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MACJA Adjunct Faculty Member Receives Lifelong Achievement Award

MACJA Adjunct Faculty Member Receives Lifelong Achievement Award

Jim Sewell, PhD, received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Tampa Bay Area Police Chiefs Association on January 13, 2016. Dr. Sewell has spent the last 40 years in a variety of local and state law enforcement leadership positions. He retired as the Assistant Commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and now serves as a law enforcement consultant and as an adjunct professor in CBCS' MACJA program designed for criminal justice professionals. Dr. Sewell has published a number of books and journal articles on law enforcement management and law enforcement stress throughout his long career. A graduate of Florida State University, Dr. Sewell is also a graduate of the Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute Chief Executive Seminar and the FBI National Academy. Dr. Sewell also is a Life Member of both the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Florida Police Chiefs Association. He remains engaged with the larger Tampa Bay community, serving on a number of charitable association boards of directors in the Tampa area, as well as being active in the Tampa Bay Area Chiefs Association, which spans 7 counties and over 60 law enforcement agencies.