Richard Reyes
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Richard Reyes is an adjunct professor in the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, with a doctorate in Education Leadership, Management and Policy from Seton Hall University. He completed his doctoral dissertation on the subject of “School Shootings and Principals’ Perception of Armed Personnel in an Education Setting.”

Dr. Reyes has been an instructor in the following courses: Police Management, Investigative Function, Patrol Function, Police Studies, Criminal Justice in Eastern Europe, Forensic Science, Juvenile Delinquency, New Jersey Criminal Law, Police Community Relations, Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Crisis Intervention, Psychology and Abnormal Psychology.

Dr. Reyes has been a police officer with the Paterson Police Department for 28 years, where he is currently a Captain of Detectives. Throughout his career, he has conducted Major Crimes Investigations to include, Homicides, Robberies, Shootings etc.

Presently Dr. Reyes and the Paterson Police Department are working with Prof. David M. Kennedy of the National Network for Safe Communities, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, on implementing strategic policies to lower homicides and non-fatal shootings throughout the City of Paterson, NJ.

Scholarly Work

Reyes, R. (2002, March 3). Age, economy cause rise in crime. The Herald News, p. A15.

Reyes, R. (2001, September 23). During a crisis, are we blessed? The Herald News, p. C6.

Reyes, R. (2000, December 10). Put police and firefighters pension funds in a lock box. The Herald News, A17.

Reyes, R. (2000, April 30). Society must claim responsibility for the children. The Herald News, A11. 

Reyes, R. (2000, March 26). Paterson voters get to see a fresh face in city politics. The Herald News, A13.

Reyes, R. (2000, January 9). One police officer remains a hero for our century. The Herald News, A15.

Reyes, R. (1999, December 31). People of Vieques have rights. The Herald News, A11.

Reyes, R. (1999 September 28). Keep drugs from taking control of peoples lives. The Herald News, A17.

Reyes, R. (1999, October 24). Paterson detective embodies spirit of public service. The Herald News, A15.

Reyes, R. (1999, September 19). It's always a cold scene at the site of a homicide. The Herald News, A13.

Reyes, R. (1998, May 21). Support for students of Indonesia. The Record.