Aaron T. Olson of A.T. Olson Consulting, LLC., began as a consultant in August of 2003. His specialization is Expert Witness Opinions on Police Practices, Human Resource Practices, Private Investigations, and customized training. One of his produced training videos is Seeking Excellence in Employee Relations which consists of three parts. Part One, Part Two, and Part Three.
Background Experience: Mr. Olson has 26 years of police experience managing assignments in communications, recruitment, and patrol. He supervised and evaluated both police and non-police employees. He was a member of the OSP Procedures and Rules Advisory Committee and worked with Oregon’s Department of Justice in rewriting and validating OSP’s trooper and cadet applicant hiring process. Mr. Olson had the honor of being a member of the first Oregon State Police Affirmative Action Recruiting Team.
As a patrol supervisor, Mr. Olson directed major crime scenes and traffic fatalities investigations. He reviewed and approved administrative, police, and use of force reports. Mr. Olson also investigated allegations of police officer misconduct, conducted background checks, and participated in specialized tasks in community policing, dignitary protection with the U.S. Secret Service and other law enforcement agencies.
In reaching out to new immigrants and refugees, Mr. Olson initiated the “Police and Emergency Services” workshops at the Immigrant Refugee Community Organization (IRCO) in Portland, Oregon.
Mr. Olson is a regular adjunct professor at Portland Community College (PCC), Portland, Oregon, and Eastern Oregon University (EOU), La Grande, Oregon. At PCC, Mr. Olson currently teaches cultural diversity and civil liability online criminal justice classes. At EOU, he teaches an online multiculturalism in emergency services course. He established history by designing the first cultural diversity courses and curricula for PCC’s criminal justice program in 2001, fire protection program in 2009, and EOU’s fire service administration program in 2011.
Mr. Olson also provides private investigations. He is insured and bonded and licensed through the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training, Private Investigator License #113509.
Mr. Olson has experience in providing his consultation and training services to businesses, hospitals, and government at the city, county and state level.
Mr. Olson is a published co-writer of Multicultural Law Enforcement: Strategies for Peacekeeping in a Diverse Society, 7th ed. Pearson Prentice Hall and, Multicultural and Diversity Strategies for the Fire Service, Pearson Prentice Hall.
Contact Mr. Olson today for a free initial consultation.