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EDUCATION AND TRAINING

1980        Research Accepted for M.Phil. as Post Doctorate,
                Cambridge University (England), Clare College.

l973          Doctor of Philosophy (Fellow), Sam Houston State University. 
                 Criminal Justice Administration.

l97l           Master of Science (Fellow), Eastern Kentucky University Higher Education
                – Criminal Justice.

l969         Bachelor of Science, Virginia Commonwealth University
                Administration of Justice/Sociology.

l968         Associate of Science, Harrisburg Area Community College
                Public and Police Administration.

l967      Her Majesty’s Police College and Home Office
             Detective Course, Bramshill and Liverpool, England
             (12 weeks – Certificate).

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS AND DESIGNATIONS

1995-1996        Board Certified Forensic Examiner* and Life Fellow
                          American College of Forensic Examiners. (*Not a state certification or license)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Present                Professor Emeritus and practicing criminologist

June 1987 – June 2010    Professor of Criminology (tenured l5, August 87).

July – September l987   
Fulbright Senior Scholar -Sociology/Social Work. 
Visiting Fellow (See Fulbright, Summary.)
School of  Business, Phillip Institute of Technology, Australia.

December l982 – June l987  
Chairman, Department of Criminology.
Professor of Criminology,
Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

  • Responsible for a department of 650 undergraduate and graduate students and fourteen faculty members and  staff. 
  • Duties included departmental budget, personnel management and supervision, curricular review, and representing the academic discipline for the University on and off campus.
  • The department’s extraordinary accomplishments in a relatively short period of time reflects my philosophy of management and administration, i.e., provide opportunities for everyone to seek excellence in their own contributions to the goals of the organization.  Participation (real participation) risk taking, non-conformity, developing strengths and accepting weaknesses are the essence of success. 
  • My role is one of being a facilitator of success, a leader rather than a manager.

July 1981 -December 1982           
Professor (Tenured), Director of Graduate Studies
Associate of the Southern Police Institute and the National Crime Prevention Institute
School of Justice Administration, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky. 
Member of the Graduate Faculty and Graduate Council.
Active in Planning University Sponsored Programs (NIH-NIMH-LEAA-HEW-NEH). 

June 1976 – June 1981   
Associate Professor (Same as above)

  • Develop, implement, and maintain graduate programs at the Master’s and Interdisciplinary Doctoral levels.
  •  Acquire and direct grants ($l00,000 plus) in support of graduate programs.
  • Prepare and evaluate curriculum and graduate faculty recruiting plans.
  • Coordinate all graduate programs with the various academic bodies of the University and the State Council on Higher Education. 
  • Teach, conduct and supervise research.

June l973 – June l976   
Assistant Professor

June l969 – September l970
Administrator, Burns International Security Services Inc., Richmond, Virginia. 

  • The second executive position in the Richmond office.
  • Responsible for monitoring $5-million budget, plus a $1 million electronic alarm center. 
  • Develop and implement sales and maintenance policy for management and operation duties. 
  • The office employed 700 personnel plus an office staff of 20. 
  • Reported directly to manager. 
  • Just prior to leaving this position to return to graduate school, I  was offered a position as assistant regional manager in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and later assistant to the President.

1961-62, April 1966, September l969*

  • Highspire Borough Police, Highspire, Pennsylvania. 
  • 1961 Special and Aux. police captain.
  • General patrol and Training Captain (1968) area police personnel and assigned to state training grant.
  • Commander/coordinator of special police and Aux. units.
  • NRA certified police pistol, rifle, shotgun instructor.  Qualified Distinguished Police Marksmanship (NRA).
  • Life-Saving and First-Aid certified.
  • Air observer- NCSHP

January 1962 -April l966
Ordnance NCO, United States Marine Corps. 

  • Maintain ordnance ready status and security of Marine Air Station. 
  • Also, maintain and supply ordnance components to line units from Air Station Ordnance Center.  Leader of eight man ordnance team. 
  • Training NCO/Coordinator for NBC warfare. 
  • (Awarded Good Conduct and National Defense Medals—honorable discharge.)

*Related Notation-1984  Nominated by command officers of the Pennsylvania State Police for position of Commissioner/Colonel of the Pennsylvania State Police (one of two finalists)

PRINCIPAL MEMBERSHIPS

– Police Executive Research Forum, 2007-.
– Inducted Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society, March 2002.
– Fellow, American College of Forensic Examiners (Life) as Board
  Certified Forensic Examiner, Diplomate American Board of Law  
  Enforcement Experts, and Certified in Homeland Security III.
– Fulbright Association, 1992-Life (Australia 87).
– Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, l972 – l987, Member of
  the Executive Board and Trustee, l980 – l982 (Three National
  Committee Chairmanships) l978, l979, l980 President, l985-l986.
  (Life member)  Charter member Police Section, 1990.  Charter
  member Security Section 1991.  Member, section on Women, 1991.
– International Association of Chiefs of Police, 1988 – Present.
– American Correctional Association, l973 – l979.
– American Society for Industrial Security, l970 – l980; 1988 –
  Present.
– American Society of Criminology, Life member.
– American Society for Public Administration, l976 – l983.
– Criminal Justice Research Society, (Life)
– Alpha Phi Sigma, National Criminal Justice Honor Society
  (National Faculty Advisor l980-8l), l969 – (Life).
– Kentucky Association of Criminal Justice Educators, l973 –
  l982,  Vice President, l977-l978, Trustee, l979-l980.
– Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Educators, l983 – 
  Present.
– Pi Gamma Mu, National Social Science Honor Society, Life
– Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni Association,
  l969 – Present.
– Fraternal Order of Police (Active) 1966 – 1991 (Life membership
  awarded 1991).
– National Rifle Association Life-Endowed Member 1965-
– Eastern Kentucky University Alumni Association, l970 – Present.
– Sam Houston State University Alumni Association, l973 - Present.

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