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P.O. Box 396
Dover, NH 03821
t: 603-749-2435
f: 804-445-9023


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OAKLAND INDEPENDENT MONITOR TEAM

oakland tree logoIn January, 2010, Robert Warshaw was selected to serve as the Independent Monitor and Police Performance Solutions, LLC, to provide the team to monitor the Consent Judgment involving the plaintiffs and the City of Oakland, California and the Oakland Police Department (OPD).

Leadership of the Oakland Monitoring Team is provided by the three PPS LLC partners.

Chief Robert Warshaw serves as Monitor.

Chief Charles Reynolds serves as deputy monitor.

Our Oakland Team is composed of highly qualified, experienced personnel who understand best practices in law enforcement procedures and operations. Team members include:

Lt. Colonel (ret) John R. Brown, who recently retired from the Pennsylvania State Police as Deputy Commissioner, where he had executive authority over the Department’s Bureau of Integrity and Professional Standards, Department Discipline Office, Equal Employment Opportunity Office, Heritage Affairs Office, Office of Risk Management/Early Intervention Program, Bureau of Training and Education, Bureau of Human Resources, Member Assistance Program and Recruitment and Special Services Office, joined the team in May, 2010.

Eric P. Daigle, served for ten years as a trooper with the Connecticut State Police, retiring in 2002 to pursue a career as an attorney. He has an active legal practice in civil litigation defense in federal and state court, with an emphasis on defending municipalities and public officials specifically defending municipal clients in civil rights actions, including police misconduct litigation and employment actions as well as premises and general tort liability cases. He is a certified police instructor in Connecticut in the following topics: Constitutional Law; Civil Liability; Connecticut Criminal Law; Laws of Evidence; Laws of Arrest; Search &Seizure; Search Warrant Preparation; Use of Force; Courtroom Testimony & Demeanor; Supervisory Liability; Managing Police Discipline. He has authored many articles on police tactics, liability and procedures.

Commander (ret) John M. Girvin, retired from the Rochester NY Police Department where he enjoyed an extensive career. For six years his command of the Inspection Services Diivision of the Department included Internal Affairs. He is a qualified police instructor in the NYcertified to teach in many topical areas including Managing Criminal Investigations, Performance Evaluation, Counseling and Discipline, Roles of the Supervisor, Pursuit Policy, Labor Relations/Negotiations, and Leadership, Ethics and Integrity He has served as a CALEA evaluator and is currently a magistrate in the NY state system.

John M. Klofas, Ph.D, is a professor of Chairperson of the Criminal Justice Program at the Rochester Institute of Technology, in Rochester New York. He received his doctorate from SUNY-Albany. Dr. Klofas worked for the Massachusetts Department of Corrections and taught at Illinois State University prior to coming to Rochester. He served on the Prince Georges County, MD, Police Department Monitor Team.

Joseph R. Wolfinger During his thirty year career with the FBI, he was the Assistant Director responsible for management of the FBI Training Division and the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. He also was Special Agent in Charge in the Buffalo Field Division, and served as an FBI Inspector, leading inspection teams that audited FBI domestic and international operations. Mr.Wolfinger’s management responsibility as FBI Assistant Director included oversight of training for FBI personnel (new agent and in-service training) and state and local law enforcement personnel (the FBI National Academy and National Executive Institute Programs, two important training programs for state and local police management officials). Mr. Wolfinger served as the FBI’s primary liaison to state and local police agencies and professional organizations. Mr. Wolfinger handled training and mobile video on the Prince George's County Police Department Monitor Team. For the past ten years, he has served as executive director of the Major County Sheriffs' Association.