Faculty - Ronald W. Glensor
Ronald W. Glensor is a retired Assistant Chief of the Reno Police Department, Nevada. He has more than 34 years of policing experience and has commanded the Department's Patrol, Administration and Detective divisions.
Dr. Glensor is recognized internationally for his work in community policing and has provided assistance to more than 750 agencies throughout the U.S., Canada, Australia and Great Britain and has been a judge for the Herman Goldstein Awards since its inception. He is a consultant for the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security and featured speaker at conferences on the implementation of community-oriented policing and problem solving, leadership, drugs, strategic planning, homeland security and survey research.
In 1994, he was awarded a Research Fellowship at the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) in Washington, D.C., where he was responsible for the development of community policing training. In 1996, he was selected as one of only 10 U.S. public policy experts to receive an Atlantic Fellowship, and traveled overseas to examine repeat victimization with the Home Office in London, England. His awards include the University of Nevada Alumni Association's Outstanding Achievement Award in 1996, and PERF's Gary P. Hayes Leadership Award in 1997.
Dr. Glensor is widely published and has co-authored these books: Community Policing and Problem Solving: Strategies and Practices (5th ed.), Police Supervision (3nd ed.) and Policing Communities: Understanding Crime and Solving Problems. He has earned a master's degree in Public Administration and Policy and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Nevada.