Associate Dean and Professor of Criminal
College of Professional Studies
Staten Island Campus
Bent Hall Room 442
Queens, NY 11439
B.S., St. John’s University
M.A., and Ph.D. Sam Houston State University
Dr. James O’Keefe served with distinction as the Director of
Training for the New York City Police Department (Ret.) and also
served as various assignments as a police officer and police
administrator for the Houston (TX) Police Department. Dr.
O’Keefe is a professional police consultant and has authored
numerous scholarly publications. He has also been the
recipient of several professional and academic honors and awards
over his career.