Criminal Justice Corrections
The need for a college education in the field of criminal justice has grown dramatically. Agencies engaged in law enforcement, the judicial process, corrections, probation, and parole have recognized the value of a college education for their employees. Individuals completing these programs are prepared to enter many law enforcement agencies at the federal, state, and local levels, as well as private sector insurance and security technology companies.
Message from the Curriculum Chair
Dear Criminal Justice Student:
First of all, I would like to welcome you to the Criminal Justice Curriculum at Westchester Community College.
Getting started in college can be a daunting experience - there are forms to complete, deadlines to meet, books to buy, and offices to visit. This guide has been developed to help you navigate the process of getting started with this process. Many of your questions can be answered by reviewing this brochure.
The Criminal Justice Curriculum at Westchester Community College has a long and proud tradition of preparing students to transition directly into law enforcement and corrections roles, and/or transfer to four-year institutions. Many of our alumni have gone on to the best colleges and universities in the world. You are about to join these illustrious alumni as you begin your journey at Westchester Community College.
It is very important that you make connections to faculty, staff and administrators at the College as soon as possible. We are here to help you, but we need your help; be proactive by reaching out to me or any other faculty member in the Criminal Justice Curriculum. You will find that our impressive faculty members are helpful and dedicated to your success.
On behalf of my colleagues, I welcome you and wish you luck as you make your way through your studies at WCC. Do not hesitate to contact me or any of your Criminal Justice professors if you have questions.
Information about the chair
Contact InformationPhone: 914-606-7929
Office location: Classroom Bldg. Room #5
Title(s): Assistant Professor
Department/Division: Business and Careers Division
- Bachelor of Arts-Thomas Edison State College
- Master of Science- University of Cincinnati
- PhD Candidate Criminal Justice (Law and Public Policy Concentration) – Walden University
- Introduction to Criminal Justice
- Introduction to Criminology
- Organized Crime
- Drugs and the Justice System
- “Fourth Amendment and Stop, Question, and Frisk”, Presentation given at State University of New York – Westchester Community College- Constitution Week Series – October 10, 2013.
- “Women in Law Enforcement Symposium”, Arranged and presented a panel discussion of various high ranking Law Enforcement, Correctional, and Judicial positions throughout the Tri-State Area – March 23, 2014.
- “Legislature and Privacy Rights”, Presentation given at State University of New York – Westchester Community College, April 21, 2015
- “Computer Crimes and Abuse Act”, Presentation given at State University of New York-Westchester Community College-About the evolution of computer crimes and the views of public safety, when compared to the allowable restrictions of the 4th Amendment. October 17, 2015.
- “A View and Introduction of Organized Crime”, Presentation given at Morris County Vocational High School-Butler, New Jersey. Introducing the sociological aspects of Organized Crime, and the evolution of such in American Society today. October 14, 2014.
- Swopes Mentor, American Criminal Justice Association -2012-Present
- Professional Society of Investigators 2012- Present
- Advisor-Criminal Justice Club
- Criminal Justice Assessment Coordinator
- Criminology Assessment Coordinator
Program Learning Outcome
About Westchester Community College
Nearly 33% of Westchester Community College students receive some form of financial aid. Financial Aid is available to students who qualify. In addition, the Westchester Community College Foundation offers $1.6 million in scholarships annually.
The Westchester Community College Athletic Department sponsors thirteen different intercollegiate athletic teams in various sports. The roster of sports offered includes Men’s Baseball, Women's Softball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Men’s and Women’s Bowling, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's and Women's Track and Field, Men’s Soccer, and Women’s Volleyball. Visit the Vikings Athletics website for schedules, reports, and more.
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