I am looking to expand my career from teaching at Heald College to teaching for an online AA or Bachelor's Program and I can think of no better educational institution than AMU! I loved my experience as a student and am looking forward to continuing the high level of education AMU provides. I was impressed with the quality of instructors in the Master's program and would be honored to be included with the Criminal Justice Faculty. I am a dedicated instructor bringing five years direct classroom experience, three years online experience, as well as over fifteen years in the criminal justice field. I would like to utilize my education, training experience and licensing to educate those interested in the Criminal Justice Field.
Skilled in online format
Excellent student evaluations
Unsurpassed teaching reviews
Dedication to my students
Engaging instruction stye
Professional, organized and timely
Expect a high level of integrity from myself and my students
Up to date on CJ issues and laws
Passion for CJ and teaching
I love to see my students succeed and go out of my way to help those who are struggling
Education should be interesting, difficult and rewarding
Experience in Teaching and Law Enforcement
May 2015-July 2015Criminal Justice Professor | Humphreys College | Stockton, CA
When Heald College closed with no warning after one week of the quarter, I worked to find a place for my students to complete the quarter and continue their education.
Dr. Humphrey graciously welcomed my students and me to his school.
He waived all fees for the students and allowed me to continue the courses as I had them set up at Heald.
It was a seamless transition for my students, who continue to thrive and progress past their Associate\'s Degree, Bachelor\'s Degree and head on to their Master\'s Degree.
April 2010-April 2015Criminal Justice Instructor | Heald College | Stockton, CA
Lead Criminal Justice Instructor and Internship Advisor.
Experience in teaching: Intro to CJ, Intro to Corrections, Criminology,
Crime Scene Investigations, Victimology, Organized Crime Gangs and Terrorism,
Report Writing, Police Procedures, Police Operations, Juvenile Justice,Capstone and Internship.
Fostered students' commitment and interest in learning by connecting course materials to current events and real life situations. Engaged and encouraged my students to apply their required reading to current law enforcement situations.
Assisted the program director in administrative projects and would fill in as program director as needed. Faculty
Advisor for our legal fraternity as well as the faculty member of the legal
Created, evaluated and revised course content and course materials to keep them interesting and current.
Guided students in using technology and online resources to support educational research.
September 2005-July 2010Deputy Animal Control Officer II | San Joaquin County | Stockton, CA
Explained and enforced state and local laws relating to the care and treatment of animals; issued warning notices and citations or arrested individuals for violations of the laws.
Proper report writing was required.
Provided professional court presence and testimony.
Was able to interpret and apply laws, evaluated and established priorities and maintained composure in high stress, emergencies.
Operated rifle, shotgun, tranquilizer gun, Taser, ASP pepper spray in combination with weaponless defense techniques to maintain personal and public safety.
Successfully developed and implemented a comprehensive Field Training Officer program.
Worked closely with the District Attorney to insure complete understanding of the laws and to insure Animal Control Officers were providing excellent cases to the DA to further assist in productive prosecution.
June 1988-June 1998Volunteer | Alpine County Sheriff\'s Department | Markleeville, CA
For ten years, I worked with the Alpine County Sheriff\'s Department on a volunteer basis.
Through my time with Alpine County, I was involved extensively with K9 narcotic training, patrol and qualification.
I maintained a concealed weapons permit during my years of volunteering.
I had the opportunity to gain experience in body recovery, autopsy viewing and recording, evidence collection and processing, proper chain of evidence, chain of command, investigative techniques under cover narcotics work and report writing.
I have experience in advanced firearms training, search and rescue (helicopter, snowmobile, horse, hiking and command center protocol), narcotics, K9 narcotics, narcotics handling and processing.
I am grateful for the opportunities and learning experiences I had while volunteering with Alpine County.
Was undercover in operations targeting perpetrators of narcotics crimes.
2016Master of Arts: Criminal JusticeAmerican Military University, Manassas, VA
2009Bachelor of Science: Criminal JusticeCalifornia State University, Sacramento, CA
Emphasis in Law Enforcement
Investigation of Illegal Animal Fighting
Chemical Immobilization of Animals (Tranquilizer Gun)
FEMA-National Incident Management System
National Animal Control Association Academy
California Basic Educational Skills Test- Permanent Passing Status
POST Basic Peace Officer Academy
PC 832 Arrest and Firearms
Licensed Private Investigator
ASP, PR-24 and Straight Baton
Strategies for Resolving Conflict
ILEETA, International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association
Front Sight Firearms Training Institute
CNCA, California Narcotic Canine Association
Calibre Press Street Survival
American Criminal Justice Association Lambda Alpha Epsilon
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Companies Worked For:
San Joaquin County
Alpine County Sheriff\'s Department
American Military University
California State University
Job Titles Held:
Criminal Justice Professor
Criminal Justice Instructor
Deputy Animal Control Officer II
Master of Arts : Criminal Justice Bachelor of Science : Criminal Justice
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