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Michael S. McCampbell

Advisory Board Member

National Forensic Science Technology Center


Michael McCampbell is the Managing Director for the Center for Innovative Public Policies, Inc. (CIPP). Mr. McCampbell has more than 25 years experience managing large-scale criminal justice training and technical assistance projects. Highlights of his career include: five years as Director for the Bureau of Justice Assistance (USDOJ) Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement Program, three years as Director for the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (USDOJ) National Clandestine Laboratory Training Project, two years as Deputy Director of the National Institute of Justice (USDOJ) Professional Conference Series contract, and three years as Director for the Bureau of Justice Assistance (USDOJ) Narcotics Control Technical Assistance Program.

He also has 23 years experience as a sworn law enforcment officer, supervisor, and manager with the Arlington County (VA) Police Department. As a Visiting Fellow with the National Institute of Justice, Mr. McCampbell conducted a national research study into current practices in field training officer (FTO) programs. The majority of U.S. law enforcement agencies currently use the model FTO program published in the research report.

Mr. McCampbell holds a Master of Science degree in Special Studies: Advanced Investigative Techniques from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science degree in the Administration of Justice from American University.  He is a member of the Police Executive Research Forum and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.