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Professor, Police Academy Commander
B.A., Ohio State University
Primary areas of instruction are patrol tactics, terrorism, and criminology related courses. Over 30 years of professional law enforcement experience; currently serving as a Sergeant with the Baltimore, OH Police Department. OPOTC certified Police Academy Commander.
Associate Professor, Police Academy Commander
M.S., Central Michigan University; B.S., Ohio State University
Primary areas of instruction are investigations, community relations, and human relations related courses. Retired Sergeant with the Columbus Police Department with over 25 years of law enforcement experience; OPOTC certified Police Academy Commander.
Instructor, Distance Learning Lead
PhD (ABD), Capella University ; M.S.C.J., Tiffin University ; B.S., Ohio University
Primary areas of instruction include corrections, probation/parole, and criminology related courses. Prior experience serving as an Adult Probation Officer with Franklin County Court of Common Pleas; serves as the program's lead instructor for distance learning courses.
Instructor, Program Coordinator, Police Academy Commander
M.S., Tiffin University; B.A., Mt. Vernon Nazarene University
Primary areas of instruction include investigations, corrections, legal and human relations related courses. Prior experience includes serving as a Deputy, Detective & Sergeant for the Licking County Sheriff's Office in Newark, OH. OPOTC certified Academy Commander for both Police & Corrections Academies; serves as the Program Coordinator for criminal justice technology.
Chair of Justice and Safety Programs
M.S.C.J. Troy University; B.A., Clemson University
McCombs chairs the Criminal Justice, Paralegal Studies, Emergency Medical Service, and Fire Science Programs within the Justice and Safety Department. Professionally, he has worked as an Emergency Medical Technician and a Law Enforcement Officer. He has taught many courses that are Criminal Justice related including online courses.