Published on September 12th, 2018 | by University Communications


Criminal Justice Speaker Series continues, February 5

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 Stress Management for Law Enforcement will be taught by Elaine Terenzi. She is a retired chief U.S Probation officer and has extensive experience as a consultant, teacher, trainer, and facilitator. She has been and adjunct professor for several colleges, and she currently serves on the Board of Bar Examiners on behalf of the Florida Supreme Court. From 1 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, February 5, she will discuss stress management and resilience training for law enforcement officers. 

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)
  • 4th, 5th, and 6th Amendment Issues for Law Enforcement, from 1 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, 2019. The speaker is attorney, Jack Jordan. With more than 45 years of law enforcement experience, he will inform on the recent legal cases involving the 4th, 5th, and 6th Amendments. (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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