Students and Agencies in the Program

Dozens of departments and agencies at all levels of government have staff enrolled in USD's M.S. in Law Enforcement Leadership program

Meet the Students in USD’s Law Enforcement Leadership Program

Representative job titles and employers

Students in USD’s M.S. in Law Enforcement & Public Safety Leadership represent agencies and departments across the country at the local, state, and national level. This rich diversity of students enhances the networking and learning opportunities available. In fact many of our students cite their interactions and discussions with other students as a favorite aspect of the program.*

Federal Agencies & Military Branches

Agency Name Representative Job Titles
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Homeland Security, including
    • Citizenship and Immigration Services
    • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
    • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • Department of Defense, including
    • U.S. Army
    • U.S. Army Reserve
    • U.S. Coast Guard
    • U.S. Marine Corps
    • U.S. Navy
  • Department of Energy (Hanford Patrol)
  • Department of Justice
    • Federal Bureau of Investigations – FBI
    • Federal Bureau of Prisons
    • U.S. Marshals Service
  • NASA
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Police
  • United States Postal Service
  • Assistant Special Agent in Charge
  • Border Patrol Agent-Intelligence
  • Border Protections Officer
  • Brigade Force Protection
  • Canine Officer
  • Criminal Investigator
  • Customs Officer
  • Deportation Officer
  • Deputy Chief of Police
  • Deputy U.S. Marshal
  • Entry Specialist
  • Federal Police Officer
  • Immigration Enforcement Agent
  • Investigative Specialist
  • Lieutenant
  • Operations Sergeant
  • Protection Special Agent
  • Protection Specialist
  • Re-entry Affairs Coordinator
  • Senior Security Investigator
  • Specialized Forces
  • Station Commander
  • Supervisor Police Officer
  • Supervisory Border Patrol Agent
  • Supply Admin and Operations Specialists Chief
  • Task Force Officer

State, Local and Campus Agencies

Alabama

Due to Alabama state restrictions, residents of that state are not permitted to enroll in the MS-LEPSL program.

Alaska

Anchorage Police Department

Arizona

Phoenix Police Department
Tolleson Police Department

Arkansas

Due to Arkansas state restrictions, residents of that state are not permitted to enroll in the MS-LEPSL program.

California

Alameda County Sheriff’s Office
Anaheim Police Department
Bakersfield Police Department
Baldwin Park Police Department
Brisbane Police Department
California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
California Department of Developmental Services
California Department of Justice
California Department of Motor Vehicles
California Department of Social Services
California Highway Patrol
Carlsbad Police Department
Central Marin Police Authority
Chula Vista Police Department
Citrus Heights Police Department
Clayton Police Department
Clovis Police Department
Compton  Unified School District
Coronado Police Department
Contra Costa County  Office of the Sheriff
Costa Mesa  Police Department
Covina  Police Department
CSU Fullteron
Culver City Police Department
Cypress Police Department
Dana Point Police Department
Downey  Police Department
East Palo Alto Police Department
El Cajon  Police Department
El Centro Police Department
El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office
El Monte Police Department
Elk Grove Police Department
Emeryville  Police Department
Escondido Police Department
Fairfield Police Department
Filmore Sheriff’s Station
Firebaugh Police Department
Foster City Police Department
Fountain Valley Police Department
Fremont Police Department
Fresno  Police Department
Fresno County Sheriff’s Office
Galt City  Police Department
Garfield Heights Police Department
Gilroy Police Department
Glenwood Springs Police Department
Hayward Police Department
Healdsburg Police Department
Hemet  Police Department
Harrison  Police Department
Kerman Police Department
Kern County Sheriff’s Office
La Mesa Police Department
LaVerne  Police Department
Lodi  Police Department
Long Beach Police Department
Los Angeles County Coroner
Los Angeles County Probation Department
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Los Angeles Police Department
Los Angeles Port Police
Los Angeles School Police
Los Banos  Police Department
Los Gatos/Monte Sereno  Police Department
Los Rios Police Department
Madera  Police Department
Manhattan Beach  Police Department
Marin County Sheriff’s Department
Marina Police Department
Mendocino County Probation Department
Merced Police Department
Modesto Police Department
Montebello Police Department
Monterey Police Department
Morgan Hill  Police Department
Mountain View Police Department
Murrieta Police Department
National City Police Department
Newport Beach Police Department
Oakland  Police Department
Oceanside Police Department
Ontario Police Department
Orange County  District Attorney’s Office
Orange County Sheriff’s Department
Orinda Police Department
Palo Alto Police Department
Pasadena Police Department
Paso Robles Police Department
Piedmont  Police Department
Placentia Police Department
Placer County
Pleasanton Police Department
Pomona Police Department
Rancho Cordova Police Department
Redwood City Police Department
Rialto Police Department
Richmond Police Department
Riverside County District Attorney’s Office
Riverside County Probation Department
Riverside County Sheriff’s Department
Riverside Police Department
Roseville Police Department
Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department
Sacramento Police Department
Salinas Police Department
San Benito County Probation Department
San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department
San Bernardino Police Department
San Diego County Department of Child Support Services
San Diego County District Attorney’s Office
San Diego County Probation Department
San Diego County Sheriff’s Department
San Diego Harbor Police
San Diego Police Department
San Diego Unified School District Police
San Francisco Police Department
San Francisco State University Police
San Gabriel Police Department
San Jose Police Department
San Leandro Police Department
San Mateo County Probation Department
San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office
San Mateo Police Department
San Rafael Police Department
San Ramon Police Department
Santa Ana Police Department
Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office
Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office
Santa Cruz Police Department
Santa Monica Police Department
Santa Rosa Police Department
Sierra Madre Police Department
Soledad Police Department
Sonoma County Sheriff
South Gate Police Department
South San Francisco Police Department
Stockton Police Department
Stanford University
Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office
Stanislaus County Probation Department
Stockton Police Department
Superior Court of California
Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office
Tustin Police Department
UC Berkeley Police Department
UC Davis Police Department
UCLA Police Department
UC Riverside Police Department
UC San Diego Police Department
Union City Police Department
VA San Diego Healthcare System
Vacaville Police Department
Vallejo Police Department
Ventura County District Attorney’s Office
Visalia Police Department
Watsonville Police Department
Westminster Police Department

Colorado

Bent County Sheriff’s Office
Boulder County  Sheriff’s Office
Colorado Springs Police Department
Colorado State Patrol
Fort Collins  Police
Fountain Police Department
Montrose Police Department

Connecticut

Bridgeport Police Department

D.C.

Metropolitan Police Department

Florida

Cape Coral Police Department
Casselberry Police Department
Davie Police Department
Florida School for the Deaf & the Blind
Hallendale Beach Police Department
Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office
Jupiter Police Department
Lake City Police Department
New Smyrna Beach Police Department
North Miami Beach Police Department
Sarasota Schools Police Department
Seminole County Sheriff’s Department

Georgia

Cobb County Police Department
Perry Police Department

Hawaii

Honolulu Police Department

Idaho

Pocatello Police Department

Illinois

Bloomingdale Police Department
Effingham County Sheriff’s Department
Gurnee Police Department
Maywood Police Department
Oak Park Police Department
Pekin Police Department
Urbana Police Dept

Indiana

Jay County Sheriff’s Department
Marion County Sheriff’s Office
Mishawaka Police Department

Iowa

Due to Iowa state restrictions, residents of that state are not permitted to enroll in the MS-LEPSL program.

Kansas

Gardner Police Department
Seward County Sheriff’s Department

Kentucky

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport Police
Independence Police Department

Louisiana

St Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office
Louisiana Department of Public Safety

Maryland

Due to Maryland state restrictions, residents of that state are not permitted to enroll in the MS-LEPSL program.

Massachusetts

Due to Massachusetts state restrictions, residents of that state are not permitted to enroll in the MS-LEPSL program.

Michigan

Grosse Pointe Park Department of Public Safety
Redford Township Police Department
Sterling Heights Police Department

Minnesota

Crystal Police Department
Moorhead Police Department
Savage Police Department
Stearns County Sheriff’s Office

Mississippi

Gulfport Police Department
Oxford Police Department

Missouri
Nebraska

Omaha Police Department

Nevada

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
Nevada Department of Corrections
Nevada Highway Patrol
Washoe County Sheriff

New Mexico

New Mexico State Police

New York

Auburn Police Department
Ithaca Police Department
Gates Police Department
New York City Police Department
Suffolk County Police Department
Town of Brighton Police Department

Ohio

Dover Police Department
Garfield Heights Police Department
Geauga County Sheriff’s Office

Oregon

Albany Police Department
Lincoln City Police Department
Oregon City Police Department
Seaside Police Department
Washington County Sheriff’s Office

Pennsylvania

Abington Township Police Department
Allentown Police Department
Hanover Township Police Department
Limerick Police Department
Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
Plymouth Township Police Department
Upper Darby Township Police Department

Texas

Brownwood Police Department
Canutillo Independent School District
Fort Worth Police Department
Harris County Precinct 6
LaVernia Independent School District
Taylor County Sheriff’s Office
University of North Texas Police Department
Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo Tribal Police Department

Utah

Kaysville Police Department
Murray City Police Department
Utah State Bureau of Investigation

Virginia

Alexandria Police Department
Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office
Norfolk Police Department

Washington

Clark County Sheriff’s Office
Hanford Patrol
Lakewood Police Department
King County Sheriff’s Office
Olympia Police Department
Port of Seattle Police Department
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
Redmond Police Department
Seattle Dept of Health and Social Services
Seattle Police Department
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office
Tacoma Police Department
Tukwila Police Department

Wisconsin

Due to Wisconsin state restrictions, residents of that state are not permitted to enroll in the MS-LEPSL program.

Job Titles of Current and Past Students

  • Administrative Sergeant
  • Assistant Chief
  • Assistant Police Chief
  • Bureau Chief (Retired)
  • Captain
  • Chief Civil Deputy
  • Chief of Police
  • Commander
  • Coroner Investigator
  • Corporal/Detective
  • Corrections Officer
  • Court Operations Clerk
  • Custody Deputy
  • Deputy Probation Officer
  • Deputy Sheriff
  • Deputy Sheriff, Detentions
  • Deputy Sheriff, Investigator
  • Deputy Sheriff, School Resource Officer
  • Detective
  • Detective Sergeant
  • Detention Information Asst
  • Director of Campus Safety
  • Dispatcher
  • District Commander
  • Field Operations Lieutenant
  • Field Training Officer
  • Field Training Sergeant
  • Fingerprint Technician
  • Group Supervisor
  • In-Service Training Sergeant
  • Investigations Detective
  • Investigator
  • Jail Services Technician
  • K9 Handler/Detective
  • Lead Investigator
  • Lieutenant
  • Major – Investigative Bureau
  • Major Crime Investigator
  • Patrol Division Commander
  • Patrol Sergeant
  • Police Administrator
  • Police Captain
  • Police Chief
  • Police Commander
  • Police Corporal
  • Police Explorer Advisor
  • Police Lieutenant
  • Police Officer
  • Police Records Data Specialist
  • Records Clerk
  • School Police Officer
  • Senior DA Investigator
  • Senior Law Enforcement Consultant
  • Sergeant
  • Sheriff’s Lieutenant
  • State Trooper
  • Supervising Probation Officer
  • Supervisor Investigator
  • Training Manager
Deputy Sheriff's Assn.