Faulkner University

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Faulkner University
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5345 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, Alabama 36109
OFFICE PHONE: 334-386-7188
E-MAIL:LHARRIS@faulkner.edu

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • DOCTOR OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (1998), THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA
  • BOARD PRESIDENT, INSTITUTE FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION CHAIR

EDUCATION

DOCTOR OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (1998), THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA

DISSERTATION: Turnover: A Comparative Analysis of Why Some Police Officers Voluntarily Leave While Others Stay Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science National Honor Society, member

MASTERS OF SCIENCE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE (1991), TROY STATE UNIVERSITY

Thesis: Interview and Interrogation in Federal Law Enforcement Agencies
Activities/honors: 4.0 grade point average

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (1968), FBI ACADEMY, WASHINGTON, D.C.

Special Agent.

BACHELORS OF ARTS (1964), ALABAMA COLLEGE.

MAJOR: Political Science and History

SPECIALIZATION AREAS

Recruitment, selection, retention and turnover of personnel in criminal justice organizations; survey research; statistical analysis of crime data

CURRENT EXPERIENCE

PROFESSOR/CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND LEGAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT CHAIR, FAULKNER UNIVERSITY. 1993 to Present.

Description: Began department with 10 students in 1993 with two degrees and expanded the department to six degrees with over 250 students. Developed curriculum and syllabi for six degrees including an online Master of Science in Criminal Justice Distinguished Teacher of the Year, 1999-2000. Developed and implemented the Campus Security Department in 1998 as a student-based security force; served as Director, 1998-99 Currently supervise four full time faculty, over fifty adjuncts and four staff Research interests: recruitment, selection, retention and turnover of personnel in criminal justice organizations; survey research; statistical analysis of crime data.

BOARD PRESIDENT, INSTITUTE FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION, 1999 to Present.

Description: An Alabama non-profit organization created to research, analyze, develop and disseminate educational material to criminal justice organizations

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

SPECIAL AGENT, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, 1968 to 1993

Description: Appointed FBI Special Agent May 20, 1968 Duty posts: Portland, Oregon; Seattle, Washington; Yakima Indian Reservation, Washington; Selma, and Montgomery, Alabama Investigative assignments: Fugitive squad, White Collar Crime, Domestic Security, Foreign Counter Intelligence, Resident Agent Supervisory assignments: Relief Supervisor, Seattle, Washington, 1970-74; Senior Resident Agent, 1981-93, Yakima, Washington and Selma, Alabama

LIEUTENANT JG, UNITED STATES NAVY, 1964 to 1968

ACTIVITIES: COMMUNITY SERVICE

GOVERNOR'S TASK FORCE ON PRISON OVERCROWDING

  • Task Force Reporter
  • May - October 2005

ALABAMA SENTENCING COMMISSION

  • Alabama State Legislative Commission Commission
  • Member, March 2001 - present
  • Offense Seriousness and Education Subcommittees
  • Chair, Legislative Committee, 2004 - present

CRIME STOPPERS, MONTGOMERY AREA

  • Non-profit, community crime solution organization
  • Board of Directors, Member, June 2001 - present
  • Served as board president two terms

INSTITUTE FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION, INC.

  • Non-profit law enforcement training organization
  • Co-founder and Board President, 1998 - present

ALABAMA POLICE ACADEMY, MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA

  • Adjunct Police Instructor, 1987 - present
  • Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission Certified Instructor

COMMUNITY SERVICE PRESENTATIONS 2005-2008

  • INTERPERSONAL CRIMES, MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA POLICE ACADEMY
  • BASIS INTERVIEW AND INTERROGATION TECHNIQUES, PRATTVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
  • INTERROGATION TECHNIQUES, WETUMPKA POLICE DEPARTMENT
  • INTERMEDIATE POWERPOINT, AUBURN UNIVERSITY POLICE DEPARTMENT
  • RACIAL PROFILING, MONTGOMERY POLICE DEPARTMENT
  • DETECTING DECEPTION, ICJE MONTGOMERY
  • CRIME SCENE BASICS FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT NURSE EXAMINERS, MONTGOMERY
  • IDENTITY THEFT, ICJE MONTGOMERY
  • SEX CRIMES, MONTGOMERY POLICE ACADEMY
  • MASS CRITICAL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT, SAKS SECURITY DEPARTMENT, PIGEON FORGE
  • CRIME SCENE MANAGEMENT, ICJE, MONTGOMERY
  • LAW ENFORCEMENT RESPONSE TO SEXUAL ASSAULT, CHATOM POLICE DEPARTMENT
  • ADVANCED SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGATIONS, TUSCALOOSA POLICE DEPARTMENT
  • ADVANCED SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGATIONS, SCOTTSBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT
  • LAW ENFORCEMENT RESPONSE TO SEXUAL ASSAULT, OPP POLICE DEPARTMENT
  • ADVANCED SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGATIONS, RUSSELLVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
  • TRIAL PREPARATION AND TESTIMONY, ICJE MONTGOMERY
  • LAW ENFORCEMENT RESPONSE TO SEXUAL ASSAULT, MOULTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
  • LAW ENFORCEMENT RESPONSE TO SEXUAL ASSAULT, DAPHNE POLICE DEPARTMENT
  • ADVANCED SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGATIONS, TROY POLICE DEPARTMENT
  • SEX CRIMES, MONTGOMERY POLICE ACADEMY
  • BASIC INTERVIEW AND INTERROGATION, ICJE MONTGOMERY
  • ADVANCED INTERVIEW AND INTERROGATION, ICJE MONTGOMERY
  • ADVANCED SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGATIONS, TUSCUMBIA POLICE DEPARTMENT
  • CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, AEGIS INVESTMENT GROUP, ATLANTA
  • POLICE ETHICS, CLANTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
  • SEX CRIMES, MONTGOMERY POLICE ACADEMY
  • ADVANCED INTERVIEW AND INTERROGATION, RUSSELLVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
  • CRIMINAL BEHAVIORAL PROFILING, ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE LEGAL DIVISION
  • LOCAL LE RESPONSE TO TERRORISM, ICJE MONTGOMERY
  • INFORMANT DEVELOPMENT, ICJE MONTGOMERY
  • NEUROLINGUISTIC PROGRAMMING, ALABAMA FRAUD INVESTIGATORS

ACTIVITIES: PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Alabama Academy of Science, Member
Alabama Fraud Investigators, Member
Alabama Peace Officers Association, Past Member
Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission
    Curriculum Committee, Member
ASIS (International Private Security)
    Member, 1994 - present
        Chairman, Montgomery Chapter, 1995-99
        Secretary, Montgomery Chapter, 2000 - present
    Scholarship Committee Chair, 1997-present
American Society for Public Administration, Member
Federal Bureau of Investigation Agents Association, Retired Member
International Association of Chiefs of Police, Academic Division Member
Montgomery, Alabama Police Academy, Adjunct Instructor
National Criminal Justice Association, Member
Society of Former Special Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Member
United Council of Welfare Fraud, Alabama Chapter Member

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

ALABAMA PEACE OFFICERS GUIDE TO LAW ENFORCEMENT, 2ND EDITION, 1995, CO-AUTHORS, JUDGE CHARLES PRICE AND ATTORNEY CHARLES ALLEN; USED AS A COLLEGE TEXT FROM 1995-2000 AND ALABAMA POLICE ACADEMIES AS A TRAINING GUIDE FOR THE ALABAMA CRIMINAL CODE WITH COMMENTARY ON SEARCH AND SEIZURE.

VOLUNTARY TURNOVER OF FIELD OPERATIONS OFFICERS: A TEST OF CONFLUENCY THEORY,JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, CO-AUTHOR J. NORMAN BALDWIN, THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, 1999; A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF REASONS POLICE OFFICERS BECOME DISSATISFIED WITH THEIR EMPLOYMENT AND SOME RESIGN WHILES OTHERS REMAIN; STUDY CONDUCTED AT THE BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA POLICE DEPARTMENT AND COMPARED SURVEY DATA OF 236 CURRENT OFFICERS AND 99 OFFICERS WHO RESIGNED IN 1992-96.

FIRST LINE SUPERVISORS AND OFFICE ROMANCE, INSTITUTE FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION, MARCH 1999, AUTHOR; ONLINE PUBLICATION OF RESEARCH REGARDING THE PREVALENCE OF OFFICE ROMANCES IN POLICE DEPARTMENTS AND MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL.

GROUPTHINK, INSTITUTE FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION, SUMMER 1999, AUTHOR; ONLINE PUBLICATION OF RESEARCH REGARDING SUPERVISORY STRATEGIES FOR TEAM BUILDING IN RESPONSE TO CRISES IN THE LAW ENFORCEMENT ENVIRONMENT

IS ALCOHOL A CONTRIBUTING FACTOR IN SEXUAL ASSAULT IN ALABAMA?A 2001 STUDY BASED ON SURVEY DATA FROM SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS INTERVIEWED BY THE SEXUAL ASSAULT NURSE EXAMINERS IN ALABAMA; A STUDY CONDUCTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE ALABAMA CRIME VICTIMS
COMMISSION; RESULTS PRESENTED AT THE ANNUAL ALABAMA SCHOOL OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER
DRUGS STUDIES (ASADS) CONFERENCE IN TUSCALOOSA, AL, 2002

INFORMANT PROGRAM MANAGEMENT, 2ND ED., CO-AUTHOR, ROBERT T. THETFORD, J.D., 2005; A TRAINING MANUAL FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT AN INFORMANT PROGRAM BASED ON FEDERAL MODELS.

FIRST LINE SUPERVISION, 2ND ED., CO-AUTHOR, ROBERT T. THETFORD, J.D., 2002; A COLLEGE TEXT FIRST ADOPTED IN 1998 AS A PIRATICAL APPLICATION OF MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES TO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT ENVIRONMENT.

GRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT
Policing in America

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT
Undergraduate Courses Lower Level

Organization and Administration
Criminal Investigation
Crime Scene Investigations
Fingerprinting

Undergraduate Courses Upper Level

Criminology
Introduction to Private Security
Terrorism
CJ and the WWW
First Line Supervision
Criminalistics (Introduction to Forensic Science)
Special Issues in Criminal Justice
Psychological Profiling
Research Methods in Criminal Justice
Interviewing and Interrogation

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES
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