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Jim White joined the O’Neill School at IUPUI in 2002 as an adjunct professor and became a clinical lecturer in the public safety management program in 2006.
Jim is a retired member of the Indiana State Police and former Deputy Director of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. His extensive public safety background includes more than 37 years of military service with duty in Iraq in 2004 and assignments as a security planner for the 1993 World University Games, the 1994 World Cup Championships, the 1995 World Rowing Championships, the 1996 Atlanta Centennial Olympics and the 2003 National Governor's Conference.
Prior to joining the faculty, Jim served as the Director of Emergency Management for the City of Indianapolis and Marion County.
- M.S., Education, Butler University
- B.S., Criminal Justice, Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis
- U.S. Army War College Fellow with study at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University
- Retired member, Indiana State Police—with duty as a trooper, training officer, field supervisor, and district commander
- Deputy Director, Indiana Law Enforcement Academy
- 37 years U.S. Army service—Commanded 38th Division Artillery and served as the Deputy Assistant Commandant, U.S. Army Field Artillery School at Fort Sill, Oklahoma
- Security planner for the 1993 World University Games, the 1994 World Cup Championships, the 1995 World Rowing Championships, 1996 Atlanta Centennial Olympics, and 2003 National Governors Conference
- Director, Marion County Emergency Management
- Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015)
- JAG Favorite Teacher Award (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
- IUPUI Prestigious External Award Recipient (2012)
In the News
"Death of man found in alley marks Indy’s 100th criminal homicide of 2016." The Indianapolis Star (2016)
"Indy’s deputy mayor now has the power. Can he still preach the truth?" The Indianapolis Star (2016)
"Do Colleges respond well to armed threats?" The Indianapolis Star (2016)
"Indy reflects on IMPD chief Rick Hite’s legacy." The Indianapolis Star (2015)