Professor, Dr. PETER A. BARONE, ESQ., Ph.D. LL.M, JD, MSM, CPP

Dr. Barone always says:

"It is amazing what someone can accomplish when they spend their time on the internet going to school, researching, writing, and learning instead of just surfing the net."

PRIMARY MISSION OF BARONE CONSULTING
The primary mission of Barone Consulting is, and has been, to provide legal and law enforcement education, teaching, and training for local, county, state, federal, and international law enforcement personnel, along with university students. This tradition has carried on now for almost 4 decades. Barone consulting has also created numerous on-ground and online courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels that have been and are used in bachelor and masters programs at several universities throughout the United  States.

                                                     BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION


Dr. Peter A. Barone, Esq. earned his Ph.D. in 2013 in Public Safety and Criminal Justice from Capella University, his LL.M degree (Post Doctorate) in International Law in 1997 from University of Miami School of Law in Miami, Florida; his J.D. in Law in 1991 from St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida; his M.S.M. degree in Management in 1987 from St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida; his B.S. degree in Human Services Criminal Justice in 1982 from Thomas Edison College in New Jersey; and he earned his A. S. degree in Law Enforcement in 1977 from County College of Morris in New Jersey. He was previously attending the University of Connecticut's Graduate School for his Ph.D. in Political Science with concentrations in Public Law and International Relations, from which he had to withdraw after obtaining 46 Ph.D. credits, due to several military tours and employment with the government regarding 9-11. He has attended summer programs at Harvard Law and Yale Law Schools where he has studied in the area of Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and International and Global Law and Issues. He completed an online Forensic Evidence Course from the University of Florida School Law, completed another forensic course from NJI, and is enrolled in another forensic court room presentation course. He is a member of the Domestic Fatality Review Board in Highlands County and the Child Fatality Review Board in the 10th Judicial Circuit.
He has been in the criminal justice field for the past 37 years at the city, county, state, and federal levels. He is a licensed Attorney and is working as a Felony Major Crimes Trial Prosecutor. He is also a legal consultant and mediator. He is a member of the Florida Bar, the Bar of the Court of Military Appeals, the Bar of the Court of Veterans Appeals, and the Bar of the Federal Trade Commission. He has consulted and lectured throughout the United States in the areas of law and law enforcement. He has practiced and consulted in legal matters in the State of Florida where he has been licensed to practice for the past 20 years. He has practiced, and consulted, in the areas of Criminal Law, Administrative Law, Family Law and Personal Injury Law. He is a Certified Mediator in the areas of Insurance, Civil Circuit, and Family Law. He has served on several county bar, and state bar committees, and university committees. He is currently serving on a University Committee Homeland Security course curriculum. He has lectured for the Florida Chiropractic Board regarding legal aspects of case management, presentation and medical documentation and records. He has created and taught numerous courses on law and domestic and international criminal justice.

He is currently an adjunct professor for several universities and also teaching seminars for law enforcement agencies. He has previously taught for several universities throughout the United States. He has created and taught numerous courses in law, criminal justice and international relations, terrorism, homeland security and intelligence operations. He has been a, first and second read for courses and has taught both online and on ground courses during day, evening, and weekend programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He has been on Committees at four universities for the development of Homeland Security Certificate Programs at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and also taught several of the courses in all of these schools programs both online and on ground. He performs book and manuscript reviews of Terrorism manuscripts and potential text books. He teaches for, and has taught for specifically, the University of Connecticut, Colorado Technical University, Thomas Edison University, Trine University, Ashford University, Norwich University, Sacred Heart University, University of Bridgeport, Teikyo Post University, University of New Haven, St. Thomas University, Florida Metropolitan University, and Hillsborough Community College. His specialization is in the areas of Criminal Justice, Law, International Law, Political Science, National Security and Homeland Security.

He previously held a position as a fulltime Assistant Professor and Director of the Criminal Justice Program at Teikyo Post University and at St. Thomas University. While at both of these universities he was the founder and Chapter Advisor for the American Criminal Justice Association. He is consulted, created and taught a Homeland Security Certificate Program at the Graduate and Undergraduate level at St. Thomas University. He is also consulted, assisted in creating, and taught the then newly created Masters in National Security Program at the University of New Haven. He consulted, created and teaches in the Homeland Security Certificate Program at the Graduate and Undergraduate level at Thomas Edison State University. He was on the Homeland Security Graduate and Undergraduate Committee from 2004 – 2005 and from 2011 – to the present. He has revised four of the Homeland Security Courses and will be creating two new courses for the Homeland Security Graduate Degree during the spring of 2013 with the program beginning in January of 2014. He was formerly the full time Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at St. Thomas University, Program Advisor and Coordinator for the Graduate Program Master of Science in Management with the Specialization in Criminal Justice Administration. He was also the Chapter Advisor for, and a member of, the St. Thomas University Chapter of the American Criminal Justice Association and the Advisor for the Criminal Justice Honor Society.

He began his law enforcement career in 1975 in the State of New Jersey and he is a currently working as a Felony Major Crimes Trail Prosecutor in the State of Florida and is cross-sworn as a part time deputy sheriff and a certified police instructor. As a felony prosecutor in this Florida he is also actively involved in the investigative aspects of felony cases. In his first six months he assisted the in solving a 20 years old murder case while interrogating the primary suspect as a prosecutor. In his first year he prosecuted and won a capital sexual battery and an attempted murder case. In the past two years he has prosecuted, and is currently prosecuting, 20 attempted murder cases, two second-degree murder cases, and two first degree capital murder cases along with his other cases. Immediately prior becoming a prosecutor he was a Major Crimes/Homicide Detective, Hostage Negotiator, Aircraft Observer, and Police Instructor for a Sheriff’s Office in central Florida. Prior to this he worked in a Police Department as a road officer and Legal Advisor, and previously as a homicide detective, gang detective, field training officer, and police instructor for the Miami-Dade Police Department.

He currently trains and lectures to law enforcement agencies in Legal Update Courses, Hostage Negotiations Courses, and Testifying for Law Enforcement Courses. He was a National Lecturer/Consultant for the HIDTA Assistance Group in the area of International Legal and Criminal Justice Systems. Some of his topic areas he has lectured on include the Russian Government, Police and Intelligence Systems, the Russian Mafia and Organized Crime and International Organized Crime and International Criminal Investigations. He also lectured for the Office of the Attorney General State of Florida in the area of Civil Liability for Florida Crime Prevention Professionals update courses and for Miami-Dade Community College Region XIV In Service Police Training Institute in the area of International Organized Crime. He has been in Law Enforcement since 1975, and is a Certified Law Enforcement Officer and Certified Police Instructor, Certified Hostage Negotiator, Certified Crime Prevention Practitioner. He has worked in Homicide, Narcotics, Gangs, Criminal Intelligence and various patrol assignments. In addition to numerous Drug Related Latin Homicide Cases working for CENTAC 26 and Operation REDRUM with DEA and the Metro Dade County Police Department, he investigated the FBI’s shooting in 1984, the Miami River Cop case and the Police Officer Zore Murder. He has solved and obtained confession in several homicide cases in the past 2 years resulting in over 10 defendants being sentenced to prison terms of 25 years to life and was nominated for Deputy of the Year as a Homicide Detective. He has more than 175 certificates of training in the areas of law enforcement, law, and the military.

He worked as a Civilian Special Agent for the Department of Defense in Counterintelligence, Human Intelligence Operations and Force Protection and has conducted CI/HUMINT operations in the Middle East. He was assigned as a Military Intelligence Special Agent/Counterintelligence Officer in the reserves with USCENTCOM, USSOCOM, USINSCOM and USSOUTHCOM. He was also a Federal Special Investigator for DOD and Homeland Security conducting background investigations.
He is currently a Major in the Retired Reserves after serving 31 years in the U.S. Army, both Active Duty and Reserves. His was last assigned to USSOUTHCOM and previously to USA/INSCOM. He was activated for 9-11, Operation Enduring Freedom, and was the afternoon and night OIC at the CCJ2X US Central Command for one (1) year. He then was assigned to US Special Operations Command, USSOCOM, where he worked various special projects from 2004 until 2005. While at USCENTCOM he worked on the USS Cole investigation. He was then assigned to US Intelligence Command, INSCOM, where he worked special projects. Several of the years of his military service were active duty along with several extended tours while in the reserves. He is certified in the areas of Military Intelligence, Counterintelligence, Security Management, Military Police, Bomb Disposal Technician, Civil Affairs, Military Instructor and Physical Security. He has held the positions of Director and Assistant Director of Security for several Military Installations where he was responsible for weapons, classified documents, communications, physical and personnel security. He has conducted source operations, counter espionage investigations, personnel security investigations, security inspections, background investigations, physical security investigations and surveys. He has written and conducted instruction and briefings in the area of Operational, Physical, Personnel, Signal, Bomb Security and Terrorism and Antiterrorism. He has been assigned to Presidential and Dignitary support details with U.S. Secret Service and the U.S. Department of State as an Explosive Ordinance Disposal Technician. He has been assigned to special operations units as an Intelligence and Civil Affairs Officer dealing with International legal issues.

Dr. Barone always says: “You can do it if you really want it, and if you do not spend your life wasting your time.”

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES, NATIONAL LECTURES, BOOK REVIEW, AND COURSES PRESENTED
▪ Committee for Development of Graduate Homeland Security Program 2011
▪ Second Reader and Professor for Homeland Security and Terrorism Courses and Certificate Program. Thomas Edison State University. November 2004.
▪ Major Crimes Felony Trial Prosecutor Trying Felony, Life and Capital Cases (2009-Pres.)
▪ Homicide Detective Metro Dade Police and Highlands County Sheriffs Office
▪ Nominated for Deputy Sheriff of the Year (Homicide Detective) (2009)
▪ Tiller Homicide Solved with Confessions all Plead to Long Prison Sentences (2007)
▪ Fanning Homicide Confessions all 4 Subjects all Pleading to Long Prison Sentences (2008)
▪ Special Agent Counterintelligence Counter Espionage investigations. Middle East, 2005.
▪ Special Agent Counterintelligence Country Liaison Operations. Middle East, 2005.
▪ Special Agent Counterintelligence Force Protection assessment all force protection aspects of security for 2005 UN Naval Academy v US Air Force Academy Football Game.
▪ Homeland Security Committee St. Thomas University, Florida (2002)
▪ Thomas Edison University, Heavin School of Social and Behavioral Sciences Curriculum and Policy Committee Criminal Justice and Terrorism Curriculum, Thomas Edison University (2004)
▪ Founder of American Criminal Justice Chapter at Teikyo Post University. 2001
▪ Founder of American Criminal Justice Chapter at St. Thomas University Miami 1997
▪ USCENTCON CC-J2X USS Cole Investigation Report to Congress (2001)
▪ Operation CENTAC 26 and Operation Red Rum ongoing joint operations with DEA.
▪ Police Officer Zore Homicide Investigation resulting in arrest of subject and conviction.
▪ Miami River Cops Drug and Homicides resulting in arrests and convictions.
▪ Lead Detective supervising safe house, 8-person squad, vehicles and equipment, responsible for safety and transportation of key witnesses in major police officer involved drug related murder, home invasion drug case which went from state to federal court.
▪ Investigation of FBI shootings of agents in South Miami 2 FBI Agents Fatally Wounded
▪ 13 Years of Joint Command Staff Experience USSOCOM / USCENTCOM / USSOUTHCOM and  
   NGIC.
▪ Counterintelligence Officer US Special Operations Command Special Projects MCS Section.
▪ US Central Command 9-11 Activation 1 Year Afternoon/Night OIC Counterintelligence Section
▪ US CENTCOM CCJ2X-CI/CT Section Staff during Operation Enduring Freedom 911
SPECIAL PROJECTS AND HONORS
▪ Counterintelligence Officer US Central Command Counter-Intelligence Section 9-11
▪ Operation Enduring Freedom. October 2001–October 2002.
▪ Counterintelligence Officer US Central Command Counterintelligence/Counterterrorism USS Cole Investigation. October 2000–November 2000.
▪ Military Intelligence Officer assigned to US Central Command Joint Intelligence Center, Human Intelligence and Legal Foreign Systems, working Joint National Level Current/Strategic Intelligence. April 1997–October 1997.
▪ Military Intelligence Officer assigned to National Guard Intelligence Center working National Level Strategic Intelligence. June 1995–January 1998.
▪ Integrating US Navy and Marine Corps National Strategy for Non-Combative Emergency Evacuation Plan. Research and document preparation placed into US Army Doctrine and used by Special Operation Forces. 1994–1995.
▪ Commander of 17 man Special Operations force at the US Army Joint Readiness Training
Center. August 1992.
▪ Honors Graduate from Civil Affairs "Officer Advanced Course," Phase IV US Army. JFK Special Warfare Center and School. Fort Bragg, North Carolina. 1991.

LEGAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS
▪ Clinic with Dade County States Attorney Office, St. Thomas Law School. 1991.
▪ International Law Moot Court Jessup Competition, University of Alabama. 1990–1991.
▪ Civil and Criminal Trial Advocacy Program, St. Thomas University Law. 1990–1991
▪ Moot Court Board, St. Thomas University School of Law. Miami, Florida. 1990.
▪ Florida Bar Scholarship Award for Labor Law, St. Thomas University Law. May 1990.
▪ Advance Moot Court Book Award and Best Oralist, St. Thomas Law School. 1989–1990.
▪ Robert Orshack State Moot Court Competition, 3rd Place Individual Performance 1989–1990.
▪ Trial Board Competition, St. Thomas University School of Law. 1989–1990.

SPECIAL NATIONAL LECTURES, BOOK REVIEW, AND COURSES PRESENTED
▪ Second Reader and Professor for Homeland Security and Terrorism Courses and Certificate Program. Thomas Edison State University. November 2004.
▪ Book review for Pearson Longman publisher comments published in book, “Terrorism and Counterterrorism Understanding Threats and Reponses in the Post-9-11 World”. June 2004.
▪ Creation and Teaching of National Security Courses. University of New Haven Graduate Certificate and Degree National Security. May 2003.
▪ Created and Taught Terrorism Courses. University Of Bridgeport. January 2003.
▪ Guest Speaker, International Global Symposium. Teikyo Post University. January 2003.
▪ Created and Taught Terrorism Course. Teikyo Post University. October 2002.
▪ Presentation Liability for Law Enforcement Personnel / Crime Prevention Officers. 1998.
▪ Russian Criminal Justice System/Russian Mafia HIDTA. NYPD, LAPD, FBI, DEA, IRS (Numerous Presentations Across the Country)
▪ Instructed Brazilian National Police for POSSE (Police Officer Safety and Survival Educators). Miami, Florida. October 1995.

SELECTED COMMITTEE AND BOARD WORK
▪ Create and Present Lecture Series on Testifying at Bond Hearings, Motions, Depositions, and Trial for Law Enforcement Agencies Central Florida Continuing Education Credits 2011
▪ Create and Present Lecture on Crisis Negotiations with PTSD Persons for Crisis and Hostage Negotiation Team Highlands County Florida 2011
Child Fatality Review Board June 2011
* Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board June 2011
* International Law Committee Member. Dade County Bar Association. 1996.
▪ Mediation Committee Member. Dade County Bar Association Florida. 1996.
▪ Civil Litigation Committee Member. Dade County Bar Association. 1996.
▪ Committee Member. Human Rights Projects with Human Rights Institute. 1992–1993.
▪ Police Foundation Study Coordinator and Supervisor. Homicide Intelligence Research Project, Metro-Dade Police Department. 1985–1986.
▪ Detective Bureau Representative, Criminal Alien Tracking Systems Work Group. 1985–1986.
▪ Book review for Pearson Longman publisher comments published in book, “Terrorism and
Counterterrorism Understanding Threats and Reponses in the Post-9-11 World”. June 2004.
▪ Creation and Teaching of Terrorism Courses Thomas Edison University 2004 - Present
▪ Creation and Teaching of National Security Courses. University of New Haven Graduate Certificate and Degree National Security. May 2003.
▪ Creation and Teaching of Terrorism Courses. University Of Bridgeport. January 2003.
▪ Creation and Teaching of Terrorism Course. Teikyo Post University. October 2002.
▪ Guest Speaker, International Global Symposium. Teikyo Post University. January 2003.
▪ Presentation Liability for Law Enforcement Personnel / Crime Prevention Officers.(Numerous Presentations)
▪ Russian Criminal Justice System/Russian Mafia HIDTA. NYPD, LAPD, FBI, DEA, IRS (Numerous Presentations Across the United States)
▪ Instructed Brazilian National Police (Police Officer Safety and Survival Educators). Miami, Florida 1985

Dr. Barone always says:
 
"Spend more time worrying about your business than everyone elses and you will be amazed at what your can accomplish in life, keep moving forward."