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
  • 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
  • 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 Agencies

Agency Name Representative Job Titles
  • California Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control
  • California Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation
  • California Dept. of Justice
  • California Dept. of Motor Vehicles
  • California Highway Patrol
  • Colorado State Patrol
  • Superior Court of California
  • Nevada Highway Patrol
  • Utah State Bureau of Investigation
  • Assistant Chief
  • Captain
  • Court Operations Clerk
  • Field Training Officer
  • Investigator
  • In-Service Training Sergeant
  • Officer
  • Police Captain
  • Senior Law Enforcement Consultant
  • State Trooper

Local/Municipal Agencies

Agency/Department Name Representative Job Titles
  • Arizona
    • Phoenix Police Department
    • Tolleson Police Department
  •  California
    • Alameda County Sheriff’s Office
    • Anaheim Police Department
    • Baldwin Park Police Department
    • Carlsbad Police Department
    • Central Marin Police Authority
    • Chula Vista Police Department
    • Citrus Heights (CA) Police Department
    • Compton  Unified School District
    • Coronado Police Department
    • Contra Costa County  Office of the Sheriff
    • Costa Mesa  Police Department
    • Covina  Police Department
    • Culver City Police Department
    • Downey  Police Department
    • El Cajon  Police Department
    • Elk Grove Police Department
    • Emeryville  Police Department
    • Escondido Police Department
    • Foster City Police Department
    • Fountain Valley Police Department
    • Fresno  Police Department
    • Fresno County Sheriff’s Office
    • Galt City  Police Department
    • Garfield Heights Police Department
    • Healdsburg  Police Department
    • Hemet  Police Department
    • Harrison  Police Department
    • Kern County Sheriff’s Office
    • 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 School Police
    • Los Banos  Police Department
    • Los Gatos/Monte Sereno  Police Department
    • Madera  Police Department
    • Manhattan Beach  Police Department
    • Marin County Sheriff’s Department
    • Marina Police Department
    • Modesto Police Department
    • Montebello Police Department
    • Monterey Police Department
    • Morgan Hill  Police Department
    • Murrieta Police Department
    • National City Police Department
    • Newport Beach Police Department
    • Oakland  Police Department
    • Oceanside 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
    • Pleasanton Police Department
    • Pomona Police Department
    • Redwood City 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 Gabriel Police Department
    • San Jose Police Department
    • San Leandro Police Department
    • San Mateo County Probation Department
    • San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office
    • 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 Monica Police Department
    • Santa Rosa Police Department
    • Stanford University
    • Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office
    • Stanislaus County Probation Department
    • Stockton Police Department
    • UC Berkeley Police Department
    • UC Davis Police Department
    • UCLA Police Department
    • Union City Police Department
    • VA San Diego Healthcare System
    • Vacaville Police Department
    • Visalia Police Department
  • Colorado
    • Bent County Sheriff’s Office
    • Boulder County  Sheriff’s Office
    • Fort Collins  Police
    • Fountain Police Department
    • Montrose Police Department
  • D.C.
    • Metropolitan Police Department
  •  Florida
    • Cape Coral  Police Department
    • Florida School for the Deaf & the Blind
    • Jacksonville  Sheriff’s Office
    • North Miami Beach Police Department
    • Seminole County Sheriff’s Department
  • Nevada
    • Clark County Sheriff’s Office
    • Las Vegas  Metropolitan Police Department
  • Georgia
    • Cobb County Police Department
  • Idaho
    • Pocatello Police Department
  • Illinois
    • Effingham County Sheriff Department
    • Pekin Police Department
    • Urbana Police Department
  • Indiana
    • Jay County  Sheriff’s Department
    • Mishawaka Police Department
  • Kansas
    • Gardner Police Department
  • Missouri
    • Independence Police Department
  • New Hampshire
    • Dover Police Department
  • New York
    • New York City Police Department
  •  Ohio
    • Dover Police Department
    • Garfield Heights Police Departmenbt
  •  Oregon
    • Lincoln City (OR) Police Department
    • Washington County Sheriff’s Office
  • Pennsylvania
    • Plymouth Township (PA) Police Department
    • Upper Darby Township Police
  •  Texas
    • Brownwood (TX) Police Department
    • Fort Worth (TX) Police Department
    • LaVernia Independent School District
    • Taylor County Sheriff’s Office
  •  Washington
    • King County (WA) Sheriff’s Office
    • Olympia (WA) Police Department
    • Port of Seattle Police Department
    • Seattle Dept of Health and Social Services
  • Vermont
    • Southern Vermont College
  • Virginia
    • Norfolk (VA) Police Department
  • Administrative Sergeant
  • Assistant Police Chief
  • Bureau Chief (Retired)
  • Captain
  • Chief Civil Deputy
  • Chief of Police
  • Commander
  • Coroner Investigator
  • Corporal/Detective
  • Corrections Officer
  • 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 Training Sergeant
  • Field Operations Lieutenant
  • Fingerprint Technician
  • Group Supervisor
  • Investigations Detective
  • Jail Services Technician
  • K9 Handler/Detective
  • Lead Investigator
  • Lieutenant
  • Major Crime Investigator
  • Major – Investigative Bureau
  • Patrol Division Commander
  • Patrol Sergeant
  • Police Administrator
  • Police Chief
  • Police Commander
  • Police Corporal
  • Police Explorer Advisor
  • Police Lieutenant
  • Police Officer
  • Police Records Data Specialist
  • Records Clerk
  • Residential Rehabilitation Counselor
  • School Police Officer
  • Senior DA Investigator
  • Sergeant
  • Sheriff’s Lieutenant
  • Supervisor Investigator
  • Supervising Probation Officer
  • Training Manager

*This list represents the multitude of agencies and personnel who are students or graduates of this unique law enforcement master’s degree program, but does not imply any endorsement from these agencies.

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