James Myers

James Myers

Senior Consultant for International Law Enforcement capacity building

Location
Ontario, Canada
Industry
Law Enforcement

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James Myers's Overview

Past
  • Techincal Advisor Police Operations at Atos International
  • Regional Police Advisor at South East Asia Human Trafficking
  • Technical Advisor Police Operatins at DFAIT
  • Project Manager at Deployment for Democratic Development - CIDA Canada
  • Regional Police Advisor at Cardno
  • Technical Advisor Law Enforcement at British Council
  • Technical Advisor at Atos
  • Chief Trainer Special Courts at DFAIT
  • Chief Development Officer at Sierra Leone Special Court
  • Criminal Intelligence Advisor at DFID
  • Intelligence Consultant at International Development Sierra Leone West Africa
  • Peacekeeper Law Enforcement at United Nations
  • Police Mentor/ HR Development Advisor at United Nations Peacekeeping Missions UNAMSIL
  • Unit Commander at Special Operations Squad
Education
  • Hartford University St
Connections

33 connections

James Myers' Experience

Techincal Advisor Police Operations

Atos International

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; Information Technology and Services industry

July 2011June 2014 (3 years) South Sudan

development and implementation of policing services in South Sudan. Training in policeinvestigations, case management and community policing. Police advisor to Senior Police Managers and international organizations on police training in GBV, Crime Scene Management, Strategic Planning on police capacity building and community engagement.

Regional Police Advisor

South East Asia Human Trafficking

July 2010June 2014 (4 years)

Identify, develop and deliver training on trafficking in persons for South East Asian Law Enforcement Agencies, Coordinate with Country Partners, Government Agencies and relevant NGO's a National Plan of Action on Trafficking in Persons. Advise, develop, train and mentor Specialized Trafficking in Persons Units in the Association of South East Asia Nations. (ASEAN). Support ASEAN in an effective criminal justice response to trafficking in persons under the Asian Regional Trafficking in Persons Project Australian Government initiative. Responsible for the management, coordination and development of the project objectives in the Sub-Regional Office in Jakarta Indonesia and Manila Philippines. Prepare operational reports, training material, lesson plans, administrative documentation and coordinate office staff functions. Participate in strategic planning for trafficking in persons in-country Technical Working Groups, coordinate effective investigative responses of Specialized TIP Units with National and International Law Enforcement Agencies including the Australian Federal Police, Indonesia National Police, Thailand National Police, Philippine National Police, Laos PDR Public Security and others as required. Liaise with the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta and the Under Secretariat for Interior and Local Government on Peace, Order and Transnational Crime Philippines, Develop and deliver the integration of Gender and Development Action Strategies in South East Asian Country Law Enforcement Agencies.

Technical Advisor Police Operatins

DFAIT

July 2011February 2012 (8 months)

Review policies and programmes in community policing for the Ethiopian Police. Design, develop and implement as Regional Strategic Plan to address community policing in partnership with Regional Police Commissions. Design, develop and implement a training programme for community policing officers and police trainers in the police regions. Provide technical guidance on introducing international best practices on appropriate structures, guidelines and institutional set-up for effective design, implementation and monitoring of community policing initiative. Introduce appropriate gender development action strategies for regional commanders and staff. Develop appropriate work plans based on a results-based management approach to donor intervention. Complete budgets, reports and monitoring documents to support this approach.

Project Manager

Deployment for Democratic Development - CIDA Canada

February 2011February 2012 (1 year 1 month)

Project manager Community Policing capacity building for police trainers and CP officers in Ethiopia. Design, develop and inplementation of a community policing stategy within regional police commissions in Ethiopia

Regional Police Advisor

Cardno

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; CDD; Design industry

July 2007March 2010 (2 years 9 months)

Identify, develop and training of law enforcement personnel on human trafficking investigations
Mentoring of Specialized Investigation Unit Commanders and staffs on Human Trafficking dynamics
Liaison with Law Enforcement Agencies in South East Asia on international investigations and mutual cooperation strategies
Advisor to the Government Heads in Indonesia and the Philippines on effective Criminal Justice Response to Human Trafficking

Technical Advisor Law Enforcement

British Council

Nonprofit; 5001-10,000 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

February 2006March 2007 (1 year 2 months)

Strategic and Operations Advisor for the Safety and Security Component of the Justice Sector Development Programme Sierra Leone
Mentor the Head of Crime Services, Sierra Leone Police on the development and implementation of field intelligence units.
Training of intelligence officers for deployment to key enforcement areas within the five police regions of Sierra Leone
Participate in strategic and operational planning activities surrounding the Sierra Leone elections

Technical Advisor

Atos

Public Company; Myself Only; Automotive industry

February 2006March 2007 (1 year 2 months)

Strategic and Operations Technical Intelligence Advisor for the Safety and Security Component under the Justice Sector Development Programme in Sierra Leone. Responsible for the design, development and implementation of a police intelligence service within the Sierra Leone Police Force. Prepare strategy papers, operational plans and monitor executive officer performance. Mentor and train Intelligence Supervisors and Frontline members of field Intelligence Units.Participate in strategic and operational planning for the Sierra Leone election process.

Chief Trainer Special Courts

DFAIT

October 2005February 2006 (5 months)

Identify, develop programmes and training of law enforcement officers assigned to the War Crimes Court in Sierra Leone
Develop curriculum and Training in major case management; witness protection and confidential source handling for Special Court Investigators from the Sierra Leone Police
Liaison and support inter-agency cooperation to develop protocols with the Office of National Security and the Anti Corruption Commission

Chief Development Officer

Sierra Leone Special Court

October 2005February 2006 (5 months)

Identify, develop and train Senior Officers within the Sierra Leone Police Force and the Sierra Leone Special Court in Major Case Management, Witness Protection / Human Rights and Confidential Source Management. Liaison and develop investigative protocols to support inter-agency cooperation with such groups as the Office of National Security and the Anti Corruption Commission.

Criminal Intelligence Advisor

DFID

Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; International Trade and Development industry

February 2004June 2005 (1 year 5 months)

Developing intelligence strategies to enhance intelligence lead policing initiatives in Sierra Leone
Training and capacity building for Sierra Leone Police
Support Senior Police Managers in the Crime Services Division to develop criminal investigation units in key field locations within Sierra Leone
Oversee the development and implementation of a criminal intelligence database to support police investigations management within the Sierra Leone Police
Participated in security strategy development for pre-election, election and post election issues in Sierra Leone

Intelligence Consultant

International Development Sierra Leone West Africa

February 2004June 2005 (1 year 5 months)

Responsible for developing Intelligence strategies and security profiles to support Executive Police Managers. Member of the Security Development Team on pre - election, election and post election issues for Sierra Leone. Design, oversee development and implementation of a crime intelligence database system to support police / community initiatives.

Peacekeeper Law Enforcement

United Nations

Nonprofit; 10,001+ employees; International Affairs industry

March 2003December 2003 (10 months)

UN Police Mentor for senior field commanders and police officers
UN Department Head for Criminal Intelligence at UN Headquarters Freetown Sierra Leone
Responsible for capacity building initiatives for law enforcement personnel in Sierra Leone
Develop and implement intelligence strategies for effective intelligence lead policing
Member of the UN Special Board of Inquiry for UN mission in Sierra Leone
Monitor human rights and corruption issues for UN Police Commissioner

Police Mentor/ HR Development Advisor

United Nations Peacekeeping Missions UNAMSIL

March 2003December 2003 (10 months)

Deployed to field locations with Sierra Leone as a member of the peacekeeping operations in Sierra Leone. Responsible for the development of police officers at all levels in criminal investigations, human resource management, police administration and community integration of crime detection and prevention programmes.
UN Criminal Intelligence Advisor
Developed Strategic Intelligence plans and implemented security programs for Senior Police Managers in Sierra Leone. Chief intelligence advisor to the UN Police Commissioner. Member of the Sierra Leone Board of Inquiries for the UN responsible for investigating corruption, human rights violations and criminal cases. Design, develop and implement an intelligence methodology and structure for

Unit Commander

Special Operations Squad

January 1995January 2003 (8 years 1 month)

Operations and Administration Manager for a Special Operations Unit, responsible for Criminal investigations and intelligence gathering on Federal inmates within the Ontario Federal Prison system.

Project Manager for:
High-Risk assessment and monitoring on Federal inmates released at expiration of sentence to community locations;
DNA sampling on inmates within the Ontario Region;
Coroner Inquest development Team on inquest issues relating to inmate deaths.
Budget development, allocation of resources, assignment coordination, training identification and monitoring of security issues within the Special Operations Unit.
Liaise with Senior Management at Federal, Provincial and Municipal levels on issues relating to inmate crimes, community safety and crime prevention.

James Myers' Skills & Expertise

  1. Police
  2. Enforcement
  3. National Security
  4. Intelligence
  5. Criminal Justice
  6. Training
  7. Private Investigations
  8. Community Policing
  9. Criminal Investigations
  10. Government
  11. Investigation
  12. Courts
  13. Security
  14. Protection
  15. Crime Prevention

James Myers' Education

Hartford University St

Masters, Criminal Justice

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