Leverage n. weight, influence, pull, clout, control, upper hand, advantage
LEVERAGE is a comprehensive training and consulting service that utilizes the expertise of over 40 years of investigative law enforcement experience to advise, demonstrate and train organizations and their staff in how to better ensure the safety of their students, teachers, clients, facilities and assets against dangerous external threats.
LEVERAGE has a variety of different training systems customized to the specific needs of our our clientele. Our programs include:
Collegiate and Professional Athletic Seminars
Youth Empowerment Seminars
Mentoring Through Sports
Be Prepared Program (Customized to public, private and charter schools in New York State)
Wright Choice Investigations
This proven training system was created by Vincent Beckles and Derek Wright, retired First Grade Detectives from arguably, the greatest Police Department in the country, The New York City Police Department.
COLLEGIATE & PRO ATHLETE SEMINARS
YOUTH EMPOWERMENT SEMINARS
Mail: P.O. Box 382 Mohegan Lake, N.Y. 10567
Derek Wright is also a retired and decorated First Grade Detective from the New York City Police Department with twenty tears of service. Mr. Wright has gained an extensive criminal investigative background while conducting major crimes investigations in homicide, kidnap, robbery, felonious assault, forgery, fraud, identity theft, burglary and narcotics including (but not limited to) buy and bust and long term investigations involving organized criminal consortiums. Mr. Wright has excelled in undercover police operations as he has effected more than 700 narcotics and weapons purchases during his tenure in the Organized Crime Control Bureau. Due to his extensive knowledge of narcotic related investigations, court sanctioned surveillance and high conviction rate, Mr. Wright was declared an ‘Expert Witness’ by Kings County and New York State Supreme Courts. Additionally, Mr. Wright has occasionally worked with the NYPD’s Dignitary Protection Unit and provided personal protection for high threat level protectees such as foreign Heads-Of-State, Ambassadors and high profile athletes. Mr. Wright received numerous meritorious service awards from the NYPD and holds an Associates of Science degree in Computer Programming from New York City Technical College.
Derek Wright also owns and operates Wright Choice Investigations, a New York State licensed and bonded Private Investigations firm. He is also a published author, screenwriter and playwriter.
Vincent H. Beckles is a retired and decorated First Grade Detective with over twenty three years experience in the New York City Police Department. Mr. Beckles conducted long term investigations into organized criminal consortiums and was an expert at the development of these cases by his use of confidential informants. At one point in his career, Mr. Beckles had the most registered and court sanctioned cooperative confidential informants in the NYPD. Mr. Beckles conducted investigations in major crimes such as homicide, kidnap, robbery, felonious assault, forgery, fraud, identity theft and burglary but made his mark when assigned to the Intelligence Division , where he provided personal protection for the present NYC Mayor, Rudolph Giuliani. His duties included the identification and investigation of credible threats against the Mayor and his family. Additionally, while in the Intelligence Division, Mr. Beckles was responsible for the confidential investigations involving international and domestic ecological and industrial terrorism. He recruited, trained and supervised deep undercover operatives for insertion into terrorist groups and was integral in the training protocol that ensured the most current and effective undercover procedures were in place. His extensive work resulted in the capture and conviction of numerous high profile and highly sought terrorists poised to inflict destruction on United States soil.
Vincent Beckles received numerous meritorious service awards from the NYPD and holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Graphic Arts from Buffalo State University.
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