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John Higley, D.P.A.

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Office Phone: (951) 343-4610
E-mail: jhigley@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: W.E. James Building, Room 271
Office Hours: MWF: 11.00 am - 11.50 amTR: 9.30 am - 10.50 amAnd by appointment

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
D.P.A. Public Administration University of Laverne 2008
M.A. Management National University 1998
B.A. Social Ecology/Criminal Justice University of California at Irvine 1975

Additional Education

* Community College Teaching Credential
* California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Certified Instructor

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Courses Taught

* Introduction to Criminal Justice
* Minorities and the Criminal Justice System
* Minorities in America
* Police Systems & Practices
* Principles of Public Administration
* Criminal Investigation and Report Writing
* The Enforcement Function
* Racial Profiling
* American Government
* Applied Ethics
* Gangs
* Hate Crimes
* Narcotics & Crime
* State and Local Government
* Comparative Criminal Justice
* Corrections
* Crime and Delinquency

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Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

* Criminal Justice Policy
* Specialized Enforcement Tactics

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Teaching Experience

* Lecturer in Criminal Justice (part-time), California State University, Fullerton 2001-2004
* Golden West College Criminal Justice Training Center, Huntington Beach, CA

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Church Membership & Activities

Saddleback Community Church

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Community Service & Involvement

Retired effective December, 2004 as a Police Lieutenant with over 30 years of service in a variety of assignments.

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Interests & Hobbies

* Married 35 years to Cheryl Higley
* Two sons - Jeff and Joshua
* Hobbies: Ocean Sports, Cycling, Reading

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Personal Philosophy

"Being stupid isn't a crime; you're free to go."
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God."

-Matthew 5:9, NASB

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