The CIR Team

Sgt. Jamie Borden

Jamie Borden - CIR, Founder

Force Investigations Specialist, Court Certified Expert.

P.O.S.T. certified in 1997, a police veteran of a large Police Department in Nevada, Sergeant Jamie Borden was tasked with the creation and implementation of the “Use of Force Training and Analysis Unit” for the agency. The unit was created specifically to identify and analyze police performance issues related to police use-of-force and police training.

In addition to successfully completing the Certification in Force Analysis course from the Force Science Institute, Borden was also the first person in the world to complete the Advanced Force Science Specialist Program created by the Institute holding that Certification independently for nearly three years.

Jamie is court certified as an expert in the Following Topics: Controversial Use of Force, Police Performance Dynamics, Forensic Video Examination, Officer/subject movement dynamics, Controversial Officer-Involved Shootings, and Attentional Issues related to Officer Involved Critical Incidents, Police Training and Police Policy, Procedure and Practice.

Sgt. Borden is currently lecturing for C.I.R. and formerly with the Force Science Institute; training & Lecturing officers nationwide in Police Performance and dynamics related to force encounters and decision-making as applicable to the law enforcement profession.

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Dr. Paul Taylor

Assistant Professor - University of Colorado, Denver

Dr. Paul Taylor is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver where he studies decision making and human error in the context of use-of-force encounters. He is also a Senior Instructor and Course Coordinator for the Force Science Institute.

Dr. Taylor has over ten years of practical law enforcement experience including time as a department training manager, patrol sergeant, field training officer, and use-of-force instructor. He is a Colorado POST certified train-the-trainer and an IADLEST Certified Instructor. Dr. Taylor has delivered law enforcement instruction for academy, field training, and advanced in-service audiences as well as graduate and undergraduate level courses in both classroom and online formats.

He is actively engaged in law enforcement research and training across the United States and regularly presents at both academic and practitioner conferences.


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Jamie Borden - CIR, Founder

Jamie is court certified as an expert in the Following Topics: Controversial Use of Force, Police Performance Dynamics, Forensic Video Examination, Officer/subject movement dynamics, Controversial Officer-Involved Shootings, and Attentional Issues related to Officer-Involved Critical Incidents, Police Training and Police Policy, Procedure and Practice .



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Jamie Borden

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Captain Wade Seekatz (Retired)

Wade is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice administration, and had the honor of serving in many assignments including SWAT, K9, investigations, patrol, and served as the academy commander, and the in-service training commander. He focused his career on police training and use of force and was instrumental in assisting with the creation of the Use of Force Training and Analysis Unit and other unique programs to create a safer environment for officers to work in.

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Wade Seekatz

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Paul Taylor, PhD

Dr. Taylor has over ten years of practical law enforcement experience including time as a department training manager, patrol sergeant, field training officer, and use-of-force instructor. He is a Colorado POST certified train-the-trainer and an IADLEST Certified Instructor. Dr. Taylor has delivered law enforcement instruction for academy, field training, and advanced in-service audiences as well as graduate and undergraduate level courses in both classroom and online formats.

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Dr. Paul Taylor

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Michael Twigg, PhD

Leadership Consulting
Info/Data Mgmt
CIR & AFI

Dr. Twigg is a lifelong professional, certified education administrator, CIO & Developer, digital artist, business owner, public speaker, and leadership coach. Years of experience in public works, administrative mindset and focused use of technology are what he uses to improve teams and leadership practices. No matter the entity you work with:

"Leadership will make or break your outcomes." - MHTwigg

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Dr. Michael Twigg

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LIEUTENANT JEFFREY FARLEY (RETIRED)

Jeff holds a triple major bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Marketing, and Education. During his law enforcement career, he had the privilege of serving as an investigator in the Financial Crimes and Robbery / Homicide Units, supervising the Financial Crimes Unit, and managing the agencies Community Relations Bureau and Problem Solving Units. He developed and was the primary instructor for his agency’s Leadership Development Program. The program focused on creating operational consistency, accountability, and transparency as the foundation of developing improved leadership skills in the areas of decision making, engagement, and support, effective messaging, and integrity.

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Jeffrey Farley