Dr. Smith is a nationally recognized lecturer and trainer in Ethics. For the past fifteen years he has been a national faculty member of the Josephson Institute of Ethics. The Institute is one of the nation's top ethics training organizations.
Larry has trained individuals from over 100 police agencies in the country in creating and sustaining an ethical environment at their agencies.
He has also conducted contracted Ethics training for members of the Chicago (2), Los Angeles, Dayton OH, Naperville IL, and Owensboro, KY Police departments.
He is a visiting faculty member of the Ohio Association of Chiefs Police Executive Leadership College, where he teaches Ethics to Ohio Police Officers.
Industry Expertise (3)
Areas of Expertise (2)
Police Supervisor (professional)
Larry Smith is a former U.S. Marine Sergeant and a retired supervisor and employee defense representative for the Los Angeles Police Department.
In twenty years with the L.A.P .D., he worked patrol in several divisions of Los Angeles, he also worked in the specialized areas of detectives, vice, and narcotics.
Larry was a field and detective supervisor for eight years
and was last assigned as a Divisional Watch Commander.
Personal Values in Mediation: Larry believes that mediation represent an opportunity for all stakeholders to learn and to grow.
Professional Mediator (professional)
Style of Mediation and Experience:
Dr. Smith maintains a flexible problem solving style using Facilitative, Evaluative or Transformative disciplines to resolve over 350 employment, civil, and family cases.
California State University, Dominguez Hills: Master of Arts (M.A.), Behavioral Sciences, Conflict Management - Negotiations
Fuller Theological Seminary: Pre-Doctoral, Intercultural Studies
California State University, Dominguez Hills: Masters Degree;, Behavioral Science; Conflict Management, Negotiations
Conflict Management & Negotiations). Course work included over 1200 hours of formal instruction with supervised applications in Negotiations and Conflict Management, Organizational Crisis, Computer Applications in Behavioral Science, Theories of Conflict, Organizational Conflict, Mediation Philosophy and Procedures, Arbitration skills and Procedures, Social Policy Research, Community and Neighborhood Conflict and Continuing Education training through the American Bar Association.
Pepperdine University: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Public Affairs
Public Policy Analysis
Politics and Government
Concordia University: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Philosophy/Theology
Ethical Traditions of the New Testament
Ethical Dimensions of the Prophets
- Texas Mediator Credentialing Association
Texas Association of Mediators
Austin Association of Mediators
- Josephson Institute of Ethics
- Agape Meditations and Ethics
- American and Texas Bar Associations (associate)
- Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Event Appearances (1)
What did you swear to?
Police Executive Leadership College Columbus, Ohio
Sample Talks (1)
Honoring The Badge
Peace Officer verses Law Enforcement Officer in today's society.
- Workshop Leader
- Corporate Training