security Programs, Parisien Research Corporation
Mr. Crandell has over 36 years experience in Military Intelligence and Security at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels. His experience ranges from undercover drug and criminal investigations, to intelligence collection and collection management, to single and all-source intelligence analysis, to planning and doctrine development, and to project and senior management. He started the reintroduction of human intelligence(HUMINT) capabilities in the CF and was responsible for the improvement in CF HUMINT collection and reporting. He has extensive inter-departmental/inter- agency and international experience. After retirement, he was a member of the Ad Hoc Advisory Group to the Senate Committee on National Security and Defence.
Noteworthy appointments included: Brigade and Command G2/Task Force J2; the OIC of Strategic Imagery Exploitation; Deputy Director of the ISX Major Crown Project; Intelligence Branch Advisor; Director of CF Intelligence Operations (1996-2001), and Acting Director General Intelligence for extended periods (1998-2000). Overseas assignments included: G2 Canadian Contingent UNEF II, Canadian Defence Attaché
(CDA) to the Former Republic of Yugoslavia during the civil war and CDA to Indonesia,Malaysia, Philippines, Brunei, and East Timor post-9/11. In the latter capacity, he focused on terrorist groups operating in SE Asia and force protection for CF assetstransiting SE Asia.
As the VP C4ISR Exploitation Solutions with ING Engineering Inc his experience included consulting, strategic visioning, conceptual and process integration of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) into the exploration, incident management, and security operationsof an multi-national mining company, and the co-development of specialized UAV Mission Commander and Sensor Operator training. Mr Crandell also led the introduction of Bluefin Robotics Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) into the Canadian market.
As the VP Intelligence and Security Programs for PRC, he functions as the de facto Chief Operating Officer as well as the Program Manager for Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) and the subject matter expert for specialized Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism training.