Ali Thompson is a national speaker presenting continuing education training on numerous specialized investigation techniques and First Responder Interactions with People with Disabilities. Thompson served over 25 years in the field of Law Enforcement as a dispatcher, patrol officer, and a detective, focusing on crimes against at-risk individuals. In 2013, Thompson became a Criminal Investigator with the State of Colorado and later worked at the Attorney General’s Office where she investigated allegations of abuse and neglect of at-risk persons. In 2020, she started Pulse Line Collaborative Training and trains first responders on Interacting with People with Disabilities.
Thompson is also the proud mother of two children with significant disabilities. She is a coach with Colorado Special Olympics, and, in 2019, Colorado Governor Jared Polis appointed Thompson to the Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council where she also serves on the Legislative and Public Policy Committee.