Archive for November, 2008

Thanking Public Safety

Another year has passed without a major terror attack or incident within the United States. Although we are grappling with our responses to natural disasters, overall, we in Public Safety in the United States have a lot to be thankful for on this day. I would like to reiterate that the Public Safety enterprise for […]

Capella at IACP in San Diego on Veteran’s Day

Hello everyone, I just returned from the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) technology conference in San Diego. There were thousands of chiefs, commanders and law enforcement professionals from the U.S. and abroad. After my own 32 years in the field it is very encouraging seeing the high tech, information sharing and intelligence systems […]

Online Higher Education – Graduate Savvy

I’m pleased to announce that we will be conducting a series of webinars on Online Higher Education, hosted by Dr. Jeff Green. Please join us for the Online Higher Education webinar which is based on the book Graduate Savvy, by Dr. Jeff Green, Adjunct Faculty, Capella University and Director of Leadership Training, FBI Academy. The […]

Economy affects public safety

We have all watched with great interest as the current financial crisis has affected almost every aspect of our lives. From Wall Street to Main Street we have seen layoffs, firings, and a severe drop in the economy. Not only are we seeing people loose their homes, but landlords are loosing their rental properties, and […]

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Dr. Steven Barthelmeus
Program Chair,
Public Safety – Criminal Justice/Forensics program, Capella University
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Dr. Shelly Gill
Adjunct Instructor, Capella University
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Dr. Joseph Pascarella
Core Faculty Member, Capella University
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Dr. Jeffrey Rush
Asst. Professor of Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Dept. of Public Management and Criminal Justice, Austin Peay State University
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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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