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Max Bromley, Ed.D.

Associate Professor Emeritus & MACJA Director

Phone: (813) 974-7281
Office: SOC 325
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Curriculum Vitae

Max L. Bromley is Associate Professor Emeritus in the Department of Criminology and Director of the Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Administration Program (designed specifically for criminal justice practitioners) at the University of South Florida. The MACJA program by May of 2023 will have graduated 350 practitioners from 80 criminal justice agencies.

Prior to becoming a fulltime faculty member, Dr. Bromley served as the Associate Director of Public Safety at USF and worked in the criminal justice field for almost 25 years. He served on the statewide task force that established the first set of law enforcement accreditation standards for Florida. Dr. Bromley was also the Chairperson for USF’s taskforce on campus security following the terrorist attack on September 11th.

Dr. Bromley co-authored the textbook Crime and Justice in America, 6th edition. He also co-edited Hospital and College Security Liability and was the senior co-author of College Crime Prevention and Personal Safety Awareness. In addition, he has written dozens of scholarly articles, book chapters and technical documents on a variety of campus crimes and campus policing issues. Dr. Bromley assisted the U.S. Bureau of Justice statistics in developing and implementing the first national survey of campus law enforcement agencies. More recently Dr. Bromley has also been involved in research on community policing. His articles have appeared in Policing, Police Quarterly, Criminal Justice Policy Review, and Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. Dr. Bromley also wrote Department Self-Study: A Guide for Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, which is used at over 1,000 institutions of higher education.

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