Associate ProfessorKristin Walters

Office: BIS 536
Phone: (231) 591-2452
E-mail: [email protected]

Education
Ph.D. in Public Administration- Western Michigan University 2016
Ferris State University,   M.S. - Criminal Justice Administration
Ferris State University, B.S. - Criminal Justice 

Experience
24 years of Law Enforcement experience.   I started my career as a Community College Public Safety Officer.   I next spent over 19 years with the Grand Rapids, MI Police Department.   While at GRPD, I held positions as patrol office/police paramedic; Major Case Team Investigator; Police Sergeant, serving in the following assignments: Internal Affairs, Patrol, Field Training Officer supervisor, and Traffic Unit; and Police Lieutenant serving as a Patrol Unit Watch Commander and a Service Area Administrative Lieutenant.   I next spent 4 years with the Kissimmee, Florida Police Department as a Deputy Police Chief responsible for Recruitment and Training, Communications, Professional Standards, including Internal Affairs and Accreditation, Records, and Financial Service.

Research                     
Police stress and women in policing

Professional Interests
ACJS, ASC, NAWLEE