Shahram Fard, “Harmless Change Agent,” Police Chief Online, January 22, 2020
Shahram Fard is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Criminology, Law, and Society. Mr. Fard's 27-year law enforcement career includes service with the Alexandria Police Department, where he attained the Deputy Chief of Police rank. After retiring from the Alexandria Police Department, Mr. Fard was appointed Chief Deputy with the Alexandria Sheriff's Office, where he leads the Judicial Services & Special 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 an 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 (Session 262), the Police Executive Research Forum's Senior Management Institute for Police (Session 70), and the DEA Drug Unit Commanders Academy (Session 72).
Visiting Executive Law Enforcement Fellow - International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
CRIM 425 - Criminal Justice Management
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.
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"