The IPTM Team


Cameron Pucci


Cameron Pucci has served as the director of IPTM since July 1, 2013. Ms. Pucci joined the IPTM staff in 1988, and had served as associate director since 2006. Ms. Pucci has been involved with all aspects of the planning and management of police training programs during her nearly 30 years of service. She has also served in the capacity of Chief Financial Officer involved in budgeting and costing of all programs and day-to-day operations of IPTM. Ms. Pucci is a graduate of the University of North Florida holding a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Business Administration in corporate finance.

Kevin "Al" Roop

Assistant Director of Administration

Al Roop came to IPTM in 1999 after 12 years with the South Daytona, Florida Police Department. He joined the Institute staff as a training specialist in the drug and alcohol section and specializes in a variety of traffic safety fields. Mr. Roop oversees the Institute's business operations, grant programs, and special projects. He also represents the Institute on statewide highway safety coalitions and other committees. Mr. Roop holds an associate's degree in computer science and a bachelor’s degree in organizational management.

Donnie Barker

Assistant Director of Training

Mr. Barker joined the full time staff with the Institute Staff in January 1999 serving as the Criminal and Forensics Section Coordinator and Training Specialist. He was responsible for development and presentation of training programs in the Criminal and Forensic Investigations and Traffic Crash Investigations Sections, and has now accumulated nearly 29 years of Public Safety service. 

His initial IPTM Instructor career began with IPTM in 1995 teaching Crime Scene Investigations as an Adjunct Instructor. His combined adjunct and fulltime training time with IPTM has resulted in training more than 10,000 IPTM Students conducting more than 650 Courses of Instruction. Mr. Barker regularly represents IPTM as a Conference Speaker at both Crash and Criminal Conference venues. Effective April 9, 2018, he assumed the position of Assistant Director of Training and oversees all IPTM training programs and instructors for the Institute.

Prior to January 1999, Mr. Barker was a Major Case Supervisor with the Pinellas County, Florida Sheriff’s Office, Forensic Science Section, where he was directly involved with more than 400 Death Investigations. His responsibilities included shift personnel supervision, 24 hour Major Case Scene supervision, FTO Section Coordinator, and section Training Coordinator, responsible for the developing, planning, and scheduling of training for all section members.

Mr. Barker’s teaching background is extensive with over 25 years of professional instruction and training with various consulting companies and Universities to include: The University of South Florida, St. Petersburg College Crime Scene Technologies Degree Program and Public Safety Criminal Justice Institute, The Florida Department of Law Enforcement, The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and IPTM as an adjunct instructor, beginning in 1995. His teaching experiences have extended throughout the United States in 37 States, Southern Europe, Asia, the South Pacific, as well as the Middle East.

Mr. Barker currently manages all of the training programs at IPTM and oversees the development of new courses.

Candice Leek

Assistant Director | FTO & Dispatcher Section Coordinator

Ms. Leek joined the IPTM staff after retiring from the Palm Bay, Florida Police Department. At the time of her retirement she was the commander of Field Operations and had served as the Acting-Chief of Police. Her responsibilities included managing uniform patrol, the traffic unit, the K-9 unit, the tactical team and the selective enforcement unit. She also had served as a patrol officer, patrol sergeant and patrol lieutenant as well as field training officer, FTO supervisor and FTO program manager. Ms. Leek also worked in the detective bureau, supervised the mounted unit, worked in Internal Affairs and served as a background investigator. Ms. Leek wrote and managed the department budget and worked TDY assignments with the Florida Marine Patrol and the Florida Freshwater Fish & Game Commission.

Ms. Leek worked in the People's Republic of China as a criminal justice instructor representing the United States, participated as a member of the US/Mexican Matamoros Task Force and is a consultant and resource for many law enforcement agencies at the local, state, federal and international level.

For IPTM, Ms. Leek currently coordinates and provides instruction for the FTO Program course series and manages the Telecommunications/Dispatcher course series.
Nancy Sulinski

Nancy Sulinski

Criminal Investigations | Forensics Coordinator

Nancy joined the full-time staff at IPTM in March 2018. She is responsible for classroom instruction, recruiting instructors, scheduling, and supporting the current Subject Matter Experts. She is also charged with developing new classroom and online courses. 

Nancy began her law enforcement career nearly 20 years ago with the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office in New Port Richey, Florida. She served in many capacities, including Forensic Investigator, Shift Supervisor, and FTO/In-Service Training Coordinator for the Forensics Unit. She also served as the Coordinator and Trainer for the Pasco Forensic Volunteer Academy. Her teaching background includes the IPTM classroom, providing crime scene training for academy recruits at the Pasco-Hernando State College Police Academy, and forensic presentations at the University of South Florida.

Nancy is professionally credentialed as a Crime Scene Analyst: International Association of Identification; CSI Proficiency Certificate: IPTM/UNF; Crime Scene Certificate: St Petersburg College; Bachelor of Applied Science: St Petersburg College; and a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Administration: University of South Florida. She currently serves as the Florida State Region 3 Director: Florida Division of the International Association of Identification.

Teresa R. Dioquino

Leadership and Management Section Coordinator

Teresa R. Dioquino joined the IPTM staff in 1992 as an adjunct faculty member and became the coordinator of the Leadership and Management Section in 2013.

Ms. Dioquino retired at the rank of captain after 29 years of service with the Pinellas County Florida Sheriff's Office. Prior to her retirement, she commanded the Special Operations Division within the Patrol Operations Bureau, and was responsible for more than 300 assigned personnel and the fiscal management of a $14 million budget. She was previously assigned as the commander of the Criminal Investigations Division and the Inspections Bureau. Prior to her appointment to captain, she was assigned as a lieutenant in the Patrol Operations Bureau, Special Operations Division and shift commander for the Central District Station. As a sergeant, Ms. Dioquino supervised the Selective Traffic Enforcement Program and served in the Administrative Investigations Division.

Ms. Dioquino received an Associate of Arts degree in police administration from St. Petersburg College and a Bachelor of Science degree in criminology from the Florida State University. She is a certified Drug Recognition Expert and Instructor. Ms. Dioquino is an active member of the National Sheriffs Association, Florida Sheriff's Association and Drug Recognition Expert Section of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

Russell Strickland

Traffic Crash Section Coordinator

Russell Strickland joined the IPTM adjunct staff in 2004 and became the Traffic Crash Section coordinator in 2014. He teaches all levels of crash reconstruction and investigation. Russell retired in 2016, after 25 years as a police officer with the City of Fairfield Ohio Police Department. He began his career in 1991 and spent many years as a detective in the investigations division. He was in charge of the traffic investigation unit and oversaw all aspects of crash investigation and reporting for the city.

He has served as traffic crash safety coordinator for the Tulsa University Crash Reconstruction Research Consortium, organized and participated in numerous research projects in crash reconstruction, and co-authored numerous papers. He is the owner and operator of Collision Consultants LLC, a crash reconstruction consulting company based in Liberty Township, Ohio. He holds a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice police sciences from Mountain State University. Russell is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR).

Harry Walters

Traffic Enforcement Section Coordinator

Mr. Walters came to IPTM in July 1990 after 16 years with the Broward County Sheriff's Office, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. During his years there, he served as a patrol deputy, narcotics agent, dignitary protection, and traffic motorcycle officer / instructor. He has also served with the Florida Marine Patrol, as an auxiliary officer. He joined the IPTM staff as a training specialist for a variety of traffic enforcement courses, including Criminal Interdiction, DUI and Traffic Stop Safety. Since 1993, Mr. Walters has been course director/instructor for the Police Motorcycle Programs and Training. He also coordinates all traffic enforcement programs and provides instruction for a number of those programs. Mr. Walters holds special instructor certifications in several traffic enforcement fields, and attended Broward Community College and St. Thomas College, Miami.

Darrell Edmonds

Florida DRE Coordinator and DUI | Online Training Program Coordinator

Darrell Edmonds retired as a police officer with the Jacksonville (Florida) Sheriff’s Office after 23 years, where he served as a patrol officer, field-training officer, DUI Enforcement officer and a detective assigned as an investigator with the Traffic Homicide Unit.  He is the coordinator of IPTM's DUI and Online Training programs and the State DRE (DECP) coordinator. Mr. Edmonds is an instructor in the DRE (DECP), ARIDE and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing curriculums as well as the Digital Photography for Traffic Crash Investigators and At-Scene Traffic Crash/Traffic Homicide Investigation courses. He has qualified as a Florida State Criminal Justice certified instructor and holds an Associate of Science degree in criminal justice.

Ed Doyle

Central Florida Site Coordinator

Mr. Doyle joined the IPTM staff in December 2003. He served as a law enforcement officer in Florida for 36 years, until his retirement in November 2003. Five of those were with the Office of the State Attorney in Orlando and the remainder with the Maitland Police Department. His final fourteen years were as Maitland's Police Chief. Mr. Doyle is currently the Central Florida Site Coordinator. He is graduate of Rollins College, the FBI National Academy and the Florida Police Chief's Executive Institute. He is on the Board of Directors of the Florida Intelligence Unit and has represented the Florida Police Chief's Association on the Florida Police Standard and Training Commission.

Joseph Namey

Applications Systems Analyst

Joseph Namey joined the IPTM staff in 2017 as a systems analyst responsible for the administration, development, support, and integration of software systems that provide a variety of functions to our business and academic areas. Additionally, he coordinates with vendors to insure successful testing, documentation and support of purchased or locally developed solutions.  He graduated from the University of North Florida in 2016 with a B.S. in Information Systems and is currently pursuing a Masters.

Dan Orel

Coordinator, IPTM

Dan Orel joined IPTM as the claims assistant in September 2014 and was promoted to coordinator in April 2016. He is responsible for maintaining the financial records and processing claims for IPTM’s grants. He also oversees IPTM's CopShop operations.  As a graduate of the University of North Florida, he is glad to be back on campus.

Richard "Andy" James

Coordinator, Training Programs

Mr. James joined the IPTM staff in August 2001 as a training specialist for the Public Safety Institute in Altamonte Springs, Florida. In 2005, he re-located to the Jacksonville office where he currently serves as the off-site training coordinator. His responsibilities include scheduling and logistical support for contracted and off-site tuition courses.

Trish Holley

Training Specialist

Mrs. Holley joined the IPTM staff in January 1985. Her current duties include the maintenance and production of all student manuals, handouts/student equipment and technical documentation for all IPTM classes. She also coordinates the student course materials assembly and worldwide distribution.

Leshell Hartney

Marketing Coordinator

Leshell Hartney returned to IPTM in 2017. Ms. Hartney is responsible for the Institute’s marketing and communications efforts, including social media and the website. She began her career at IPTM in 1991 and served in a variety of areas before moving to the University of North Florida’s Division of Continuing Education in 1999. She spent the majority of those 17 years promoting the Division of Continuing Education’s training and consulting services.

Diana Bednarik

Graphic Designer

Ms. Bednarik produces brochures, catalogs and other advertising materials for the courses and products that IPTM offers. She holds bachelor's degrees in both Graphic Design and Literature from the University of North Florida. Ms. Bednarik joined the IPTM staff in April 2000.

Linda Cason

Administrative Assistant

Ms. Cason joined IPTM in 1994. She is the administrative assistant to the director and associate director. Ms. Cason is also the assistant for the Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Program, Alcohol Section and Radar/Laser Section. She monitors all grants awarded to IPTM, oversees IPTM's Alcohol and Drug Symposium and assists with the Special Problems in Crash Reconstruction conference. Other duties include making the travel arrangements for IPTM's section coordinators and adjunct instructors.

Judy Schneider

Office Manager

Mrs. Schneider joined the IPTM staff in April 2003. Her responsibilities include administrative support for the director, as well as handling the daily office operations that include accounts payable, payroll and cash receipts. She assists with processing off-site course contracts and complete requested W-9 and Vendor Information forms.

Adam Harpstrite

Online Training System Administrator

Adam Harpstrite joined IPTM in April 2016. Adam is responsible for providing oversight and technical support for our online training programs.

David Washington

Warehouse/Receiving Supervisor

David Washington III joined the staff in 2017 after 23 year career in the United States Navy. Originally from Pensacola, Florida, he rose to the enlisted rank of Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman qualifying as Enlisted Surface Warfare and Fleet Marine Force Specialist. David went on to serve as the Senior Medical Department Representative and Senior Enlisted Leader aboard the USS Mitscher and USS Farragut. He also served as Senior Enlisted Leader for the Director of Branch Clinics, Naval Hospital, Okinawa Japan before ending his career as an Afloat Training Specialist (ATS) here at Naval Station Mayport.

He received his associates degree and certification in multimedia production from Florida State College at Jacksonville. He is currently a senior at the University of North Florida’s College of Arts & Sciences, double majoring in advertising and psychology. 

David  handles the publications sales and service for our WebStore. He also coordinates all shipping needs of offsite courses and events.

Kayla Rodriguez


Kayla Rodriguez is the registrar and joined IPTM's team in March 2015. She handles registrations, confirmation letters and certificates.

A native of Jacksonville, Ms. Rodriguez received her A.A. from Florida State College of Jacksonville. She will graduate in the Fall of 2018 with a bachelor's degree in public health from the University of North Florida.