Our Staff
Thomas J. Byrne, M.S.
Tom is the Chief of Police in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania. He has served on the
Pennsylvania Attorney General Task Force for Family Violence and Delaware County
District Attorney’s Task Force for Domestic Violence.  He works as a Police Trainer and
Liaison with
Delaware County Domestic Abuse Project, having served in this capacity
for over a decade.  Also, he is an adjunct professor at Delaware County Community
College as well as Widener University.  He earned his Master's Degree from St.
Joseph’s University.

In an effort to provide the best service to our clients Northeastern Group Consulting, LLC maintains a roster of
highly specialized trainers and consultants.  

Do you want an accident investigation specialist to speak to your drivers, an experienced hostage negotiator
to prepare bank staff, or an attorney to present specific civil case law?  NE.G.C. LLC uses only highly certified
and experienced individuals to conduct trainings to ensure the best experience for the client.
Other projects:

"Contemporary Issues
in Domestic Violence"
is a college and high
school level text book
authored by Tom and
Jorgen S. Holand
Achievement Award
Delaware County Law
Enforcement Memorial

The staff at NE.G.C. LLC are involved in a number of related personal projects.

On Thursday October 23rd, 2008 Matt Illich was a guest panelist at the WomensWay Annual Dinner held at
the Independence Center Philadelphia PA.  Matt discussed a variety of Domestic Violence Issues relating to
the male dominated law

Tom is currently working on a text focusing on stalking and the workplace.

Matt is finishing a text on elder exploitation, which seeks to arm seniors with current information, allowing
them to avoid victimization.

Also, they are collaborating again to produce an insightful and illustrative book which explores domestic
violence issues.  The book combines survivor experiences with essential facts which will leave the reader
with a greater appreciation for the serious and often deadly nature of Domestic  Violence in our society.  

NE.G.C., LLC is currently developing a full day D.V. program to be submitted for CEU in PA and NJ for Social
Workers and Nurses.

NE.G.C., LLC is developing a program for social workers aiding families with autistic children. The  focus is
on understanding the law enforcement perspective and methods that families of autistic children may use to
aid in encounters with law enforcement.  
To learn more about our
information about one of
our books click below.
Staffing to Your Needs
Current and Recent Projects  
Matthew J. Illich Jr.,  M.S.
Matthew is a Corporal with the Glenolden Police Department in suburban
Philadelphia.  He serves as a squad supervisor and is a certified field training
officer.  He is a police trainer and liaison for the
Delaware County Domestic
Abuse Project as well. Matt serves on the board of the Delaware County Law
Enforcement Memorial Foundation where he is the chair of the Officer Safety
and Education Committee as well as a regional director for the
Jorgen S.
Holand Achievement Award committee. Also, he is an his Masters Degree in
Criminal Justice from St. Josephs University. Matt has received numerous
awards and commendations for valor as well as for his service to victims and
the community.
Domestic Violence
and the book.

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