Instructor Biography

Floyd Wiley (retired)


Lieutenant Floyd Wiley (retired) is a senior research associate with the Institute for Intergovernmental Research. He serves as program lead for the VALOR Officer Safety and Wellness Program. Lieutenant Wiley began his law enforcement career in 1993, serving with the New Castle County, Delaware, Police Department until his retirement at the rank of lieutenant in 2013. He was promoted to patrol supervisor and later went on to serve as a patrol platoon commander, a police academy commander, and a tactical commander. From 2008 to 2013, he was assigned to the U.S. Secret Service as a law enforcement counterpart in the roles of protective intelligence, close protection, and counterassault for the President, the Vice President, and other United States dignitaries. Lieutenant Wiley was an overseas contractor with the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security’s Office of Antiterrorism Assistance. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army Airborne. Lieutenant Wiley studied criminal justice at the University of Delaware and is a graduate of the Administrative Officers Course at the Southern Police Institute at the University of Louisville. He is also a graduate of the West Point Leadership and Command Program and the Penn State Justice and Safety Institute’s High-Impact Supervision training program.

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