Featured in Women Leadership Magazine, USA, as one of DC's top 25 Women Business Leaders in 2020 and one of WBC's 104 Champions of Change, Women in Business in 2021. Ms. Slaughter is an established executive consultant with an eclectic mix of formidable experience and expertise as a federal law enforcement instructor, litigation consultant, public health policy expert, CRIED strategist, and a crime against persons SME. Sunny Slaughter is a guest Legal Analyst and can be seen on Court TV, The Law and Crime Network, Crime Door TV, and Scripps News, providing authoritative legal analysis on high-profile cases and issues nationwide.
Sunnetta "Sunny" Slaughter is the Founder and Managing Partner of Sunny Slaughter Consulting, LLC, an executive consulting firm based inside the Beltway of DC, catering to a diverse clientele of government, corporate, education, non-profit, and political entities as a highly skilled and qualified professional with over 35 years of public safety experience cultivated by her early career with the NJ Attorney General's Office where she gained insight into complex investigative processes and litigation practices. She has leveraged her cumulative experiences in public safety, public health, and public relations to provide expert guidance, comprehensive solutions, and coordination of multifaceted operations that deliver impactful results to help clients achieve their goals and objectives.
Ms. Slaughter is an instructor with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Executive Leadership Seminar program. She is a former federal law enforcement instructor, training coordinator, and consultant with the US Department of Homeland Security Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. She has extensive expertise in crime against persons, domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking, exploitation, and crimes against children. She completed specialized training for the Drug Taskforce Supervisor School and Hate and Bias Crimes Course for sworn law enforcement officers only.
Ms. Slaughter has completed comprehensive law enforcement training in other areas, including Gang, Crisis Negotiations, Emergency Management First Responder Training, the Basic Incident Command for Healthcare and Hospitals, and the FBI - Community Relations Executive Seminar. Ms. Slaughter developed CRIED, her signature engagement designed for law enforcement professionals. Through this engagement, she navigates participants through facilitated discussion on the complex nuances of police culture and police-community relations and coordinated communication strategies when responding to critical incidents within the community.
As a litigation consultant providing expert analysis and support, Ms. Slaughter collaborates with legal professionals, prosecution and defense teams, and prominent law firms. She uses "L3—lens, language, and law," a term she coined for due diligence in the execution of detailed case analysis, document review, witness preparation, and producing Expert Witness Reports. Ms. Slaughter has ample experience in tackling complex cases, particularly those involving child pornography, human trafficking and exploitation, police standards, police reform, misconduct, use of force and police training, cybersecurity threats, misinformation, disinformation campaigns, federal racketeering, drug trafficking, and domestic and sexual violence, PREA and more. Her attention to detail in the 2016 Expert Witness Report she produced regarding the 2010 disappearance of a child who was likely the victim of a child trafficking scheme resulted in a 6M dollar settlement placed in a trust should the child be found.
Ms. Slaughter is the former Co-chair of the National Opioid Caucus and Co-chair of the Violence as a Public Health Issue Committee for the eight states in the Southeast Region under the US Department of Health and Human Services-Office of Minority Health and former consultant and trainer for the Office for Victims of Crime TTA. She has conducted training at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and worked with law enforcement agencies and families of missing and murdered persons. Sunny Slaughter has served on Human Trafficking Taskforces in Alabama, Georgia, and Washington, DC. She produced a report on the State of Health of Alabama for the 19th US Surgeon General, included in the Daily Briefing of President Obama. She was a national policy writer and research contributor for the National Association of Social Workers and produced the 2017 policy "Sex Worker and Sex Trade."
Ms. Slaughter was the former AL State Coordinator of the Silent Witness National Initiative on Domestic Violence. In 2013 she was an Alabama Commissioner for the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, conducting recorded hearings for policy recommendations produced in the final report, "Bearing Witness: A Nation in Chains, a profound indictment of the criminal justice system and mass incarceration in the United States. As a globally recognized and highly sought-after expert focused on the most egregious and heinous crimes against persons, Ms. Slaughter has worked as a consultant with global investment firms speaking before international audiences and contributing to the research and evaluation of international programs and services. Most notably, she was an expert contributor to the validated Assessment of Survivor Outcomes (ASO) tool released in 2018 by the International Justice Mission for use at facilities, organizations, and agencies.
Ms. Slaughter has received numerous awards and recognition; she received the 2020 Community Service Award from the APHA Black Caucus of Health Workers. The Power Belle Hat Award from Harry Belafonte/Southern Christian Leadership Foundation, Inc., the distinguished leadership and service awarded by the Magic City (AL) Chapter of the Links, International Trends and Services Facet, 2016 Global Impact from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Joint Founder's Day, and the Entrepreneur of the Year, 2015 Black Achievers Award, Regions Financial Corp. She is a fellow of Morehouse School of Medicine, Satcher Health Leadership Institute, and semi-finalist in the Robert Wood Johnson, Culture of Health Leaders.
In 2015 she delivered a TEDx Talk titled. "What are you really willing to do for others?" Ms. Slaughter is an alum of the Women's Media Center, the Op-Ed Project, and a recurring guest on several True Cime Podcasts, most notably (Grizzly) True Crime with Gisela K., Legal Lens with Angela Reddock-Wright at KBLA Radio, and TRT-Newsmakers-global. Previously, she appeared on CNN-HLN After Dark, local ABC, CBS, and FOX affiliates.
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