Donnie Ingrasselino, Desert Snow

Donnie Ingrasselino is a retired Detective First Grade from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office in New Jersey. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology, as well as a Graduate Certificate in Law and Justice Management and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration; all from Seton Hall University. Donnie is also currently taking coursework towards a degree in Cyber Security.

He began his career with the Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service, where he was assigned to the Deportation Branch of the Newark District, as well as a Special Response Team Operator. Donnie’s assignments involved working internationally in many high-risk countries. After several years, Donnie was hired by the Prosecutor’s Office and assigned to the Narcotic Task Force working undercover operations and criminal interdiction. Within a few years, Donnie was chosen for a newly formed Money Laundering Intelligence Squad, where he and his partner orchestrated many large-scale investigations leading to seizures of millions of dollars in illegal proceeds and evidence, drug, and asset seizures with values of over $20,000,000.

Donnie has authored over 100 court orders for financial records, data and communications, GPS tracking, garbage searches, covert camera installations, and many wiretaps; as well as search, seizure, and arrest warrants. During his career, Donnie has held lengthy assignments with the New York Field Division of the DEA, the New Jersey Field Division of the DEA HIDTA 4, the NJ State Police Auto Theft Task Force, the Special Investigations Unit, and the FBI Violent Crimes and Fugitive Task Force; where he headed the task force investigation into the capture of the “Countdown Bandit” bank robber. Prior to retiring Donnie was further assigned to the Regional SWAT Team.

Throughout his career Donnie has testified in State and Federal Courts as a Narcotic, Asset Forfeiture, and Money Laundering Subject Matter Expert. Donnie further has rendered his expert opinion to 100’s of Federal, State, and Local cases regarding narcotic and drug proceeds, seizures, and arrests. Donnie has been a NJ Police Training Commission Certified Police Instructor and Physical Training Instructor since 2001, providing lessons in Narcotic Investigations, Criminal Interdiction, State and Federal Law, Money Laundering, and Asset Forfeiture to 1000's of law enforcement personnel.

Donnie’s passion for teaching has afforded him many avenues to provide his expert knowledge, having been invited to many speaking engagements, guest lectures, and key-note addresses on the nations Heroin and Opiate Epidemic; as well as lectures throughout the States of New Jersey and New York to students, teachers, parents, doctors, and nurses, social workers, as well as judges and legal staff. Donnie has traveled throughout the United States teaching for Federal Narcotic programs and continues his passion for teaching as an Adjunct Professor at Rockland Community College in New York. Donnie has been a
faculty member and operational/tactical instructor for the New Jersey State Attorney General’s Top Gun Narcotic School since 2004.

Lastly, Donnie is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) by the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), as well as a Certified Executive Leader (CEL) and a Certified Social Media Intelligence Analyst (SMIA) by the McAfee Institute. Throughout his professional career, Donnie has done extensive work and training in Corporate Security and Executive Protection; providing security and protection for Foreign Diplomats, Royal Families, Heads of States, and International Executives.

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