S.C.O.R.E. Performance Counseling's Creator
Chris Fuzie, Ed.D., M.A.OL
Dr. Fuzie is the owner of C.M.F. Leadership Consulting and has taught leadership courses in the United States (California, Montana, Oregon, New Jersey, Nevada, Texas, Arizona, Utah, Tennessee), and in Belgium and Canada, to public safety leadership teams, school and college leadership teams, and other public and private organizations, including the U.S. Army.
Chris earned a Doctor of Education, Master of Arts, and Bachelor of Arts, all in Organizational Leadership, from Brandman University and Chapman University in California. In addition, Chris holds two post-graduate certificates, one in Human Resources, and the second in Criminal Justice Education from the University of Virginia. Chris retired as the Assistant Division Commander/Lieutenant from the Modesto Police Department where he oversaw Homicide Unit, Hostage Negotiations Team, and Served as the Traffic Commander and Training Commander.
Chris worked for the Modesto Police Department for 28 years beginning as a Community Service parking attendant and Reserve Police Officer, promoting through the ranks to Lieutenant. Chris retired as the Assistant Division Commander for the department’s Investigations Division and Commander of the Homicide Unit, Gang Unit, undercover drug unit, with collateral duties as the Hostage Negotiations Commander, and Mental Health Team Developer/Commander. Chris has served as a union President, Secretary/Treasurer, and Board Member for the Modesto Police Officer’s Association and the Modesto Police Management Association. Chris has experience in EEO, Title IX, Title VII, investigations, Background Investigations, Performance Counseling, and other personnel investigations.
Chris is an Adjunct Professor at the Yosemite Community College District since 2007 and teaches both face-to-face and on-line course. Chris is certified as an instructor and course administrator for California Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) for the Basic Supervisor School and Vice Investigations Course and is a “Subject Matter Expert” (SME), and “Subject Matter Resource” (SMR) for leadership, supervision, performance counseling, and several other leadership topics. Chris is a certified course administrator/evaluator, and instructor evaluator.
Chris was an invited speaker at the I.L.A. Global Conference in Brussels, Belgium in 2017 regarding transparency with police. Chris was a presenter and speaker at the First Global Conference on Followership in Ottawa, Canada in July 2019 on the “Intertwining of Leader and Follower Behaviors.” Chris was an invited guest for the U.S. Army National Educators Tour at Fort Benning, Georgia in April 2019. Chris also volunteers his services and provides leadership training to non-profit youth groups.
Chris holds 4 separate copyrights and has published two books, “S.C.O.R.E. Performance Counseling: Save the Relationship, Change the Behavior,” and “Because…Why? Understanding Behavior in Exigencies.” Chris has published over seventy “Supervisor Training Bulletins” on various leadership topics and operates two separate websites for leadership training.