Eric R. Stewart is a 38-year law enforcement veteran. Eric worked for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the Aurora (Colorado) Police Department, where he retired as a Commander, and the Loveland (Colorado) Police Department. Eric served as LPD’s Deputy Chief and Interim Police Chief. Eric earned a master’s degree in leadership, is a graduate of the Police Executive Research Forum’s (PERF) Senior Management Institute for Policing, and is a national instructor for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Leadership in Police Organizations and First-Line Leadership courses. Eric has lectured and taught nationally on leadership, the application of the Fourth Amendment, and street gangs. Eric holds adjunct faculty positions at the Community College of Aurora and Regis University, where he teaches undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in leadership and supervision, communication, criminology, and criminal justice.