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|Susan M. Webber-Brown is a 26 year law enforcement professional recently retired from the Butte County District Attorney's Office. Sue was assigned to the Butte Interagency Narcotics Task Force (BINTF) for the past 18 years as a Detective/Agent. Additionally, Sue was a reserve officer with the Oroville Police Department from 1985 to 1988. Complete Biography||Mitch Brown is a 37 year law enforcement professional who recently retired after eight years as a Chief of Police for the City of Oroville, California. During his law enforcement career, he has worked at the city level for small, medium and large departments, as well as holding positions at the state level. He is the former Assistant Chief, California Department of Justice, Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement, where he served for more than 20 years. Complete Biography||Keith J. Krampitz is a 32.5 year law enforcement professional who recently retired as commander of the Butte Inter-Agency Narcotics Task Force. Keith was employed as a Special Agent Supervisor by the California Department of Justice, Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement as Commander of the Butte Interagency Narcotics Task Force (BINTF) for ten(10) of his thirteen (13) years of state service. Complete Biography||Bradley L. Allen is a 13-year law enforcement professional who recently retired as a Sergeant from the Oroville Police Department in Oroville, California. Brad was employed as a Sergeant where he served as a patrol supervisor. Brad was a police officer who worked several different patrol functions including uniformed patrol, detective in major crimes, property crimes, narcotics and served as the departments SWAT team sharp shooter, K-9 Officer and motor officer. Complete Biography||Deputy District Tom Manning has been a prosecutor for the past 23 years with the San Diego District Attorney’s Office. DDA Manning’s assignments have included general felony trials, the Major Narcotics Unit, the Drug Cartel Homicide Task Force, the Drug and Gang Task Force and the North San Diego County Gang Unit. Tom is currently the Chief of the Major Narcotics Unit.Complete Biography||When Ron Belser began working at his father’s gas station at the age of fourteen, there was no doubt that his work in life would be focused around helping families affected by narcotics and alcohol. Ron learned an early lesson in life working at the gas station, which bordered one of the toughest neighborhoods in Oroville. Daily, Ron would see young disheveled children follow their parent(s) into the store and watch as the parent(s) would spend money on alcohol and meet with their drug dealers in the parking lot. By the age of fifteen, Ron began compiling information through conversations with other customers on drug dealers who infested areas like south Oroville. Complete Biography|
When Don Fultz
describes the bulk of his life by saying he ended up on the wrong side
of everything but a gun. His knowledge of addiction includes thirty
years of field research where he studied cannabis, alcohol and
methamphetamine extensively, with a spattering of minor investigations
in everything but the opiate class of drugs.
His fondness for researching drugs kept him away from mainstream society, employment, higher education, reason, accountability and accomplishment. Little did he know, he was a success story waiting for an intervention. Complete Biography
|James C. Hodges has about thirty-four (34) years law enforcement experience, approximately fifteen (15) years of which I have been assigned as a supervisor or commanding officer of narcotics units. I retired from the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office at the rank of Lieutenant. I attended many schools and training classes throughout the years, including the FBI National Academy and the DEA Unit Commander’s Course; but probably the most memorable training I received was by attending over ten (10) sessions of the Drug Endangered Children (DEC) training presented by Sue Webber-Brown and Claire Keithley. Complete Biography||Peggy Price has been employed with the Department of Social Services for over 15 years. She began her journey to rescuing and defending abused children in 1999 when she began conducting child abuse investigations as a social worker for the department. Excelling as an investigator, she began to receive the more complex and high profile cases that required joint investigations with law enforcement for prosecution purposes. Complete Biography||
is a pediatrician, specializing in the field of child abuse and neglect.
She is currently the Director of the
||Christine Smith has a Master’s in Social Work from California State University Long Beach. Christine has worked for Orange County Children & Family Services for 20 years. She has experience in a variety of Children & Family Service programs including: Emergency Response Child Abuse Investigations, Drug Endangered Children (DEC) Program, CAST-Child Abuse Services Team-Forensic Child Sexual Abuse Investigations, Dependency Investigations, FaCT- Building Family Resource Centers, Best Known Practices, FGDM-Family Group Decision Making, Quality Assurance, TDM-Team Decision Making and Adoptions. Complete Biography||Gabriel “Gabe” Vela is a 23 year law enforcement professional. He served 17 years with the Sheriff’s Department, working investigations the last seven years before joining the District Attorney’s Office in 2003. As an investigator with the District Attorney’s Office, Gabe is currently assigned to the Street Interdiction Team where he conducts street level narcotic investigations. Complete Biography|
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