Tag: Dan Wood

Opinion

Enforcement youth academy host impressive camp

During the summer MCCC held a Monroe County Law Enforcement Youth Academy that took place from June 20-23. Professor Dan Wood and Michigan State Police Trooper Don Stewart created the event, according to Experiential Learning Coordinator, Kristina Henry, for students to find out if this is the right career path […]

Dan Wood hopes to teach people that criminal justice is a wide field with plenty of career opportunities besides just police work.
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$350,000 grant makes Criminal Justice expansion dreams possible

Editor’s note: This version of the story has been corrected to show the acreage purchased for the expansion of the Whitman Center. Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Dan Wood said the criminal justice program at MCCC has been trying to get the MILO Immersive De-Escalation Simulator for almost two years. […]

Dan Wood hopes to teach people that criminal justice is a wide field with plenty of career opportunities besides just police work.
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Professor offers four day law enforcement academy

This version of the story corrects the headline, it was originally posted with the wrong time for the event and has been adjusted for accuracy. This summer, young adults have the opportunity to experience police academy. Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Dan Wood and State Trooper Don Stewart are offering  […]

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Criminal justice program plans expansion

Fully immersed in realistic training scenarios, the MILO Range Simulator offers training in de-escalation to equip police officers with the appropriate skills to tackle any situation. Dan Wood, assistant professor of criminal justice, visited a MILO Simulator on Jan. 28 to get the full experience of the training program. Wood […]

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Constitution Celebration Day at MCCC

In celebration of Constitution Day, a webinar was hosted Sept. 16. Michael Snyder, professor of political science, moderated this event. Panel discussants included Edmund La Clair, professor of history, and Dan Wood, professor of criminal justice. Snyder said they had the idea for a while to host an online event […]

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New federal law raises legal smoking age to 21

Michigan 18-year-olds can vote, buy rifles or register for the military draft, but they are now too young to legally buy tobacco and vaping products. In September, President Trump said he was interested in banning all flavored vapes. In November, he followed by saying he supported raising the minimum smoking […]

Features

MCCC welcomes criminal justice professor

Dan Wood has been in the field of criminal justice for 28 years. During that time, he has worked as a police officer, criminal defense attorney and teacher. These days, he uses his skills in the classroom as the assistant professor of criminal justice at MCCC. Wood plans to use […]