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Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice

Department of Human and Social Sciences

Doug Heminger, a Nebraska Department of Correctional Services deputy warden,  teaches criminal justice courses at Concordia as an adjunct professor. Heminger performed 13 years of service in the United States Army and attended the University of Nebraska as an English/history major. Heminger also taught English in Tokyo, Japan. 

His corrections and law enforcement experience includes:

  • Serving as the Deputy Warden at the Nebraska State Penitentiary
  • Previously serving as a Lieutenant and a Team Leader coordinating the Special Operations Response Team (SORT), as a Sniper for the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services
  • Heminger is a certified law enforcement officer in the State of Nebraska
  • Heminger is a certified Law Enforcement Criminal Investigator in the State of Nebraska
  • As a law enforcement officer, Heminger was a SWAT commander for five years
  • Conducted numerous speaking engagements at multiple Universities regarding criminal justice
  • Being a guest speaker for private companies on the subjects of workplace violence and active shooter situations
  • Acted as a guest instructor on numerous occasions at the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center as well as teaching at basic SWAT Schools for the Army, Law Enforcement and Corrections

Doug Heminger's Academic Programs

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    Criminal Justice

    A bachelor’s degree in criminal justice will allow you to study and become an expert in the criminal justice system, including law enforcement, courts and corrections. Through the criminal justice program at Concordia Nebraska, you’ll learn to use scientific perspectives and methodologies to examine society’s response to crime in local communities and around the world.

    Criminal Justice

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    Criminal Justice - Online

    Prepare for a career in law enforcement, the courts or corrections and adopt the most effective measures to effect positive change in your community through Concordia University, Nebraska's online Bachelor's program in Criminal Justice. Through innovative community-building, deescalation and security frameworks, students are prepared to enter the workforce directly or pursue graduate-level study.

    Criminal Justice - Online