Nick Lion

Nick Lion

Nick Lion

Graduate Lecturer

Nicholas "Nick" Lion is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Criminology, Law, and Society. He currently serves as a lieutenant with the City of Alexandria, Virginia Police Department.

Nick has been with the Alexandria Police Department since 2005, spending a large portion of his career in the Vice/Narcotics Section of the Criminal Investigations Division. Since being promoted in 2013, he has supervised the Vice/Narcotics Section, Internal Investigations Unit, and K-9 Unit.

In August 2021, Nick was promoted to the rank of lieutenant and currently serves as the Field Operations Bureau, Evening Shift Patrol Commander. 

Courses Taught

CRIM 410-001: Criminal Investigations


BA (Political Science): Bethany College, Bethany, West Virginia 00-04

MA I/O Psychology (in progress): George Mason University 20-present