Dr. Regi Frection is a passionate social justice advocate with a unique background as a law enforcement professional as well as academic expertise and hands-on experience in human rights, labor rights, law, and legal/social research, theory and analysis.
Known for his excellent communication and interpersonal skills and for motivating and building self-directed teams within law enforcement, corporate and non-profit organizations, Regi has worked on diverse projects from building out and delivering training with the National Sherriff’s Association on Weapons of Mass Destruction to IT integration for law enforcement agencies. Most recently, he worked for HELP, a non-profit organization in Hong Kong dedicated to helping foreign domestic workers receive equal treatment under the law.
Regi thrives in challenging and sometimes ambiguous situations where his depth and breadth of experience combined with creative, strategic and analytical thinking enables him to see unique solutions to complex issues.
Prior to founding Ares Human Rights International (a 501 c3 Organization), Regi was the CEO of CNI, a Project Manager working on government technology solutions for Motorola/GENCOM and for ARINC with law enforcement agencies. He also served as a detective and community policing sergeant for the Prince George’s County Police Force and a soldier in the US Army. Regi earned his PhD, Human Rights Law at the University of York, UK, has an MS, Management & Leadership from The Johns Hopkins University (Police Executive Leadership Program), and a BSc, Criminal Justice from Bowie State University.