PAUL D. BALLANCE
106 Break Water Drive Huntsville, Alabama 35811 (256) 797-5554
Proven systems integrator. Led the integration and assembly of a complex mobile tactical
emergency communications system including streaming video over satcom. Consummate law
enforcement professional with a proven record of innovative program creation and management.
Subject matter expert for varied police tactical training issues at local and regional levels.
Creative problem solver with a high level of motivation reinforced by pride in generating quality
work and performance.
Project Management – Proven ability to plan and execute project deliverables, from
initial concept to implementation, within scope and budgets.
Training – Varied training skills ranging from entry-level law enforcement tactics to
adult learning methodology and situational leadership employed by field training
Communication – Persuasive communicator with well-developed presentation and
negotiation skills. Able to develop productive relationships with colleagues, political
representatives and staff at all levels.
QUANTUM RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL Huntsville, Alabama 2004-present
Corporate Staff Member
Lead systems integrator for the Tactical Emergency Asset Management (TEAM) system.
Principal duties include identifying and integrating command, control, communications,
computers and intelligence (C4I) tools into the TEAM system vehicle. Special emphasis in
Satellite internet communications and video streaming over satcom terminals. Serve as principal
hardware integrator for the GIIEP(Geospatial Information Interoperability Exploitation-
Portable). Specified components, produced, configured, negotiated the purchase of over $1
million of hardware and assembled more than 100 GIIEP packages for delivery to National
Guard units across the U.S.
CITY OF HUNTSVILLE Huntsville, Alabama 1980 - 2004
Huntsville Police Department (retired)
Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordinator (2001 – 2004)
Daily management of the implementation, procurement and training components of the Nunn-
Lugar-Domenici Domestic Preparedness Act for the City of Huntsville. Facilitate training
requirements for more than 600 emergency first responders to include police, fire fighters,
paramedics, and emergency management personnel.
Conduct and document terrorist threat analysis for the City of Huntsville on a continuous
Perform budgetary planning and procurements upon budget approval.
Analyze efficacy of emergency response technical equipment for use by emergency first
Develop Incident Command Management and Mitigation protocols for weapons of mass
destruction occurrences. NIMS certified IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, IS-800
Lead Trainer, multiple terrorist response courses at the awareness, operations and technical
Response, Mitigation and Prevention Tactics Advisor for Huntsville-area special events.
Coordinator, WMD Incident Management Emergency Response Plans for the City of
CITY OF HUNTSVILLE Huntsville, Alabama 1980 - 2004
Huntsville Police Department
Field Training and Evaluation Program Administrator (1991 – 2002)
Manage, administer, standardize, and revamp the Huntsville Police Department Field Training
and Evaluation Program for all newly hired police officers. Oversee and Train 45 experienced
Field Training Officers using contemporary training techniques of adult leaning theory.
During my tenure with the Huntsville Police Department, I have worked at varying degrees of
responsibility ranging from patrol officer, investigations, to acting shift commander of 45 line
Federal Bureau of Investigation, North Alabama Joint Terrorism Task Force (2001-2004)
Special Deputy United States Marshal
Serve as a member of a multi-jurisdictional law enforcement task force charged with detection,
prevention and prosecution of terrorist-related criminal acts.
Provide terrorism operational intelligence on a need-to-know basis to the local law
Respond and investigate terroristic acts in the North Alabama region.
EAI Corporation, Center for Domestic Preparedness, Anniston, Alabama (2002-2007)
Serve as an adjunct instructor for Law Enforcement Protective Measures Train the Trainer
course and other courses as assigned.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Outstanding Law Enforcement Award, Optimist Club, 2000
Directors Commendation, Marshall Space Flight Center, 1999
Supervisor of the Year, Huntsville Police Department, 1997
Numerous Commendations and Outstanding Service Awards, Huntsville Police, 1980 – 2002
Eagle Scout, 1971
Huntsville Community Free Clinic, Founding Member, Board of Directors, 1998 – 2002
Junior Leader Training Conference, Greater Alabama Council, BSA, Scoutmaster, 1999 – 2002
Boy Scouts of America, Scoutmaster, Committee Member, 1996 – 2002
B.S. Criminal Justice, Faulkner University, 2001
Field Training Officer Instructor, Jacksonville State University
General Instructor Certification Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission
Instructor, National Fire Academy, Emergency Response to Terrorism: Basic Concepts
Instructor, Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education, Law Enforcement Response to WMD Incidents
Instructor, EMRTC, New Mexico Tech, Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings
Numerous WMD and general law enforcement courses
Advanced Radiation and Nuclear Agents Technician Course, DOE, Nevada Test Site
Live Agent Technical Emergency Response Training, Center for Domestic Preparedness