Nicole has 15 years of experience in corrections, having worked at the Brown County Sheriff’s Office attaining the level of Corporal. Nicole also was responsible for training jail staff, and she’s worked as an adjunct instructor at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.
Acting Chief of Police (ret.)
As a detective, Alan Hardwick founded the Boise Police Department’s Criminal Intelligence Unit. Later, Alan was hired by the Edmonds (WA) Police Department where he partnered with the Seattle FBI and the Intelligence Community, directing international terrorism investigations around the globe. He retired from law enforcement in 2021, serving as Acting Assistant Chief of Police at Edmonds PD.
Wisconsin Department of Justice Certified Instructor
Dave recently retired as the Chief of Police for the University of Wisconsin—Green Bay Police Department, an NCAA Division 1 State University. He oversaw all Police Operations and Emergency Management for its four campuses (Green Bay, Manitowoc, Marinette and Sheboygan).
Dual Purpose Tracking and Narcotics Detection Police Service Dogs
All K-9s within the unit are dual purpose tracking and narcotics detection police service dogs, and each is trained in handler protection, obedience, criminal apprehension, and tracking including evidentiary scent work.
Detective, Kentucky Attorney General’s Office
Rick McMahan spent over a quarter of a century as a Special Agent for the ATF. During his career, Rick investigated a wide range of crimes from violent militant extremists to outlaw motorcycle gangs to murder for hire plots. Currently, he serves as a Detective for the Kentucky Attorney General’s office.
Criminal Justice Instructor
Matt is an Oneida Tribal Member and grew up on the Oneida Indian Reservation. He was an Oneida Police Officer for 16 years and retired in 2016. Matt is currently a fulltime Criminal Justice Instructor at NWTC, and a part time officer with the Hortonville Police Department.
Professional Standards Division Lieutenant
Andrew is currently a Professional Standards Division Lieutenant for the Green Bay Police Department. He has served as a supervisor in the investigation division and in patrol. Prior to becoming a supervisor, he spent 7+ plus years as a patrol officer.
Municipal Judge Kevin Rathburn became a full-time faculty member at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in 2000 after serving as an adjunct instructor for nine years. Prior to that, he served for ten years as an Assistant District Attorney for Brown County in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Public Safety Training Complex Specialist
Erik is the Public Safety Training Complex Specialist at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. In that role, Erik oversees all the public safety training facilities and equipment at 4 different locations.