served as a patrol officer, criminal investigator, field training officer, police instructor, crime scene investigator, and
school resource officer before retiring from a distinguished career in law enforcement. He has conducted training for officers,
cadets, parents, and children and has presented in front of civic groups, governors, and White House cabinet members. He has
developed prevention programs, designed workshops, and directed conferences. Richard wrote Police Instructor
to stimulate ideas, stories, discussions, and positive action by law enforcement trainers - he is committed to the advancement
of policing.” Richard Neil is the author of Police Instructor: Deliver Dynamic Presentations,
Create Engaging Slides, & Increase Active Learning.
According to the book description of Police
Instructor: Deliver Dynamic Presentations, Create Engaging Slides, & Increase Active Learning, “The
knowledge that once required an instructor to read dozens of books and attend extensive training is now available through
this innovative guide. Police Instructor reveals the essential skills that a law enforcement trainer must possess to create
an active learning environment. Such as: Creative Slide Design; Public Speaking; Dynamic Delivery; Storytelling
as a Training Tool; Engaging & Effective Humor; Group Facilitation; Experience Based Training; Speech Design and Delivery;
Dealing with Disruptive Students; and, Managing Law Enforcement & Cadet Learning Styles .