Mr. Harding began his law enforcement career in 1984 serving as a police officer for the Greenbelt City Police Department. During that tenure, his duties included patrol officer and narcotics investigations. In 1990 he joined the Prince George’s County Police Department and retired at the rank of Sergeant in 2012 after nearly 28 years of services. During his tenure as a Prince George’s County Police department his assignments included patrol officer, property crimes detective, robbery investigations, intelligence officer and Homicide investigations. Mr. Harding has been involved in the private security field for over 25 years and is currently the Director of Loss Prevention for the DARCARS Automotive Group, a large automotive dealer in the Washington D.C. region with dozens of locations.
Mr. Ordono has been involved in public safety since 1999. Prior to law enforcement, Felipe served in the United States Army from 2003 – 2006 as an Infantryman. After being honorably discharged from the military he attended college and began his law enforcement career in 1999.
He has worked in a variety of assignments since joining the force. His career started as a patrol officer in 2000. In 2001 he was assigned to the SAT Team (Special Assignments Team) where he patrolled high intensity crime areas targeting drugs and gang related crimes.
In 2003 Felipe was assigned to the Gang Unit as an investigator. Then in 2004 he was assigned to the Regional Area Gang Enforcement (RAGE) / ATF Task Force which was established to contend with the growing Latino gang problems in the Maryland portion of the Washington, DC Metropolitan Region.
While assigned to the RAGE Group, Felipe was involved in a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (R.I.C.O.) investigation into the violent street gang Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13). In 2007 Felipe was assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division as a homicide Detective.
Currently, Felipe holds the rank of Captain for the Prince George’s County Police Department and he is assigned as the Assistant Commander of the Criminal Investigation Division.
Felipe Ordono is bilingual and bicultural and he was certified as a Spanish speaking translator in 2005 by the U.S. Department of State (Foreign Affairs Training Center).
Mr. Timothy Cordero has been involved in Public Safety for thirty years. Shortly after he graduated from DeMatha Catholic High School in 1989, he joined the Morningside Volunteer Fire Department. He rose to the rank of Volunteer Captain and he received training related to fire science, medical services, all hazard plans and pre-plan development. He is still an active member of the fire service and routinely attends drills and training learning the newest techniques associated with public safety. After earning his Bachelor’s Degree, in Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland University College, he joined the Prince George’s County, Maryland Police Department in 1993 and served with the agency for almost twenty-five years, before retiring in 2017. He worked in a uniformed patrol capacity, at various ranks up through Lieutenant, where he spent the last five years of his career as a commander out of the District III (Palmer Park) station. As a patrol officer and commander, he developed and implemented innovative crime fighting strategies and personnel deployments that have proven to be effective in public safety, as well as, the private security field. He has worked in an investigative capacity for a combined fourteen years while he was with the agency; as both a criminal investigator (seven years of which as a homicide investigator), internal affairs investigator; and as a commander in the narcotics enforcement division. Over the course of his law enforcement career, he has provided security for car dealerships, apartment complexes, major stadium/crowd control events, national retail stores, hotels, dignitary protection and other high risk venues.