Anne Marie Schubert is a career prosecutor with 29 years of law enforcement experience. As a Sacramento County prosecutor, she spent most of her career prosecuting some of Sacramento’s most dangerous criminals – murderers, rapists and child molesters. One of Anne Marie’s passions is the pursuit of justice through DNA evidence and cold-case prosecution. In 2002, she formed the Cold Case Prosecution Unit and served as its first prosecutor. Today, she is nationally recognized in her knowledge of forensic DNA. The Sacramento DA’s office is proud to train and assist other law enforcement agencies across the country in the use of DNA and Investigative Genetic Genealogy to solve violent crime. Anne Marie has also created innovative community programs focused on helping children by combatting truancy, educating our youth, and honoring citizens who have helped to serve justice with the development of the Annual Outstanding Citizen Awards Ceremony. During her career as a prosecutor, Anne Marie has been recognized by her peers with the Prosecutor of the Year Award and the POST ICI Instructor of the Year Award. Anne Marie was elected Sacramento County's District Attorney in 2014. Since taking office in 2015, she has been committed to working both in the courtroom and in the community to provide the highest level of public safety through prosecution, prevention, and innovation.
Scott Savage has worked in law enforcement for the past 20 years, He spent 18 years with the Palo Alto Police Department and left at the rank of Sergeant before joining the Santa Clara Police Department in 2017. His previous assignments include SWAT, full-time assignment in a terrorism/intelligence task force and was the team leader on a crisis negotiation team. As a Sergeant, he served as the incident commander of various incidents including peacefully resolving non-criminal barricades. Scott is the founder of the Savage Training Group which is a law enforcement training organization that presents modern and dynamic training courses. Scott has instructed the course entitled Response to the Non-Criminal Barricade: Disengagement and Special Relationships across the United States. The course goal is to give officers and supervisors the tactics and best practices to respond to these difficult situations. The course also helps students understand how to manage liability when disengaging from a non-criminal barricade.
Rick Braziel was a member of the Sacramento Police Department for over 33 years including five years as Chief. He conducts organization assessments, critical incident reviews, and instructs in Teambuilding, Communication Skills, Community Policing, and Leadership. Rick is an Executive Fellow at the National Police Foundation. He was the lead investigator in the review of the police response to Christopher Dorner. He was a member of a team reviewing the riots in Ferguson Missouri and the St. Louis County Police Collaborative Reform Initiative. Rick also completed a review of the Stockton Police response to the Bank of the West robbery and hostage-taking and the review of the December 2, 2015 terrorists attack in San Bernardino. He conducts organizational assessments and leadership development. He is currently reviewing the Portland Police Bureau’s response to mass demonstrations and First Amendment Assemblies as well as the 2016 shooting of two Fremont Police Officers. Rick works with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation reviewing systemwide training including the basic academy and leadership development. Rick is co-author of the book, COP TALK: ESSENTIAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR COMMUNITY POLICING. He holds a Master’s Degree in Organizational Communication from CSU Sacramento and a Master’s Degree in Homeland Security from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School.
October 13-15, 2020 Virtually