Public Safety Consulting
It is the PURPOSE of GSPCC's Public Safety Consulting staff to enhance the efficacy, efficiency, energy and professionalism of any public safety agency. Our strategically chosen staff will systematically evaluate your agency on a variety
of target areas. Said areas include:
Leadership & Management Review
Communication Review (Effectiveness)
Public Relations/Social Media Review
Evaluation System Review
Identify Areas of Strength
Identify Areas of Weakness
Evaluate Level of Operational Readiness
Evaluate Employee Retention
SWOT Analysis (Strength, Weakness, Opportunities, Threats)
Chief and Administrative Officer Hiring Assistance
Background Investigations - For Any Level
Agency Check-Up (Abbreviated Evaluation)
Crime Data Analysis & Mapping
GSPCC provides its clients with detailed analysis summaries. Our summaries include cost and no cost suggestions, recommendations, resources and strategic development assistance. Post analysis, GSPCC will assist your agency with positive growth, staff development, operational readiness and positive culture (energy) development. Unlike consulting services that provide analysis and then walk away, it is our aim to help an agency make the changes needed to create and maintain a positive, healthy and productive work environment. We do not succeed until you do.
GSPCC prides itself on providing its clients with honest, thorough and fair analyses. GSPCC has over 100 years of cumulative experience in many public service arenas. Our staff thoroughly understands what positively drives a public service agency
and can quickly and effectively identify areas of strength and areas that require improvement.
GSPCC offers in-depth, comprehensive evaluations, department check-ups, training,
background investigations, hiring processes, reviews of budgets, evaluations, policies, and
more. Simply click on the "contact us" links on this page and send us an email. Our staff
will be in touch with you shortly.
Bill Hart, Chief of Police
Chief Bill Hart has over 30 years of law enforcement experience. Chief Hart has been the Chief of Police for the Londonderry Police Department since 2009. Prior to being appointed to Chief, Bill served as the Captain of Services for Londonderry where he greatly expanded the size and the professionalism of the division, as well as assisting the agency with achieving state accreditation and CALEA recognition.
Chief Hart has served as the Rockingham County Attorney, Londonderry Prosecutor, Captain of Support Services, Chief of Police and acting Town Manager of Londonderry. Chief Hart is also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
Chief Hart has an immense amount of public service experience. He has been instrumental in creating and maintaining professional standards, efficient budget maintenance, strategic planning, capital improvements, human resources and collective bargaining negotiations. Chief Hart is a current member of the NH Police Standards & Training Council. Chief Hart obtained his undergraduate degree from Merrimack College and his Juris Doctorate from Boston College. He has received thousands of hours of law enforcement in-service training.
Joe Ryan, Chief of Police (Ret)
Retired Chief Joseph E. Ryan obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Westfield State College and a Master’s Degree in Education Administration from Cambridge College. He served the community of Londonderry, New Hampshire and the Police Department for 31 years and served as Chief from 1996 until his retirement in 2009. Chief Ryan was instrumental in the department’s obtaining its first CALEA accreditation recognition.
Since retirement, Joseph Ryan has served as a Town Administrator, completed several consulting assignments for Police Agencies and Communities throughout New Hampshire and is currently an Adjunct Professor of Police Administration, Juvenile Justice, Community and Police Relations at New Hampshire Technical Institute. Chief Joseph Ryan has extensive training and experience in policy writing and implementation, collective bargaining, personnel management, organizational skills, Town Administration and Leadership Organization.
John Scippa, Chief of Police
John Scippa started his New Hampshire law enforcement career in 1982 as a part-time police officer for the Salem Police Department. John had the opportunity to work in a number of police departments as a part-time officer while attending college. In 1989, John began his full-time police career with the Rye, New Hampshire Police Department and is a graduate of the 88th session of the New Hampshire Police Academy. John served as a patrol officer, detective, DARE instructor and a patrol sergeant during his tenure in Rye.
John moved from the Rye Police Department in 1998 to become a Law Enforcement Training Specialist with the New Hampshire Police Academy. During his time at the New Hampshire Police Academy he was assigned primarily to the Recruit Training Bureau and acted as either the Commandant or assistant Commandant for each of the recruit classes he was assigned to. In this capacity, John had the privilege of teaching hundreds of New Hampshire police officers over his six year tenure. In addition to his recruit training duties, John also developed curriculum and taught many in-service classes as well.
John moved from the New Hampshire Police Academy to become the Executive Officer of the North Hampton Police Department where he was responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the police department. He also acted as the department’s prosecutor, oversaw the department’s hiring/training program and assisted with budget preparation and policy development.
John presently is the Chief of Police for the Stratham Police Department and has held this position since 2009. He is an active member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the New England Association of Chiefs of Police, the New Hampshire Association of Chiefs of Police and the FBI- Law Enforcement Executive Development Association. John has also taught as an Adjunct Instructor at NHTI in the Criminal Justice Department.
John holds an Associate of Science degree in Emergency Medical Care from New Hampshire Technical Institute, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of New Hampshire and a Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Western New England University. John has successfully completed a significant number of police, management and leadership classes to include theNew England Association of Chiefs of PoliceCommand College, the Southern Police Institute Chief Executive Leadership course, and the FBI-LEEDA Executive Leadership Institute.
Joshua Stokel, Deputy Chief
Deputy Chief Joshua Stokel has been a police officer for over twenty years. He began his career with the Rochester, NH Police Department and joined the North Hampton, NH Police Department in 1999. During his career, Joshua has served as a Detective, DARE Instructor, a Forensic Interviewer of Abused Children, Hostage Negotiator, Drug Recognition Expert, Lethality Assessment Instructor, Rape Aggression Defense Instructor, and Field Training Officer. From 2002 – 2004, Joshua was assigned to the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Meth Lab Enforcement Team. He is currently the Deputy Chief of the North Hampton Police Department. In addition to his duties with the North Hampton Police Department, Joshua is an Adjunct Professor at Great Bay Community College. He currently teaches Introduction to Criminal Justice as well as Police Procedure.
Joshua received his Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Plymouth State College. Joshua also holds a Master’s degree in Justice Studies with a focus on public administration from Southern New Hampshire University.
Dawn Reeby, Instructor & Consultant
Dawn Reeby has a deep interest in providing law enforcement agencies with the tools they need to be proactive in deployment strategies and in wellness lifestyles. She started in law enforcement as a civilian analyst 20 years ago while achieving a Master’s Degree from the University of Massachusetts Lowell, MA. During her career, she served at the Lowell, MA Police Department, the Nashua, NH Police Department, at the state level in education research and analysis, and in financial development and grant writing. Dawn also taught “Crime Analysis and Crime Mapping” to upper-level college students at UML. She has been a CLEA Certified Crime Analyst (IACA) since 2011.
Dawn currently designs webinars and in-person training, materials, and analytical tools, and delivers them to law enforcement agencies throughout the United States. She serves as a subject matter expert, partnering with multiple government agencies to provide instruction on implementing and enhancing quality law enforcement analysis methodologies. She also privately consults to provide strategy instruction and technical start up assistance for agencies in need of one-on-one support.
Dawn owns a wellness business, has leadership experience, and takes great pride in building cohesive teams that work together to make significant impact. She works to empower her two girls, law enforcement workers, and others to desire genius, to believe in self-value, to pursue optimal health, and to create healthy and fun lifestyles of significance and daily smiles!
Tim Jones, Lieutenant (Ret)
Tim retired from the Londonderry Police Department in 2016 after 20
years of service. Tim is a US Navy veteran, where he served as a
Deep Sea Diver for six years. During Tim's career as a police officer, he successfully filled
many roles, to include Patrolman, School Resource Officer, Detective, SWAT team member,
Sergeant (Patrol & Detective) and ultimately a Lieutenant. Tim started GSPCC in 2014.
GSPCC provides a variety of law enforcement training and guidance to officers all over
New England. Tim's background and research into the many facets of law enforcement
make him an outstanding resource for department analysis, strategic planning, positive
culture development, leadership and much, much more.
Tim received his Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice from New Hampshire Technical Institute.
He later obtained his Bachelor's in Science for Criminal Justice Administration from the
University of Phoenix. Tim has received thousands of hours of in-service training and has
completed several leadership courses, to include the Massachusetts Leadership Institute and the
FBI LEEDA Command Leadership School.
If you are interested in GSPCC's consulting services, contact Tim Jones at:
Call at 603.404.4197
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