Ellie Shefi, JD, Esq.
Dean, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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Jacqueline Seabrooks, Chief of the Santa Monica Police Department, isn’t comfortable with the label “trailblazer.” It’s a trite term, clichéd, and Chief Seabrooks likes to deflect personal accolades, preferring to give credit to the department she leads.Read More
In this presentation, Dr. Joshua Taylor outlines common psychological issues facing veterans from the various military branches, exploring commonalities and differences among them. He begins by addressing the thinking, feeling and behaving aspects of military functioning and military life.Read More
Sergeant Steve Cogger has worked for the same Chicago-area police agency since 1990. In his 24-year career, he has performed a wide variety of law enforcement functions, from crime scene technician to detective to administrator, among many others. His first love, however, is patrol work...Read More