Von Kliem is a senior policy attorney for Lexipol, co-owner of Von Kliem Consulting, LLC, and editor-in-chief for Force Science News. With nearly 30 years in the criminal justice field, Von has held positions including patrol officer and supervisor, gang and drug investigator, senior use of force instructor and jailer. His legal positions included chief prosecutor, special victim’s counsel, police legal advisor, senior policy attorney, military magistrate and special assistant U.S. attorney. Von is a Force Science Advanced Specialist and graduate of the FLETC Police Legal Advisors Training Program. He holds a bachelor’s in Crime and Delinquency Studies, a master’s in Criminal Justice Administration, a law degree (J.D.), and a master’s in law post-graduate degree (LL.M.). As an Army Judge Advocate (Retired), Von was recognized as police practices, investigations and use of force legal expert; he supported some of the Pentagon’s top attorneys and drafted DoD and Army use-of-force policy.
November 13, 2019
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