Authentic & Deliberate Leadership

Implicit Bias & Impartial Policing (Zoom Live)

Aug 31, 2020 Sept 2, 2020


This course is offered by the Wake Tech Community College to support North Carolina’s law enforcement officers in accessing tools and training necessary to engage effectively within their communities. This 24 hours (3-days) Virtual course enables professional development and training for Law Enforcement the state. This training is the first step in an on-going effort to support agencies in offering rigorous training on topics such as de-escalation, relationship-based policing, and community interaction.  Topics covered include:

  1. Game Theories & Law Enforcement Practices
  2. White Swan & Black Swan Training in Law Enforcement
  3. Resiliency & Anti-Fragility for Self Regulation and Control
  4. Moral Compass for Professional Success
  5. Saboteurs and De-escalation Techniques
  6. Implicit and Explicit Bias
  7. Impartial Policing
  8. Meta-Motivational Reversal Techniques

Mitch is an envisioneer with over 30 years of practical and hands-on Leadership Development experience in diverse industries including Academia, Military, Law Enforcement, Government, and Technology. As a globally recognized leader, he is the founder of the National Command & Staff College, Institute for Credible Leadership Development and the Criminal Justice Commission for Credible Leadership Development. He has trained at the Joint Special Operations Command “JSOC” and the US Army Special Operations Command “USASOC.” He was awarded the honorary member of the United States Army Special Operations Command in 1999, honorary Sheriff by the National Sheriffs’ Association in 2016 and honorary Police Commander by the Santa Fe ISD Police Department (2019). He was also the recipient of the “Spirit Award” from the National Tactical Officers’ Association.  This prestigious award is presented by NTOA to an individual whose work saves lives (2019). He served as a tenured Professor at NC State University for 16 years before taking an early retirement but continues to serve as an Adjunct professor without pay (by choice) at both NC State and Illinois State Universities. He is a member of the “Academy of Outstanding Teachers and Scholars” at NC State University and the Distinguished 2004 Alumni of the University of Oklahoma. Mitch is the developer of “MAGNUS OVEA,” a general theory of Officers’ Wellness, Resiliency and Leadership. He is a published scholar with over 890+ conference presentations worldwide to include presentations for Fortune 500 companies as well as top Public Safety organizations including FBI NAA, Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA), HIDTA, National Tactical officers Association (NTOA), California Police Chiefs Associations, National Sheriffs Association (NSA), Women Leadership in law Enforcement (WLLE), California Chief of Police Association (CATO), and may other national and state associations. As well, he has provided educational programs for NYPD, LAPD, Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office, Ogden Police Department, NC State Patrol, Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Walnut Creek Police Department and 200+ other agencies nationwide. His most recent co-authored article was published in the Police Chief Magazine. Two of his coauthored articles have been published by the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin ~ “Human Factors: Police Leaders Improving Safety While Developing Meaningful Public Trust” and “Unbundling Beliefs and Values.”  His select books include “Deliberate Leadership: Achieving Success Through Personal Styles,” “Handbook of Research on Effective Communication, Leadership, and Conflict Resolution, and “Moral Compass for the Law Enforcement Professionals”. Dr. Javidi was the recipient of prestigious “Person of the Year” award by the National Society of Accountants ~ Senator William Victor “Bill” Roth, Jr. “Roth IRA” received the award in the following year.

Lt. Col. Scott is a graduate of North Carolina State University’s Administrative Officer’s Management Program, and an honorary member of Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society.
He was a member of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol for 28 years and retired as the Deputy Commander in 2013. He directed the North Carolina State Highway Patrol’s First Line Supervisors School where he developed curriculum and provided instruction for newly promoted First Line Supervisors. Lieutenant Colonel Scott served as a Troop Commander, Unit Commander in Charge of Promotion and Performance Management, Director of Support Services, Director of Professional Standards, Director of Field Operations, and Deputy Commander of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

He received Specialized Instructor Certifications in Defensive Tactics, Fitness Specialist and Biomechanics, Verbal Judo, and Performance Management Instructor Training from Developmental Dimensions International. He is a contract instructor for the University of Tennessee Law Enforcement Innovation Center and the Central Piedmont Community College – Public Safety Leadership Institute.

He is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the National Association of Field Training Officers, and is an honorary member of Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society. Lieutenant Colonel Scott now serves as the Chief Operating Officer for the International Academy of Public Safety, the National Command & Staff College and is a co-author of the book, Moral Compass for Law Enforcement Professionals.

Christopher Hoina, Sr. (ret. Cary PD) is an alumnus of the FBI National Academy, he received his Master’s degree from NC State University and his Bachelor’s at Shaw University.

He is the co-founder of the Institute for Credible Leadership Development and serves on the executive board for the International Academy of Public Safety.  Chris is also the co-founder of the North Carolina Public Safety Leadership Academy at Wake Tech.  Chris has served as Faculty and Director of Criminal Justice studies at Campbell University in Research Triangle Park.

He has 25 years of law enforcement experience; from patrol officer to team commander.  During his tenure as a police officer he served as supervisor within the following commands: Training, Patrol Operations, Criminal Investigations, Juvenile Investigations, School Resource Officers, Crisis Negotiation, Community Services, Crime Prevention, D.A.R.E., and Crisis Intervention.

Chris has an extensive teaching record in both classroom and on-line.  He has taught at the Justice Academy, Community College, and University level.  He has taught a variety of topics to include Hazardous Materials, Bias Based Profiling, Hate Crimes, Crisis Intervention, Juvenile Minority Sensitivity, Juvenile Investigations, Crisis Negotiations, Crime Scene Investigations, Crime Prevention, School Resource Officer and Implicit Bias.  For the past several years his focus has been on leadership development and self-improvement for criminal justice professionals.

Chris is the co-author of the book the Moral Compass for Law Enforcement Professionals, and the essay titled Virtues of Magnanimous Officers.

Mitch Boudrot brings professional experience spanning over 45+ years within Martial & Mind Science traditions, and 30+ years of distinguished Public Service in the areas of leadership & command, threat awareness & mitigation, conflict resolution & investigations, strategic communication & negotiation, the realization of time-sensitive objectives, fitness, wellness & resiliency, public information & media relations, program creation & development, implementation & delivery of instructional services, policy & procedure, the creation of reality-based training & tactical simulation to enhance mission readiness and success. Mitch’s law enforcement experience includes service at the state, county, and municipal levels of police operations, supervision, field, and academy instruction. 

A certified Hypnotist, Professional Member of the Hypnotherapists Union Local 472, and the American Hypnosis Association (AHA), Mitch works collaboratively with clients to explore timeless wisdom traditions, mindset, resources, skills, and the essential equilibrium to leverage time, enhance personal & professional relationships, and realize the success they aspire to by accessing the power of the subconscious mind for self-empowerment & self-improvement.

Mitch currently serves as the Director of the Law Enforcement Training Program (LETP) at the Southwestern Community College – Division of Public Safety Training Center (PSTC), located in Franklin, North Carolina, and maintains his law enforcement certifications with the Town of Murphy Police Department (MPD) and the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO). 

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