CINCINNATI/LOS ANGELES - To support its growing criminal justice management programs, Union Institute & University’s Los Angeles and Sacramento Academic Centers have hired several site coordinators for new CJM sites in San Mateo County, Stanislaus County, Orange County, San Bernardino, and the Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.
|Sergeant Glenn Paul Cadwell in his office|
“The site coordinators, faculty, and our learners are excited to have the opportunity to participate in the CJM program at the sites,” said Dr. Pastores-Palffy. “The site coordinators are fully committed to seeing their fellow law enforcement officers obtain that elusive undergraduate degree. It has been a great pleasure working with them. I appreciate them for helping get the sites off the ground and looking forward to their help in making them flourish.”
Meet the new California CJM Site Coordinators:
Sergeant Glenn Paul Cadwell
Site Coordinator Stanislaus County
Sergeant William J. McGovern
Site Coordinator Orange County
Sergeant William J. McGovern is a 24-year member of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. He currently serves as the Supervisor of the OCSD Motor Unit and is assigned to the City of Mission Viejo. He manages the day to day operations of the City’s traffic enforcement detail which serves a population of over 100,000 residents and is responsible for the ongoing training of the Department’s 30 Motorcycle Deputies who provide traffic enforcement in 10 different contract cities in Orange County. As a collateral duty, Sergeant McGovern served as both a Deputy and Sergeant on the Mounted Enforcement Unit (Equestrian) and Major Accident Reconstruction Team for over 14 years.
Sergeant McGovern holds a BA in economics from UC Irvine and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix . He is a graduate of California’s POST Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute.
Debra Kirk, retired lieutenant
Kirk is a 20-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) where she worked a variety of assignments including patrol operations, investigations, Internal Affairs and the Police Commission. During her career she held the ranks of police officer, detective, sergeant and lieutenant. She earned a BA in criminal justice from Union Institute & University in 1996. She resides in Castaic, CA with her husband, a career LAPD sergeant.