SCOTT O’BRIEN

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SCOTT O’BRIEN

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Retired 22-year law enforcement veteran, Scott O’Brien, is a former Criminal Intelligence Analyst for the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security (KOHS). In addition to the KOHS, Scott is the former chair for the Kentucky Organized Crime Working Group which provided information and intelligence to federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies regarding criminal activity specific to transnational criminal organizations, gangs, and drug trafficking.  Scott designed and instructed the popular active aggressor training for the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security, “Stay Alert, Stay Alive,” as well as the train-the-trainer course “Stay Prepared, Stay Alive”.  Prior to his employment with Kentucky Homeland Security Scott served in multiple law enforcement capacities specializing in investigations, intelligence and training. Other roles included major crimes investigations and tactical team leader for the Northern Kentucky Emergency Response Unit. His last three and half years he was appointed to the Chief of Police for the Dayton Police Department. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy Class 221. 

Leadership/Supervision:
  Kentucky Organized Crime Working Group
  Campbell County Kentucky Police Chief’s Association-Committee Chair for Drug Enforcement
  FBI National Academy class 221
  Police Executive Command Decisions
  CLIMB (Mid-Level Management)
  DOCJT Supervisor Academy (APS Class # 5)
  Evidence Room Supervisor

Highlighted Tactical Training:
  Advanced Hostage Negotiations
  Sniper/Observer- NKERU
  Firearms Instructor
  Taser Instructor
  Master Instructor- Controlled Force Defensive Tactics System
  Kickboxing Coach-Vision Mixed Martial Arts

Highlighted Investigations Experience/Training:
  Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs- Inside the Biker World
  Drug Distribution and Organized Crime
  Surveillance Detection for Law Enforcement and Security Professionals
  Human Trafficking (National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute)
  Covert Drug Investigations
  Interview and Interrogation
  Hate & Bias Crimes Investigations
  Post Blast Investigation Techniques
  Sexual Assault Investigations
  Advanced Practical Homicide Investigations
  Death Investigation
  Threat Assessment in Schools
  Bioterrorism Awareness Level Training
  Mitigation Planning for Rural Communities
  Basic Intelligence and Threat Analysis Course (BITAC)
  Critical Thinking
  State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training Program (SLATT)

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