College of Safety & Emergency Services
Dr. Jamie Gauthier
Jamie Gauthier, Ph.D., MSCJ, MBA/Public Admin, CHPP, is a 23-year law enforcement professional working for a police agency and prosecutor’s office in the state of California. Dr. Gauthier worked in senior security management in the private sector for nearly a decade prior to his law enforcement career. Dr. Gauthier is a professor of criminal justice and homeland security in the College of Safety and Emergency Services at Columbia Southern University and is the Program Director for Homeland Security at Waldorf University where he teaches criminal justice and homeland security. Dr. Gauthier is a Part-Time Lecturer in Security and Intelligence Studies at Northeastern University. Dr. Gauthier was part of the original team at Henley-Putnam University, prior to obtaining their national accreditation (DEAC), and when they were originally called California University of Protection and Intelligence Management, holding the position of Adjunct Professor of Strategic Security and Assistant Dean of Student Services. Dr. Gauthier is a Certified Homeland Protection Professional (CHPP) through the National Sheriff’s Association Institute for Homeland Security. Dr. Gauthier earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management and Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Public Administration from Columbia Southern University, a Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) with a concentration in Leadership from Northeastern University, and Ph.D. in Criminal Justice and Homeland Security from Liberty University, graduating with high distinction.
Abstract Accreditation in campus law enforcement agencies is a symbol of professionalism in the industry. Accreditation requires a voluntary approach to implementing industry standards, policies, procedures, and best practices...