Steven S. Schuchart

Instructor Steve Schuchart

Visiting Assistant Professor

204F Thesken Hall
513-727-3229
schuchss@MiamiOH.edu

Professor Schuchart served for 35 years in law enforcement, retiring as an Assistant Chief of Police. During his police career, he also served as an Assessment Team Member for the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), Terrorism Liaison Officer, and as a member of the Ohio Chief of Police Education Committee. He is a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, where he was awarded the Franklin Kreml Leadership Award, the Police Executive Leadership College, the FBI National Academy (Session 200), and he is a Certified Law Enforcement Executive. Professor Schuchart has been an adjunct instructor for the University of Cincinnati.

Education

  • M.S., Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati
  • B.S., Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati

Teaching

  • Introduction to the Criminal Justice System (CJS 101)
  • Homeland Security and Critical Incident Management (CJS 276)
  • Writing in Criminal Justice (CJS 282)

Research area and interests

Professor Schuchart’s research interests center on terrorism, policing in communities, police organization and management, and police effectiveness.

Publications

  • Marketing Police Departments. Ohio Chiefs Magazine, 1996.
  • A Review of Good Cop/Bad Cop: Mass Media and the Cycle of Police Reform. Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, Vol 13 (1), 2006.
  • A Review of John the Painter: Terrorist of the American Revolution. Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, Vol 13 (2), 2006.
  • A Review of Defending Mohammad: Justice on Trial. Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, Vol 13 (1), 2006.

Professional Affiliations

  • Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police
  • FBI National Academy Associates Alumni

Community Involvement

  • Ohio Valley Camera Club