Peter Bellmio is a self-employed criminal justice management consultant with extensive experience in using computer models to analyze staffing needs for patrol, 9-1-1 centers and criminal investigations. His work involves assessing the quality of workload data and developing business rules that identify errors and exceptions that skew information. Quality control processes are designed to improve data quality.
He helps agencies use workload data to develop alternative deployment and scheduling plans that make the best use of staff time given the strategic goals of an agency. His work includes design of geographic deployment systems that promote ownership of territory by patrol officers. The results of this work are usually adopted as part of the budget process. Some of Mr. Bellmio’s recent clients include the Newport News Police Department, the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority Police (New York City), E Division of the of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, York Regional Police, Greenville (South Carolina) Police Department. Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and Ferguson (Missouri) Police Department.
Before starting his own consulting practice, Mr. Bellmio served for three years as the Director of Public Safety for the City of Decatur, Illinois. The nearly 300 staff members of the Department are responsible for police, fire, emergency management, and emergency medical services delivered by the City.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from the State University of New York at Binghamton and a Master of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from the State University of New York at Albany.