Deputy Chief Orlando Rolón, Orlando Police Department
- Keynote Speaker
Orlando Rolon was born in Bayamon Puerto Rico and has lived in Central Florida since 1977. After high school, he served in the United States Marines Reserves for four years.
November 8, 1992, Orlando Rolón was hired by the Orlando Police Department. On June 1, 1997, Officer Rolón was promoted to Sergeant and on January 3, 1999, he was selected as the first fulltime bilingual Public Information Officer in the history of the Orlando Police Department. August 31, 2003, Sergeant Rolón was promoted to lieutenant. He served as the liaison officer to the Mayor and during that time he was named Advisor for Hispanic Affairs for the City of Orlando. On June 6, 2010, he was selected as the Special Operations Traffic Enforcement Section Commander. During this assignment, he served as the Planning Section Chief for the 2012 Orlando NBA All-Stars games.
January 1, 2013, Lieutenant Rolón was promoted to the rank of captain. He served as a Patrol Division Commander, and the Crisis Negotiation Team Commander. Prior to his appointment as Deputy Chief, he was serving as the Professional Standards Division Commander, which included Internal Affairs, Planning, Fiscal, and Training under his command. In January 2013, he was named as one of the 25 Most Influential Hispanics in Central Florida. September 1, 2014, Mayor Buddy Dyer appointed Captain Orlando Rolón to the rank of Deputy Chief. His first assignment was the Administrative Services Bureau Commander, overseeing Recruiting, Technology Management, Property and Evidence, and the 911 Communications Center. July 7, 2016, Deputy Chief Rolón was then, assigned to Patrol Services Bureau Commander with nearly 400 of the department’s sworn staff under his command.
Deputy Chief Rolón is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute Command Officer Development Course, the FBI National Academy Session 263, and the Major Cities Chiefs Association Police Executive Leadership Institute (PELI) IV session.
Deputy Chief Orlando Rolón is a member of the FBI National Academy Associates, Florida Police Chief’s Association, International Association of Chiefs of Police, Major Cities Chiefs Association, and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando.
Orlando Rolón is married to Dr. Giorgina Pinedo Rolón, has two children, and three grandchildren. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia College and currently enrolled in the Columbia College Graduate Degree program for Criminal Justice.
TOPIC: Investigating The Pulse Massacre - An Inside Look
Past President of the Society of Professional Investigators – members & honoree's included Robert Kennedy & Rudi Giuliani
John Gaspar started his profession as a Criminal Justice Professional in Law Enforcement in 1973, with the New York City Police Department. While with the NYPD, he worked as an Educator, Administrator, Police Recruit Instructor, Patrol Officer, Detective and Supervisor. He also served as a curriculum developer and educator in New York City Police Department's Police Bureau.
Gaspar continued to progress in his career with the NYPD, working in a variety of investigative capacities, including Detective assignments in the Organized Crime Control Bureau, Intelligence Division (Executive and Dignitary Protection), Major Case Squad (Bank Robberies and Fraud Investigations), Special Investigation Division, Terrorist Task Force, Hostage Negotiation - Kidnapping Squad, Crime Scene Forensics and Special Investigation's Forensic Hypnosis Unit.
During his tenure in Special Investigations, John became one of the 10 most experienced and highly regarded Forensic Hypnotists in the United States.After retiring from New York City Police Department, Gaspar assumed a Command Staff role as the Chief Executive Officer of a Private Detective and Security Patrol agency licensed in four States and employing 250 people. While CEO of this agency, he was elected President of the Society of Professional Investigators, (members and honored guests included Robert Kennedy and Rudolph Giuliani). For his achievements in Law Enforcement and private sector leadership, Gaspar received a Proclamation from the City of New York.
Continuing this journey of excellence at the Flagler County, Florida Sheriff's Office, Gaspar was appointed by the Sheriff as the Director of Professional Standards and Training. In that assignment, he led the agency through the process of obtaining Florida Accreditation and National CALEA recognition.
As an educator, Gaspar has enjoyed a long-standing relationship as an Associate Adjunct Professor with St. John's University in New York City, and Ad Hoc Professor with John Jay College of Criminal Justice and for the past 9 years as an Associate Adjunct Professor, FDLE Instructor and recruit school trainer with Daytona Beach Community College. Gaspar also enjoys a relationship as an Adjunct Professor at Bethune Cookman College in the Social Science Department/Criminal Justice. He currently is the Crime Scene Investigations Program Coordinator for a Local Florida University.
John's areas of focus include homicide investigations, hazmat safety, forensic hypnosis interviews, financial crimes investigation and forensic auditing in criminal investigations. He is a Master Crime Scene Technician and is available as an instructor, private investigator and consultant in each of these topical areas
Bruce E. Wimmer, CPP/CHS
Mr. Wimmer has been involved in investigations and security consulting for more than 45 years. He served for nearly 22 years in the U. S. Air Force, the majority of that time as a Special Agent with the Office of Special Investigations (OSI). He has now spent more than 22 years in corporate security and investigations within the private sector. During his long career, he has conducted and supervised thousands of investigations and security consulting projects around the world. Mr. Wimmer has worked in more than 65 countries and in every state within the United States. He has lived abroad for 18 years and has worked in Asia, the Near East, Europe, the Caribbean, Latin America and even on the Polar Ice Cap. He has special expertise in countering business spying. During his time with the Department of Defense, he was cited for developing the best and most comprehensive counterespionage education and awareness program in the entire U.S. Air Force while commanding the Berlin OSI detachment. A “red team” was surreptitiously sent to target and test the most critical resources in his area of responsibility and the entire team, including the team’s supervisor, were detected and “apprehended” within two days when an educated and aware workforce detected the team and reported their suspicions to Mr. Wimmer’s OSI detachment. He was also cited for having the largest actual espionage investigations caseload in the U.S. Air Force. He was responsible for the neutralization of multiple internal Air Force spies. He has also been responsible for a number of counterespionage operations that were publicly disclosed and a far larger number that have remained classified and sensitive. Mr. Wimmer oversaw the U.S. Air Force counterespionage programs in Japan and Korea, and was the head of counterespionage operations in Berlin, Germany before, during and after the fall of the infamous Berlin Wall. He also was responsible for overseeing the U.S. Air Force counterespionage program in the entire Western Hemisphere of the globe, including the United States, Canada and Latin America. He has spoken on the espionage threat and countermeasures in nearly 20 countries around the world and represented the United States military as the United States’ official speaker at a North Atlantic Treaty Organization Counterespionage Conference. Mr. Wimmer has spoken on the subject at more than a dozen ASIS International seminars, including 2016. In the business arena, Mr. Wimmer has assisted some of the largest companies in the world, as well as some of the smallest companies – all with sensitive business information -- in protecting their trade secrets and sensitive business information from Business Espionage. He has developed comprehensive programs for countering spying that apply for businesses of all sizes and types, including two of the world’s largest companies. For example, he assisted Microsoft in enhancing its business counterespionage program. He has assisted companies in dealing with business espionage issues both in the United States and around the world. He has authored multiple articles on countering business spying while in Asia and has written a book on the subject which was recently published by Butterworth-Heinemann/Elsevier (Business Espionage: Risks, Threats and Countermeasures). He has lived and worked behind the so-called “Iron Curtain” in what was then East Germany during the Cold War. He has also lived and worked in Vietnam and in the People’s Republic of China. He has specifically worked at protecting secrets in 20 out of the top 25 highest risk locations in the world for business espionage. Mr. Wimmer is a recognized subject matter expert in countering business spying.
PROFESSIONAL: Mr. Wimmer has been designated a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) by ASIS International (formerly the American Society of Industrial Security), has served as an officer in multiple chapters globally and is a regular speaker at the organization’s annual convention as well as local and regional events. He was the founding chairman of Taiwan’s ASIS chapter. He is certified in Homeland Security (Level III) with the America College of Forensic Examiners Institute and is also is a certified both as an operative and a trainer in the Sandia Laboratory’s Risk Assessment Methodology for chemical facilities. He is also a member of the Espionage Research Institute. A recognized expert on security and investigative matters, Mr. Wimmer has spoken internationally on international terrorism, corporate/business espionage, crisis management planning, travel security and dealing with business fraud, purchasing fraud and kickbacks. He has appeared on CNN, CNBC,
National Public Radio, ABC/Discovery Channel as well as television and radio from Taiwan to Pakistan, Peru to Hong Kong and Colorado to Florida. He has been interviewed by such international publications as Newsweek, Business Week, the International Herald Tribune and USA Today. He has served as the Section Chief for the chemical infrastructure section and was on the Board of Directors of the FBI-hosted Colorado/Wyoming Infragard Chapter. He has been a regular lecturer at the University of Colorado and has been an instructor on water security for the American Water Works Association. He is also a member of ASIS International’s Supply Chain and Transportation Security and Information Asset Protection Councils.
Speaking Topic:Business Espionage
2. Definitions and Terminology
3. One of least understood security threats
4. Threats and Threat Sources
5. Modus Operandi vectors with real case studies of each
7. Summary and Conclusion
1. How social media can work for any process server.
3. Charges and billing, while marketing – Send letters, coupons, trinkets, etc. with invoice.
4. Role Play – Service of Process, including a smile and a gift – With the help of the audience, we will re-enact 3 scenarios and give tips on how to think on your feet and stay safe.
5. Widgets, Gidgets and Gadgets to help you serve process – I will bring items, including some giveaways. Handouts will also be passed out.
6. How to properly dress for court – PowerPoint with examples of how to dress and how not to dress.
7. Dumpster/Trash diving. Checking the mailbox – Example cases and an actual mailbox
8. Just have fun. Also, become a Private Investigator to help your process serving business. I did and it paid off!! – You can charge more if you are a PI.
Sandra Stibbards began her investigative career training and working extensively with one of the oldest and best known private investigation agencies in California. Four years later, in 1996, she opened her own investigation agency, Camelot Investigations. Currently, she maintains private investigator licenses in the states of California and Texas.
Ms. Stibbards specializes in Financial Fraud Investigations, Competitive Intelligence, Counterintelligence, Penetration Tests / Vulnerability Assessments, Intelligence Collection, Brand Protection/IP Investigations and Internet Investigations. Elicitation is a specialized skill and trade that she has developed and refined during her years as an investigator. She has included “Internet profiling” and online investigations within her work. Ms. Stibbards has conducted Internet profiling and computer investigations internationally in five continents.
As the Internet expanded, it became another tool used to accomplish Ms. Stibbards investigative goals. She became proficient at utilizing Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) to enhance and strengthen all investigations. The methods and thought processes used as a private investigator amplified and bolstered the utilization of OSINT. OSINT is used every day in her investigative case work. OSINT is a very powerful tool when conducting Financial Fraud Investigations, Competitive Intelligence, Counterintelligence, IP Investigations, Internet Threats, Corporate and Individual Due Diligence, Backgrounds, Assets, Difficult Locates.
Ms. Stibbards has performed investigations for clients in the Financial Industry (Financial Institutions and Brokerage Firms), Security & Executive Protection Corporations, Airline Industry, International Retail Industry, Medical Supply & Pharmaceutical Industry, Accounting Agencies and Law Firms as well as other Investigation Agencies. Ms. Stibbards clients include several Fortune 500 and international companies.
Ms. Stibbards has been presenting training seminars on Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) for eight (8) years. The course was created originally for the US Federal Government. The training seminars are tailored for large corporations and government agencies. Some of the business people and businesses in attendance have included retired intelligence agents, licensed private investigators, law enforcement, security companies, computer forensic corps., aerospace companies, financial corporations, accounting firms and law firms. The presentations help prepare participants to protect and expand their businesses and information as well as grow with the changes.
Ms. Stibbards has been an invited speaker at various international conferences and private events. She has most recently presented for the ASIS International Annual Conference in Dallas, TX, OSAC Annual Conference in Guatemala, ASIS NYC Security Expo, ASIS Annual Seminar in Anaheim, CA, the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law (ISRCL) in Edinburgh, Scotland, the Annual Financial Crime Conference by the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Heartland Annual Training Conference, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Security Conference, the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) Toronto Conference, Brazil MPF (Ministerio Publico Federal) Seminar on Terrorism and Other Emergencies in Brazil, Annual Colorado Certified Fraud Examiners (COCFE) Conference, the Annual Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) Conference as well as having conducted her 2-Day Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Training throughout North America.
Sandra Stibbards currently maintains membership with CII (Council of International Investigators), Intellenet (International Intelligence Network), ASIS (American Society for Industrial Security), ASIS Women in Security, Infragard and FAPI (Florida Associations of Private Investigations. Ms. Stibbards is a past Board Member of CII and Intellenet, the Chairperson of the ASIS Investigations Council and holds a seat on the ASIS Women In Security Council. Sandra is also Certified as a B.A.I. (Board Accredited Investigator).
* Become Stealth Online: Secure Your Identity & Activity While Minimizing Vulnerabilities
* Open Source Intelligence (OSINT): Techniques, Tools and Resources for Better Investigations
* Using Social Media as an Investigative Tool/Resource
E’lyn Bryan is a state licensed board accredited investigator specializing in forensic document examination and handwriting analysis and agency owner since 1994. She analyzes ink, paper, handwriting and typewriting to authentic documents and handwriting in question. I am formerly the President of South Florida Investigators Association and the current president and founder of the Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners, an international association.
She has previously been qualified as an expert in Federal court, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Broward County courts.
She is approved to lecture and presented forensic seminars to both Palm Beach County Bar and Broward Bar Association for CLE credits. She is under contract with the State of Florida (JAC) Justice Administrative Commission, provide my forensic services to the State Attorney's Office, Federal Attorney's office, Commissioner of Education, Martin County Sheriff's Office, Public Defender's Office, Federal Defender's Office and Palm Beach County Board of Elections along with private sector attorneys. Her forensic investigations are international having provided my services to the Jamaican Police, Canadian attorneys and to clients in countries as far away as Africa and Norway.
She has presented at forensic conferences for investigators, law enforcement and forensic examiners and provided questioned document training for the Supervisor of the Board of Elections employees, Gold Coast Forensic Association and area police for their C.S.I.'s, located within the West Palm Beach Police Department, Bar Association members, the Boca Raton Police Academy, police conferences, Economic Crimes Division conferences and the other investigative associations.
She has been invited to speak at forensic conferences in England, Japan and China, (with Dr. Henry Lee, the world's leading forensic expert) as well as, but not limited to California, New York, Louisiana, Texas, and Florida.
She was on the Florida Chapter Board of Directors for the Forensic Expert Witness Association and on the Advisory Counsel for the City College of Ft. Lauderdale. Her forensic articles have been published in Evidence Technology Magazine, PI Magazine, Stop Foreclosure e-magazine, as well as a variety of other publications. I have been interviewed by the Sun Sentinel, Boca Raton News, on the cover of the Jewish Times, Palm Beach Post and appeared on MSNBC, Channel 5 News and interviewed numerous times on the radio including the Broward Bar Review Radio Show.
Criminal Intent – An Introduction to Economic Crimes and Questioned Documents
James Acevedo, CPP, CPS
Security, Security Consulting and Investigations is a dynamic and forever changing environment. Understanding that RISK is a combination of THREAT, VULNERABILITY and CONSEQUENCES keeps one on their toes because you never know when things will change.
The secret to having effective security is a combination of Deterrence, Detection, Delay and Response. There is no “voodoo magic” or “silver bullet.” Mr. Acevedo has been involved in investigations and security consulting for more than 20 years. He has been designated a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) by ASIS. Mr. Acevedo is also a Certified Protection Specialist (CPS), having graduated from Executive Security International, as a level-one agent.
During his twenty-year career, he has conducted hundreds of investigations and security consulting projects around the world. Mr. Acevedo has had the honor and privilege of working in more than forty plus countries and nearly every state within the United States including Alaska. He was a part of the core team that conducted the security and vulnerability assessments for the entire City and County of Denver post September 9/11. He has been trained in the Sandia Laboratory Risk Assessment Methodologies (RAM). Using that training Mr. Acevedo has gained special expertise in assessing critical infrastructure security for utilities including water and/or waste water systems, power companies’ sub-stations, black start generation stations and non-nuclear power plants (NERC CIP Standards). He has also developed considerable expertise in the United States Customs Border Protection (CBP) program Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT), ISO 28000 and various Supply Chain Security Programs.
Mr. Acevedo studied Aviation Engineering and later, Human Behavioral Science. However, from a young age Mr. Acevedo had a passion for Aviation Technologies and was able to attend Aviation Academy while living in New York. Combining his passion for Aviation engineering and Security, Mr. Acevedo for the last five years has been endeavoring to understand and evaluate how unmanned systems (land, sea and air) will impact security. He has had the opportunity to speak at a number of events including ASIS International and has written a number of articles on the subject. Mr. Acevedo is considered a subject matter expert with regard to Unmanned Systems both as a potential solution and as a threat.
Unmanned systems can be used to enhance security, but they also pose threats. Failure to address these threats in a pro-active manner could place security professionals in situations with serious consequences. Examine the latest use cases, threats and vulnerabilities along with countermeasures that can be deployed in the air, ground, and water. Identify and discuss new policies, procedures, and global legislation while recognizing the steps that private security can take to lower the risk from Unmanned Systems.
Robert will be giving an overview of the latest electronic gadgets that is available to investigators in our profession. His presentation is only for official conference attendees so this will be a closed presentation. This is a MUST-ATTEND show-and-tell presentation.
Heather is the owner of Intentional Relationships and On Demand Investigations. Her mission is to positively impact lives and support people on their journey to greatness.
Heather was born and raised in Cocoa Beach, FL. She has two Master degrees, one in Counseling and one in Criminal Justice; but here's a secret… It was not always that way and she had a very checkered past that includes, child abuse, sexual abuse, homelessness as a child, foster care and more.
Fast forward, and she is now a passionate entrepreneur, college professor, and a mom to three children, and living a life full of purpose and intentional relationships.
She spent many years as a DCF Child Protective Investigator and now she has turned the tables on DCF. In her investigation business she takes on these child abuse cases to help arm clients with investigative FACTS!
She passionately comes ready to share with her the tips and tricks so that you can incorporate DCF child abuse cases into your private investigation business! To be more blunt--increase your revenue!!
She is completely transparent and honest, hold nothing back, and don't believe in TMI- so nothing is off limits! Ask questions and get real, raw, honest answers.
* Incorporating Child Abuse Cases Into Your Private Investigative Business
William Dillon has volunteered to tell his personal nightmare regarding his wrongful conviction for the murder of a Canova Beach Park, Florida man found beaten to death. His conviction resulted from testimony of a 56-year-old man called John Parker who claimed to have been in the Canova Beach Park car lot when a blood-splattered William emerged from the woods.
Then William's girlfriend testified she had found William on the night of the murder standing next to the dead body, bloody and shirtless.
And then there was dog-handler John Preston, whose amazing sniffer dog had managed to trace William's scent all the way from the courthouse to the scene of the crime.
In addition, a man who William had shared a cell with while awaiting trial in jail claimed William had confessed to the murder and had even demonstrated how he had killed Dvorak.
For the young William sitting in the dock it was a living nightmare.
Knowing he was innocent, William had never arranged for a lawyer to be present at the initial interviews and right up until the last moment he felt sure justice would prevail.
In fact, all the evidence against him was a sham.
Without telling you all the details of William had his conviction overturned in 2012 William was granted a full pardon by Florida Governor Rick Scott.
Please attend and listen to this remarkable man tell his real-life story.
William Dillon has volunteered to tell his personal nightmare regarding his wrongful conviction for the murder of a Canova Beach Park, Florida man found beaten to death