David “Ship” Shipley is a retired full-time (and now Reserve) Commander for the Adams County Sheriff’s Office in Colorado. The last remaining original member of the Colorado Information Sharing Consortium founding team, “Ship” now serves as the full-time, exclusive employee of the CISC (and the NCIS LInX Rocky Mountain region); helping facilitate and administer data sharing and analysis between more than 90 Colorado law enforcement agencies and entities. He also co-facilitates a small information sharing leadership group of peers in the western U.S. called LEISA (Law Enforcement Information Sharing Administrators).
With over 43 years as a Colorado deputy sheriff, “Ship” has served in nearly every area and assignment and is a graduate of the 202nd Session of the FBI National Academy. Ship also proudly serves as a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Criminal Justice Information Security (CJIS) Committee. In his long experience, “Ship” has developed close, positive and collaborative relationships with agency and technology industry CEOs, users and peers alike.