Professional Bio


  • Ph.D. in Public Administration, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • M.A. in Criminal Justice, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, New York, NY
  • B.A. in History, Richmond College, Staten Island, NY

Professional Credentials & Memberships

  • American College of Forensic Examiners
  • American Correctional Association
  • American Educational Research Association
  • American Society for Public Administration
  • American Society of Training and Development
  • American Sociological Association
  • ASIS International
  • Colorado Law Enforcement Trainers Association
  • International Alliance for Invitation Education
  • Public Administration Theory Network

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Chair, Master of Arts Department, Regis University
  • Chair, College of Business, Johnson & Wales University
  • Adjunct Professor, Johnson & Wales University, School of Arts and Science
  • Chair, Public Security Management, Community College of Denver
  • Chair, Criminal Justice Studies, Remington College, Lakewood, CO
  • Adjunct Instructor, Front Range Community College, Brighton, CO
  • Adjunct Instructor, Education America, Lakewood, CO

Research and Scholarship


  • Wincelowicz, V.C. The Right Course for Learning. Security Management. June 2005.
  • Wincelowicz, V.C. Managing Marginal Workers. Security Management , February 2005.
  • Wincelowicz, V.C. (2003) The Police Culture and the Marginally Performing Employee.

Mellen Press, 2004.

  • Wincelowicz, V.C. (2003) Moving from Training to Performance: A Survey of Field

Training Officers and Recruits. Denver, CO: Colorado Attorney General’s Office, 2003.

  • Wincelowicz, V.C. (2002) Balancing Personal and Professional Ethics. Denver, CO: Creative Management Group, Ltd., 2002)
  • Wincelowicz, V.C. (2001) Ethics for Law Enforcement. Denver, CO: Creative Management Group, Ltd., 2001.

Awards and Recognition

  • Johnson & Wales University President’s Award for outstanding Leadership, 2007.
  • Johnson & Wales University Student Government Association Student’s Choice Award, 2007
  • Letter of Commendation from the Denver Police Department for development and support of Police Training, 2006.
  • Colorado Attorney General’s Award for Service to the Police Officer Standards and Training Board, March 18, 2005
  • Outstanding Faculty Member, Remington College, Lakewood, CO, 2003
  • Outstanding Newsletter of the Year, ASIS International, 2002
  • Hall of Fame Inductee, College of Staten Island, Staten Island, NY, 2001

Community Involvment and Service

  • President, Foundation for the Prevention of School Violence, 2009-Present
  • Treasurer, Denver Mile High Chapter – ASIS International, Denver, CO 2005 - Present
  • Chairperson, Denver Mile High Chapter – ASIS International, Denver, CO, 2002 – 2004
  • Editor, Denver Mile High Chapter – ASIS International Newsletter, 2001 - 2003
  • Treasurer, Denver Mile High Chapter – ASIS International, Denver, CO, 2001
  • Director, Colorado Public Safety Awareness Foundation, Denver, CO, 1999 – 2002
  • Board Member, American Correctional Association, Denver, CO, 2001 – 2002
  • Board Member, United Fireman’s Fund, Denver, CO, 2002 – 2003