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
    • Anaheim (CA) Police Department
    • Baldwin Park Police Department
    • Carlsbad (CA) Police Department
    • Central Marin Police Authority
    • Chula Vista (CA) Police Department
    • Citrus Heights (CA) Police Department
    • Compton (CA) Unified School District
    • Coronado (CA) Police Department
    • Contra Costa County (CA) Office of the Sheriff
    • Costa Mesa (CA) Police Department
    • Covina (CA) Police Department
    • Culver City Police Department
    • Downey (CA) Police Department
    • El Cajon (CA) Police Department
    • Elk Grove (CA) Police Department
    • Emeryville (CA) Police Department
    • Escondido (CA) Police Department
    • Foster City Police Department
    • Fountain Valley (CA) Police Department
    • Fresno (CA) Police Department
    • Fresno County Sheriff’s Office
    • Galt City (CA) Police Department
    • Garfield Heights Police Department
    • Healdsburg (CA) Police Department
    • Hemet (CA) Police Department
    • Harrison (CA) Police Department
    • Kern County (CA) Sheriff’s Office
    • LaVerne (CA) Police Department
    • Lodi (CA) 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 (CA) Police Department
    • Los Gatos/Monte Sereno (CA) Police Department
    • Madera (CA) Police Department
    • Manhattan Beach (CA) Police Department
    • Marin County (CA) Sheriff’s Department
    • Marina (CA) Police Department
    • Modesto (CA) Police Department
    • Montebello Police Department
    • Monterey (CA) Police Department
    • Morgan Hill (CA) Police Department
    • Murrieta (CA) Police Department
    • National City (CA)  Police Department
    • Newport Beach Police Department
    • Oakland (CA) Police Department
    • Oceanside Police Department
    • Orange County (CA) District Attorney’s Office
    • Orange County (CA) Sheriff’s Department
    • Orinda (CA) Police Department
    • Palo Alto Police Department
    • Pasadena Police Department
    • Paso Robles Police Department
    • Piedmont (CA) Police Department
    • Placentia Police Department
    • Pleasonton (CA) 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 (CA) 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 (CO) Sheriff’s Office
    • Boulder County (CO) Sheriff’s Office
    • Fort Collins (CO) Police
    • Fountain (CO) Police Department
    • Montrose (CO) Police Department
  • D.C.
    • Metropolitan Police Department
  •  Florida
    • Cape Coral (FL) Police Department
    • Florida School for the Deaf & the Blind
    • Jacksonville (FL) Sheriff’s Office
    • North Miami Police Department
    • Seminole County Sheriff’s Department
  • Nevada
    • Clark County (NV)Sheriff’s Office
    • Las Vegas (NV) Metropolitan Police Department
  • Georgia
    • Cobb County (GA) Police Department
  • Idaho
    • Pocatello (ID) Police Department
  • Illinois
    • Effingham County (IL) Sheriff Department
    • Pekin (IL) Police Department
    • Urbana Police Department
  • Indiana
    • Jay County (IN) Sheriff’s Department
  • Kansas
    • Gardner (KS) Police Department
  • Missouri
    • Independence (MO) Police Department
  • New Hampshire
    • Dover Police Department
  • New York
    • New York City Police Department
  •  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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