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Name: Phillip J. Zerzan, Oregon State Police (retired)

Current Employment: Phil Zerzan Consulting DBA

Address: 3686 Oxbow Way, Eugene OR 97401

Tel: (541) 342-6636

Fax: None


Internet website: None

(1) Relevant prior and part-time employment, with dates:

     Oregon State Police 1978-2008

     November 2003 to February 1, 2008: Lieutenant, Station Commander, University Area Command, Oregon State University
     Area Commander responsible for providing all Law Enforcement Services to Oregon State University per contractual agreement between Oregon State University and the Oregon State Police.
     Supervise University Area Command including 8 State Troopers and a Sergeant assigned to Oregon State University.
     Plan, deploy, and command all law enforcement services related to Oregon State University home football games and other athletic events.
     Liaison with Oregon State University entities to provide proactive support to address topical issues related to the university environment Plan and coordinate law enforcement educational efforts addressing student safety.
     Obtain and administer grant monies to enhance capabilities including Homeland Security, and Public Health Department grants.
     Participate in Oregon State University Critical Incident Response Team, Bias Response Team, Campus Disaster Preparedness Committee, Willamette Criminal Justice Council, and Sexual Assault Response Network.

     July 2001-November 2003: Patrol Sergeant, Springfield Area Command and University Area Command.

     January 1994-July 2001: Detective, Criminal Division, OSP - Springfield

     Member Lane County Major Crime Team, Lane County Multi-Disciplinary Team, Lincoln County Major Crime Team, major criminal investigations, officer involved investigations, gathering and assessing information on events requiring State Police assets.

     1978 to 1994: OSP rank of Senior Trooper, Patrol Division
     Springfield Patrol Office - 1986 to 1994
     Klamath Falls Patrol Office - 1978 to 1982; and 1984 to 1986
     Portland Patrol Office - 1982 to 1984

     General patrol duties also including active participation in department training needs, 1985 to 1995: Instructor, OSP Defensive Tactics. Provide training at Basic Recruit Academy, In-service Training and Cadet Schools. Additional instruction provided to other law enforcement agencies including State Parole and Probation Officers, State Juvenile Officers, and State Park Employees.
    1987 to 1995: Instruct Patrol Tactics for OSP Basic Academy and In-service Training.
     1995 to 1999: Lead instructor, Basic Criminal Investigation, OSP Basic Recruit School
     1992 to present: Chemical Agent Instructor. 1995 to present: Lead Instructor, Basic Crowd Control. Instruction provided to agencies including Portland Police Bureau, Clatsop County Sheriffs Office, Corvallis Police Department and others.
     1992 to 2003: Member and squad leader, Oregon State Police Mobile Response Team.

(2) Degrees and relevant special training:

     Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Studies (summa cum laude) Oregon State University, June, 2007

     Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command Graduate, October, 2001

     Nidan (second degree black belt) Korean Judo Association, May, 2004
     Oregon State Police Recruit School, 1978 Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training certificates:
     Hand-cuffing Instructor, Defensive Tactics Institute, 1987
     Baton Instructor, 1990
     Handgun Retention Instructor, Defensive Tactics Institute, 1988
     Chemical Agent Instructor, FBI, 1992
     Less Lethal Force delivery, CMI Inc., 1999
     Reid Interviewing Technique, 1996
     United States Department of the Interior Crowd Control Training, 1996
     Criminal Intelligence Officer Course Oregon Department of Justice, 2001
     Current holder, Nidan Second Degree Black Belt, Judo
     Bronze Medalist, US National Judo Championships, Black Belt age group division.1996
     Bronze Medalist, Judo, International Law Enforcement Games.1996
     (Additional training records available on request)

(3) Other professional activities:

      Instructor, Oregon State University Judo Club. 2001-2008

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(7) Usual and customary fee:

(8) Areas of Expertise and Experience:

{9} Types of cases you will not accept.

       Subject to discussion.