Archive for October, 2010

International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) 2010 Conference

Dean Tiffin, faculty, Capella staff, and I thoroughly enjoyed our experience at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) 2010 conference, held at the Orange County Convention in Orlando, Florida, October 23-27, 2010. Over 150 education sessions were offered to attendees. Law enforcement executives presented on current issues and trends while sharing lessons learned. […]

Multidisciplinary Panel Discussion

Along with Dean Charles Tiffin, and Associate Dean Suzanne Holmes, it was my distinct pleasure to attend a Capella University sponsored panel discussion, held on Friday evening, Oct. 22, 2010, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, in conjunction with Capella’s PhD colloquium. The highly informative, multidisciplinary discussion focused on best practices in a hypothetical pandemic crisis – masterfully […]

Forensic Certificate

A new certificate (non-degree option) just announced by Capella University helps support forensic education and practitioners From the Business Wire: Capella’s Interdisciplinary Forensics certificate offers a perspective not often found in forensics studies. While many offerings focus on a single forensic discipline, Capella’s certificate provides a broad overview of forensics and its foundations in physical […]


I am very pleased to join the Public Safety Signals team of contributors. My hope is to provide relevant commentary on current and important issues in the exciting, rapidly growing, and broad field of public safety. Go well and stay safe! – Steven

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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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