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Peter Massey


Phone: (727) 873-4317
Office: USFSP - HWH 216E
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Curriculum Vitae

Peter Massey started his career at the Hamden, CT Department of Police Services rising to the rank of Detective. During his career, he was assigned to the Patrol, Detective and Identification Divisions where he earned four Letters of Recognition, eight Certificates of Commendation and two Unit Citations, and became a POSTC certified instructor. He retired in July 2003 after more than twenty years to become the Training Coordinator for the National Crime Scene Training and Technology Center at the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science. During his tenure as Training Coordinator, he was responsible for offering hundreds of advanced training courses to the law enforcement community. Over his seventeen years at the University of New Haven he had taught a multitude of courses in Forensic Science and Criminal Justice and was a Lecturer in the Forensic Science Department, and the Coordinator of the Undergraduate Forensic Science Program, responsible for more than 650 students. Peter received his MSc degree from the University of New Haven in Forensic Science-Criminalistics and is currently ABD working toward his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice-Investigative Sciences. He is currently a Professor of Instruction at the University of South Florida at St. Petersburg.