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
  • 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 Developmental Services
  • California Dept. of Justice
  • California Dept. of Motor Vehicles
  • California Dept. of Social Services
  • California Highway Patrol
  • Colorado State Patrol
  • Superior Court of California
  • Louisiana Department of Public Safety
  • Nevada Department of Corrections
  • Nevada Highway Patrol
  • New Mexico State Police
  • Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
  • 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
  • Alaska
    • Anchorage Police Department
  •  Arizona
    • Phoenix Police Department
    • Tolleson Police Department
  •  California
    • Alameda County Sheriff’s Office
    • Anaheim Police Department
    • Bakersfield Police Department
    • Baldwin Park Police Department
    • 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
    • Culver City Police Department
    • Cypress Police Department
    • Dana Point Police Department
    • Downey  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
    • 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
    • Hayward Police Department
    • Healdsburg  Police Department
    • Hemet  Police Department
    • Harrison  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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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 Francisco Stte 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Westminster Police Department
  • Colorado
    • Bent County Sheriff’s Office
    • Boulder County  Sheriff’s Office
    • 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
    • Jacksonville  Sheriff’s Office
    • Jupiter Police Department
    • 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
    • Bloomingdale Police Department
    • Effingham County Sheriff Department
    • Pekin Police Department
    • Urbana Police Department
    • Village of Gurnee Police Department
  • Indiana
    • Jay County  Sheriff’s Department
    • Mishawaka Police Department
  • Kansas
    • Gardner Police Department
    • Seward County Sheriff’s Department
  • Louisiana
    • St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office
  • Kentucky
    • Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport Police
  • Michigan
    • Sterling Heights Police Department
  • Minnesota
    • Moorhead Police Department
    • Savage Police Department
  •  Mississippi
    •  Oxford Police Department
  •  Missouri
    • Independence Police Department
  • New Hampshire
    • Dover Police Department
  • New York
    • Auburn Police Department
    • Brighton Police Department
    • Ithica Police Department
    • New York City Police Department
    • Orange County Sheriff’s Office
    • Suffolk County Police Department
  •  Ohio
    • Dover Police Department
    • Garfield Heights Police Department
  •  Oregon
    • Albany Police Department
    • Lincoln City  Police Department
    • Washington County Sheriff’s Office
  • Pennsylvania
    • Allentown Police Department
    • Plymouth Township (PA) Police Department
    • Upper Darby Township Police
  •  Texas
    • Brownwood Police Department
    • Canutillo Independent School District
    • Fort Worth Police Department
    • LaVernia Independent School District
    • Taylor County Sheriff’s Office
    • Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo Tribal Police
  •  Washington
    • King County (WA) Sheriff’s Office
    • Olympia (WA) Police Department
    • Port of Seattle Police Department
    • Seattle Dept of Health and Social Services
    • Tacoma Police Department
  • Vermont
    • Southern Vermont College
  • Virginia
    • Alexandra Police Department
    • Norfolk 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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