Stacy Ettel began his career in 1993, at the University of Florida Police Department. During his 17-year career at UFPD, Stacy was named Officer of the Year early in his career and began his teaching career early on. Stacy promoted rapidly within his agency and continued his training background as the lead trainer for his agency. As his career developed, he became a lead trainer at the police academy in advanced areas like Instructor Techniques, Line Supervision, and Field Training Program. Having been certified to teach all high liability areas, Stacy became a driving instructor trainer, and continued his law enforcement instructing during his career at UFPD. Stacy has been a civilian trainer for more than 25 years. He began his civilian presentations as a highly sought after and very entertaining alcohol and drug presenter. He was actively involved with MADD and presented for more than 10 years for the organization. Stacy worked for the National Safety Council for many years as a defensive driving instructor, teach many civilian driving classes. Later in his career, Stacy created a corporate training class, called Compassionate Communication, and began presenting it around the country. Having presented the curriculum at events like the International Association of Event Management, as well as the Florida Hostage Negotiations Conference. He developed Rules vs. Laws after dealing with the post “Don’t Taze Me Bro” incident that at UF. Stacy is a highly sought after speaker for many police chief conferences around the country, having recently taught at the SUNY Chiefs Conference in NY. He currently is a leadership trainer for Watchguard Video, a Courageous Leadership trainer for SafeTac Training, as well as a partner in the Blue Sentinel Group, teaching both civilian and LEO response to critical incidents. He is still active in law enforcement as a part time aviation deputy in Florida.