Published on September 12th, 2018 | by University Communications


Criminal Justice Speaker Series continues April 3

Saint Leo University is offering its 2018-2019 Criminal Justice Speaker Series for the public, students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The events are a great opportunity for those who are serving or interested in law enforcement or criminal justice.  

The university is hosting this event at the Ocala Education Center, 1930 S.W. 38th Ave., Ocala, FL 34474.

The session 4th, 5th, and 6th Amendment Issues for Law Enforcement will be taught by attorney Jack Jordan. He is a former homicide investigator, legal counsel for the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office and a member of the U.S Supreme Court bar. From 1 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday April 3, he will discuss how courts are ruling on legal cases involving the 4th, 5th, and 6th Amendments.

Additional sessions in the series include:

  • Where’s the Evidence?, from 1 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, October 3, 2018. This training is by Saint Leo University’s instructor of criminal justice, Charlotte F. Braziel who will discuss the collection and analysis of forensic evidence. (story)
  • Testifying Made Easy, from 1 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, December 5, 2018. The speaker is Dr. Christine Sereni-Massinger, retired judge and associate professor of criminal justice at Saint Leo University. This seminar focuses on preparing law enforcement officers to effectively testify in court. (story)
  • Stress Management for Law Enforcement, from 1 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, February 5, 2019. This seminar is by Elaine Terenzi, retired chief U.S probation officer. She will discuss stress management and resilience training for law enforcement officers. (story)

RSVP: email  or call: (352) 671-3391.

For more information or special accommodations, contact Rena Thomas at or call (352) 671-3391.

The views expressed during this event are those of the speaker/presenter and do not necessarily represent the views of the university.

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