Alumni Profile : Wayne Longo
Undergraduate degree: Criminal Justice, 1975, Buffalo State College
Graduate degree: Public Administration, 1988, University of Idaho
Current position: Chief of Police for the Coeur d’Alene, Idaho Police Department, 2007 - present
Progression of criminal justice related jobs:
Federal Bureau of Investigation as an intern/clerk, 1975 - 1976
Idaho State Police, 1976 - 2007
- I worked in virtually every division rising to rank of captain and was also commander of the state police Crowd Intervention Team.
- I’m a recipient of ISP’s highest award for Valor (Medal of Valor) and also the Dept’s 3rd highest award for valor (Distinguished Achievement Award).
- In 2007 I retired from ISP to accept an appointment as Chief of Police for the Coeur d’Alene, Idaho Police Department.
North Idaho College, adjunct faculty member, 1989- present, instruct CJ 103 Intro to Criminal Justice
Lewis Clark State College (CDA), adjunct faculty member, 2001 - present: instruct 4 classes (management, public policy, political science)
Graduate of FBI National Academy session 158
Buffalo State has many happy memories in my personal and professional life