Faculty

Jeff Delinski
PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Jeff Delinski retired from the Metro Transit Police Department in 2014 after 25 years of distinguished service.  Jeff retired as the Deputy Chief of Patrol Operations.  In this capacity, Jeff not only managed over 400 police officers and officials, but was integrated into the law enforcement community of the Washington D.C. region.  This included an extensive working relationship of local, state and Federal executives.  Earlier in his career, Jeff served in a variety of assignments such as the Training Division Commander, District Commander, Deputy Chief of Homeland Security, Intelligence and Investigation Bureau, Public Information Officer, Homeland Security Grant Administration and co-chair of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Police Chief’s Committee.   

Jeff received an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, a Bachelor’s Degree in Administration of Justice from George Mason University, and a Master’s Degree in Management from Johns Hopkins University. He graduated from the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy, Quantico, Virginia in 1998.

Jeff Delinski now serves as the Program Director for Police and Security Studies program, as well as Assistant Director of the Homeland Security Program, both at The George Washington University, College of Professional Studies.    


FACULTY

Brian Cedar

Brian Cedar retired from the Maryland State Police in 2012 after a distinguished twenty-five year career. Just prior to retirement, Mr. Cedar served as the Chief of Staff for the Bureau of Criminal Investigations where he provided oversight to the operations of the Forensic Science Laboratory, the Drug Enforcement Division and the Criminal Investigations Division. Prior to that assignment, Mr. Cedar served as Commander of the Criminal Investigations Division overseeing the activities of criminal investigators with statewide jurisdiction. The sub units included;  Homicide Unit, Gang Enforcement Unit, Firearms Interdiction Unit, Polygraph Unit, Computer Forensics Laboratory, Computer Crimes Unit, Auto Theft Unit, Criminal Extradition Unit, Attorney Generals Investigative Unit, Insurance Fraud Unit, Environmental Crimes Unit, Center for Missing Children, Violent Fugitive Apprehension Unit and various task force operations. Mr. Cedar also served as Barrack Commander in the Southern Troop, which is responsible for state police activities in Charles, St. Mary’s, Calvert, and Anne Arundel counties.  Earlier in his career, Mr. Cedar worked as a criminal investigator and as an undercover drug investigator for nearly fifteen years.

Mr. Cedar received Bachelors of Science Degree with Honors from the Johns Hopkins University and a Master’s of Science Degree from the Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Cedar is also a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command.

Mr. Cedar currently serves as an investigator for the United States Patent and Trademark Office located in Alexandria, Virginia. He is also employed as an Adjunct Associate Professor for the University of Maryland. He is a United States Marine Corps veteran, serving our country for six years.

Jennifer Flaig

Ms. Jennifer Flaig received her Master’s Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Radford University in 2002.  Ms. Flaig has been an employee with Fields Consulting Group since 2002 and has advanced her career through the ranks from I/O Associate to President of the company.  She has over 15 years’ experience developing and directing testing and training programs for public safety departments throughout the United States.  Her areas of expertise include job analysis, test validation, test administration, candidate development, diversity training, performance evaluation, supervisory/leadership training, and organizational assessment.  Currently serving as the President, her responsibilities include new business development, employee development, budgeting, and the coordination, delegation, and implementation of all client programs.  Ms. Flaig has designed a public safety test preparation book, supervisory training programs, and leadership training programs.  She has developed and implemented innovative testing approaches that minimize group differences (adverse impact), as well as innovative scoring procedures designed to increase assessor consistency and test reliability. 

Ms. Flaig has been an adjunct professor for George Washington University since 2010 teaching Resource Management to future public safety leaders.  The class focuses on understanding the importance of equal employment opportunities and HR law.

Deborah Friedman, Ph.D.

Deborah Friedman currently manages a diverse group of criminal intelligence analysts within the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). She began her career with the FBI in January 2003, initially focusing her efforts analyzing information on violent crime and gang activity.  Throughout her time at the FBI she has been fortunate to support various projects including developing methodologies to assess risk and threat across the organization.  Additionally, her work with executives has given her broad insight into policy development and strategic planning.  Prior to joining the FBI, Dr. Friedman was a staff epidemiologist with the Center for Violence and Injury Control in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Her research focused on violence and crime in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.  Dr. Friedman received her MPH and PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health and her BA from Brandeis University.

Burt A. Glassman, CPM

Burt Glassman is currently Business and Operations Specialist for a federal audit agency. Prior to that, he was a Program Manager for the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department where he coordinated the programmatic, administrative and budgetary functions for the agency’s Strategic and Corporate Bureaus. Previously, Mr. Glassman worked for the National Education Goals Panel where he helped communicate state, local and national policies to support education reform; Mr. Glassman also worked at the Smithsonian Institution where he developed and implemented a variety of education and public programs. He is a Certified Public Manager (2006) and a holds a M.A. degree in History from The George Washington University (2001) and a B.A. in History and Education from the University of Delaware (1994).

Arnold J. Haiman

Mr. Haiman was the Agency Ethics Officer at the U.S, Agency for International Development from 1992 to 2011, and was named Deputy General Counsel in 2005. He managed a worldwide program, providing guidance on Ethics, International Law, and Personnel Litigation. He has lectured all over the world on topics including Anti-Corruption and Administrative Law. He is a recipient of the prestigious Presidential Rank Award, in part due to his service in Iraq and Afghanistan. Mr. Haiman began his career as a military attorney, and is an Honors Graduate of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's School, as well as a Distinguished Graduate of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. He was a circuit-riding military judge overseas. Mr. Haiman graduated from N.Y.U. Law School, and represented his school in the National Moot Court Competition. He holds an LL.M from the GW Law School, awarded with Highest Academic Honors. He is licensed to practice in DC, NY, and Hawaii. Mr. Haiman is Senior Ethics Advisor to Ethos, LLC; teaches graduate and undergraduate courses for GW; is a volunteer at Fisher House, Ft. Belvoir; and is a reading tutor in the Alexandria City Schools.

Eric Martin

Eric Martin is a social science analyst with the Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice.  He is responsible for research and development in policing strategies, crime analysis, offender supervision, and wrongful conviction prevention.  He is a former crime analyst with the DC Metropolitan Police.  Mr. Martin started teaching in the Police Science program in 2009.

George Nader

Deputy Chief George Nader currently oversees the Metro Transit Police Departments Bureau of Homeland Security, Intelligence and Investigations. He served twenty years with the Prince George’s County Police Department rising to the rank of Deputy Chief.  His experience includes Deputy Chief, Bureau of Administration and Homeland Security, Deputy Chief for the Bureau of Forensic Science and Intelligence, Commander District III, Commander of the Training and Education Division and the Commander of Police Personnel.  He is known for enhanced crime reductions and community relations.

 He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree and Master of Science Degree, in Business Management from Johns Hopkins University.  His leadership training includes: North Western University, Southern Police Institute, Chief Executive Leadership Course and Police Executive Research Forum, Senior Management Institute for Police. He serves as an Adjunct Professor with George Washington University and the UMUC. 

Fredinal Rogers

Deputy Chief Fredinal “Fred” Rogers was appointed as a United States Capitol Police Officer in January 1992 and has progressed through each rank and different work assignments to his present position of Deputy Chief which he achieved in 2010. 

Chief Rogers is currently responsible for the Operational Services Bureau that executes Canine, Bomb Technician, HazMat, SWAT, and Mobile Patrol Response.  He formerly commanded the Training Services Bureau to provide In Service, Entry Level, and Physical Skills training for the entire department after his command of the Uniformed Services Bureau that is responsible for over 1,100 sworn and civilian personnel providing security screening, building patrol, and law enforcement response to the Congressional community.      

Chief Rogers is a member of the Law Enforcement Executive Development Association, Police Executive Research Forum and he serves as the President of the FBI National Academy Associates, DC Chapter.

Chief Rogers is a graduate of several command level courses of study to include the Anti-Defamation League: Advanced Training School, FBI National Academy Session 232, the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar Session 69, the Police Executive Research Forum’s Senior Management Institute for Police, the Naval Postgraduate School Executive Leaders Program and has received the Law Enforcement Executive Development Association Trilogy Award.

Deputy Chief Rogers holds a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Management from Johns Hopkins University and a Master’s Degree in Leadership from Georgetown University. 

Andrew Solberg

Andy Solberg retired from the DC Metropolitan Police Department in March of 2015 after a 28 year career, eight of which were spent as Commander, including commanding two police districts, serving as Field Commander, and as Director of Training of the MPD’s Police Academy.  He has a BA in Religion from Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania, and a Master’s Degree in Philosophy and Social Policy from American University in Washington, DC.  He has taught courses in the Program for seven years.

Keith L. Williams

Keith L. Williams has over 20 years of experience in private security and municipal law enforcement. His career has included stints in patrol operations, recruiting, homicide investigations, and at the executive level, risk management, internal auditing, strategic planning and project management. He is currently seeking his doctoral degree in The American University's Doctor of Philosophy program for Justice, Law, and Society & Public Administration. His topics of study center on police discretion and decision making. Keith holds a Master of Science degree in Management from The Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland, College Park. He is an adjunct professor at AU’s Justice, Law, and Society Program and is a regular guest lecturer for AU’s leadership program and Washington College of Law. Keith owns a consulting practice specializing in evidence storage and strategic planning in the criminal justice setting. He is a member of the Institute Of Internal Auditors. Keith teaches PSSL 6250 Strategic Planning and Budgeting.