Expert Law Consulting Roy Taylor

Roy G. Taylor, Ph.D (C)

Chief of Police

Qualifications

Roy Taylor works in Expert Law Consulting. He is a professional law enforcement manager with over 39 years of experience. Specifically, in a wide range of federal, state, local and private criminal justice leadership positions.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Training
  • Use of force and firearms instruction
  • Anti-terrorism, operation security, force protection, recruiting, selection and assignment
  • Employee supervision, evaluation, and retention
  • Curriculum development
  • Policies and procedures design and implementation
  • Physical security, canine utilization
  • Budgeting
  • Public relations
  • Emergency management

Professional Experience

Chief of Police Blue Ridge Public Safety – 4/2014 to Present

Litigation Consultant 12/2013 to Present

President/CEO Signal 88 Security of Charlotte – 7/2012 to 7/2018

President/CEO Capitol Special Patrol – 2/2012 to Present

Chief of Police Capitol Special Police – 8/2002 to Present

Lt. Colonel – Army Reserve – 6/17 to Present

Lt. Colonel – Army National Guard – 3/2000 to 5/2017

Antiterrorism/Emergency Management Branch Chief DoD – 4/2007to 4/2014

Task Force Officer FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force – 10/2007 to 6/2011

Chief of Police National Geospatial Intelligence Agency – 3/2006 to 2/2007

Emergency Response Coordinator Weston Solutions @ Nortel – 2/2000 to 6/2005

Chief of Police Dorothea Dix Hospital Police – 11/1998 to 11/1999

Manager of External Affairs NC Governor’s Highway Safety – 3/98 to 11/1998

Chief of Police Liberty, NC – 9/1997 to 12/1997

Chief of Police Norwood, NC – 4/1996 to 9/1997

Chief of Police Bladenboro, NC – 2/1994 to 4/1996

Deputy Sheriff K-9 Wake County Sheriff’s Office – 11/1990 to 2/1994

Law Enforcement Specialized Instructor Wake Technical College 2/1990 to 12/2003

Police Officer Special Operations/K9 Cary, NC – 7/1986 to 11/1990

Fire Fighter/EMT Sandusky, OH -6/1984 to 6/1986

Education

  • Ph.D. Candidate, Criminal Justice and Public Policy, Walden University, MD
  • Master of Science Occupational Safety, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 2003
  • Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice, Mount Olive College, Mt. Olive, NC 1997
  • Command and General Staff College, US Army, Fort Leavenworth, KS 2014

Certifications

  • Advanced Force Science Specialist, Force Science Institute
  • NC Law Enforcement Officer, Advanced Certificate
  • NC Criminal Justice Instructor Certification (firearms, physical fitness, hazardous materials and first responder)
  • NC Private Protective Services, Armed and Unarmed Guard Instructor
  • TASER Instructor
  • NC Concealed Handgun Instructor
  • VA Private Investigator
  • VA Department of Criminal Justice Services Instructor (Special Conservator, Firearms, Armed and Unarmed Guard)
  • Physical Security Inspector, Department of Defense
  • Certified Homeland Security Specialist III, American College of Forensic Examiners International
  • Certified Manager, Institute of Professional Managers
  • Command and General Staff – Complex Incident Management IS 400

Affiliations

  • President – Company Police Association of North Carolina
  • Member – Community Policing Board, International Assoc of Chiefs’ of Police
  • Chairman – Business, Education and Technical Support Committee, Wake Co. Local Emergency Planning Committee
  • Member – Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Member – North Carolina Chiefs of Police Association
  • Member – Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 91
  • Member – International Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Member – International Law Enforcement Trainers & Educators Association
  • Member – International Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Association
  • Member – American Society for Industrial Security
  • Member – Professional Investigators and Security Association

Publications

  • Taylor, R.G. Summer 1997. “Ethically Correct.” The Journal, The Voice of Law Enforcement 35-39.
  • Taylor, R.G. Mar/Apr 1998. “Creating an Ethical Atmosphere.” Community Policing Consortium 3-5.
  • Taylor, R.G. & Tucker, M. Oct 2015. “Action Always Beats Reaction – Or Does It”. International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association Journal 7-9

Criminal Justice Consulting

  • WTVD Channel 11 Raleigh, NC
  • WSB-TV Channel 2 Atlanta, GA
  • News & Observer Raleigh, NC
  • Spectrum News Channel 17 Raleigh, NC

Military

  • State Emergency Planning Liason Officer US ARNORTH CMD 3/2019 to Present
  • Detachment Commander 138th MP Det. (TDRC), Ft. Bragg, NC 6/2018 to 3/2019
  • Detachment Commander 346th MP Det. (DCL), Nashville, TN 12/2017 – 5/2018
  • Force Protection Officer US Forces Command, Ft. Bragg, NC 6/2017 – 11/2017
  • Deputy Asst. Adj. General Personnel & Manpower, VA National Guard 10/16 – 5/2017
  • Provost Marshal Joint Civil Support Task Force, Joint Chiefs of Staff –7/2014 to 9/2016
  • Provost Marshal, VA Army National Guard, Joint Forces Headquarters, Sandston, VA 5/2010-6/2014
  • Company Commander, VA Army National Guard, 329th Regional Support Group, Virginia Beach, VA 23451, 2/2008-5/2010
  • Executive Officer, VA Army National Guard, Joint Forces Headquarters, Ft. Pickett, VA 7/2006 – 2/2008
  • Platoon Leader, NC Army National Guard, Jefferson, NC. Active Duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 1/15/2004 to 4/10/2005
  • Host Nation Transportation Officer, NC Army National Guard, Durham, NC 9/2002-12/2003
  • Counter Intelligence Agent, NC Army National Guard, Morrisville, NC 4/2000-3/2001
  • Security Police/Explosive Detection Dog Handler, USAF Ellsworth AFB, SD 2/80-5/82

Litigation Services

  • Arizona
  • Florida
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Nevada
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • South Carolina
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia

Awards and Recognitions

  • National Community Policing Award, National League of Cities (1997)
  • Law Enforcement Leadership Award, Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (1995)
  • Law Enforcement Officer of the year for State of NC, Veterans of Foreign Wars (1995)
  • Governor’s Crime Prevention Award (1994)
  • Honor Graduate, Basic Law Enforcement Training, NC Justice Academy (1986)
  • Honor Graduate, Fire Fighter Academy, Ohio Fire Training Academy (1984)
  • Honor Graduate, Security Police Academy, USAF (1979)
  • Bronze Star Medal with Valor device, US Army (2005)
  • Meritorious Service Medal, US Army (2005)
  • Defense Meritorious Service Medal, US Dept. of Defense (2016)

Training

  • Crisis Intervention Team, Nat’l Assoc. of Mental Illness (2019)
  • 1911 Armorers Course, Springfield Armory (2019)
  • International Assoc. of Law Enforcement Firearms Regional Trng Conference (2019)
  • 2018 NC General Instructor Update: Instructional Leadership, NC Justice Academy
  • International Assoc. of Law Enforcement Firearms Regional Trng Conference (2018)
  • Body Worn Cameras and other recordings used in law enforcement, Force Science Institute (2018)
  • Principals of Training, Learning, and Performance, Force Science Institute (2018)
  • Communication Skills with Persons in Crisis – De-escalation Techniques, NCJA (2018)
  • Mass Fatalities Planning & Response, FEMA (2017)
  • Advanced Specialist Behavior Analysis in Force Encounters, Force Science Institute (2017)
  • Force Science Certification, Force Science Institute (2016)
  • Firearms Instructor Conference, Int. Assoc. of LE Firearms Instructors (2015)
  • Incident Command and Emergency Operations Center Interface, VDEM (2013)
  • Predictive Analysis, VA State Police (2013)
  • IS 400 General & Command Staff Complex Incident Management, FEMA (2013)
  • Defense Support of Civil Authorities, Joint Doctrine Command (2013)
  • IS 800 National Response Framework, FEMA (2012)
  • IS 700 National Incident Management System, FEMA (2012)
  • Basic Army Instructor, Regional Training Institute (2012)
  • Bomb-Making Materials Awareness Program, DHS, (2011)
  • Anti-terrorism Officer Course (re-certification), US Army Military Police School (2011)
  • IS 100 Introduction to Incident Command, FEMA (2011)
  • Taser Instructor re-certification, Taser International (2011)
  • Counter-terrorism Course, FBI, Charlottesville, VA (2010)
  • Outlaw Motorcycle Gang & Juggalo awareness, VA Gang Association (2010)
  • Counterfeit Goods, VA Attorney General’s Office (2009)
  • Special Agent Course, VA State Police (2008)
  • Operations Security Officer Course, HQ Dept. of Army, Ft. Belvoir, VA (2008)
  • Advanced Criminal Intelligence Analysis to Prevent Terrorism, DHS (2008)
  • Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings, New Mexico Tech. (2008)
  • Survival Awareness In-Service, FBI Academy, Quantico, VA (2007)
  • Strategic Islamic Source Development, FBI Professional Development Unit (2007)
  • Counterintelligence Asset Development and Validation, FBI (2007)
  • Security Engineering Training, US Army Corps of Engineers, Ft. Belvoir (2007)
  • Physical Security Inspector, National Guard Bureau, Professional Ed Ctr. AR (2007)
  • Anti-terrorism Officer Advanced Course, US Army MP School, Ft. Leonard Wood (2007)
  • Anti-terrorism Officer Basic Course, US Army MP School, Ft. Leonard Wood (2007)
  • Federal Law Enforcement Manager Training Program, FLETC Glynco, GA (2006)
  • Police Law Institute, Durham Technical College (2005)
  • Instructor Training Update, NC Justice Academy (2005)
  • Taser Instructor Training, Taser International (2005)
  • In-Service Training Coordinator, NC Justice Academy (2005)
  • Advanced Firearms Training, Wake Technical Community College (2003)
  • Emergency Response to Terrorism, Incident Mngmnt, National Fire Academy (2001)
  • Tactical Pistol II, Blackwater Training Center (2001)
  • Hazardous Materials Emergency Operations, Environmental Resource Center (2000)
  • Specialized Physical Fitness Training Update, NC Justice Academy (2000)
  • Explosive and Hazardous Material Instructor Update, Wilson Community College (2000)
  • Patrol Techniques Update, Wake Technical Community College (2000)
  • Regional Firearms Training Conference, International Assoc of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (2000)
  • Criminal Intelligence Analysis Techniques, Wake Technical Community College (1999)
  • Alcohol Screening Tests Device, NC Dept of Health & Human Services (1999)
  • Juvenile Sex Offenders, NC Prof Society on the Abuse of Children (1999)
  • Drug, Alcohol & Impaired Driving Training, Intl Assoc. of Chiefs of Police (1998)
  • Executive Seminar, Natl Assoc. of Governors’ Highway Safety Representatives (1998)
  • NHTSA Safe Communities, U.S. Dept of Transportation (1998)
  • Community Policing Instructor, US Department of Justice (1997)
  • NC Law Enforcement Specialized Firearms Instructor Certification (1997)
  • Internal Affairs Training, Law Enforcement Training Ctr Western Piedmont College (1997)
  • Firearms Recertification Long Gun, Randolph Community College (1997)
  • Glock Armorer’s Course, Wake Co. Sheriff’s Dept. (1997)
  • NCJA Officer Survival Instructor Certification (1997)
  • Counter Drug Investigation, US Army Military Police School (1995)
  • Orientation for Law Enforcement Administrators (1995)
  • Search Warrant Training, NC Justice Academy (1995)
  • Police Cyclist Course, Robeson Community College (1995)
  • High Risk Dynamic Entry Tactics, South Eastern Community College (1995)
  • High Risk Apprehensions, South Eastern Community College (1995)
  • Hostage Rescue Pistol Training, Singleton International (1995)
  • Law Enforcement Executive Management Program, NC Institute of Government (1995)
  • Computer Networking, Law Enforcement Executive Program (1995)
  • NC Law Enforcement Specialized Physical Fitness Instructor (1994)
  • PPCT Defensive Tactics Instructor Training, Robeson Community College (1994)
  • PPCT Defensive Tactics, Bladen Community College (1994)
  • Community Oriented Policing Training, US Dept. of Justice (1994)
  • O.C. Pepper Spray Instructor, Bladen Community College (1994)
  • First-Line Supervision, Wake Technical Community College (1993)
  • Courtroom Security, NC Justice Academy (1993)
  • NC Limited Lecturer Certification, First Aid, CPR, & Medical Care in the Jail (1993)
  • Defensive Tactics, Wake Technical Community College (1992)
  • ASP Baton/Tactical Flashlight, Wake Technical Community College (1992)
  • Officer Survival, Wake Technical Community College (1992)
  • Civil Process and Supplemental Custody Procedures, Wake Co. Sheriff’s Office (1991)
  • Field Training Officer, NC Justice Academy (1990)
  • NC Specialized First Responder Instructor (1990)
  • Law Enforcement Instructor Training, NC Justice Academy (1990)
  • Defensive and Precision Driving, NC Highway Patrol (1990)
  • Patrol/Narcotics Canine Training, Triad K9 (1988)
  • Computerized Speed Detection-Radar, Wake Technical Community College (1987)
  • Drug Investigation, Wilson County Technical College (1987)
  • Basic Criminal Investigation, Wilson County Technical College (1987)
  • Basic Law Enforcement Officer Training, NC Justice Academy (1986) Honor Graduate
  • Ohio Peace Officer Training, Cleveland Metro Parks Ranger Academy (1984)
  • Ohio Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (1982)
  • National Registered Emergency Medical Technician (1981)
  • Patrol Dog Explosive Detection Course, US Air Force (1980)
  • Patrol Dog Handler Course, US Air Force (1980)
  • Law Enforcement Specialist Course (1979)