P3 Task Force Members

    Nikki Kubes AndrewsNikki Kubes Andrews
    • 2004 Olympian
    • Former USA Judo National Team Athlete
    • Second degree blackbelt in Judo
    • Fort Worth Police Officer/Detective
    Jim BaconJim Bacon
    • Former USA Judo National Team Athlete
    • Deputy Adams County Sheriff’s Office
    • Lafayette (CO) Police Officer
    • Attended Police Judo Training in Canada
    Tracy BasterrecheaTracy Basterrechea
    • Chief of Police, Meridian (ID) Police Department
    • 24+ Years of Law Enforcement Experience
    • Blackbelt in Kodokan Judo & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
    • Instructor, Arrestling Force Options Training Groups
    Tommy DyerTommy Dyer
    • Cumberland College National Collegiate Judo Championship Team
    • Former USA Judo National Team Athlete & 2004 Olympic Team Coach
    • Trained for 2.5 years in Japan
    • Owns Fort Worth Judo Club
    Dr. Jean KanokogiDr. Jean Kanokogi
    • Special Agent, US Food & Drug Administration Office-Office of Criminal Investigations
    • Director of Mental Health & Peer Support Services, Fed. Law Enf. Officers Assoc.
    • Former US National Team Member
    • Daughter of “Mother of Judo”, Rena “Rusty” Kanokogi
    Taybren LeeTaybren Lee
    • USA Jiu Jitsu National Team Member
    • Los Angeles Police Department Officer
    • Judo instructor & Administrator for Hollywood PAL
    • U.S. Army & Air Force Veteran
    Chris McDonaldChris McDonald
    • Captain, Village of Indian Creek (FL) Public Safety Dept.
    • Dade County (FL) Chiefs of Police Member
    • USA Judo Coach & Jr. Athlete Performance Subcommittee Member
    • Former USA Judo National Team Member/ Olympic Training Center Resident Athlete
    • University of Miami – EMT – Defensive Tactics Instructor
    Justin SmithJustin Smith
    • 18+ years LE experience
    • Currently, Advanced Training Supervisor at the WT Law Enforcement Academy
    • Adjunct faculty instructor for collegiate judo/self-defense program
    • Veterans World Championship competitor and World Police & Fire Games medalist
    • Founder/Head Instructor of Platte River Judo
    Mike VerdugoMike Verdugo
    • 40+ years of domestic & international judo & wrestling experience
    • Combatives consultant for multiple law enforcement agencies
    • Lead Instructor for LA Recreation & Parks Homegrown Program
    • Owner of Pasadena Kodokan Judo Dojo
    Joe YungwirthJoe Yungwirth
    • Ret. FBI Supervisory Special Agent w/complex counterterrorism career
    • Former US Army Special Forces Soldier and police officer
    • Experienced in whole-of-government complex problem solving
    • Lifelong judoka & combatives instructor-owner of Yungwirth Judo Academy in NC
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