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Instructor Profiles

Our organization values growth and perpetual learning, values which are reflected in our team of instructors who are focused on remaining current in their professional knowledge. You will also find them to be extraordinarily enthusiastic about their chosen profession, an attitude that we find highly contagious!

Following (in alphabetical order) are brief biographical sketches of PMW instructors. Our course descriptions include the names of the instructors assigned to each class. From time to time, it is necessary to make changes in specific course assignments due to scheduling conflicts.

BRIAN T. BLOODWORTH

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BRIAN T. BLOODWORTH

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COMMANDER EVERD "DOUG" McCAIN

United States Navy Reserve
Commander Everd “Doug” McCain is a native of Chico, California. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in...
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DAVE NIGHSWONGER

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DEANNE CASTORENA

Ms. Castorena is a Deputy District Attorney for Los Angeles County currently assigned to the Hardcore Gang Division...
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DOUGLAS DICKERSON

Douglas Dickerson retired as a captain with the Brea Police Department after a thirty year career that began with the...
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FRANK McCOY

Frank McCoy has been the Chief of Police for Oceanside, CA, since January 2006. He started his career in 1984 as a...
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JAMES NUNN

Deputy Chief Nunn served with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department for 34 years. He retired as the Chief of...
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JAY KREITZ

Jay Kreitz is the senior civilian manager for the Glendale Police Department (GPD). As Public Safety Business...
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JENNIFER K. McCAIN, J.D.

Jennifer K. McCain is the Assistant City Attorney for Escondido, California. She is responsible for advising all city...
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JOE DeLADURANTEY, Ph.D.

Joe DeLadurantey was appointed Chief of Police for the City of Irwindale on August 1, 2001 and served until his...
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JOE VARGAS

Captain Joe Vargas has been a police officer for the Anaheim Police Department for over 25 years. During this time he...
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KENNETH BELL

Kenneth Bell is a 36-year veteran of law enforcement experience. He worked 21 years with the Los Angeles County...
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KRIS CARTER

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MARILYN WHISENAND

Ms. Whisenand has over 25 years of management experience in a variety of government agencies. She has served as...
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NANCY BOHL-PENROD PH.D

PH.D
Nancy K. Bohl-Penrod, Ph.D Dr. Bohl-Penrod is a Mental Health Professional who specializes in the field of trauma....
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PALL GUDGEIRSSON

Pall Gudgeirsson is the Assistant City Manager and elected City Treasurer for the City of San Clemente, California where...
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PAUL VERNON

Paul Vernon, Lieutenant, was the Public Information Officer for the Los Angeles Police Department from January 2005 to...
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PAUL COOK

POST TRAINER
PAUL COOK Paul Cook retired from the San Bernardino County Sheriff Department as a Deputy Chief in February 2013. ...
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PAUL M. WHISENAND, Ph.D.

Dr. Whisenand is a professor emeritus of Criminal Justice at California State University, Long Beach, and...
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RICHARD M. KREISLER, J.D.

Richard Kreisler has devoted much of his thirty-two year legal career to the representation of California law...
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RICHARD VALDEMAR

Richard Valdemar retired from the Los Angeles County Sheriff?s Department in 2004. For most of his 33 years with the...
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RON COCHRAN

Assistant Sheriff, San Bernardino County
Ron Cochran Assistant Sheriff Originally from Toledo, Ohio, Assistant Sheriff Cochran came to California in 1964. He...
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RON GEORGE

Mr. George is a Vice President of PMW Associates. He is a retired Police Chief and Interim City Manager from the City of...
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SHELLEY McKERREN

POST Instuctor
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TERRY LUSK

Since August 2000, Terry Lusk has been a Supervising Investigator with the Los Angeles County District Attorney. His...
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