He has received a Bachelor’s, Master’s and a Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice, all from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He also holds a Master’s in Public Administration from St. Louis University. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, FBI National Executive Institute, and the Police Executive Forum Senior Management Institute.
He has a variety of interests related to the management of police operations. The structural design of police departments, operational strategies for crime control, police officers’ individual behavioral issues, community-police relations, and police management are professional and research areas of emphasis for Dr. Isom.