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Jim Dozier


  • Ph.D. Behavioral Science, University of Texas, HSC Houston (1996)
  • J.D. South Texas College of Law (1982)
  • M.Ed. Master of Education, University of Houston (1978)
  • B.S. Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University (1971)


Office: C-217
Phone: (936) 294-4819

Areas of Expertise:
Police Leadership and Management, Security


Dr. Dozier was appointed Associate Professor Fall 2006. Drawing on his 38-year professional career in local, state and federal law enforcement, he specializes in Policing, Law, and Security. Dozier also serves as coordinator of the College's Internship Program.

Dozier most recently served as Executive Director of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCLEOSE). During his professional career he has been a Houston Police officer and a Special Agent with the D.E.A. He also served as the Montgomery County Attorney (1985-1992) and Assistant District Attorney for the 9th Judicial District (1982-1984, 1992-1994).

Reflecting on the internet-based training for Texas law enforcement officers, which developed over his tenure as Executive Director of TCLOESE, Dozier submitted a professional publication, "Distance Education-The Texas Experience," to the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training. He is also presented, "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, The Internet and Criminal Justice," for the International Police and Academic Conference, "Internet: Social and Security Impacts," November, 2006 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Dr. Dozier has made more than 50 professional presentations and has been keynote speaker of over 80 law enforcement events.

Dozier is a Member of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation Board of Directors who meet quarterly to review, discuss, and accredit (if applicable) submissions from federal law enforcement training academies and programs.

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