TIMOTHY LONGO, SR.
Chief Timothy J. Longo, Sr., began his law enforcement career with the Baltimore Police Department in 1981. In September of 1990, he was reassigned to the Education and Training Division as the agency’s primary law instructor. April of 1993, he assumed command of the department’s Special Investigation Section within the Internal Investigation Division. His duties focused on the investigation of criminal wrongdoing within the department’s ranks. Chief Longo retired and served briefly as a Senior Associate with a public sector consulting firm in Rockville, Maryland. In February of 2001, he was selected to serve as the Chief of Police for the City of Charlottesville, Virginia. Chief Longo is a graduate of Towson University in Baltimore where he served as an Adjunct Professor. He is a graduate of the University of Baltimore, School of Law. Chief Longo lectures across America in the field of Ethics, Professional Standards and Internal Affairs.
Lou Reiter has been a national trainer for PATC for over 15 years and is a Co-Director of the Legal and Liability Risk Management Institute of PATC. He has presented training on Internal Affairs issues for the past 25 years and reaches about 1000 practitioners each year. Lou regularly conducts police agency audits and has been the consultant on investigations involving 8 cities and the Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice. He has been a police practices expert in over 1000 civil cases appearing for both plaintiffs and defendants. He authored the Third Edition of Law Enforcement Administrative Investigations in 2006. Lou retired from the L.A.P.D. as a Deputy Chief of Police after 20 years of service.
Jim is a retired Commander from the Los Angeles Police Department. He was instrumental in the creation of the LAPD Force Investigation Division in response to the DOJ Consent Decree. Since retirement he has assisted the San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office in its administrative investigations and continues to teach force investigation concepts.
Jeff Carter is currently the Major over Operations at the Fayette County Detention Center in Lexington, Ky. Over his 18 year career he has worked all levels of custody inside a 1300 bed correctional facility located in the horse racing capital of the world. Jeff was an instructor for 5 years inside the Division Academy where he trained over 700 recruits, molding them into successful leaders in the Corrections field. He’s trained and commanded the CERT team as well as taught Drill and Ceremony to the Division Honor guard. While promoting through the ranks he commanded the Professional Standards Unit where he specialized in Internal Affairs investigations and Gang Intel for 7 years. Jeff completed over 200 administrative investigations, as well as, conducted over 100 PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) investigations. He is well versed in PREA as he is a PREA Investigator Instructor. Jeff has also completed the top Leadership academies at the National Institute of Corrections in Aurora, Co.
Will Aitchison is a Portland, Oregon attorney who has, over the course of his career, represented over 100 law enforcement and firefighter labor organizations in five western states. He is a veteran of hundreds of public sector labor negotiations. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. and is the author of several books on public sector labor matters, including The Rights of Law Enforcement Officers (6th Edition), and The FLSA, A User's Manual.
Will is also the founder and director of Labor Relations Information System. Since its beginning in 1981, LRIS has been a valuable resource for anyone concerned with public safety labor and employment law. LRIS conducts labor seminars, publishes a monthly newsletter and currently has six books in print.