Criminal Justice Management, Leadership, Public Policy, Public Administration, Incident Command Coordination, Traffic Safety, Use of Force
Robert "Bob" Blakley is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Criminology, Law, and Society. Mr. Blakley has over 23 years of experience in law enforcement, leading people and projects, and currently serves as a Deputy Chief of Police for one of the largest police departments in the region. Mr. Blakley has a held a wide variety of assignments in law enforcement, to include Patrol, Special Weapons and Tactics, Civil Disturbance Unit, Crash Reconstruction Detective, Patrol Supervisor, Major Crimes Investigations, Internal Affairs, Information Technology, District Station Commander, and Patrol Bureau Commander. Mr. Blakley has also served in administrative roles, to include providing oversight over police facilities, police vehicle fleet, property and evidence facility, and more. Mr. Blakley also provides instruction in leadership to law enforcement organizations across North America.
MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, George Mason University
BACHELOR OF APPLIED STUDIES, Human Resources Management (Minor in Leadership), University of Richmond, Summa Cum Laude