Glass Leadership Inst. Members

Partnering Against Hate: ADL and Law Enforcement

Featuring Josh Bronson, Tabari Coleman, Stacy Irving, Sean Moriarty, Meredith Weisel, More Speakers to Come...

Mar 5, 9:00am-10:20am ET
Join us for a dynamic session where ADL and partners from the law enforcement community will showcase how they work together to combat extremism and hate. Learn about strategies to fight antisemitism and all forms of hatred, highlighting the crucial role of collaboration, training, and coalition building.


Josh Bronson

Chief of Staff & Senior Program Manager, National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives (NAWLEE)

Josh Bronson is the Chief of Staff/Senior Program Manager for the National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives (NAWLEE). In this role, Mr. Bronson manages grant programs, builds and maintains external partnerships, creates training and other programs, assists with NAWLEE’s social media presence and conference planning, and supervises staff.

Additionally, Mr. Bronson represents the Association at meetings and events. Until November 2023, Mr. Bronson was the Deputy Executive Director of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA). In this role he oversaw the programmatic work of IACLEA and represented the Association as needed. Mr. Bronson worked to advance policing and campus public safety through building partnerships, developing educational programs, working with federal partners, and creating new initiatives to enhance the capabilities of police and campus public safety officers.

Since 2015, Mr. Bronson has been an instructor/subject matter expert for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Gender Based Violence Initiative and East Central University’s Safety Training and Technical Assistance for Administrators, Boards, and Law Enforcement (STTAABLE) Program, instructing on topics such as Title IX, campus sexual assault, creating partnerships, gender bias, and trauma informed sexual assault response and investigations.

Until June of 2017, Mr. Bronson was the Assistant Director of the Office of Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct and the Lead Special Investigator at the University of Maryland, College Park. In this role, he administratively investigated all reports of sexual assault/harassment, dating/domestic violence, and stalking. Mr. Bronson was also responsible for providing outreach, education, and engaging students, faculty and staff on the campus.

Mr. Bronson began his career with the McDaniel College (formerly Western Maryland College) Department of Campus Safety and Campus Police Unit in 2001 as a Safety Officer, and rose through the ranks of Corporal, Sergeant, Detective Sergeant, Lieutenant, to his final assignment as Captain/Deputy Chief. During his tenure at McDaniel, he oversaw training, IT, investigations, special services, and crime prevention, along with many other areas. He was also the Title IX Investigator for McDaniel College, investigating all reports of intimate partner violence and/or harassment.

Throughout his career, Mr. Bronson has worked with police officers from all types of policing and has been called upon as a subject matter expert to provide training, guide policy development and Federal legislation, and has joined panels of experts on sexual assault response on numerous occasions. Additionally, he has been invited in as a guest lecturer for university classes, and has been interviewed as a subject matter expert on multiple occasions.

Mr. Bronson obtained his bachelor’s degree in Sociology in 2001 from Western Maryland College and is a graduate of the IACP National Law Enforcement First-Line Supervisor Training on Violence Against Women, for which he was later a faculty member.

Mr. Bronson is currently a presidentially appointed member of the IACP Civilian Law Enforcement – Military Cooperation Committee (CLEMCC). He is also a member of the IACP College and University Police section and works closely with the IACP Defense Chiefs of Police section. In these roles, Mr. Bronson has created a working group to examine sexual assault occurring both on military installations and on college campuses that will examine ways the military and higher education can work together to combat sexual violence.

Mr. Bronson has served on the Board of Directors for the K-12 and higher education violence reduction non-profit Zero Now. Additionally, he has previously served on the Board of Trustees at Rape Crisis Intervention Service of Carroll County (RCIS) and has volunteered with RCIS as a trainer.

Tabari Coleman

Training Consultant & Social Justice Advocate

Tabari A. Coleman, MPA is a training consultant and social justice advocate known for his thoughtful but direct approach in facilitating dialogue sessions that focus on building empathy. He was born in the Philippines and grew up on the island of Guam before coming to the U.S. for college. His experiences and socialization abroad had a huge influence over his personal and professional aspirations. With more than 19 years-experience in diversity and inclusion training and social justice work, he brings a wealth of knowledge, passion and expertise to his work. He workedas the Education Director in the St Louis regional office of the Anti Defamation League for 12 years before becoming the national Director of Professional Development where he oversaw the development of skills training for ADL’s national cadre of facilitators, led national Train-The-Trainer workshops and supported national and regional education staff with professional development learning opportunities for two years before leaving in 2021 to start his own Consulting Company, The Coleman Group, LLC. Tabari is also a trainer for the National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJSTL) where he has been facilitating anti oppression programs, youth leadership development and Building Inclusive Communities workshops since 2002.

Tabari works with COCAbiz, an arts-based training program as a facilitation consultant on their Acting With Awareness team which uses collaborative theatre exercises and reflective discussions.

He travels nationally and internationally delivering training programs, workshops and giving presentations. He engages with early childcare centers, K-12 schools, universities and colleges, community organizations, law enforcement agencies and corporations on a variety of topic areas including managing unconscious bias, microaggressions, creating inclusive spaces and communication strategies. He has written training programs on a variety of topic areas including addressing bias, exploring identities, communication strategies, unconscious bias and skill building, analyzing curriculum through a social justice lens and facilitation skills. He received his B.S. in Speech Communications and a Masters of Public Administration and Policy Analysis from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. Tabari is a doctoral candidate at the University of Missouri St Louis where he is applying his practical knowledge and experiences in the College of Education, Social Justice Cohort.

Stacy Irving

Senior Advisor, Homeland Security Programs and Strategic Partnerships, Delaware Valley Intelligence Center/Philadelphia Police Department

Since 2015, Stacy Irving has served as the Senior Advisor, Homeland Security Programs and Strategic Partnerships for the Delaware Valley Intelligence Center (DVIC) and the Philadelphia Police Department. She has developed a wide range of successful outreach and information- sharing initiatives to strengthen important lines of communication between the fusion center, law enforcement and the business and faith-based communities on matters of crime and terrorism. In addition, Stacy established and chairs the Delaware Valley Intelligence Center Regional Roundtable for corporate security leaders and federal, state, and local law enforcement officials, a forum which has emerged as a key regional network of robust dialogue and information- sharing among these two critical partners. Her work providing real-time updates, situational awareness and response for the private sector during major events and critical incidents has been recognized by the Department of Homeland Security as a best practice.

She also provides critical messaging and crime prevention guidance to businesses, faith-based organizations, and residents on behalf of the Philadelphia Police Department and in partnership with the City of Philadelphia’s Communications group, the Commerce Department and Office of Emergency Management.

Stacy’s work connecting the private sector and law enforcement is widely recognized. In 2023 Stacy was honored to have received the 2023 Award of Excellence in Outreach by Homeland Security Today and the 2023 Fusion Center Employee of the Year Award from the National Fusion Center Association. In addition, Stacy was recognized by the Philadelphia Police Department with a Commendation of Merit for providing the critical link that led to the apprehension of a dangerous suspect who was wanted for committing serious crimes in New York City and Philadelphia.

Prior to joining the Delaware Valley Intelligence Center, Ms. Irving served as the Senior Director of Crime Prevention Services for 20 years at the Center City District (CCD), a business improvement district in downtown Philadelphia.

At CCD, she established and led the Philadelphia Crime Prevention Council, developed Alert Philadelphia, Smart & Safe Fairs, and a series of crime prevention programs, partnerships and collateral that contributed to an enhanced sense of safety and a significant reduction in crime. Stacy’s work on making communities safer and bringing together law enforcement with neighborhood business and residential sectors began when she joined the Philadelphia Commercial Development Corporation as the Manager of Crime Prevention Services, serving for more than fifteen-years.

Her crime prevention programs were regarded as a national model for public-private partnerships and neighborhood commercial and enterprise zone crime prevention.

Ms. Irving is internationally recognized for her unique ability to forge partnerships and a mutual understanding of complex crime and terrorism matters between law enforcement and the business and residential communities. Stacy has presented at conferences throughout the United States, and in the Netherlands, Scotland, United Kingdom, and Canada on business crime prevention strategies, and fostering public/private partnerships to combat crime, terrorism, and intelligence and information-sharing.

Stacy serves as the Chairperson of the Private Sector Engagement Committee for the National Fusion Center Association and the National Network of Fusion Centers. She received the 2017 Michael Schooler Critical Infrastructure Protection Award for Excellence in the Field of Critical Infrastructure Protection, and the 2016 Excellence in Fusion Center Outreach from the National Fusion Center Association.

Stacy has been honored to receive a number of awards throughout her career, including; the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award, the International Association of Chiefs of Police Chief Michael Shanahan Award for Outstanding Public/Private Partnerships, the National Crime Prevention Council’s Award of Excellence in Crime Prevention, Exemplary Service Award from the FBI Philadelphia Citizens Academy Alumni Association, and the James A. Ahearn Award, and the Law Enforcement and Community Partnership Award from the FBI National Citizens Academy Alumni Association.

Ms. Irving is also a founding member of the FBI National Citizens Academy Alumni Association and the FBI Philadelphia Citizens Academy Alumni Association having served in several board roles, including vice president and president.

In addition, she was selected by City & State for the Above & Beyond Award, Center City Crime Victims Services Leadership Award, Women of Distinction recognition from the Philadelphia Business Journal, the Award of Merit on behalf of the International Downtown Association and a Special Achievement Award from the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister Neighbourhood Renewal Unit, London, England.

Stacy is a long-standing board member of the Citizens Crime Commission of the Delaware Valley, Vidocq Society member, ADL Philadelphia Law Enforcement Advisory Committee, Interagency Civil Rights Taskforce and has served on several committees of the ASIS International and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

Ms. Irving earned a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government, and she has a certification in Crime Prevention through Environmental Design from the National Crime Prevention Institute at the University of Louisville. Stacy earned a bachelor’s degree in criminology from the University of Tampa and alumnae of the Montgomery County Community College. Stacy holds an active security clearance with the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In addition, Ms. Irving has been an adjunct instructor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Temple University since 2010.

Lastly, Ms. Irving is an acknowledged Crime Prevention Leader and Partnership Strategist with a successful record of accomplishments developing tools and solutions for the private and public sectors for more than forty-five years.

Sean Moriarty

Executive Director, Delaware Police Officer Standards and Training and Delaware Police Accreditation Commissions

Dr. Sean E. Moriarty has served as the Executive Director of the Delaware Police Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) and Delaware Police Accreditation (D.P.A..C) Commissions since November 2023. His responsibilities include responsibility and oversight for police hiring, training, certification, and accreditation for all Delaware police agencies.

Prior to his appointment as Executive Director, Dr. Moriarty retired as a Major with the Delaware State Police after serving for over 29 years. Prior to his employment with the Delaware State Police, he worked as a police officer and dispatcher in Wayland, Massachusetts.

Dr. Moriarty was a member of the Delaware State Police Executive Staff from April 2017 to November 2023, and he served as the Administrative Officer for three and half years. His duties included oversight and responsibility for the following statewide sections impacting the entire Division: Human Resources, Training/Academy, Budget, Fiscal Control, Purchasing and Supply, Transportation/Fleet, Building Construction and Maintenance, Victim Services, Domestic Violence Coordinator, Behavioral Health Coordinator, and the Critical Incident Stress Management Team (CISM). Between April 15, 2017, and July 28, 2020, he served as the Southern Operations Officer. His duties included oversight of Delaware State Police Operations for Troop-3 (Camden), Troop-4 (Georgetown), Troop-5 (Bridgeville), and Troop-7 (Lewes). He was also responsible for all of the Delaware State Police Regional Communication Centers (911 dispatch centers) statewide. The total complement under his command in that role was approximately 400 personnel.

Prior to his appointment on the Delaware State Police Executive Staff, Dr. Moriarty served as the Director of Training for the Delaware State Police and the Administrator for the Delaware Council on Police Training (C.O.P.T.). He was responsible for all recruit, in-service, firearms, canine, and elective training. His prior assignments include Troop Commander (Troop-4: Georgetown), Director of the Office of Professional Responsibility, which included internal affairs, inspections, and accreditation, Troop-7 Deputy Troop Commander, Assistant Director of the State Bureau of Identification, Assistant Director of the Planning and Research Section, polygraph unit supervisor and examiner, shift commander/patrol sergeant, major crimes detective, and patrol.

Dr. Moriarty served as an Honorary Commander at Dover Air Force Base from 2017-2021. He currently serves as a United States Air Force Air Mobility Command (AMC) Civic Leader, representing Dover Air Force Base since 2022.

Dr. Moriarty holds a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership and Innovation, a Master of Science in Criminal Justice, and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. He is a 2016 graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) National Academy, Session 263, and he has completed numerous professional development courses. He is the senior certified Master Instructor with Delaware POST and a principal instructor for the Delaware State Police Leadership Development Program. He is the Delaware Director for the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST), a Certified Force Science Analyst, a Society of Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), and International Executive Board Member for the IACP State and Provincial Police Academy Directors (SPPADS). In addition to teaching a myriad of courses for law enforcement, he is an adjunct professor for Wilmington University. He has published articles in periodicals including: The Police Chief and the Delaware Trooper. He is also the author of the book, Leadership Development for Law Enforcement: A Model for Program Implementation.

Meredith Weisel

Regional Director, ADL Washington, D.C.

Meredith R. Weisel serves as the Regional Director of the ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) Washington, D.C. Regional Office. Since its founding in 1913, ADL has been a leading anti-hate and civil rights organization committed to stopping the defamation of the Jewish people and securing justice and fair treatment to all. ADL is dedicated to combating antisemitism, prejudice, and bigotry of all kinds, as well as defending democratic ideals and promoting civil rights. Meredith is the first woman to lead the D.C. office where she plans, executes, and oversees the direction and administration of all regional office activities in order to advance ADL’s mission in the region, which serves the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia. She joined ADL in 2019 and is an experienced attorney and government relations professional who has spent decades engaged in public policy and community issues.

Meredith’s previous experience includes serving as the Director of Maryland Government and Community Relations for the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Washington, the principal owner of Weisel Government Relations, LLC, one of partners at Government Affairs Strategies, LLC, and the Vice President of Public Policy for Maryland and Legal Counsel for the Greater Capital Area Association of REALTORS®, Inc. (GCAAR).

Meredith currently serves on the advisory board of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund Payne Center for Social Justice, is active at her synagogue Shaare Torah and previously served on the Montgomery County Commission for Women. She holds a B.A. from American University in an interdisciplinary study of Communications, Legal Institutions, Economics and Government and a J.D. from the Widener University School of Law. Meredith is admitted to practice law in Maryland. She lives with her husband and their 2 children, and their beloved dog in North Potomac, Maryland.

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