Shamus Smith

Shamus Smith

Shamus Smith
Adjunct Lecturer
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Shamus Smith has been teaching in the Department of Law, Police Science, and Criminal Justice Administration since 2011.  He previously worked as an Assistant Inspector General for the New York City Department of Investigation, Office of the Inspector General for the NYPD.  He was also a police officer for the NYPD for over 10 years.  Shamus holds a Master of Philosophy in Criminal Justice from CUNY Graduate Center, a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice from John Jay College, and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of the Pacific.  He is currently a doctoral candidate in the PhD program at the Graduate Center / John Jay College.  In addition to his academic pursuits, he continues to serve in the New Jersey Army National Guard, and has formerly served in the United States Marine Corps.

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Criminal Justice / Crime Prevention & Reduction
Law Enforcement / Policing / Police-Community Relations
Sexual Violence / Intimate Partner Violence
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