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Criminal Justice Program Director, Abraham Martinez, discusses the crime rate in Chicago

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Criminal Justice Program Director, Abraham Martinez, joined Perri Small from WVON 1690 in the morning to discuss the crime rate in Chicago and what that means in regards to job opportunities for those who are looking for a career in Criminal Justice. Please take a listen to the interview below and become further educated in regards to Criminal Justice Careers in Chicago. Abraham's background in Criminal Justice is extensive as you will be able to see from his quick bio below. If you would like to get more information in regards to the MacCormac College Criminal Justice Program or just other careers in Criminal Justice please call us at 312-922-1884 or email us at

Screen Shot 2016-08-09 at 5.29.25 PM.pngAbraham Martinez, Criminal Justice Program Director and adjunct Criminal Justice professor presently teaches at MacCormac College and also lectures and instructs a Criminal Justice class to high school students. He has 19 combined years of police work experience.  Throughout his law enforcement career he has successfully acquired the rank of Deputy Chief of Police with the Dolton Police Department. Under his administrative direction, Abe managed 80 sworn officers, and supervised 17 police clerks. Abe also has additional knowledge and experience in a public safety university setting and he quickly advanced to the rank of Police Commander of Professional Standards Bureau with the University of Chicago Police Department. Abe has completed his undergraduate degree and his graduate degree with Calumet College of St. Joseph with a Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Management and a Master’s degree in Public Safety Police Administration.  Abe has attended and completed Northwestern University Center for Public Safety (NUCPS) Supervision of Police Personnel Program.