Edmond O'Brien

Edmond O'Brien

eobrien@worwic.edu
GH 202
410-572-8757
 

Classes

Fall D 2017

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MW @ 9:00—10:30 AM
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M @ 6:30—9:45 PM
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T @ 6:30—9:45 PM
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W @ 6:30—9:45 PM
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TTH @ 10:45 AM—12:15 PM

Office Hours

Fall D 2017

Mon. & Wed. 10:30 AM—11:30 PM
Mon. & Wed. 5:30—6:30 PM
Tuesday 9:30—10:45 AM
Tuesday 5:30—6:30 PM
Thursday 12:30—4:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM—4:30 PM
by appointment

Other Hours

 By appointment.

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Education

St. Pius X Prep, Uniondale, New York
September 1964 – June 1967

High School Diploma
Island Trees High School
Levittown, New York
September 1967 – June 1968

United States Coast Guard Academy
New London, Connecticut
June 1968 – May 1970

Defense Language Institute
East Coast Branch
Washington, DC
November 1970 – February 1972

Associate in Arts Degree
Liberal Arts
University of the State of New York
Albany, New York
December 14, 1973

Bachelors of Arts Degree
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland
May 15, 1976

Associate in Arts Degree in Law Enforcement
Wor-Wic Community College
Salisbury, Maryland
August 15, 1982

Masters Degree in Criminal Justice Leadership Program
New England College
Henniker, New Hampshire
32 credit hours completed

Work Experience

MILITARY TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Cadet, United States Coast Guard Academy,New London, Connecticut, June 1968 – May 1970, Discharged Honorably

Served in United States Army, U.S. Army Security Agency,National Security Agency, August 1970 – August 1973.

Completed Korean Basic Language Course, Defense Language TRAINING, Institute, Washington, DC – February 18, 1972

Completed Voice Intercept Operator Course (MOS: 98G2), U.S. Air Force Security Service School, Goodfellow AFB, Texas - May 9, 1972

Completed Electronic Countermeasures Course, U.S. Army Security Agency Training Center and School, Fort Devens, Massachusetts – August 3, 1972

Served in U.S. Army Security Agency field operations in Republic of South Korea, August 1972 – August 1973

Completed Non-commissioned Officer Education and Professional Development Program Basic Leadership Course, Camp Humphreys, Republic of South Korea - November 10, 1972

Member of Maryland Army National Guard, November 1982 – November 1994

Completion of Basic Military Police Course (MOS: 95B10), 2076th USAR School, Salisbury, Maryland

Completion of BTMS Platoon Trainer’s Workshop, U.S. Army
Readiness Group, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland – August 14, 1983

Completion of Northern Warfare Training Course, 20th Special Forces Group, 1st Special Forces, Camp Ripley, Minnesota – February 25, 1984

Completion of Reserve Component Non-commissioned Officers
Primary Leadership Development Court, Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania – February 7, 1987

Completion of Chemical Operations Specialist Training, IDT Phase (MOS: 54B10), 2071st USARF School, Owings Mills, Maryland

Completion of Operation and Unit Maintenance Course of the M8A1 Agent Automatic Alarm, 5th Regiment Armory, Baltimore, Maryland – March 11, 1989

Completion of Chemical Operations Specialist Reclassification Course (MOS: 54B20/30), 2073rd Reserve Forces School, Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania – June 16, 1989

Served in Republic of Panama in support of Operations Just Cause (overthrow of Panamanian Dictator Manual Noriega) – March 1990

Served in Middle East in support of Operation Desert Shield And Operations Desert Storm (Persian Gulf War) December 1990 – May 1991


LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Completed Maryland Police Minimum Standards Entrance LevelCurriculum conducted by the Maryland Police Training Commission – May 12, 1978

Completed Frances Lee Glessnar Seminar in Homicide Investigation conducted by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Baltimore, Maryland – April 27, 1979

Completed Seminar on Terrorism and Civil Disorders conducted by the New Jersey State Police – May 11, 1979

Completed a course in Law Enforcement of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Department of Justice – March 28, 1980, January 24, 1986

Completed a Law Enforcement Instructor Development Court conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Training School – October 17, 1980

Completed an In Service Training Course for Criminal Investigators conducted by the Eastern Shore Police Training Center – October 1 1980, and October 1, 1981

Completed a Police Supervision Course conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Training School – December 19, 1980

Completed a Seminar in Hostage Negotiations conducted by the Baltimore County, Maryland Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Training School – February 24, 1982, February 27, 1985, February 24, 1988

Completed a Noise Measurement Workshop conducted by the University of Maryland, Department of Mechanical Engineering Noise Technical Assistance Center – 1983

Completed a Safe Driving Course conducted by the Ocean City, Maryland Police Department – March, 1984, November 1992

Completed a course in While Collar Crime conducted by the Wilmington, Delaware Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Law Enforcement Officers Training School – January 29, 1986

Completed a course in Advanced Supervision for Law Enforcement Officers conducted by the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy – April 17, 1987

Completed a Seminar on Law Enforcement and the Diplomatic Community conducted by the Office of Protective Operations, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, U.S, Department of State – August 28, 1987

Completed a NCIC LOGON Screening Examination conducted by the Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS), Maryland State Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services – September 18, 1987

Completed a Practical Applications of Law Enforcement Course conducted by the Ocean City, Maryland Police Department – December 10, 1988

Completed a Narcotics Search and Interdiction for Ocean Containers Course conducted by the U.S. Customs Service, U.S. Department of the Treasury – March 9, 1989

Completed a Drug and Narcotics Investigation Seminar conducted by the University of Delaware – November 15, 1989

Completed a course in Death Investigation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Law Enforcement Officers Training School – June 28, 1991

Completed a Hostage Negotiations Seminar conducted by the Middle Atlantic Great lakes Organized Crime Law Enforcement Network (MAGLOCLEN) – October 30, 1991

Completed a Field training Officer Course conducted by the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy – March 13, 1992

Completed a Crime Prevention Seminar on Car Jacking conducted by Maryland Law Enforcement Officers, Inc. – November 17, 1992

Completed a Contemporary Drug and Legal Issues course conducted by the Bureau of Drug Enforcement, Maryland State Police – December 2, 1992

Completed a Defensive Driving and Emergency Driving course conducted by the eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy – December 4, 1992

Completed a Street Level Narcotics Enforcement for Police Officers course conducted by the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy – November 4, 1993

Completed a Supervision and Leadership Training Program conducted by the Ocean City Police Department – March 19, 1998

Completed a Explosives safety Awareness For Public safety Personnel Training Program conducted by the Ocean City Police Department – October 13, 1998

Completed a Interview and Interrogation Training Program conducted by the Ocean City Police Department – December 9, 1998

Completed a Hostage/Crisis Negotiation Training course conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation – March 10, 1999

Complete a Basic Course in Critical Incident Stress Management
conducted by the University of Maryland Baltimore County – September 15, 2000

Completed an Advanced Course in Critical Incident Stress Management conducted by the University of Maryland Baltimore County – October 20, 2000

Data Analyst for Planning Research Corporation (PRC), under contract to Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) US Department of Justice, 1975-1977

Police Officer, Ocean City Police Dept., 1978-2005

Adjunct Faculty, Criminal Justice Department, Wor-Wic Community College, 1982-2005

Instructor, Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy, 1982 - Present

Full Time Faculty, Criminal Justice Department, Wor-Wic Community College, 2005 - Present

Community Services / Committees

International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA)
American Legion
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Fraternal Order of Police
Police Emerald Society
Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS)
Dr. Samuel Mudd Society
Appalachian Trail Conservancy

Awards

MILITARY AWARDS

Certificate of Achievement, Headquarters, U.S. Army Security Agency, Republic of South Korea, for outstanding performance of duty – August 15, 1973

Certificate of Appreciation, Maryland National Guard, in recognition of outstanding service during flood relief in Crisfield, Maryland – April 27, 1984

Certificate of Appreciation, Maryland Army National Guard, 200th Military Police Company, for outstanding and professional performance as a BTMS Level I Instructor, Salisbury, Maryland – March 3, 1987

Certificate of Achievement, 200th Military Company, for exceptional performance and service during Operation Desert Storm – March 24, 1991

Awarded Army Commendation Medal, Department of the Army, for exceptionally meritorious service during Operation Desert Storm – April 29, 1991

Certificate of Achievement, 800th Military Police Brigade, for meritorious service during Operation Desert Storm – June 1, 1991

Certificate of Achievement from Lieutenant General William G. Pagonis, Department of the Army, U.S. Army Central Command, for contributions to Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, while in a hostile environment, which contributed to the destruction of the Iraqi Republican Guard and the liberation of the Emirate of Kuwait.


LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARDS

Citation ribbon from the Ocean City Police Department for the successful negotiation of a barricaded gunman incident – December 7, 1983

Citation ribbon from the Ocean City Police Department for the successful clearance of a homicide investigation – July, 1984

Commendation from Lt. Jeffrey Kelchner of the Ocean City Police Department for the compilation of a Town of Ocean City Municipal Code for police officers – June 13, 1987

Citation ribbon from the Ocean City Police Department for the successful negotiation of a hostage incident – November 16, 1989

Commendation from Sgt. Gary Holtzman of the Ocean City Police Department for clearance of a Howard Johnson Hotel safe burglary, which resulted in the recovery of stolen currency and three arrests – November 25, 1991

Commendation from Chief David Massey of te Ocean City Police Department for the successful investigation of a homicide and fatal police shooting – August 1992

Officer Of The Year Award from the Town of Ocean City Neighborhood Watch Groups – November 23, 1992

Commendation from Sgt. Michael Colbert of the Ocean City Police Department for locating an involved kitchen fire and the removal of a sleeping subject from a smoke filled building – October 9, 1995

Commendation from Lt. C. Bruce Spangler of the Ocean City Police Department for the multiple clearance of 14 thefts from autos and 5 burglaries – March 25, 1996

Commendation from Lt. Kevin Kirstein of the Ocean City Police Department for the clearance of a strong armed robbery – June 16, 1996

Commendation from Chief David Massey of the Ocean City Police Department for the clearance of an aggravated assault in which the victim had been pistol whipped – July 23, 1997

Commendation from Chief David Massey of the Ocean City Police Department for the coordination of a Plainclothes Unit – July 23, 1997

Commendation from Chief David Massey of the Ocean City Police Department for high maintenance of equipment and personnel during a staff inspection – August 26, 1997

Commendation from Sgt. Kathleen Braeuninger of the Ocean City Police Department for the arrest of a suspect wanted for assault on a police officer, and a second arrest for suspect wanted for a domestic assault – November 7, 1997

Commendation from Capt. Eugene Parker of the Ocean City Police Department for my supervision of the Town of Ocean City’s Annual Springfest event – May 18, 1998

Commendation from Chief David Massey of the Ocean City Police Department for the recovery of a stolen auto and the clearance of an armed robbery – July 29, 1998

Commendation from Chief David Massey of the Ocean City Police Department for the arrest of two suspects wanted for an aggravated assault – July 12, 1999

Commendation from Chief David Massey of the Ocean City Police Department for the clearance and arrest of a suspect wanted for an aggravated assault – July 15, 1999

Commendation from Sgt. Brian Cardamone of the Ocean City Police Department for the successful negotiation and recovery of a suicidal subject who was threatening to jump from the Harry W. Kelly Memorial Bridge – December 25, 1999

Commendation from Lt. Gregory Guiton of the Ocean City Police Department for the my traffic direction duties during a massive traffic jam in the Inlet Lot on Memorial Day Weekend – July 17, 2000

Commendation from Lt. Gregory Guiton of the Ocean City Police Department for the completion of a Mid Term Performance Review evaluations of all shift personnel – July 22, 2000

Commendation from Sgt. Gary Holtzman of the Ocean City Police Department for the clearance of a residential burglary and auto theft – November 15, 2000

Commendation from Sgt. Gary Holtzman of the Ocean City Police Department for the clearance of four thefts from auto, the recovery of stolen property, and the recovery of a stolen moped – November 15, 2000

Commendation from Lt. Albert Warner of the Ocean City Police Department for the supervision and clearance of a strong armed robbery investigation – July 30, 2001

Commendation from Lt. Albert Warner of the Ocean City Police Department for the supervision of a Transit Police Unit and Plainclothes Police Unit – August 1, 2001

Commendation from Chief David Massey of the Ocean City Police Department for the apprehension of a suspect wanted for numerous residential and commercial burglaries – August 16, 2001

Commendation from Lt. John Rigoulot of the Ocean City Police Department for the supervision of a first degree rape investigation and successful clearance, which resulted in the clearance of two other attempted rapes in the Wilmington, Delaware area – December 16, 2001

Commendation from Lt. John Rigoulot of the Ocean City Police for the supervision of the Patrol Division Night Shift – February 5, 2002

Commendation from Lt. John Rigoulot of the Ocean City Police Department for the supervision of a strong armed robbery investigation which resulted in the identification and arrest of three suspects – July 8, 2002

Certified Instructor by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission from 1982 - Present


CIVILIAN AWARDS

Maryland Police Training Commission Instructor of the Year Award - 2007

Wicomico County Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award - 2012

Rotary Clubs of Wicomico County Hero Award - 2017

Additional Information

I look forward to working with you this semester to meet your educational goals. Please feel free to contact me should you have any questions or concerns. I will try to help you in any way that I can.