Chief Winfred Tabarelli dedicated over 38 years of his life in the German State Police service. He supervised over 2000 police officers and detectives as the police chief for the state of Schleswig-Holstein, Republic of Germany. During his career, Chief Tabarelli also served as the commander of the Homicide Division and has extensive experience supervising international investigations in drug trafficking, organized crime, white collar crime, special surveillance operations and undercover operations. He served as head for the Crime and Criminology Department at the State Police College, and performed duties to professionalize the police in the Eastern European States after the fall of the iron curtain.

Chief Winfred Tabarelli accepted service with the European Union – EU – in 2000 as a project leader for the European Union in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Developing and implementation of a national and international drug strategy. Expert for Euro-Customs in the Baltic States to develop and implement an organizational structure and a nationwide IT-System for Customs to fight against drug-trafficking. Since 2002, Chief Tabarelli has served as the leader of an International Investigative Task Force. Now he is the Senior Investigative Consultant for CTI International and CTI Europe, conducting investigations and operations throughout Europe, the United States and Southeast Asia against network security intrusions, intellectual property theft, asset recovery operations and other forms of cyber attack. Chief Tabarelli is an Honorary Judge of the High Court for Administration in Germany