Shahram Fard

Shahram Fard

Shahram Fard

Adjunct Faculty

Shahram Fard is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Criminology, Law, and Society. Mr. Fard's 28-year law enforcement career includes service with the Alexandria Police Department, where he attained the rank of Deputy Chief of Police, and with the Alexandria Sheriff's Office, where he served as a Chief Deputy over the Judicial & Field Operations Bureau. 

Mr. Fard is an independent law enforcement Subject Matter Expert consultant, experienced in working with the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Community-Oriented Policing Services. Mr. Fard serves as the appointed Co-Chair of the IACP Police Administration Committee and a past appointed member of The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, as well as an invited member of the IACP Policy Center Workgroups on Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct, Police Facilities Planning, Bias-Free Policing, Pregnancy, Technology, and Police Training Facilities.

Mr. Fard is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, the Police Executive Research Forum's Senior Management Institute for Police, and the DEA Drug Unit Commanders Academy.

Selected Publications

Grants and Fellowships

Visiting Executive Law Enforcement Fellow - International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)

Courses Taught

CRIM 425 - Criminal Justice Management 

CRIM 410 - Criminal Investigations



M.S. (Organizational Leadership), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
B.S. (Organizational Leadership), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Certificate (Criminal Justice Education), University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
C.P.M. (Certified Public Manager), George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Recent Presentations

June 2019 - Pigeon Forge, TN - National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) Conference – “Facilitating conversations between law enforcement and students” 

October 2018 - Orlando, FL - International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference - Overview of IACP’s International Education and Leadership Services.

April 2018 - São Paulo, Brazil - International Traffic Safety Conference "Implementation of Vision Zero Traffic Safety Plan in Alexandria, VA"