Dr. Pallas is currently a Captain with the Montgomery County Department of Police(MCP), in Maryland, where he has served for 23 years. He has served as the MCP Director of the Training and Education Division, Director of the Policy and Planning Division, Director of the Legal and Labor Division, and Deputy Director of the Major Crimes Division.
Dr. Pallas is also a member of the Emergency Response Team where he has been the Conflict/Hostage negotiator for the past 17 years. He earned his Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership and Innovation (Wilmington University) and a Master's Degree in Applied Behavioral Science (John Hopkins University).
Dr. Pallas is a certified speaker, trainer, and coach for the John Maxwell Team, a certified Human Behavior Consultant with Personality Insights, Inc., and a certified International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), Master Instructor in the Leadership in Police (LPO) program. He has taught thousands of law enforcement and private sector professionals from around the world.