Partners Chris Bird, David Madrak, and Craig Rudisill have more than 75 years’ experience in law enforcement and more than 35 years’ experience as accreditation managers and assessors. Chris, David, and Craig have the expertise to provide professional consulting services to the Pennsylvania law enforcement community.
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Chris Bird, a 38 year veteran of law enforcement, retired as a Captain in 2018 after serving 34 years with the Upper Merion Township Police Department. During his career, Chris served as a patrol officer, traffic safety officer, patrol sergeant, administrative sergeant, lieutenant, and captain. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force achieving the rank of staff sergeant and serving as a security forces officer.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and a Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Villanova University. He was a member of the adjunct faculty at Montgomery County Community College for 23 years, and at Cabrini College for 4 years, teaching in their Criminal Justice Programs.
Chris has been active in the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Program since 2001. He served as the Upper Merion Township Police Department’s accreditation manager for 15 years and as an assessor and team leader for the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission for past 16 years. Additionally, he has served as an instructor for Accreditation Assessor classes at the annual Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Conference.
David Madrak is currently employed by the Upper Dublin Township Police Department. David graduated from the Montgomery County Community College’s Municipal Police Academy in January 2006. Shortly thereafter, David began his career in law enforcement first serving as a patrol officer and then in January 2009 transitioning to the position of professional standards officer. As the department’s professional standards officer, he assumed the responsibility of administering and providing direct oversight of all activities that support the department’s involvement in the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association’s Law Enforcement Accreditation Program and ensure compliance with standards set-forth by the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission. David facilitated the successful re-accreditation of the department in 2008, 2011, 2014, 2017, and 2020 (anticipated on August 4th).
Since 2009, David has been actively involved with the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association’s Law Enforcement Accreditation Program as well as the Pennsylvania Police Accreditation Coalition. David currently serves as a board member on the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission and in support of this role he also serves on the Standards Committee. David also performs the role of an assessor and instructor for the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association. Lastly, David serves as president of the Pennsylvania Police Accreditation Coalition.
David is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University where he earned a Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice. Prior to graduate school, David graduated from Cabrini College, now Cabrini University, with Bachelor of Art degrees in Psychology and Sociology with a concentration in Criminal Justice. David returned to Cabrini University in 2013 as an adjunct professor where he remained in that capacity until 2019, when he departed to pursue his desire of becoming a small business owner. A short time later, Chris, David, and Craig formed Law Enforcement Accreditation Services.
Craig Rudisill is a 25-year law enforcement veteran who is employed as a Lieutenant with the Upper Southampton Township Police Department. During his career with the department he has served as a patrol officer, detective and his current position as Lieutenant. He was designated as the Department’s accreditation manager in 2010 and is responsible for policy development, file maintenance and obtaining proofs of compliance for the agency.
Craig is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps Reserve, achieving the rank of Staff Sergeant, and he was called to active-duty service in support of Operation Desert Storm. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Bethel University and is a graduate of the 270th Session of the FBI's National Academy in Quantico, VA.
Since 2010, Craig has been actively involved with the PA Chiefs of Police Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Program as well as the Pennsylvania Police Accreditation Coalition. He has been an assessor and team leader in assessing over 30 agencies across the state to review and ensure agency compliance to the established PLEAC standards.