Glen Mills is a lieutenant with the Burlington Massachusetts Police Department. Glen began his career as a part-time police officer in 1992 and became a full-time officer in 1996. He was promoted to sergeant in 2001 and lieutenant in 2007.
Glen is the Support Services Lieutenant of the Burlington Police Department. He is his departments Criminal Intelligence Liaison Officer, Officer in charge of the Crime Analysis Unit and the department’s Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) Representative. He frequently works with the department’s Domestic Violence Unit and DARE Officers teaching the RAD (Rape Aggression Defense), Radkids (Resisting Aggression Defensively) and RAD for Seniors Self-Defense Programs. Glen also manages his departments' Training Programs, Social Media, Citizens Police Academies, Emergency Preparedness, Community Outreach and Crime Prevention Efforts.
Glen is a Past President of Police Futurists International and is currently a member of their Executive Board. He is also member of the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA) and several other professional organizations.
Glen holds a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice from UMass Lowell and a Masters certificate in Local Government Leadership and Management (Public Administration) from the Sawyer Business School of Suffolk University. He is a graduate of the New England Institute of Law Enforcement Management Command Training Program, NEMLEC Senior Leadership Program, and PERF SMIP.
Glen is also an IACA Certified Law Enforcement Analyst (CLEA)
Melissa Trzepacz is the Senior Crime Analyst for the Everett Police Department (EPD). Melissa started at EPD in 2009 as a part-time administrative assistant and shortly thereafter established the Crime Analysis Unit (CAU). The CAU in currently staffed by two full-time analysts who employ administrative, tactical, strategic, and intelligence analysis. They are well integrated into EPD.
Prior to joining EPD, Melissa worked for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health as the Program Coordinator for the National Violent Death Reporting System. Melissa holds a duel Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Historical Sciences from St. Lawrence University.
She earned her Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University.
Before joining NESPIN in March 2023 as a Criminal Intelligence Specialist Erika served as the crime analyst for Mansfield Police Department (2015-2023). She is the current Vice President of Membership for the Massachusetts Association of Crime Analysts as well as the Fundraising and Promotions Manager. She began her career in policing at Arlington Police Department in 2010, and started as a crime analyst in Lowell, MA in 2014. Erika’s focus is working closely with the Problem Oriented Policing Unit to take a more proactive approach to policing. She graduated from Westfield State College in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She also holds a Masters Certificate in Forensic Criminology from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Erika is also a board member for the New England Organized Retail Crime Alliance (NEORCA) since 2020.
Keri Lebeau is the Crime Analyst for the Dartmouth Police Department. She began her career in 2006 with the New Bedford Police Department serving seven years as an emergency telecommunications dispatcher, followed by an additional five years as the NIBRS Administrator and Crime Analyst.
Keri has been with the Dartmouth Police Department for four years, beginning in 2018 and serving as the department’s first ever Crime Analyst. Her primary focus is officer safety & intelligence gathering. She has also assisted detectives in solving numerous cases through the use of analytics and social media.
In addition to her role as the analyst, Keri serves as the Senior Crime Analyst & Intelligence Officer with the Southeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (SEMLEC) SWAT Team. In this role, she acts as the liaison between the SWAT Team and the Crisis Negotiation Team gathering information and intel on the subject and/or any other factors involved during a SWAT Team activation. She also assists with tech support for the team.
Keri attended Suffolk University in Boston where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a focus on Criminology & Law.
Sharon Phelan entered on duty as an Intelligence Analyst in the FBI in August 2008 and was assigned to FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. She transferred to the Los Angeles Division working Transnational Organized Crime matters in 2009, including Armenian, Russian, Balkan and Italian organized crime. While in LA, she earned her Master's Degree in Public Policy from Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA.
She moved back home to the Boston Division in 2015 and has been assigned to the FBI Boston Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) as the Guardian Coordinator. She works alongside case agents and task force officers (TFOs) from the United States Secret Service (USSS), Massachusetts State Police (MSP), Boston PD, MIT Police, and many other local departments. Sharon earned her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Psychology from Endicott College.
Debra J. Piehl is the Senior Crime Analyst, Civilian Manager ACS at New York City Police Department. She was formerly a Project Manager for Data-Driven Approaches to Crime & Traffic Safety at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. She is also an independent consultant. Debra recently worked as the COMPSTAT Director of the Massachusetts State Police. She joined the State Police after seven years as the Director of Planning & Research for the Newton Police Department. She is a graduate of Valparaiso University with a Bachelor's degree in journalism and political science. She holds a Master's degree in criminal justice from Anna Maria College. Debra also has extensive training in crime and operational analysis and law enforcement policy and procedure.
Honor Board: Past Officers of the Massachusetts Association of Crime Analysts
2010-Present: Lieutenant Glen Mills, Burlington Police Department
2004-2010: Debra J. Piehl, Massachusetts State Police
2000-2004: Christopher W. Bruce, Danvers Police Department
1997-2000: Officer Robert Stering, Waltham Police Department
Vice President of Administration:
2022-Present: Melissa Trzepacz, Everett Police Department
2014-2022: Danielle Smith, Arlington Police Department
2012-2014: Officer Eric Drifmeyer, Barnstable Police Department
2010-2012: Tiana Antul, Worcester Police Department
2006-2010: Sergeant Glen Mills, Burlington Police Department
2003-2006: Donald W. Chamberlayne, Worcester Police Department
2002-2003: Daniel Bibel, Massachusetts State Police
2000-2002: Mark Bachta, MBTA Police Department
1997-2000: Christopher W. Bruce, Cambridge Police Department
Vice President of Membership:
2019-Present: Erika Baburins, Mansfield Police Department
2003-2019: Officer Casey Hatchett, Brookline Police Department
2001-2003: Officer Francis Hynes, Hartford (CT) Police Department
1997-2001: Officer Lawrence R. Newman, Haverhill Police Department
2022-Present: Keri Lebeau
2014-2022: Sarah Slavin: Danvers Police Department
2002-2014: Carol Fitzgerald, Leominster Police Department
1997-2002: Inspector Thomas Callahan, Woburn Police Department
2018-Present: Sharon Phelan, FBI Boston JTTF
2016-2018: Sgt John Cowhig, Chelsea Police Department
2012-2016: Officer Lloyd Burke, Watertown Police Department
2011-2012: Officer Eric Drifmeyer, Barnstable Police Department
2007-2011: Manuela DeSousa, MBTA Transit Police
1999-2007: Twyla Alvarez, Insurance Fraud Bureau of Massachusetts
1997-1999: Trooper Elizabeth Burke, Massachusetts State Police