CONTACT INFORMATION:

  • T: 717-712-2066
  • F: 860.479-9048
  • E: rbrown@transparencymattersllc.com

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Municipal Service
  • Business Services
  • Investigative Services
  • Law Enforcement Consultant

EDUCATION

  • EASTERN UNIVERSITY, St. Davids, Pennsylvania; Master of Business Administration, Management Concentration
  • ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania; Bachelor of Professional Studies, Major in Criminal Justice

Rick Brown retired at the rank of Lt. Colonel after completing more than 29 years of service with the Pennsylvania State Police. Mr. Brown currently serves as member of the federal Independent Monitoring Team for the City of Oakland Police Department and the City of Detroit Police Department. He also serves as a member of the Independent Monitoring Team for the Niagara Falls, NY Consent Decree brought by the State of New York. As the former Deputy Commissioner of Professional Responsibility for the Pennsylvania State Police, he specialized in internal affairs and community trust building which he brings to his position of Monitor.

Mr. Brown is an executive reviewer with the evaluation and demonstration programs of the National Institute of Justice, in collaboration with Educational Services, Inc., of Bethesda, Md. Brown has collaborated with the Office for Victims of Crime, within the United States Department of Justice, on its witness intimidation and diversity working groups. Mr. Brown served on IACP advisory committees that aimed to link local law enforcement internal affairs practices, facilitate community trust building, employ returning combat veterans as police officers, and increase police response for people with mental illness. Mr. Brown served on the Pennsylvania Governor’s Executive Diversity Council regarding commonwealth diversity recruiting initiatives with the Office of Diversity Management. Brown has been a guest speaker with IACP; the Washington Association of Sheriffs & Police Chiefs; American University, located in Washington, D.C.; California University of Pennsylvania; Elizabethtown College, located in Pennsylvania; and the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections.