About CorrectionsOne Academy
Combining multimedia technology with expert instructional design, CorrectionsOne Academy offers comprehensive training for corrections, probation and parole officers. Our cutting-edge technology and rich online media experience cost-effectively addresses training needs and compliance requirements.
About Praetorian Digital
Praetorian Digital is the leading digital media company in the public safety and local government market. We run a robust network of web sites dedicated to providing First Responders, Military, and Local Government officials with the mission-critical information needed to protect their communities. In 2013, Praetorian was named the winner of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award.
About the CorrectionsOne Academy Team
Alex Ford, CEO
As CEO, Alex oversees the PoliceOne Academy. As co-founder of Praetorian Digital, Alex has been developing websites and online technology for law enforcement & public safety for the past twelve years. He is highly committed to providing the information and tools first responders need to better protect their communities and come home safely at the end of the day. Alex is widely recognized as one of the leading minds in bringing online technology to the challenges first responders face on a day to day basis. He has also served as the primary product architect behind CorrectionsOne.com, the CorrectionsOne Academy and the numerous other public safety websites that Praetorian has created. His leadership has resulted in Praetorian being named the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 small business of the year.
Nicole Forzano, Director
Nicole Forzano oversees all processes of content development for the CorrectionsOne Academy and works with state accrediting bodies to certify Praetorian Digital online training for corrections continuing education credits. Nicole is heavily involved in the development phase, working with the Training Coordinator, Advisory Board, and all members of the Content & Curriculum Development Team to assure quality content is produced and updated consistently. Nicole has extensive background producing video and online training for Corrections. Previously, she was a project manager with Digital OutPost Inc. in California and oversaw the development of 40+ two-hour law enforcement training videos for the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (CalPOST) telecourse program, as well as numerous grant video projects and two volumes of mandated training video packages. Nicole earned her Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communication from California State University Hayward.