2022 TALEA Executive Board
David Gordon has over 15 years of experience in law enforcement as a Crime Analyst, Crime Analyst Supervisor, and as a sworn federal officer. He was a Sergeant and Squad Leader over a team of Intelligence Analysts with the US Army and served in combat in the Middle East. David was hired as part of the initial cohort of analysts that started at the Erie Crime Analysis Center (ECAC) in Buffalo, NY. He was then recruited to create the Crime Analysis section at the Oak Ridge Police Department in TN and served there for almost 7 years. He left Oak Ridge to become the Crime Analysis Supervisor in Ventura CA. Recently, David moved back to TN to become the Director of the Security Threat Group/Intel Unit under the Office of Investigations and Conduct at TDOC. David has a BA in Political Science from the University at Buffalo (SUNY) and has attended and taught numerous training classes on crime and intelligence analysis. He was a founding member of TALEA and has served on the Board in various roles since its inception in 2014.