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

  • 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

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    * Criminal Justice Policy
    * Specialized Enforcement Tactics

  • Teaching Experience

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

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Saddleback Community Church

  • Community Service & Involvement

    Saddleback Community Church

  • Interests & Hobbies

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

  • 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