In Defense of the Police

In this webinar, we will discuss current cutting-edge issues involving many facets of law enforcement and criminal justice in general. We will examine styles of policing along with their pros and cons, the use of force along with use of force data, and legal issues including case law and liability-related matters such as immunity. We will look at police reform efforts through the ages and what some now propose. We will examine the role of ethics, training, and education in policing. Finally, we will argue that the rule of law along with individual justice, and the concept of duty must be maintained and defended.

Speaker and Presenter Information

Dr. Jeff Fox served for 27 years in the field of criminal justice, 21 of which were with the Virginia State Police. He began his law enforcement career as a military policeman in the Army and served as a town police officer, trooper, sergeant, first sergeant, and lieutenant. He served as a field lieutenant with the state police and served as the assistant training director. He also served as the statewide incident management program manager for the Virginia Department of Transportation.


Jeff earned a master’s degree in criminal justice administration and an MBA degree with specialization in criminal justice. He earned a PhD in business administration with specialization in homeland security. He is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute Administrative Officers Course and the Virginia Commonwealth Management Institute. Jeff completed the Virginia State Police Academy, a Regional Criminal Justice Academy, and Military Police School.


Jeff has been teaching at various colleges and universities since 2001. He retired as the program coordinator and assistant professor for the Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness and Criminal Justice Cohort Programs for Virginia Commonwealth University. Jeff served as an assistant professor and chair of the Public Safety Adult Degree Completion Programs for a private college in Virginia. Jeff’s full-time job now is as public safety trainer/educator/consultant for his company called Fox – Public Safety Training, Educating, and Consulting. He has also written several books on the field of Criminal Justice including The Ultimate Guide to Excellent Teaching and Training – Face-to-Face and OnlineThe Ultimate Guide to Being a Great Police Officer, and The Ultimate Guide to Excellent Public Service Leadership and Management.

Relevant Government Agencies

Dept of Justice, State Government, County Government, City Government, Municipal Government, State & Local Government

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Thu, Jan 25, 2024, 1:00pm - 2:15pm ET

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