Criminal Justice News

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Justice Academy

The March 1, 2014, episode of American Heroes Radio features a conversation with Judge Hal Campbell, Ph.D., the Executive Director of the Justice Academy.

Program Date:  March 1, 2014
Program Time: 1500 hours, PACIFIC
Topic: Justice Academy

About the Justice Academy
The Justice Academy is a division of the Accrediting Commission for Law and Justice Education ( which is a non-profit organization tasked with the mission of providing the law and justice professions with a wide range of educational support and services. The Justice Academy serves as a repository and portal for instructional programs and specialized training materials that are produced by law enforcement agencies, prosecutors, and the courts from throughout the nation and makes these educational assets available to the general law enforcement community, at no charge. The intention of this service is to support professional development, personal advancement, and departmental competency of the law and justice community, as well as to serve as a mechanism for the proliferation of exemplary training resources nationwide.

About the Guest
Judge Hal Campbell has been affiliated with law and justice education for over thirty years. He holds the title of Professor Emeritus from the California State University and has served as a member of the law and justice faculty for several national level universities including Course Chair of Criminal Law and Justice Studies for the University of Maryland. Dr. Campbell received his Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University in 1983 and specializes in the areas of public law and policy, criminal justice administration, criminology, and research methods/analysis. He was appointed to the bench by the Supreme Court of the State of Montana, Commission on Courts of Limited Jurisdiction as Sub-Judge of Justice and City Courts for Richland County, Montana. He is a retired veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, holding both sworn and civilian management positions during his affiliation with the department.

About the Watering Hole
The Watering Hole is police slang for a location cops go off-duty to blow off steam and talk about work and life.  Sometimes funny; sometimes serious; but, always interesting.
About the Host
Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster was a sworn member of the Los Angeles Police Department for 24 years.  He retired in 2003 at the rank of Lieutenant.  He holds a bachelor’s from the Union Institute and University in Criminal Justice Management and a Master’s Degree in Public Financial Management from California State University, Fullerton; and, has completed his doctoral course work. Raymond E. Foster has been a part-time lecturer at California State University, Fullerton and Fresno; and is currently a Criminal Justice Department chair, faculty advisor and lecturer with the Union Institute and University.  He has experience teaching upper division courses in law enforcement, public policy, law enforcement technology and leadership.  Raymond is an experienced author who has published numerous articles in a wide range of venues including magazines such as Government Technology, Mobile Government, Airborne Law Enforcement Magazine, and Police One.  He has appeared on the History Channel and radio programs in the United States and Europe as subject matter expert in technological applications in law enforcement.

Program Contact Information
Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.), MPA

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