“Are you aspiring to reach greater levels in your law enforcement career?”
If so, the Women in Federal Law Enforcement, Inc., (WIFLE) can help! Join WIFLE to find out some of the career-enhancing benefits of being member.
CHERI OZ, Special Agent in Charge, Drug Enforcement Administration Phoenix Field Division
DEA Southwest Border Drug Trends and Trafficking
Cheri Oz was named the Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Phoenix Field Division on December 21, 2019. SAC Oz is motivated self-starter who seeks out opportunities for diplomacy, and encourages mutual cooperation with federal, state, local, and international counterparts. She oversees multi-agency investigations focusing on international and domestic organizations.
She is skilled at developing an organizational culture that fosters teamwork, sets clear goals and objectives, and effectively draws on the strengths of all team members. SAC Oz learned early in her career to be effective and successful in law enforcement, and that mutual cooperation and assistance is imperative. SAC Oz is well respected by her colleagues and peers and is relied upon for her leadership, mentoring, and common-sense problem-solving ability.
SAC Oz began her law enforcement career in 1996, with the Phoenix Police Department where she worked as a patrol officer, Field Training Officer and a Detective in the Organized Crime Bureau, Vice Enforcement Unit. She served with the Phoenix PD for six years. She moved to DEA in 2002.
BIO Cheri OZ, SAC DEA Phoenix Field Division
Bernard Demczuk, Ph.D. is a 40-year+ DC resident living in the Shaw community where he has been active in community, corporate, academic, labor and government relations. Since 1998, he has been the Assistant VP for DC government relations at the George Washington University. He retired from GW in 2017 after 19 years of service. Bernard holds a doctorate in American Studies and African American history and culture from GW (BS, U. of Md.; MS, AU). He lectures widely on Black history and culture, labor history, community relations and governmental policy.
As Ben’s Chili Bowl’s official historian, Dr. Demczuk can be found at his “Open Table” office in Ben’s Chili Bowl at 1213 U Street, NW every Thursday-Saturday mornings from 10am - 12noon offering free Black history and culture talks and tours to anyone who wants to listen and learn. Email ahead at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 202.251.1975 to alert him of your interest. His motto is an old African proverb symbolized by the Sankofa bird: “Know thy history, know thyself.”
Washington Post May 29, 2021 D.C. police recruits are learning about Black history, go-go music and half-smokes. Leaders think it will make them better officers.
Carolyn Jean S. McMillon, Office of Equity and Employee Support Services, Executive. Department of Homeland Security (USSS) (ret)
Carolyn Jean Stovall McMillon is an experienced member of the Senior
Executive Service with demonstrated experience leading Federal sector
Employee Support Services programs to include Equity, Diversity and
Inclusion; Employee Assistance Program, Ombudsman Program and Chaplain
Program. Expertise includes building effective coalitions across the
organization, turning around under-performing programs, implementing
creative workplace initiatives, and improving workplace cultures.
•Employee Support Services Program architect and leader in complex agency environments;
She is the owner and operator of ASK-Coaching-Training-Consulting, The Power of 3, LLC, which she launched upon retiring from the United States Secret Service in 2020.
Carolyn's book, Askers, Seekers, Knockers: I ASKED: Turning Challenges Into Triumphs, is available online from Amazon and other book sellers.
JANINE DRIVER, the Human Lie Detector, one of WIFLE's Most Popular Presenters
enforcement officer within the Department of Justice (ATF) and now shares her people-reading skills, in a fun, engaging, and memorable way, with corporate titans from Sales Force to P&G to Lockheed Martin to Coca-Cola to Kronos to ADP to Comcast and more!
Reading Body Language | Janine Driver | TEDxDeerPark ...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvxJoUuG018
How Five Simple Words Can Get You What You Want | Janine ...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9UIF852Boo
Janine Driver: The Cooperation Paradigm: How to Get agreement and cooperation ... – TEDx
Janine Marie Driver: How to Get Exactly What You Want ... - TEDx
Frank Figliuzzi is the retired assistant director for counterintelligence at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Figliuzzi was previously the special agent in charge of the FBI's Cleveland Division, and served as the FBI's Chief Inspector. His 25 years as a special agent also included assignments in Atlanta, Miami, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Following his FBI service, Figliuzzi joined General Electric and served as assistant chief security officer for investigations, insider threat, workplace violence prevention, and special event security. Figliuzzi is a frequent national security contributor for NBC and MSNBC News and author of The FBI Way: Inside the Bureau's Code of Excellence.
In May 2021, Frank launched a regular podcast, "The Bureau with Frank Figliuzzi." An inside look inside the Federal Bureau of Investigation through interviews with active and retired FBI insiders. Available on all podcast platforms.
BIO Frank Figliuzzi, Jr., National Security Analyst and former Assistant Director for Counterintelligence-Federal Bureau of Investigation
Lynda R. Williams
Professor – Criminal Justice Administration, Middle Tennessee State University
National Second Vice President, National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives
Lynda R. Williams is currently the Professor of the Practice at Middle Tennessee State University in the Department of Criminal Justice Administration; with this appointment in 2017, she became the first individual bestowed this title in recognition of the breadth and depth of her knowledge and expertise in the field of criminal justice and executive security.
In her role within the Department of Criminal Justice Administration, Ms. Williams’ curriculum subject matter includes foreign/domestic terrorism studies, criminal justice processes, community and public service engagement and executive law enforcement leadership speaker symposiums.
Prior to joining the faculty of Middle Tennessee State University, Ms. Williams led an accomplished career as a veteran of the United States Secret Service, from 1988 until she retired, as the Deputy Assistant Director in 2017.
Ms. Williams maintains a strong presence in community service and in organizations for professional development and engagement; Ms. Williams is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., is the National 1st Vice President of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), and remains a long-standing member of the Women in Federal Law Enforcement (WIFLE) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
Ms. Williams has frequently been highlighted or featured as a keynote speaker for such events as The Law and Your Community (NOBLE and police community engagement); Motlow State Community College; MTSU 2019 Trailblazer Award; MTSU Faculty Spotlight; Smyrna (TN) Rotary Club; and the Police Endowment Association (NYPD) Women’s Symposium.
Ms. Williams believes in paying forward the many opportunities presented to her; she relishes pouring into the minds of tomorrow’s leaders in the field of Criminal Justice and, more importantly, giving back to her alma mater.
Additional WIFLE Presenters and Speakers
Janice Ayala Director, Joint Task Force, Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations, Immigration and Customs Enforcement - Retired Senior Advisor, WIFLE Foundation, Inc.