Dr. Thomas Jurkanin

Associate Professor

Dr. Thomas Jurkanin
615-898-2264
Room 212, Jones Hall (JH)
MTSU Box 238, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., Southern Illinois University (1984)
  • M.A., University of Illinois, Springfield (1980)
  • B.A., University of Illinois, Springfield (1976)

Areas of Expertise

Police in Society
Police Leadership, Management and Training
Police Ethics
Criminal Theory

Biography

Professional Experience
Dr. Jurkanin has over 41 years of experience in the criminal justice field.

Dr. Jurkanin served 17 years as (state agency) Executive Director of the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board. In this capacity he oversaw statewide training for 40,000 law enforcement and correctional officers; administered eight academies; and was founder and Director of the Illinois Law Enforcement Executive Institute.

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Professional Experience
Dr. Jurkanin has over 41 years of experience in the criminal justice field.

Dr. Jurkanin served 17 years as (state agency) Executive Director of the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board. In this capacity he oversaw statewide training for 40,000 law enforcement and correctional officers; administered eight academies; and was founder and Director of the Illinois Law Enforcement Executive Institute.

Publications
Dr. Jurkanin is currently Editor in Chief of the Law Enforcement Executive Forum. He is the author and/or editor of four books on policing, and numerous journal articles.

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