Greg Miraglia is the Dean of the Criminal Justice Training Center and Police Academy at Napa Valley College in California. He oversees one of 39 state certified law enforcement training centers in the state.
Mr. Miraglia began his career as a police explorer scout at the age of 15 and has since served three law enforcement agencies in positions including 9-1-1 dispatcher, reserve police officer, supervisor, division manager, and most recently as a deputy chief. With over 20 years of teaching experience, he is recognized as an expert in human relations and hate crimes education. Mr. Miraglia has created and authored innovative curriculum in the area of competency based evaluation, hate crimes education, cultural awareness, and has written over a dozen articles published in law enforcement professional magazines.
He is active as a member of the Matthew Shepard Foundation Advisory Board, a faculty member of the “Stop The Hate!” program, and as a mentor for Positive Images of Santa Rosa, California. Mr. Miraglia has a Masters Degree in Education Administration, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, and is a graduate of the California P.O.S.T. Master Instructor Development Program.
In this book, Mr. Miraglia shares his own personal story of struggle, sacrifice, and success and offers advice for how to achieve happiness in the challenging career of law enforcement.