Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A. California State University,
M.S. California Coast University
Professor Rushmeyer has a broad and varied professional background in the criminal justice field. He has served as public safety officer, lieutenant, captain, and deputy chief for a municipal public safety department. In his positions, he has been responsible for a variety of administrative, leadership, and field responsibilities. He has extensive experience working with community agencies and organizations, conducting departmental research, and planning bureau activities. In addition, he has been active in professional development activities including completing a number of POST certifications and leadership training. Professor Rushmeyer also has extensive experience in the recruitment, selection, and training of new officers.
At California Coast University, Professor Rushmeyer is a professor in the School of Criminal Justice and an active member of the curriculum development team.
Areas of Specialization
- Criminological Theory
- Criminal Justice Administration
- Law Enforcement
- Community Relations