Mr. David Betts PCI, CPP, CHSIII
Columbo and Homes Consulting Inc.
PO Box 2114
Southampton NY, 11969
RETIRED LAW ENFORCEMENT EXECUTIVE - Retired from the Southampton Village Police Department
after twenty years of service with the rank of Lieutenant.
Empire State College Riverhead , New York
Sep 2000 - December 2004
B.S in Community and Human Relations
Minor: Criminal Justic
FBI National Academy 173rd Session Quantico Va.
April 1993-June 1993
Management and Administration
Lieutenant , Southampton Village Police Department
Director of Operations and Commanding Officer
for Day to Day Operations in the Absence of the Chief of Police
Extensive experience in the command of the police dpeartment
operations including, human resources, training, policy development
and implementation, disapline, internal investigations.
Assigned as the Commanding Officer of the Investigations Division
at the rank of Detective Sergeant. Duties included supervision,
case management, investigations, extraditions, international and
domestic dignatary security detail operations and coordination.
Licensed Private Investigator: State of New York
General Topics Security Guard Instructor.
State of New York Division of Criminal Justice Services
Sept. 2003 to
SMITHTOWN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Director of School Safety
Provide administrative oversight and management of 75 proprietary
guards securing 14 school buildings in a 34 square mile district
servicing 11,000 students and 2200 employees. Streamlined and
organized operations district wide and implemented guard policy manual.
Designed and managed installation and operation of IP based CCTV system
and access control for the district. Developed and managed 2.3 million
dollar budget. Managed human resource responsibility for the security
Sept. 2000 to
COLUMBO AND HOLMES CONSULTING
President, Columbo and Holmes Consulting Inc.
We provide international and domsestice consulting services in such areas
as police practices and policies, investigations and liason services with
Jan . 1981 to
SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE POLICE DPEARTMENT
Held various line and staff positions throughout the department.
Appointed Director of Operations in 1995 While in this I was responsible for
human resources, training, budget function , policy development and inplementation,
discipline, internal investigations and day to day operations in the absence of
the Chief of Police. I Served in the Detective Bureau for nine years as the
commanding officer coordinating many fucntions including supervision, case management,
investigations, extraditions, international and domestic dignatary security detail
operations and coordination. Performed patrol,undercover, and communications duties
and unc, Worked as a Patrol Sergeant, and a member of Narcotics Task Force.
Awarded thirteen commendations for outstanding police work. Seletced as
"Officer of The Year" for outsatnding police activites.
The Rights of School and Police Personnel: Managing Your School Environment
Wicklander-Zulawski and Associates, Inc. Interview and Interrogation Techniques 2005
Public Agency Training Council School Bomb Threat 2004
NYS Criminal Justices Services law enforcement administrative study training 2004
ASIS CCTV Training Seminar 2003
NYS Accreditation Assessor Training 2001
Troubleshooting, maintaining and upgrading PCs Compumaster 1999
General Municipal Law Section 207 (Employee Disabilities) Seminar 1999
United States Department of Justice Terrorist awareness Seminar 1999
Attitude Problems in the Workplace Seminar, HR Associates 1999
International Association of Chiefs of Police, Community and Problem Oriented Policing
Federal Bureau of Investigation Surveillance Photography 1993
NYS Bureau of Municipal Police Executive Development Seminar 1993,
W.T. Harris and Associates, Internal Investigations 1991
New York City Police Department Homicide Investigators Course 1991
Law Enforcement Photography, Nikon 1991
Suffolk County Police Robbery Conference 1991
NYS Bureau of Municipal Police Executive Development Seminar 1991,
NYPD Emergency Services Basic Tactical Operations Course, (SWAT)
New York State Police NYSPIN course 1990
Police Interview and Interrogation seminar 1990
United States Drug Enforcement,
Investigation of Non Traditional Organized Crime Groups 1990
Federal Bureau of Investigation Crime Scene Techniques School 1990
Suffolk County Medical Examiners Police Crime Scene Evidence Specialist 1990
Federal Bureau of Investigation Advanced Fingerprint School 1989
Federal Bureau of Investigation Basic Fingerprint School 1989
New York State Organized Crime Task Force Analytical Investigative Techniques
Police Supervision School 1988
Managing a Detective Unit University of Delaware 1988
Federal Bureau of Investigation Major Case School 1988
United States Drug Enforcement Administration, Dangerous Drugs 1987
Suffolk County Police Department, Criminal Investigation School 1986
National Rifle Association Police Firearms Instructor School 1985
Smith and Wesson Firearms Revolver School 1985
Smith and Wesson Firearms Instructor School 1985
Suffolk County Police Breathalyzer School 1983
Suffolk County Police Radar School 1982
Suffolk County Police Academy 1980
National Institute of Justice
(Office of Research and Evaluation)
Administrative Study Consultant and Assessor:
New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.
(Law Enforcement Accreditation Program)
Instructor: New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services
(Security Guard Program)
Guest Commentator: Fox News (International Missing Person Homicide Case)
National Academy Assicates
American College of Forensic Examiners Inc.
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
American Society for Industrial Security