Archive for June, 2008

Dr. Marian Mosser joins Capella public safety faculty team

I am proud to announce that Dr. Marian Mosser has joined the Capella public safety faculty team. Marian retired from the U.S. Army in 1997 at the rank of lieutenant colonel and during her career in the military she coordinated with FBI, CIA, NSA officials and foreign intelligence and security officials to investigate and deter […]

The Right to Public Safety II

A few months ago, we posted here that the United States Supreme Court was adjudicating a very important decision regarding firearms control policy in the case of Washington, D.C. v. Heller. According to legal analysts, this ruling will have little effect on existing policies and laws. The case centers around a local law in Washington, […]

Terrorism Theorists 101

Two preeminent and respected scholars in the United States, Dr. Bruce Hoffman and Dr. Marc Sageman are apparently in disagreement regarding the structure and development of terror cells and terror organizations. Both scholars have diverse and expert backgrounds and have conducted significant research on terrorists, terror cells, and terror organizations.

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Picture of Dr. Steven Barthelmeus, aa contributor to Capella's public safety blog.
Dr. Steven Barthelmeus
Program Chair,
Public Safety – Criminal Justice/Forensics program, Capella University
Picture of Shelly Gill, a contributor to Capella's public safety blog.
Dr. Shelly Gill
Adjunct Instructor, Capella University
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Dr. Joseph Pascarella
Core Faculty Member, Capella University
Picture of Dr. Jeffrey Rush, author of Capella's public safety news blog.
Dr. Jeffrey Rush
Asst. Professor of Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Dept. of Public Management and Criminal Justice, Austin Peay State University
Picture of Dr. Michael Kemp, author of Capella's public safety news blog.
Dr. Michael Kemp
Chair, Emergency Management, Capella University
Melissa Beasley
Captain, Florence Alabama Police Department
Darryl Jones
Capella University Learner and Chief, Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire
Dr. Laura Pettler
Investigator for Prosecutorial District Twenty A of North Carolina
Mark Rubin
Capella University Learner
Mark S. Warnick
Capella University Learner, Retired Asst. Fire Chief


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