Dennis is the Founder and President of Dennis Root & Associates, Inc. He is also a renowned law enforcement trainer and nationally recognized expert, whose law enforcement career spans more than 25 years.
During his law enforcement career, Dennis’ duty assignments have included Road Patrol, Traffic, Detective, Training, Canine and Supervisor of the Sanctions Enforcement Unit of the Martin County Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Offender Training Center – Day Treatment Program. Dennis also served as the use of force specialist for the Martin County Sheriff’s Office.
Dennis has trained countless law enforcement professionals throughout the State of Florida and across the United States. He has served as the lead instructor for three law enforcement agencies, as well as for the Indian River State College Criminal Justice Training Institute, where he taught both basic and advanced level courses.
His vast law enforcement experience provides Dennis with a keen insight into the complexities of the cases being brought before the court. He has earned a reputation for supporting the truth, no matter who it is for or against. Dennis’ ability to remain neutral quickly had him being sought after to conduct independent reviews of investigations conducted by law enforcement Internal Affairs Divisions. Dennis is willing to hold individuals and organizations accountable for their actions. He understands the need for complete transparency and unwavering accountability. Dennis has the integrity to ensure both.
In addition to his more that 4,000 hours of law enforcement training, Dennis earned his A.A.S. degree from the Indian River State College, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. Dennis is also a graduate of Leadership in Police Organizations from the International Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the Chief Executive Leadership program from the Southern Police Institute (SPI).
Dennis is available for a preliminary consultation to determine if he may provide expert assistance in both civil and criminal cases in State or Federal court.
A full curriculum vitae (CV) is available upon request.