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Robert J. Diemer, Ph.D.

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    Robert J. Diemer, Ph.D.

    Professor, Director- Department of Public Safety Administration

    Dr. Robert J. Diemer is a tenured, full-professor, Director for the Department of Public Safety Administration for Saint Leo University, and a retired career law enforcement officer with over 43 years of varied investigative experience. Dr. Diemer has extensive knowledge in the area of undercover operations, drug enforcement investigations, aviation policing and Tribal policing. Dr. Diemer is also an expert witness in Federal Court in surveillance and undercover operations. Dr. Diemer was also responsible for managing and coordinating the operations of the Florida Department of Environmental Protections Environmental Terrorism Response Team and is nationally recognized for his law enforcement experience; guest lectures throughout the United States.


    • Associate of Arts and a Bachelor of Arts from Saint Leo University
    • Master of Education from National Louis University
    • Doctor of Philosophy with a Specialization in Criminology and Social Psychology from The Union Institute

    Courses Taught

    • CRJ 530 Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice Administration
    • CRJ 535 Management of Human Resources in Criminal Justice Agencies
    • CRJ 540 Planning and Financial Management in Criminal Justice Agencies
    • CRJ 555 Information Resource Management for Criminal Justice Management
    • CRJ 560 Public Policy Making in Criminal Justice
    • CRJ 565 Leadership Applications in Criminal Justice
    • CRJ 570 Future Studies in Criminal Justice
    • CRJ 575 Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice Administration
    • CRJ 590 Applied Project in Criminal Justice Administration
    • CRJ 581 Impact of Terrorism on Homeland Security
    • CRJ 582 Management of Critical Incident Operations
    • CRJ 583 Risk Identification and Assessment
    • CRJ 584 Psychological Aspects of Critical Incidents
    • CRJ 510 Criminal Sexual Behaviors
    • CRJ 512 Investigative Methodologies of Violence
    • CRJ 562 Environmental Crimes
    • CRJ 571 Causes & Control Juvenile Delinquency
    • CRJ 501 Terrorism in Israel
    • CRJ 502 Hostage Negotiations Phase I & II
    • CRJ 503 Preventing Terrorist Attacks