Journal Title: Safety & Emergency Services Journal     

Mission Statement: Safety & Emergency Services Journal is a Columbia Southern University sponsored online peer-reviewed academic journal. Academic articles are presented by scholar-practitioners who have extensive expertise in the fields of criminal justice, homeland security, fire science, emergency medical services, cyber security, occupational safety, and environmental management professions. 

Safety & Emergency Services Journal also features relevant, innovative, and emerging trends within the safety professional fields.

For questions or to send articles for consideration for publication, please send an email to csesjournaleditor@columbiasouthern.edu 

Submission Guidelines and Deadlines:


1000-4000 words in length (excluding references)

APA 7th edition format

Brief biography of author (Headshot, background, experience, education, etc.) 

Content must be relevant to Safety & Emergency Services professionals and academia

Deadlines: Safety & Emergency Services Journal peer-reviewed articles are published on a monthly basis. All articles for consideration in our publication must be submitted to Editor-in-Chief by the 20th of each month. Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editor have the right to revise the article as it relates to grammatical, APA 7th ed., and structural elements of the submission.

  1. Editor-in-Chief-Dr. Thomas J. Rzemyk

  2. Associate Editor-Professor Heather Winters

  3. CSES Website Chief Manager-Dr. Thomas Rzemyk

  4. Peer Review Team:

    • Criminal Justice/Corrections -Dr. Ashley French

    • Criminal Justice/Homeland Security-Dr. Joseph Moore

    • Criminal Justice/Homeland Security-Dr. Sherah Basham
    • Information Technology-Dr. Allyson Heisey

    • Emergency Management-Dr. David Milen