Dan Gomez is Chief Technology Officer and a co-founder of TacLogix, Inc. He leads the company’s product evaluation, technology integration, and operational assessment practice using his deep knowledge and experience implementing enterprise-wide technology solutions for public safety agencies.
Dan is a 27-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department where he rose through the ranks to serve as the Department’s Chief Technology Officer, led its Tactical Technology Section, and established the LAPD’s first Innovation and Strategic Planning Division.
Dan was responsible for deploying and integrating technology applications and equipment for the LAPD’s 13,000 sworn and civilian employees deployed in 21 geographic areas and within numerous specialized and administrative divisions. He was responsible for the successful deployment of over 7,000 body worn video cameras after conducting extensive research and field testing. Dan and his team trained over 10,000 officers on the use of the cameras, managed the collection of millions of recordings, and coordinated the integration and distribution of digital evidence with local prosecutors and other law enforcement agencies.
Dan has extensive experience and expertise in a wide variety of public safety and homeland security technology applications and equipment including the use of artificial intelligence for crime fighting, automated license plate recognition and digital in-car video systems, digital and analog communication systems including digital radio and mobile computing devices, and the development of mobile applications for operational and tactical use by police officers in the field. He has testified in numerous criminal and civil cases as an expert witness and has worked with numerous agencies in the U.S. and abroad as a consultant and subject matter expert.
Early in Dan’s distinguished career as a leader within the LAPD, he worked various geographic divisions as a patrol officer and supervisor, volunteered for undercover assignments, and worked with detectives investigating child abuse and exploitation cases. He was a certified firearms instructor, and a nationally recognized subject matter expert in a wide variety of public safety technologies.