JOHN S. TAYLOR
Jack Taylor has thirty years of investigative and management experience. He served for twenty-seven years as a Special Agent, Inspector and Senior Executive of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. While assigned to DEA Headquarters, he headed the Office of Professional Responsibility and the Intelligence Research Office, a multi-agency group that analyzed the movement of drugs and money worldwide. He was most recently Managing Director of a “Big Four” accounting/consulting firm in their Litigation and Forensic Services practice. He has extensive experience dealing with law enforcement matters at the federal, state and local levels, the Department of Justice, the Department of the Treasury and their component agencies. He has extensive experience in litigation support and integrity assurance matters.
Jack served (under contract) the Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) as Senior Advisor. In his capacity as Senior Advisor, he has served on the Public Safety Technology Task Force, the Cease Fire Council as a Member, and the Statewide Forensic Science Task Force as a Member. As a member of the Maryland Chiefs of Police Association he serves on the Legislative Committee and the Substance Abuse Committee. He has worked on projects for the Secretary including grant writing, Sex Offender Management, Racial Profiling, Internal Affairs Management, DPSCS legislative matters, including testimony before the General Assembly, liaison with the Maryland Chiefs of Police Association and the Maryland Sheriffs Association, and has been liaison to the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention and the Baltimore Police Department. He was recently (October, 2002) appointed to the Organized Crime Committee of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
Jack has done consulting work for the National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC) and the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS). At NDIC Mr. Taylor has been working on projects for the Center including an initiative with the Chicago Police Department and the U.S. Attorney in the Northern District of Illinois; the training of Intelligence Analysts and developing comprehensive courses for basic, advanced and supervisory Analysts; and the heroin situation report for inclusion with the National Drug Threat Assessment produced by NDIC.
Jack joined the DEA as a Special Agent in 1969. He retired from DEA after 27 years as an SES Special Agent. He served around the world and in all the capacities of DEA Special Agents.
Jack is a graduate of Providence College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Studies. He completed the Senior Managers in Government course at Harvard University. He also completed graduate course work in business ethics at Bentley College Graduate School of Business. Mr. Taylor is qualified in federal and state court as an expert witness in the areas of drug trafficking and criminal investigation. He has extensive experience dealing with Congress and briefing Members and Staff.
He is a veteran of the US Marine Corps. He is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the American Society for Industrial Security.