Police Training Consultants

Jim Golden, Police Training Consultant
Brian Lowe, Police Training Consultant
Brian Lumpkin, Police Training Consultant
John A. Martino, Police Training Consultant

Jim Golden
Police Training Consultant

James B. (Jim) Golden has worked in law enforcement for more than 40 years and began his career in the Philadelphia, PA Police Department. Rising through the ranks to captain, he served as the department’s Executive Officer from 1992 until his retirement in 1996. Following Philadelphia, Jim went on to serve as Chief of Police for the City of Saginaw, MI until 2000, when he was appointed Trenton, New Jersey’s first civilian Police Director. His experience as a senior police official led to his appointment by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation to serve as the first Federal Security Director at Philadelphia International Airport for the Transportation Security Administration in 2002. Jim’s last career assignment was Deputy Chief of School Operations and Chief Safety Executive for the School District of Philadelphia, where he and his team were responsible for the safety and security of more than 200,000 students and staff on 267 school campuses.

As a partner of the ADG Law Enforcement Training Group, LLP, Jim currently provides advice to communities and police departments seeking to build trust and strengthen the relationship between police officers and the citizens they are sworn to serve and protect. With his vast law enforcement and public safety background, Jim is uniquely qualified and enjoys assisting communities across the country in shaping a new direction that engages citizens in a real partnership with their police departments to identify and solve neighborhood problems. His particular interest in improving the juvenile justice system and breaking the “school to prison” pipeline make him a valued member of the SFY training team.


Brian Lowe
Police Training Consultant

BrianLoweBrian Lowe has over 20 years law enforcement experience serving the City of West Lafayette, IN and the Tippecanoe County Indiana Sheriff’s Office, where he is currently assigned as a Lieutenant in Patrol. Previously Brian has served as a Patrol Officer, Public Information Officer, Public Relations Officer, Administrative Sergeant and Patrol Sergeant.

Brian enjoys teaching. He has been a DARE Officer and was named a National DARE Instructor/ Mentor. For over 5 years Brian has been teaching the Policing the Teen Brain curriculum in Tippecanoe County and in counties throughout Indiana. He is currently a certified instructor with the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. Brian has been an Instructor for the former COPS program, and has been a Criminal Justice instructor with Ivy Tech State College. Brian is married and the devoted father of two teen-age boys.


Brian Lumpkin
Police Training Consultant

Brian-LumpkinBrian Lumpkin is a retired Assistant Chief of Police with over 34 years of police experience. He has extensive experience in the development and implementation of police initiatives that have been proven to enhance community trust of law enforcement. Throughout his career, he has received numerous awards and community commendations for his ability to address community problems. In addition to serving as a training consultant for Strategies for Youth, Brian is an adjunct instructor at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Brian travels throughout the country teaching Procedural Justice for the University of Illinois.

Brian lives in Galveston, TX where he volunteers at the Galveston Island Humane Society and he is a certified SPIN instructor at the UTMB health center.


John A. Martino
Police Training Consultant

After graduating from high school in 1966, John Martino served for 3 years in the United States Army. He then spent several years in home construction before starting his law enforcement career in September of 1974 with the Norton, Massachusetts Police Department. In 1979, seeking an environment that offered more job growth and opportunity, he transferred to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Police Department in Boston. John graduated from Boston State College with a degree in Law Enforcement in 1981, and attended numerous law enforcement training and management seminars including the FBI National Academy during a 34-year police career. He retired as Deputy Chief of Patrol from the MBTA Transit Police Department in 2008.

John has spent several years working as a consultant and expert on Transit System Security and Policing. He is currently a Police Training Consultant with Strategies for Youth, applying his many years’ experience to assessments and training involving transit and transit police agencies.

John is a competitive long-distance runner who has completed fourteen successful marathons. He is also an Authenticator for Major League Baseball. John and his wife own and operate an organic vegetable farm in Sharon, Massachusetts.