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Lecturer, Criminal Justice and Intelligence Studies
Coordinator, Undergradute Criminal Justice Program

Contact InformationPictured is Christine Secilia, CJIS full-time lecturer. Photo by Brandy Richey


  • Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice, Point Park University
  • Master of Science, Criminal Justice Administration, Point Park University
  • Act 120 Certification, Allegheny County Police Academy

Courses Taught

  • Intro to Criminal Justice
  • Ethics
  • History of Organized Crime
  • Fraud Investigations
  • Sex Crime Investigations
  • Transnational Crime 
  • Criminal Law and Procedures
  • Criminal Evidence
  • Professional Ethics
  • Criminal Profiling
  • Evolution of Policing


Christine Secilia, M.S., has 14 years of law enforcement experience, including six years as a sergeant. Secilia also worked with DANET (Allegheny County District Attorney's Narcotics Enforcement Team) in undercover narcotics investigations. She has been recognized in a variety of areas such as high risk search warrant completions. Additionally, Secilia has served as an evidence room supervisor, Megan's Law liaison, taser trainer and more. For eight years, she has taught college students who are pursuing careers in the criminal justice field.

Professional Memberships

  • American Federation of Teachers CCAC Local 2067
  • United Steelworkers Union District 10, Local 1088

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