Brett M. Naumcheff is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and all Michigan State Courts. He has 27 years of police experience and 23 years of public safety legal advising experience. As a Police Officer, he earned the Medal of Honor and the Meritorious Service Award while surviving three hand to hand deadly force encounters. He made a record number of drug and weapon seizures while assigned those focused duties. As a lawyer, Brett has represented his client base in State, Federal, Administrative and Tribal Courts throughout the State of Michigan.
Mr. Naumcheff holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and a Master’s Degree in Administration from Central Michigan University. He earned a Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. His client base includes public and private sector public safety departments and public and private sector unions. Mr. Naumcheff serves as a Police Legal Advisor to a variety of local, state and federal law enforcement entities and professionals.
On the national stage, Brett is a retained police law, practice and liability expert. He is the National Police Attorney Coordinator for the Professional Law Enforcement Association. In that position, he presents and teaches groups across the United States on topics such as Constitutional and Holistic Policing, Use of Force and Police Civil Liability. Mr. Naumcheff recently taught Constitutional and Holistic Police training programs for the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, National Association of Police Organizations and the FBI National Academy Associates.
His teaching experience includes Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police, Michigan Sheriff’s Association, Fraternal Order of Police, Teamsters, Michigan Municipal Risk Management Authority, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, Eastern Michigan University School of Police Staff and Command, Michigan Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators and Central Michigan University. In addition to responding to critical police matters, Brett teaches Criminal Law and Police Procedure, Officer Involved Shooting Law and Policy, Investigating Police Use of Force, Police Discipline and Discharge Law, Michigan School Resource Officers Law and Practice, Supervisor Liability Law and the Legal Aspects of Conducted Electronic Weapons for Michigan Law Enforcement Training Associates.