Edward F. Connors has over 30 years experience in police and criminal justice consulting, training, research, and the practice of law. He has directed or participated in more than 500 criminal justice projects for the U.S. Department of Justice, state and local governments, and the private security field, and has worked with more than 1,000 law enforcement agencies since 1973. He has directed more than 75 comprehensive management and operations studies of law enforcement agencies, recently assisting many of these agencies in implementing community policing and dealing with racial profiling, use of force, and other issues impacting police-community relationships. Areas of expertise include law enforcement management and operations, policies and procedures, strategic planning, community policing, narcotics control, legal analysis and research, program evaluation, and private security. Mr. Connors has a Master's degree in Criminal Justice and is an attorney specializing in criminal law and police civil liability. He formerly worked for the U.S. Marshal's Service, USDOJ, Washington, D.C.