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Advice from Criminal Justice Professionals

As part of our effort to provide our visitors with helpful information on criminal justice degree and career paths, we’re interviewing experienced criminal justice professionals in a variety of fields.

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Interview with Sean Ryan
Q&A with Sean Ryan, Chief of Adult Probation, Bucks County CriminalJusticePrograms.com interviews Sean R. Ryan, Chief of Probation for Bucks County, PA. Sean has had more than 35 years of experience working in parole and probation. He studied social psychology as an undergraduate and earned a master’s degree in education/social restoration. Below Sean talks about […]
Interview with Ronald Singer
Q&A with Criminalist, Ronald L. Singer, M.S. CriminalJusticePrograms.com recently spoke with Ronald L. Singer, the technical and administrative director of the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s office, Chair of the Forensic Sciences Foundation, and former president of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and the International Association of Forensic Sciences. Below he shares his thoughts on […]
Interview with Robert Mongue
Q&A with Robert E. Mongue, JD, Author of the Empowered Paralegal Series CriminalJusticePrograms.com recently spoke with Robert E. Mongue, an assistant professor in the legal studies department at the University of Mississippi. Robert E. Mongue specializes in paralegal research and runs TheEmpoweredParalegal.com, a blog for and about the paralegal profession. His books include “The Empowered […]
Interview with Rita Alli
Q&A with Rita Alli, Legal Administration CriminalJusticePrograms.com recently spoke with Rita Alli, President of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) and Director of Business and Professional Development for Stoel Rives, LLP, an 11-office firm based in Seattle, Washington. Below she shares her thoughts on legal administration and what aspiring administrators/managers should keep in mind as […]
Interview with Michael Welner
Q&A with Dr. Michael Welner, Forensic Psychiatrist CriminalJusticePrograms.com interviewed Michael Welner, M.D., founder and chairman of The Forensic Panel. He is a leading forensic psychiatrist who has consulted and provided testimony on a number of high-profile cases, including the kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart. Dr. Welner is an innovator in his field, establishing peer review protocols […]
Interview with Lee Lofland
Q&A with Lee Lofland, Police Investigation CriminalJusticePrograms.com interviewed Lee Lofland, former police investigator and author of Police Procedure and Investigation. His career in law enforcement has included a variety of roles from a corrections officer to a police detective, and he has solved cases involving homicide, robbery, murder-for-hire and more. Lofland has consulted for Slate […]
Interview with Keith Jones
Q&A with Keith J. Jones, Digital Forensics, e-Discovery and Computer Security CriminalJusticePrograms.com spoke with Keith J. Jones, owner and senior partner with Jones Dykstra and Associates (JD&A), a firm specializing in digital forensics, electronic discover and computer security. JD&A covers legal, corporate and government projects. In addition to his work at the firm, Jones is […]
Interview with Karen Kruger
Q&A with Law Enforcement Legal Advisor, Karen Kruger CriminalJusticePrograms.com spoke with law enforcement legal advisor, Karen Kruger of Funk & Bolton. Kruger has worked as a prosecutor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Fresno, California. In Maryland, she joined the Attorney General’s office and was later appointed as the legal advisor for the transportation authority police. Kruger […]
Interview with Justin Corbett
Q&A with Community Mediator, Justin R. Corbett, MPA, MDR CriminalJusticePrograms.com recently spoke with Justin R. Corbett, executive director of the National Association for Community Mediation, Associate Professor of Negotiations and Alternative Dispute Resolution at Indiana University, founder of Indyspute Resolution and Dialogue Center, and the former project manager for the Indiana Supreme Court’s Mortgage Foreclosure […]
Interview with Joe Ruffini
Q&A with Joe Ruffini, Specialist in Counterterrorism and Homeland Security CriminalJusticePrograms.com interviews Joe Ruffini, expert in counter-terror, school safety and government and corporate security. Joe got his start in the army and is trained in military deception and psychological operations. Joe is also a nationally recognized speaker who has appeared on numerous news programs and […]
Interview with FBI Intelligence Spokesperson - Jason Collins
Q&A with Jason Collins, MS, National Spokesperson for the FBI Intelligence Analysts Association CriminalJusticePrograms.com recently spoke with Jason Collins, the national spokesperson for the FBI Intelligence Analysts Association (FBIIAA). The FBIIAA is a private, non-profit professional association for FBI analysts, which is not part of the FBI or acting on the FBI’s behalf. Below he […]
Interview with David Hiller
Q&A with Chief David Hiller, Director of Public Safety CriminalJusticePrograms.com recently spoke with Chief David Hiller, the Director of Public Safety for Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan and the National Vice President of the Fraternal Order of Police, the country’s largest professional police organization. Below he shares his thoughts on a career in law enforcement and […]
Interview with Chuck McLaughlin
Q&A with Chuck McLaughlin, Private Investigator CriminalJusticePrograms.com interviewed Chuck McLaughlin, president of McLaughlin Investigative Group and a board member as well as Ambassador of the World Association of Detectives (W.A.D.), the oldest private investigation and security association in the world. Below he shares his thoughts on private investigation and what it takes to be successful […]
Interview with Adam Lankford
Q&A with Adam Lankford on Counterterrorism and Terrorist Psychology CriminalJusticePrograms.com speaks with Dr. Adam Lankford, professor of criminal justice at the University of Alabama. His research focus is on counterterrorism, especially issues of terrorist indoctrination and recruitment. He is the author of Human Killing Machines: Systematic Indoctrination in Iran, Nazi Germany, Al Qaeda, and Abu […]