Executive Session for Chiefs, Sheriffs and ISP Captains ONLY
Apr 15, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Glenn Cramer is a private traffic safety consultant who has provided law enforcement outreach primarily in the Pacific Northwest. He works closely with state and local law enforcement agencies assisting in the development of effective traffic law enforcement tactics and best practices to support highway safety priorities. Glenn is contracted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Region 10 to provide law enforcement outreach for the Pacific Northwest. The Transportation Safety Institute (TSI) also contracts with Glenn to provide instruction about traffic law enforcement and traffic laws to highway safety professionals. He has provided consulting services to over 16 states as a member of assessment teams to review a state’s traffic safety programs and provided recommendations for improvement.
Glenn retired from the Washington State Patrol (WSP) after 32 years of service. During his career with the WSP he served as the Deputy Chief, commanding the Field Operations Bureau; overseeing 1,200 employees responsible for traffic law enforcement, collision investigation, and ferry and homeland security. Glenn also served as the Assistant Chief commanding the Technical Services Bureau with oversight of the Information Technology Division, Electronic Services Division (Telecommunications), Criminal Records Division, and the Facilities/ Fleet Division.
While serving as the Deputy Chief, he worked closely with researchers at Washington State University to develop procedures to analyze data collected from over two million traffic stops made by WSP troopers to examine whether biased policing practices had occurred. Glenn helped coordinate, plan, and implement the WSP’s media outreach during the implementation of the data collection.
As a captain he commanded the Office of Government and Media Relations; representing the Chief of the WSP on legislative matters where he coordinated the development and support of legislation to further the WSP's public safety mission. He was also in charge of developing the WSP's public information programs. Glenn served as the commander of the Budget and Fiscal Office where he was involved with coordinating, planning, developing, and oversight of the WSP's $365 million biennial budget request.
Additionally, Glenn also served as a captain in the Field Operations Bureau where he was the district commander for southwest Washington (Vancouver) overseeing the WSP's traffic law enforcement activities in five counties.