Patrick is the former Senior Watch Officer of one of the first and largest all threats fusion centers where he led a 24/7 “newsroom” combining dozens of allied-agency information and video streams into situational awareness for thousands of elected and appointed leaders. He is a retired New Jersey State Trooper who also served as the Duty Officer for the State Office of Emergency Management, supervising critical infrastructure monitoring, asset deployment and early public alert messaging. Patrick was also assigned to dozens of significant command post liaison assignments with the FBI, U.S. Secret Service and New York City Police Department.
He teaches graduate courses on law enforcement information-sharing topics and is an active member in many policy development organizations including the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance Global Video Task Team, the Integrated Justice Information Systems Institute and the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Patrick speaks regularly on public safety topics at government conferences and digital technology seminars.
- State and Local Public Safety Agencies and Disciplines
- Law Enforcement Technology
- Standards for Information Sharing and Exchange Methods
- North America, Caribbean, European Policing Models
- Cooperative Policing Enterprises
- Federal – State – Local Relationships