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John Monaghan III, James Steinmetz and Douglas Wyman
John Monaghan III, James Steinmetz and Douglas Wyman on Responder Resilience
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Retired Police Chiefs and Retired SGT New Hamshire State Police
Guest Biography

John Monaghan III is a retired police chief with over 20 years in law enforcement. He worked as a municipal officer, State Trooper and Police Chief in New Hampshire. After retiring John consulted and facilitated focus groups and educational workshops in equity, mental wellness, resilience, and organizational development. John regularly presents on wellness, social justice causes, and police-community relations. He was featured in the 2019 Nantucket Project documentary film “The Box”. In his spare time John enjoys riding bikes, cross-country skiing, performing comedy, and recently thought it would be a good idea to take up Jiu Jitsu. John is a consultant at The Center for Policing Equity.

Chief Douglas Wyman is thirty-two year Law Enforcement veteran. He retired as the Chief of Police for the Town of Sandwich, NH in 2020, and later served as the Chief of Campus Police for the Worcester State Hospital, in Worcester, MA. Chief Wyman currently serves as an Investigator for the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, Office of Investigations. Chief Wyman has an Associate of Science in Criminal Justice from the New Hampshire Technical Institute and a Bachelor of Science in Divinity from Liberty University.
Chief Wyman served on the Board of Directors for the New England Association of Chiefs of Police and served as the NH Chiefs of Police representative on the NH Governor’s Advisory Council for Diversity and Inclusion. Chief Wyman received a Community Policing Award from the International Association of Chiefs of Police in 2011.
Chief Wyman is a certified Chaplain and is an instructor at the Justice Research and Training Institute at Roger Williams University and a Crisis Intervention Team Program Instructor for the States of Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

With a distinguished career spanning 26 years in law enforcement, James Steinmetz is a retired Sergeant from the New Hampshire State Police. His expertise includes serving as a Peer Support Counselor, Firearms Instructor, and Criminal and Accident Investigator. He has excelled as a K9 handler, Field Training Officer, and has contributed significantly to training security services. His commitment to excellence, combined with a passion for ensuring safety and security, has been a driving force throughout his career.