Expert Qualifications

This highly-qualified expert has extensive experience in the field of law enforcement. He earned his BS in sociology and criminal justice from Curry College and graduated from both the Boston Police Academy and the FBI National Academy. He also completed the senior executives program for state and local government at Harvard Kennedy School of Government and the national leadership preparedness initiative program at the Harvard School of Public Health. This expert is active in his field as a member of several organizations, including the FBI National Academy, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the International Association of Emergency Managers, and the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators. He spent the majority of his career with the Boston Police Department, starting as a police officer in the Drug Control Unit and eventually becoming the superintendent-in-chief. With the Boston Police Department, he was a certified hostage negotiator, implemented 7 World Championship events, oversaw the department's handling of the 2011 Occupy Movement, and was the incident commander for the 2013 Boston Marathon. Upon retiring from the Boston Police Department, this expert founded The Linskey Group, a security, law enforcement, and emergency management services consulting firm. Currently, he is the managing director of the investigations and dispute practices division of a global security and risk management firm.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: MA
  • BS, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Curry College
  • Member, FBI National Academy
  • Member, International Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Member, International Association of Emergency Managers
  • Member, International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators
  • Former, Patrol Officer, Boston Police Department
  • Former, Detective, Boston Police Department
  • Former, Sergeant, Boston Police Department
  • Former, Sergeant Detective, Boston Police Department
  • Former, Lieutenant, Boston Police Department
  • Former, Lieutenant Detective, Boston Police Department
  • Former, Deputy Superintendent, Boston Police Department
  • Former, Superintendent, Boston Police Department
  • Former, Superintendent-in-Chief, Boston Police Department
  • Former, Instructor, Boston Police Academy
  • Former, Founder, The Linskey Group LLC
  • Current, Managing Director, Investigations & Dispute Practices, a global security & risk management firm

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