P3 TASK FORCE MEMBERS

 

P3 Task Force Members
Nikki Kubes Andrews
  • 2004 Olympian
  • Former USA Judo National Team Athlete
  • Second degree blackbelt in Judo
  • Fort Worth Police Officer/Detective
Jim Bacon
  • Former USA Judo National Team Athlete
  • Deputy Adams County Sheriff’s Office
  • Lafayette (CO) Police Officer
  • Attended Police Judo Training in Canada
Tracy 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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