Daniel Murphy, MJA

Instructor of Criminology

Daniel Murphy

434.544.8848

500 Westwood

Experience/Background

  • 2011 – present: Instructor, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Va.
  • 2010 – 2011: Adjunct Instructor, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Va.
  • 2007 – 2011: Security Officer, Lynchburg General Hospital, Lynchburg, Va.
  • 2008 – 2011: Adjunct Professor, Central Virginia Community College, Lynchburg, Va.
  • 2006 – 2007: Adjunct Professor, Hesser College, Manchester, N.H.
  • 2005 – 2007: Campus Monitor, Pinkerton Academy, Derry, N.H.
  • 1999 – 2005: Police Officer-Sergeant, Londonderry Police Department, Londonderry, N.H.
  • 1992 – 1999: Police Officer-Detective Juvenile Officer, Londonderry Police Department, Londonderry, N.H.
  • 1986 – 1992: Police Officer-Patrol Officer, Londonderry Police Department, Londonderry, N.H.
  • 1984 – 1986: Police Officer, University of Massachusetts Police, Amherst, Mass.
  • 1983: Police Officer, Pelham Police Department, Pelham, N.H.

Military Experience

  • 1980 – 1986: Military Police/Communications

Degrees and Certifications

  • 2006: MJA, Justice Administration, Norwich University, Norwich, Vt.
  • 1982: BA, Criminal Justice, Westfield State College, Westfield, Mass.

Courses Taught

  • Comparative Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Process
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Law Enforcement and the Community
  • Criminology
  • Internships
  • Victimology

Honors and Awards

  • 2004 – Officer of the Year
  • 2002 – Honorable Service
  • 2000 – Exemplary Service – Rockingham County Attorney Office for dedication to victims of crime
  • 1997 – Honorable Service
  • 1997 – Roger Fossum Award (only police officer nominated in the State of New Hampshire for dedication toward child abuse victims)
  • 1994 – Officer of the Year
  • Pi Omicron Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society

Professional Affiliations

  • The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
  • American Society of Criminology

Interests

Mr. Murphy loves spending time with his family. He enjoys going to the beach, watching football (he’s a big Patriots fan!), and has kept tropical fish almost his entire life.

The topic of his Thesis is “Why does it appear that pedophiles keep getting away with their crimes?”