Dr. Steele is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Fort Hays State University, where he has taught for two years. He has a Ph.D. and M.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati, with a focus on policing and community criminology, a B.S. in Psychology and a B.A. in Law in Society from Purdue University. Prior to joining FHSU, Dr. Steele was a research assistant with the International Association of Chiefs of Police – University of Cincinnati Research Center, and adjunct instructor at Northern Kentucky University and the University of Cincinnati. He is also a former U.S. Navy FMF Corpsman.
As a member of the Executive Council, Dr. Steele coordinates police science research activities within the NDTC network of regional centers.
Sunday, October 3rd: NDTC Medical Director, Dr. Tim Eckstein, has ordered the resuming of training activities at the Southwestern National Regional Training Center (SWRTC). The remaining five (5) NDTC Regional Training Centers are not currently impacted because their (respective) rate of positive COVID-19 tests have not been more than 15%. Dr. Eckstein is continuously monitoring the situation in the National Network and will direct any changes as may be necessary.