“Technology has made Law Enforcement Officers much more efficient and in some ways less approachable too…” The Changes and Challenges Faced By Law Enforcement Officers, Lt. Colonel Dave McDowell joins us in this episode of the Law Enforcement Today Radio Show and Podcast.
Lt. Colonel Dave McDowell, Assistant Sheriff and second in command of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is our guest. He talks about the challenges faced by law enforcement officers and his agency. Dave talks about the role of the community and their deputies in creating safe neighborhoods. He also discusses the changes he has seen in his 27+ year career and how his passion has led to his own Law Enforcement themed t-shirt company.
Lieutenant Colonel Dave McDowell is a law enforcement professional with more than twenty-seven years of experience. The last twenty-five of those years he has served with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office. He began his service with the Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy assigned to the Patrol Bureau in 1996.
Some of his major accomplishments include: Graduate of the Police Training Academy, Metropolitan Police Department, Washington D.C., Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Deputy of the year 1997, Maryland Sheriff’s Association Deputy of the year 2004, Graduate of the FBI National Academy in 2006, Session 225, attained a Master’s Degree in Management Science from the Johns Hopkins University in 2010, member of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Hostage Negotiations Team 1997 through 2013. He is currently a member of the Maryland Sheriff’s Association Board of Directors. He is a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Johns Hopkins Alumni Association, and various other community and state organizations. Major McDowell is an Associate Professor at the College of Southern Maryland, Department of Criminal Justice and Stevenson University, Department of Criminal Justice. He is a certified instructor with the Maryland Police and Corrections Training Commission and Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.
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