Kephart Consulting Services
2049 S. Caliente Dr.
Visalia CA, 92264
Career law enforcement/private security professional with over twenty-five years of experience who has served at all levels in both the public and private sector.
BIO / Resume / CV:
This expert is a career law enforcement/private security professional with over twenty-five years of experience who has served at all levels in both the public and private sector. From Chief Law Enforcement Executive to Security Administrator, Stan has unrivaled expertise. Security Threat Assessments for Public and Private Institutions Crime Pattern Analysis Court Qualified Expert in State & Federal Court Law Enforcement Executive Olympic Games Administrator Special Advisor to the State Adjutant General for Homeland Security Threat Assessments for Domestic & International Terrorism Standard for Hiring, Retention, and Supervision of Security & Law Enforcement Personnel Use of Force Standards for Law Enforcement Special Event Security Standards Crime Pattern Analysis In-Custody Death Cases (Positional Restraint Asphyxia) Pursuit Driving Former Olympic Games Security Administrator Former Police Academy Director and Undersheriff Former Chief Probation Officer EDUCATION Major Degree University of San Francisco Liberal Arts Bachelor of San Francisco, California Arts University of San Francisco Secondary Master of San Francisco, California Education Arts EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Current assignment - Special Advisor to the Adjutant General California National Guard on Counter-Terrorism Training, Sacramento, CA Law enforcement training for California National Guard personnel at airports and other vital security point locations. 1976 - Present, Principle Consulting and expert witness testimony. Threat assessments and facility hardening for public and private institutions. Law enforcement/security use of force and tactical standards in patrol operations, adult & juvenile custody facilities. Special event and business security standards. Retained in excess of 250 cases in Federal and State Court. June 1999 - September 2001 - Chief Probation Officer - CA Planned, oversaw, and directed the 357 member Probation Department which provided Adult and Juvenile Probation Services for Tulare County courts. Achievements: Opened a $42 million state-of-the-art 220 bed Juvenile Detention Facility which complements an existing alternative detention facility. Expanded Field Services Division to include Gang Intervention Unit and expanded Campus Probation Officer Program. Privatized electronic monitoring resulting in a $5.5 million dollar annual savings. Implemented an Immigration and Naturalization Services contract resulting in an annual $3.4 million dollar revenue stream. Implemented the department's current Evaluation and Employee Improvement Program. Designed the department's Disciplinary Panel. Developed the department's current Mission Statement and Strategic Plan. September 1998 June 1999 - Assistant Chief Probation Officer - CA Assisted Chief Probation Officer in providing leadership and oversight to the Adult and Juvenile Probation Programs and the Juvenile Detention and Boot Camp facilities. Assisted in planning, organizing, and directing of County probation services and custodial facilities. Achievements: Facilitated State certification and approval of the opening of a 220 bed Juvenile Detention Facility. Implemented standardized Use-of-Force Training Program consistent with a new Policy and Procedure Manual May 1997 September 1998 - Undersheriff - CA Second in command of the Glenn County Sheriff's Department. Responsible directly to the Sheriff for the operation of the Patrol Division, Jail, and Investigations. Assigned duties included: Narcotics Task Force, Grant Procurement, Boat Patrol, Gang Suppression, and Special Assignments. Achievements: Developed and negotiated contract for the use of vacant jail bed space with Federal Department of Immigration and Naturalization Services, which resulted in over $1 million dollars annually into County's General Fund. Planned and developed Employee Improvement Program, which began with reconnection of department's Satellite Training Delivery System through the State Peace Officers Standards and Training Group, which brought the Department into compliance with State law. Hired a former Peace Officer Standards and Training Bureau Chief to coordinate departmental training. Qualified and hired a volunteer physician to work with County Search and Rescue Unit. September 1992 - April 1997 - Police Academy/Fire Academy Director - Butte Community College, Oroville, CA Responsible for a Regional Training Center which included a Police, Fire, Corrections, Hazardous Materials, and Defensive Driving Academy. Also responsible for Administration of Justice and Fire Technology degree programs. Achievements: Under a public/private agreement and utilizing donated labor, established a state-of-the-art, State-certified Hazardous Materials Training Center, which served private and public certification for hazardous materials technicians. The estimated value of the center at time of completion exceeded $1 million dollars.
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