Dr. Zachary Lechette, Ph.D.

Dr. Zachary Lechette, Ph.D.
Dr. Zachary Lechette, Ph.D.
Part-time Lecturer,
Criminal Justice

Meet Dr. Zachary Lechette, Ph.D.

Has been preparing criminal justice students for their future work in law enforcement and homeland security.

A career law enforcement officer, he currently serves as the Public Safety Director, Chief of Police & Fire Services, for a local North Carolina municipality. He has extensive law enforcement experience and teaches several professional development courses and training classes to law enforcement officers, including Basic Law Enforcement Training.

“The police are the public and the public are the police; the police being only members of the public who are paid to give full-time attention to duties which are incumbent on every citizen in the interests of community welfare and existence.” – Sir Robert Peel

Examples of classes taught by Dr. Zachary Lechette, Ph.D.:

  • Law Enforcement in the U.S.
  • Research Methods
  • Homeland Security
  • Ph.D. Criminal Justice, Nova Southeastern University
  • MS Criminal Justice, Fayetteville State University
  • BA Criminology, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • Law Enforcement Operations
  • Use of Force
  • Officer Discretion
  • Public Safety Management

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