- 0800 - 0815: Opening remarks presented by WI DOC Secretary Ed Wall
WI DOC Secertary
Ed Wall is the Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections, appointed by Governor Scott Walker as a member of his cabinet, with the advice and consent of the State Senate.
Secretary Wall leads an exceptionally talented group of state employees who are dedicated to public safety.
The Department of Corrections employs more than 10,000 people who are responsible for administering the department's resources across Wisconsin.
Secretary Wall earned his Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Management from Excelsior College and is a Graduate of the Executive Leadership Program at the
Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey, California.
Secretary Wall has spent his entire professional career in emergency public services. He began his law enforcement career in 1986 as a police
officer in Meriden, Connecticut, before being appointed in 1989 as a State Trooper in New Hampshire. In New Hampshire he worked uniformed patrol
for five years before being appointed to detective in the Narcotics Investigation Unit for five years. In 1999 he moved his family to his wife's
home state of Wisconsin, where he was appointed as a Special Agent with the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI).
During his law enforcement career he has worked in Uniform Patrol, Undercover Narcotics, Major Crimes, Special Operations and Criminal Intelligence.
Secretary Wall served as Special Agent in Charge of the DCI Investigative Services Bureau when he was appointed by Governor Jim Doyle
as Administrator of Wisconsin's Division of Emergency Management. In April 2010, he returned to DCI when appointed by
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen as the Division Administrator. In October 2012, he was called upon to continue his public safety service
by Governor Walker to serve in his cabinet role as the Secretary of the Department of Corrections.
Secretary Wall holds numerous leadership positions with state and national boards dealing with law enforcement training, national security,
criminal intelligence and law enforcement executive related functions.
- 0815 - 1200: Synthetic Drugs - K2, Spice, etc.
Supervisory Special Agent Scott A. Albrecht
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration - Milwaukee, Wisconsin District Office
Special Agent (SA) Scott Albrecht began his federal law enforcement career in 1991, as a Deputy U.S. Marshal in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
In 1997, he joined DEA and worked in DEA's Milwaukee Resident Office for two years before being transferred to the DEA Tampa District Office,
where he worked for 8 years, focusing primarily on synthetic drug related investigations.
From 2007 - 2010, SA Albrecht was assigned to the DEA country office in The Hague, Netherlands,
where his liaison duties involved a close working relationship with Dutch investigators as well as liaison to the European Union (EU) police
conglomerate - Europol. After returning from overseas, SA Albrecht was assigned to the Madison, Wisconsin Resident Office for 14 months
before being promoted to his current position as Group Supervisor of a DEA task force group in the Milwaukee District Office, beginning in November 2011.
Throughout SA Albrecht's DEA career, he has worked primarily synthetic drug manufacturing, distribution and "related crime" cases involving MDMA, GHB, LSD,
and many "non-mainstream" drugs such as synthetic cannabinoids and cathinones. In the past, SA Albrecht has been a frequent instructor at DEA "State/Local"
schools and law enforcement conferences relating to primarily synthetic drugs.
Throughout his 20+ years of federal law enforcement experience, SA Albrecht has received a number of investigative related awards from the US Department
of Justice, DEA, U.S. Attorney's Office, law enforcement associations and civic entities.
SA Albrecht received a Bachelor degree in criminology from Florida State University in 1991.
- 1200 - 1300: Lunch (Included)
- 1300 - 1630: Sovereign Citizens
An Intelligence Analyst assigned to the FBI's Domestic Terrorism Squad will be speaking.
Sovereign Citizens are among the nation's top domestic terrorist threats. Sovereign Citizens believe they are above the law and do not have to abide by any
rules/regulations the U.S. government puts in place. This FBI intelligence analyst will discuss current trends and issues of the Sovereign Citizens.