Ed Laverone combines his experiences as a Mayor, City Council member, regional planning body vice-chair, Chief Deputy Sheriff, City Fire Marshal with his educational and work ethic to provide a broad range of consulting services.
Ed has successfully written and applied for over $7 million in State and Federal grants. He has written strategic plans and facilitated strategic plan committees. He has the ability to quickly develop an expertise on any issue in order to solve problems and plan for the future. He will sue this to address your needs an put you in a position to be successful.
Ed is a graduate of the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Command College Class 42. This course developed law enforcement administrators into futurists. A futurist is one who can recognize trends and events that are occurring in the world that will impact you in the next 5 to 15 years. In 2002 Ed identified human trafficking as a major future issue and was using his staff to work on this tragic issue. In 2006 Ed met with local law enforcement unions to discuss the impending public employee pension underfunding issue, unfortunately the union leaders dismissed his advice and are still trying to rebound from the negativity and public relations issues this has caused in the community. Ed will use his training to best prepare you and your staff for those things that will impact you in the future.
Ed was the liaison for two Sheriff's at the Capitol in Sacramento. Meeting with legislators, governors, staff and cabinet members to enact legislative change that benefited California's public safety. He served on several statewide organizations legislative or public safety committees. If you are in need of a lobbyist, Ed is willing to register and represent your interests in Sacramento or locally.
Ed oversaw the development of the Santa Clara County Crisis Intervention Team training program which provides officers, deputies, dispatchers and paramedics with the knowledge and skills to properly recognize and de-escalate subjects who are in mental health crisis situations. His service on the California Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Oversight and Accountability Commission - Services Committee and the Santa Clara County MHSA Stakeholder Leadership Committee provide him with the experience to evaluate or coordinate law enforcement mental health response and training for you.