Part I: Human Trafficking
Interview with Chief Nicholas Sensley
It is an honor today to interview Chief Nicholas Sensley, my friend and former colleague in law enforcement. He is currently the top cop of Truckee (Ca.) Police Department, located in the beautiful
Sierra Mountains a stone’s throw from Lake Tahoe. Our paths first met at (Ca.) Police Department, where we co-served as police sergeants until he finally outranked me. Santa Rosa
During that time, I watched Nick become a world traveler as his interests took on a global perspective. First, Nick joined the Pointman Leadership Institute, a faith-based organization whose purpose is to facilitate the development of leaders around the world. He traveled to former
Soviet Republics, Western Europe, Africa and Asia, and the South Caribbean where he and others worked to develop leaders on principle-based leadership and to fight governmental corruption.
Then, I watched as he developed his own consulting company—Cross-Sector Solutions, LLC—a consulting company whose purpose is to facilitate the development and execution of comprehensive problem-solving solutions to the benefit of local communities. Through his company he has served throughout Central and Western Europe, Asia, and the
. As CEO and founder of Cross-Sector Solutions, Nick has developed into one of our nation’s top recognized experts on facilitating responses to contemporary slavery commonly known as human trafficking. Nick was one of the original United States US experts on human trafficking and represented the United States at the Organization for Security and Co-Operation (OSCE) expert conferences in Vienna, Austria as early as 2004 only 4 years after the passed its first anti-human trafficking Act (TVPA). United States