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NACOP Board of Directors

A. Femister Mr. Femister is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of the National Association Citizens On Patrol. Since 2004, Mr. Femister has traveled the nation monthly  conducting workshops for over 700 law enforcement agencies via the Public Safety Volunteer Institute. For 22 years  prior to that, he was a  business professional in the field of Information Technology. Prior to that he served four years in the U.S. Coast Guard as a Radioman Second Class conducting Search and Rescue missions and Law Enforcement Patrols throughout the west coast. Mr. Femister has been an active Citizen Patrol volunteer since 1997 serving his community. In addition Mr. Femister served as a volunteer firefighter with the   Riverside County Fire Departments Mobile Emergency Operations Center used for major wild land fires and other natural disasters for five years. His training in Law Enforcement includes a California POST certified level two reserve officer training certificate. Mr. Femister has been aired on TV, Radio and quoted in Newspapers regarding his extensive knowledge of C.O.P.s. Additionally and has spoken on a national level at various crime prevention  conferences.

Ms. Helen Reardon is a 17-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department retiring in 2001 as the Director of the Office of Special Programs in charge of over 4,000 volunteers. Helen began her career with the Department as a civilian volunteer  donating over 7000 hours of her time. Ms. Reardon is the recipient of numerous awards including the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Distinguished Volunteer for l984 and  upon her retirement, Sheriff Baca paid tribute to her by presenting her with a perpetual plaque "The Helen Reardon Volunteer of the Year Award" displayed at the Sheriff’s Headquarters building. The plaque will display the names of those who receive this award for the next 25 years.

Jack Wills, MPA, is a retired Sergeant from the El Monte, California, Police Department who currently coordinates their Police Volunteers and Chaplaincy Corps. Besides regularly conducting police training classes and seminars, he travels nationally as a popular and sought after public speaker for churches, schools, community organizations, police agencies and corporate businesses throughout the United States. Jack received the 2004 and 2007 National Citizen Patrol Coordinator of the Year award and is a recognized minister with advanced degrees in Psychology and Public Administration.

 

Dr. John Bair is a doctor of chiropractic in Orange County, California. He is faculty at the prestigious Los Angeles College of Chiropractic and a reserve police officer for the past eight years. Dr. Bair was named the "Reserve Police Officer of the Year" by his department in 2000. Dr. Bair's knowledge in business and health care as well as his experience with Citizen Patrol groups and volunteers provides the organization with an unmatched set of skills available elsewhere. Dr. Bair

Officer Tom Carney is a veteran Police Officer with over 25 years experience in the field of Law Enforcement. His most recent assignment is with the City of North Miami Beach, Florida's Crime Prevention Unit as its Supervisor. Officer Carney oversees the department's Citizen Patrol group and works with its volunteers to help reduce crime. Officer Carney received the 2002 National Citizen Patrol Coordinator of the Year award.

Sergeant Darrell Hibbens has been with the Madera County Sheriff's Department for 21 years. Prior to that, he was a volunteer with the Stockton Police Department as a Reserve Police Officer. Sergeant Hibbens has been the Coordinator of the Madera County Citizens On Patrol program since its inception and has helped grow the unit into a highly respected organization. Sgt. Hibbens received the 2003 National C.O.P. Coordinator of the Year award voted by his peers. 

   

NACOP Executive Staff

Mr. Femister is the Founder and President of the National Association Citizens On Patrol. Since 2004, Mr. Femister has traveled the nation monthly  conducting workshops for over 600 law enforcement agencies via the Public Safety Volunteer Institute. For 22 years  prior to that, he was a  business professional in the field of Information Technology. Prior to that he served four years in the U.S. Coast Guard as a Radioman Second Class conducting Search and Rescue missions and Law Enforcement Patrols throughout the west coast. Mr. Femister has been an active Citizen Patrol volunteer since 1997 serving his community. In addition Mr. Femister served as a volunteer firefighter with the   Riverside County Fire Departments Mobile Emergency Operations Center used for major wild land fires and other natural disasters for five years. His training in Law Enforcement includes a California POST certified level two reserve officer training certificate. Mr. Femister has been aired on TV, Radio and quoted in Newspapers regarding his extensive knowledge of C.O.P.s. Additionally and has spoken on a national level at various crime prevention  conferences.

M. McAleavey

Mr. Mike McAleavey is the Vice President of the organization. In addition to managing a local commercial business, Mr. McAleavey serves as a Commissioner for the city of Perris, California, Public Safety Commission. Mr. McAleavey is also credited with starting the first citizen patrol group within the city of Perris. Within the first two years of starting, the group became an integral part of the Perris Police Deptand is called upon to perform numerous tasks. Prior to becoming the Vice President of the NACOP, Mr. McAleavey was voted the "Citizen Patrol Volunteer of the Year".

Secretary and Treasurer, Dr. John Bair, is a doctor of chiropractic in Orange County, California. He is faculty at the prestigious Los Angeles College of Chiropractic and a reserve police officer for the past eight years. Dr. Bair was named the "Reserve Police Officer of the Year" by his department in 2000. Dr. Bair's knowledge in business and health care as well as his experience with Citizen Patrol groups and volunteers provides the organization with an unmatched set of skills available elsewhere. Dr. Bair
   

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