SmartWater Names Colonel Leland Liebe Chief Operating Officer of SmartWater CSI
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL–(Marketwired – Dec 10, 2014) – SmartWater, a high technology company with an established track record of crime deterrence and theft reduction, announces Colonel Leland Liebe, USA (Ret) has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of SmartWater CSI. Colonel Liebe joined the company in May 2014 and became vice president in August.
“Colonel Liebe is a sound leader and an astute strategist,” said Phil Cleary, founder of SmartWater. “His leadership in North America and commitment to the highest standards will be a driving force in the safety of the communities we serve.”
Prior to joining SmartWater CSI, Colonel Liebe served nearly 25 years in the United States Army as both an infantry officer and later as a military intelligence officer. A decorated combat veteran, Colonel Liebe received two Bronze Stars and the Combat Action Badge for services in Iraq and Afghanistan. In addition to being a graduate of the US Army Airborne and Ranger schools, Colonel Liebe holds three master’s degrees, including a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.
“It is an honor to lead the SmartWater CSI team as we continue to develop and field cutting-edge forensic technologies and traceable liquids proven to assist law enforcement agencies in reducing crime,” said Colonel Leland Liebe. “We are at the tipping-point of tremendous growth and we are ready for the challenges ahead.”
About SmartWater CSI
SmartWater is a forensic coding theft deterrent recently introduced into the United States. Worldwide, SmartWater has a proven track record of reducing property crime over the past seventeen years and has played a vital role in over 1,200 convictions. SmartWater contains a unique forensic code that is extremely robust and guaranteed to last a minimum of 5 years within all weather conditions. The technology does not contain organic DNA-based materials, which are degradable under sunlight and can be affected by temperature, oxygenation and other environmental factors.
Law enforcement agencies in Florida successfully utilizing SmartWater include: Broward Sheriff’s Office, Broward Crime Stoppers, and the cities of Boynton Beach, Coral Gables, Fort Lauderdale, Hallandale Beach, Hollywood, Margate, Miramar, North Miami Beach, Riviera Beach, Wilton Manors and Winter Park.