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First Responders Staff

Lt. Rob Quick

Rob retired from Baltimore Police Dept. after twenty-six years and a day. He performed a variety of supervisory tasks that include acting liaison between the BPD and various federal law enforcement partners including the DEA, ATF, FBI and U.S. Marshal Service.  Rob specialized in crisis management at a mid-level management position and supervised hundreds of […]

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Sgt. Chuck Hart

Chuck is an active duty Police Officer with a large Regional Police Department.  Graduating from the Police Academy in March of 1986, Chuck’s career has spanned over 33 years and include assignments in “Foot Patrol” to his present-day assignment as the Commander for the Hostage Negotiating Team.  From March 2012 to the present time, Chuck

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Mitch Brooks

Mitch’s firefighting career began in 1991 in the US Navy where he served four years as an E5 Shipboard Firefighter.  Mitch’s civilian career with the Baltimore City Fire Department included eight years with a Truck Company, another eight years as a Paramedic on a medic unit including being selected as one of two firefighter/paramedics to

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Mike McDermott

Mike was born and raised in Queens, New York.  Joining NYPD is January 1987, his various assignments include:  NSU5, 34 Precinct, Police Academy Instructor, Street Crimes, Warrant Squad, CWIT, Joint Apprehension Warrant Squad (JAWS), 71 PDU. During Mike’s amazing career, he was awarded the Combat Cross medal and various Commendations and Meritorious police duty citations

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George Torbert

At age 17, an Army recruiter approached George while he was cutting school. A few placement tests and parental approval, he later jointed the Army. He began his military career as an Army medic and graduated from the U.S. Army’s Practical Nurse Course in 1989. He retired from the U.S. Army in 2003. Like much

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Officer Matt Chrest

Matt began his public service in 2004 as a volunteer fireman/EMT-B in Harford County.  During his ten years of service, he attained the rank of Fire Sergeant.  This is where Matt’s desire to pursue a career in law enforcement began and he joined the Baltimore Police Department.  His police service started with mid-night shift foot

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John Becker, Jr.

John’s experience as a police officer, clinician, program director and peer gives him the total understanding of substance abuse and mental health challenges that our nation’s first responders face today.  John is the founder of Guardian Recovery Services, a private practice that provides counseling to First Responders. John holds a B.S. in Behavioral Health Counseling

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Officer Jay “Coop” Cooper

Coop graduated from Harford County Sheriffs Office Training Academy in 1998.  Worked 3 years for Cecil County Sheriffs Department and spent the last 20 years at Havre de Grace Police Department, where he remains an active officer.  The majority of his career has been in patrol and spent 9 years as a K-9 handler while

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Kelly Backman

Kelly grew up in rural area of Minnesota and spent his childhood on the family farm. He joined the Fergus Falls Fire Department in 2001 and later  graduated from Alexandria College with a degree in Law Enforcement. Throughout his law enforcement career he worked as a Correctional Officer, Police officer, County Deputy, and a Special

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Frank Janczak

Frank has 30 years of EMS experience, 25 of those years have been in the Baltimore City Fire Department. Upon completing  the academy in 1996, Frank went to Medic 15 (which was the busiest medic in the United States at the time) and spent the next 9 years working on the west side of Baltimore

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