Jennifer Moreno, JD
Jennifer Moreno is an adjunct instructor in the Criminal Justice Department at Western Oregon University.
Jennifer earned her Juris Doctorate from Creighton University, developing a foundational basis of legal knowledge including criminal law, evidence, criminal and civil procedure, legal interviewing and writing, constitutional law, juvenile law, and also received specialized mediation certification from the State of Nebraska Office of Dispute Resolution.
Working predominately within the law enforcement field since graduating from law school, she had the privilege of participating in ongoing advanced officer training and earned several specialty certifications and special assignment details including:
AZ POST General Instructor, IPMBA (International Police Mountain Bike Association), NASRO (National Association of School Resource Officers), BOMAC (Critical Incident training), certified HGN (Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus), Advanced Field Sobriety, Off-Duty Coordinator, Special Events Coordinator, Administrative/Grants Officer, Training Coordinator, School Resource Officer, and Public Information Officer
Most recently, in addition to patrol, Jennifer was tasked with administering grants, coordinating the training for her department and managing a multitude of administrative functions including serving as a liaison with the state licensing board for public safety, writing budget analysis reports and developing operation plans in accordance with FEMA Incident Command System requirements while serving as a liaison with both public safety organizations and community groups.
As an instructor, she strives to integrate practical police experience, to serve as a professional resource for students pursuing a criminal justice career and to explore current legal issues and evolving police culture and techniques.
BS Arizona State University: Justice Studies
JD Creighton University School of Law