Chief Harry Dolan (Ret.), Capt. Brian Nanavaty (Ret.), Atty Matthew Dolan - Dolan Consulting Group

Chief Harry P. Dolan, (Ret.) is a 32-year police veteran who brings 25 years of public safety executive experience to his courses. He retired in October 2012 as Chief of Police of the Raleigh Police Department and is now the CEO of Dolan Consulting Group LLC, an organization of public policy experts who address issues related to public service provision organizations, such as law enforcement agencies, corrections agencies, fire departments, emergency medical services, hospitals, and school districts.
Chief Dolan began his law enforcement career in 1980 as a deputy sheriff in Asheville, North Carolina, and served there until early 1982 when he joined the Raleigh Police Department. In 1987, he was appointed Chief of Police for the N.C. Department of Human Resources Police Department, located in Black Mountain. He served as Chief of Police in Lumberton, N.C. from 1992 until 1998 when he became Chief of the Police of the Grand Rapids, Michigan Police Department. Chief Dolan led the Grand Rapids Police Department for nearly 10 years before becoming Chief of the Raleigh Police Department in September 2007.
Chief Dolan has lectured throughout the United States and has trained thousands of public safety professionals in the fields of service excellence, leadership & management, communications skills, and community policing. Past participants have consistently described Chief Dolan’s presentations as career changing, characterized by his sense of humor and unique ability to maintain participants' interest throughout his training sessions.
Chief Dolan is a graduate of Western Carolina University and holds a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership and Management from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Captain Brian Nanavaty, (Ret.) is a 30-year veteran of law enforcement and recently retired as the professional performance manager for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department where his innovative officer and agency wellness and development programs have created a culture of health and have resulted in a reduction of departmental disciplinary referrals by 40%.
During his career Nanavaty has instructed thousands of officers, supervisors, executives and clinicians in the areas of personal and career survival. He has been featured on Police One.com and in Law and Order magazine and in the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin. He has instructed for the Department of Justice and Safe Call Now, and at IACP, ILEETA, IADLEST, NOBLE, FOP and FBI conferences.
Nanavaty was previously Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice at Indiana and Purdue Universities where he was the recipient of the Faculty Excellence award. In 2015, Nanavaty was the recipient of the DOJ, BJA and NLEOMF Destination Zero Valor Award for agency wellness and in 2016 was a finalist for IACP Officer of the Year. US Attorney General Loretta Lynch stated “Captain Nanavaty’s agency and officer wellness program in Indianapolis should be the model for law enforcement wellness across the US.”
Attorney Matthew Dolan is a licensed attorney in the State of Illinois, who specializes in training and advising public safety agencies in matters of legal liability. His training focuses on helping agency leaders create sound policies and procedures as a proactive means of minimizing their exposure to costly liability.
Matt received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from DePaul University and his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
A member of a law enforcement family dating back three generations, he serves as both Director and Public Safety Instructor with Dolan Consulting Group. He has trained and advised thousands of public safety professionals throughout the United States in matters of legal liability. His training courses include Supervisor Liability for Public Safety, Recruiting and Hiring for Law Enforcement, Making Discipline Stick, Body-Worn Cameras, Civilian Recordings and Social Media—New Legal Challenges and Confronting the Toxic Officer.

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