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 NameRepresentative Job Titles
  • Customs and Border Protection
  • Department of Homeland Security, including
    • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
    • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • Department of Defense
  • Department of Justice
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • NASA
  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Army Reserve
  • U.S. Navy
  • Veterans Affairs Health System
  • Border Protections Officer
  • Brigade Force Protection
  • Criminal Investigator
  • Customs Officer
  • Deportation Officer
  • Deputy Chief of Police
  • Deputy U.S. Marshal
  • Entry Specialist
  • Immigration Enforcement Agent
  • Operations Sergeant
  • Re-entry Affairs Coordinator
  • Senior Security Investigator
  • Station Commander
  • Supervisor Police Officer
  • Supervisory Border Patrol Agent

State Agencies

Agency NameRepresentative Job Titles
  • California Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control
  • California Dept. of Motor Vehicles
  • California Highway Patrol
  • Superior Court of California
  • Nevada Highway Patrol
  • Court Operations Clerk
  • Field Training Officer
  • Investigator
  • Officer
  • State Trooper

Local Agencies

Agency/Department NameRepresentative Job Titles
  • Boulder County Sheriff’s Office
  • Boulder County Sheriff’s Office
  • Brownwood Police Department
  • Cape Coral Police Department
  • Carlsbad Police Department
  • Chula Vista Police Department
  • City of New York Police Department
  • Clark County Sheriff’s Office
  • Compton Unified School District
  • Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff
  • Costa Mesa Police Department
  • Downey Police Department
  • El Cajon Police Department
  • Elk Grove Police Department
  • Florida School for the Deaf & the Blind
  • Fort Collins Police
  • Fort Worth Police Department
  • Fountain Police Department
  • Fountain Valley Police Department
  • Fresno Police Department
  • Independence Police Department
  • Jay County Sheriff’s Department
  • King County Sheriff’s Office
  • Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
  • Lincoln City Police Department
  • Los Angeles Police Department
  • Los Angeles School Police
  • Manhattan Beach Police Department
  • Montrose Police Department
  • National City Police Department
  • Oceanside Police Department
  • Olympia Police Department
  • Orange County Sheriff’s Department
  • Pasadena Police Department
  • Paso Robles Police Department
  • Phoenix Police Department
  • Placentia Police Department
  • Pocatello Police Department
  • Pomona Police Department
  • Port of Seattle Police Department
  • Redwood City Police Department
  • Richmond Police Department
  • Riverside County Probation Department
  • Riverside County Sheriff’s Department
  • Riverside Police Department
  • Roseville Police Department
  • Salinas Police Department
  • San Benito County Probation Department
  • San Diego County Probation Department
  • San Diego County Sheriff’s Department
  • San Diego Harbor Police
  • San Diego Police Department
  • San Gabriel Police Department
  • San Jose Police Department
  • San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office
  • San Rafael Police Dept
  • Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office
  • Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office
  • Seattle Dept of Health and Social Services
  • Stanford University
  • Tolleson Police Department
  • UCLA Police Department
  • Union City Police Department
  • Upper Darby Township Police
  • VA Medical Center, San Diego
  • Washington County Sheriff’s Office
  • Administrative Sergeant
  • Assistant Police Chief
  • Captain
  • Chief Civil Deputy
  • Chief of Police
  • Commander
  • Corporal/Detective
  • Corrections Officer
  • Deputy Probation Officer
  • Deputy Sheriff
  • Deputy Sheriff, Detentions
  • Deputy Sheriff, Investigator
  • Deputy Sheriff, School Resource Officer
  • Detective
  • Detective Sergeant
  • Detention Information Asst
  • Field Training Sergeant
  • Fingerprint Technician
  • Investigations Detective
  • Jail Services Technician
  • K9 Handler/Detective
  • Lead Investigator
  • Lieutenant
  • Patrol Division Commander
  • Patrol Sergeant
  • Police Chief
  • Police Explorer Advisor
  • Police Lieutenant
  • Police Officer
  • Police Records Data Specialist
  • Records Clerk
  • Residential Rehabilitation Counselor
  • School Police Officer
  • Sergeant
  • Sheriff’s Lieutenant
  • Supervising Probation Officer

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

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