LEO-OEM-OES INFORMATION

BACKGROUND: LAW ENFORCEMENT, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT & EMERGENCY SERVICES

Gary R. Adler     

720-327-9207

proplayersassociation@gmail.com

Related Employment:

  • NJ Law & Public Safety, Division of Motor Vehicles, Trenton and Wayne, NJ: case-file evaluator; Assistant Administrative Law Judge; responsibilities included interview and evaluation of motor vehicle law violators for punishment or rehabilitation within the system; authorized to revoke or restore driving privileges; Team-Leader for reorganization and revitalization of division-wide customer service system on state-wide network; under immediate supervision of the state Attorney General; 1988-1989
  • Bergen County Sheriff’s Department, Paramus, NJ; Law & Public Safety Officer stationed at Bergen County Community College; 1987-1988
  • Marin County Sheriff’s Office, San Rafael, CA.: Assistant Communications Dispatcher for multi-jurisdictional agencies including the sheriff’s office, state highway patrol, county jail, state forest fire, emergency medical, local fire, emergency management and public works; 1986-1988
  • Wayne Township Police Department, Wayne, NJ: Law Enforcement Officer and Communications Dispatcher; 1980-1986 & 1988-1990

Related Learning Institutions Attended:

  • Emergency Management Institute FEMA Online Training
  • National Weather Service, NJ, CA, CO
  • Castle Rock Citizen’s Police Academy, Castle Rock, CO
  • FBI Domestic Terrorism Preparedness, Breckenridge, CO 
  • Law Enforcement Public Safety Training Institute Academy,  Highlands Ranch, CO
  • Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood, CO
  • United Digital Artists, NY, NY
  • Apple Computer Market Center, NY, NY
  • California Criminal Justice Institute, San Rafael, CA
  • Passaic County Community College, Wayne, NJ
  • Bergen County Police & Fire Academy, Oakland, NJ
  • Passaic County Police Academy, Pompton Lakes, NJ
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ
  • William Paterson State University of New Jersey, Wayne, NJ
  • Zadoc Institute for Practical Learning, NY, NY
  • New School for Social Research/New York University, NY, NY

Related Diplomas & Certifications:

Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood, CO

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Emergency Management (in-process of transferring credit for completion; 4.0GPA)

Emergency Management Institute, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, FEMA

Diploma: National Incident Management System IS-700

Chiefs of Police Association, Pueblo, CO

Diploma: Seminar - Safety in Emergent Response

FEMA REGION 1X, Presidio, San Francisco, CA

Certified:

Seismic Safety & Preparedness

Mobile Emergency Communications

Emergency Response to Terrorism

National Weather Service/NOAA/SKYWARN, NJ, CA & CO

Advanced Certification: Severe Weather Spotter Training

Certified every year since 1974; Re-Certified 2016

State of Colorado Office of Emergency Management

Diplomas:

Incident Command System I-100, I-200, I-300

Emergency Management

Disaster Preparedness

Leadership & Influence

Resource Management

Mass Fatalities Incident Response

Emergency Operations Center Management & Operations

Emergency Planning

Exercise Design

Public Information Officer

Emergency Communications

FBI Domestic Terrorism Preparedness & Response

Nationally Certified Emergency Manager & Incident Commander

Douglas County Law Enforcement Training Center, Littleton, CO

Graduate: Castle Rock Citizen’s Police Academy

National Association for Search & Rescue, Denver, CO

Certified Instructor: Search K-9 Training

Wiggins Rural Fire Protection District In-Service Training, Wiggins, CO

Certified: AHA First Responder CPR and Automatic External Defibrillation (annual recert)

National Safety Council, Wayne, NJ

Certified:

Defensive Driving

Northern California Criminal Justice Training Institute, San Rafael, CA

Diploma:

Emergency Communications

Bergen County Police & Fire Academy, Mahwah, NJ

Certified:

Disaster Control

Emergency Medical First Responder

Emergency Extrication

Fire/Heavy Rescue

Passaic County Police Academy, Pompton Lakes, NJ

Diploma:

Police Communications

Law Enforcement

Criminology

Crisis Intervention

Defensive & Evasive Emergency Driving

Firearms

Forensic Photography

Self Defense

New Jersey State Police, Division of Motor Vehicles, Trenton, NJ

Diplomas:

Comprehensive Systems Programming

Customer Service/TACT

Interviewing Techniques

Right-To-Know Training

New Jersey State Forest Fire Service & SAR, Ringwood, NJ

Certified:

Search, Rescue & Recovery

Water Rescue

Search Dog Training

New Jersey State Police Office of Emergency Management, Totowa, NJ

Certified:

Flood Rescue

HAZMAT Response

Heavy Rescue

OSHA

Radiological Incident Response

New Jersey Civil Defense/Disaster Control (NJ State Police):

Certified:

Flood Control/Marker Reader

Dispatcher

Radiological Incident Response

American Red Cross, North Jersey Regional Office, Wayne, NJ

Certified:

First Responder Emergency Care

CPR Instructor

Emergency Childbirth Instructor

Related Current Memberships:

Colorado All-Season Spotter Network

Colorado Emergency Management Association

Colorado Press Association

National Association for Search & Rescue

SKYWARN

Wiggins Rural Fire Protection District

Honors:

  • Appointed to Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center Advisory Council, Denver, 2012 - present
  • Co-Starred in a PBS Video Documentary based on personal experience, “Identity Theft: Real Problems…Real Solutions…” produced in coordination with the 18th Judicial District of Colorado, 2006
  • Appointed by U.S. Department of Commerce to Colorado All-Season Spotter Network, 2001 
  • Honorary Active Member, Wiggins Rural Fire District, Wiggins, CO; appointed by the District Fire Chief, 1998
  • Elected Representative-At-Large to the City & County of Denver for Hazardous Materials Transportation Sub-Committee, 1996                                
  • Member of the Denver Emergency Planning Committee; appointed by Colorado State  OEM Officials and the Mayor of Denver, 1996
  • Listed in Who’s Who in Professional Imaging; 1995-96
  • Invitational Guest Lecturer: Forensic Photography, Bergen County Community College, Paramus, NJ; 1992
  • Advisory Council Board Member to the Adult Education Committee, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ; appointed by administration, 1990
  • Honorary Driver, Wayne Township Memorial First Aid Squad, Wayne, NJ; 1990-present
  • Received commendation from NJ State Attorney General for leading the reorganization of  the Motor Vehicle Division, Customer Service Department, Wayne, NJ; 1990
  • Notary Public; appointed by NJ State Representative, 1988
  • Honorary Member, NJ Special Police Organization; 1986     
  • Honorary Member, NJ Traffic Officer’s Association; 1985
  • Mayor’s Citizen of the Year Award for Saving Lives and Property, Wayne, NJ; 1984
  • Appointed Response Team Associate Member, National Burn Victim Foundation, 1981
  • Active Service Award, NJ State Gold Cross (EMS); 1981

Related Volunteer Service:

  • Dept. of Homeland Security/Office of Emergency Management Colorado Northeast Region (Morgan, Logan, Washington, Kit Carson, Yuma, Sedgwick, and Phillips Counties): Handle logistics for Regional Incident Management; Coordinate resource management, donations; coordination of information flow, communications and networking assignments in disasters; emergency management mitigation and planning with fire and law agencies. 1996-present 
  • Town of Castle Rock, CO: Public Safety Commissioner; 2004-2006
  • National Weather Service: Member, SKYWARN; Severe Storms and Night Spotter;1974-present
  • Colorado All-Season Spotter Team (C.A.S.T.); 2001-present
  • NWS Certified Spotter Designator for Denver, Douglas and El Paso Counties, CO
  • Statewide Emergency Management Response; Director; Incident Command; Emergency Management Assistance; Resource Management; Disaster Photography; 1998-present           
  • Denver Search & Rescue: Director; K-9 Urban Search & Rescue; Logistics; AHA-BLS Certified CPR & AED; Emergency Medical Care; 1998-present
  • City & County of Denver Office of Emergency Management: Emergency Operations Center volunteer intern; Member, Local Emergency Planning Commission (LEPC); Chairman of the HAZMAT Transportation Sub-Committee and Representative-At-Large to the City & County of Denver; photographer; 1996-2000
  • Morgan County Office of Emergency Management: Assistant Director; Emergency Operations Center volunteer intern; disaster specialist and photographer; 1996-2000
  • Wiggins Rural Fire District, Wiggins, CO:  Emergency Management Representative; 1996-present
  • Salvation Army Intermountain Division, Denver, CO: former Board Member Emergency Disaster Services Council (E.D.S.); EDS Responder; resource management; photographer; 1998-2002
  • Marin County Office of Emergency Management, Marin County Civic Center, San Rafael, CA: Assistant Director; Project Manager: Mobile Command Post & Seismic Safety Video Production (FEMA Reg8/Presidio, SF, CA); 1986-1988
  • NJ State Police Office of Emergency Management, Totowa, NJ: Flood Control staff; photographer; 1984-1986
  • Wayne Township Office of Emergency Management/Civil Defense, Wayne, NJ: Assistant Director; Public Information Officer; Communications Officer; photographer; 1974-1986  
  • National Burn Victim Foundation, McGuire Air Force Base, NJ: Burn Treatment Pioneer Response Team member; 1978-1986
  • NJ Special Police Organization, Wayne, NJ: Secretary; 1985-1986
  • NJ State Search & Rescue/NJ Forest Fire Service, Ringwood, NJ: Assistant Team-Leader; photographer; 1988-1991
  • Wayne Township Memorial First Aid Squad: active member; training instructor; rigs & equipment  maintenance committee; Chief of the Youth Squad; 1974-1983
  • American Red Cross, Wayne, NJ: CPR and Emergency Childbirth Instructor; 1977-1982