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Faculty

John M. Claffey

Professor of Criminal Justice
Education:
A.S., Springfield Technical Community College
B.S., Westfield State College
J.D., Western New England College
Office: Herman 200E
413-782-1796

Professor Claffey has been a member of the Criminal Justice faculty at Western New England University since 2000.  He is former sergeant with the Springfield, MA Police Department, the retired Director of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Municipal Police Academy,  and a 1995 graduate of the Western New England University School of Law.

INTERESTS

Criminal Law

Police Administration and Operations

Courts and the Judicial Process

Ethics in Policing

COURSES TAUGHT

Criminal Law

Criminal Procedure

Constitutional Issues in Criminal Justice

Evidence

The Judicial Process

Ethical Decision Making in Criminal Justice