Dr. Frank Kardasz (Ed.D)
PO Box 45048
Phoenix, AZ 85064
Adjunct Faculty - Information Technology & Sciences Division, 2009-present
Course developer & Instructor
* DIM 550 - Computer Forensics Laboratory Operations & Management
University of Phoenix
Faculty, 2007-present, teaching/developing:
* CJA 570 Cyber Crimes and Information Systems Security
* SEC 440 Security of Information Systems and Technology
* SEC 430 Principles of Investigation
* BSS 483 World Views of Homeland Security (Developer & Subject-Matter Expert)
Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton, WI / University of New Hampshire
Instructor/Consultant, July 2003 - present
* Provided 23 investigator training lectures in 15 states for US Dept. of Justice & ICAC Program.
* Consultant for course development/webinars and special projects.
* Moderator for on-line webinars
Curriculum Technologies LLC
March 2011 – January 2012
* Law Enforcement Advisory Board member
* Organized Crime - course developer
* Computers and Cybercrime - course developer
* Computer Forensics Tools - course developer
* High Tech Crime Investigations - course developer
Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force
Sergeant/Task Force Commander/Project Director 2000-2010
* Supervised over 6,000 Internet crime investigations with staff of from 6-20 people.
* Developed liaisons with ICAC representatives throughout the U.S.
* Wrote and administered Federal grants totalling over one million dollars.
* Devised policy and employee training programs for Arizona ICAC.
* Retired from full-time active-duty in December 2010. Presently a reserve officer.
Family Investigations Bureau - Phoenix Police Dept.
* Supervise investigations of Internet crimes
* Devised policy and employee training programs for the bureau.
Rio Salado College Tempe, AZ
Adjunct, December 2003-2005
* Co-developer and co-instructor of Internet crime investigations course; LET 274
* Guest instructor, Investigations Training, LET 225, (March 2005)
Lectures / Seminars / Other Teaching Experience
* National Law Center for Children and Families, (investigators training) FL
* National School Resource Officers Association, (investigators training) AZ
* Phoenix P.D. Special Projects Unit, (16 undercover tech. ops. seminars)
* Western Regional Organized Crime Conference (investigators training) AZ
* Dallas Crimes Against Children Conf. (investigators training) TX
* Law Enforcement Technology Center (grant writing) FL
* Handling mental patients (civilian training) AZ
Organized Crime Bureau - Phoenix Police Dept.
* Supervise investigations of Internet crimes and vice activities
* Devised policy and employee training programs for the bureau.
* Co-supervised tactical operations center after September 11, 2001
Special Project Unit, Technical Surveillance Detail - Phoenix Police Dept.
Sergeant-Technical Surveillance/Administration, 1996-2000
* Supervised technical covert operations
* Wrote/administered four State of AZ $665,000
* Co-developed & administered 6 tech. ops. training seminars for undercover officers
Planning and Research Bureau - Phoenix Police Dept.
Sergeant - Policy/Administration,1988-1990, 1991-1992
* Conducted special research projects as detective and later as supervisor.
* Developed and implemented training programs related to research projects.
* Conducted policy analysis & development - Co-authored police drug-testing policy.
* Directed employee Hepatitis B vaccination program including policy and training.
* Managed capital improvements projects planning & implementation.
* Coordinated accreditation review by Commission for Law Enforcement Agencies.
Use of Force & Disciplinary Review Board - Phoenix Police Dept. 1988-1994
* Member of adjudicating boards deciding police use of force and disciplinary matters
West Bloomfield Police Department, West Bloomfield, MI
* Police Officer / Firearms Instructor
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), Northern Arizona University. Dec. 2005
Course work: History of education, Educational law, Qualitative research, Research design, Advanced leadership theory, Education sociology,
Leadership planning for technology. Dissertation - Kardasz, F. (2006). Ethics Training for Law Enforcement: A Study of Current Practices. NAU
Library, Call number HV7924.K373 2005.
Master of Arts in Public Administration (MPA), Arizona State University. Jan 1988
Course work: Organizational theory, Program evaluation, Database management systems, Research methods, Statistics, Personnel
management, City/County management, Governmental budgeting, Justice research methodology.
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Madonna College. Jun 1984
Course work: American judicial process, legal research, criminology, principles of management, sociology.
Law Enforcement Training Academies
* Phoenix Arizona Regional Police Academy
* Wayne County Michigan Sheriff's Police Academy
* Livonia Michigan Police Reserve Training Academy
Other Specialized Training
* Ethics Instructor Training, Federal Law Enf. Training Center
* Ethics Instructor Certification, Southwestern Law Enfor. Institute
* Peer Counselor Training, Phoenix Police Dept.
* Management of Police Training Programs, International Assoc. Chief of Police
* Financial Management Training, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of the Comptroller.
* Grant Writing, Performance Institute
* Train-the-Trainer, ICAC Investigative Techniques
PUBLICATIONS, PAPERS, SPEECHES & RESEARCH
Kardasz, F., and Horne. T. (April 2012). Cyber Safety: Prevention and Awareness for Parents, Youth and Law Enforcement. Office Of Justice
Programs. Missing and Exploited Children's Program Newsletter. Retrieved May 11, 2012 from http://mecptraining.org/april-2012-national-child-
Kardasz, F. (October 2009). Internet Crimes Against Children and Internet Service Providers: Investigators Request Improved Data Retention and
Response. Report of Research Findings to Online Safety and Technology Working Group. U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington D.C.,
Presented February 4, 2010.
Kardasz, F. (Fall, 2009). Cybercop speaks out on possession sentencing. The Enforcer. Issue 11, pp 1-8. The NLC Protects Training Program.
Alexandria VA. Retrieved November 5, 2009 from http://www.nationallawcenter.org/images/stories/newsletter/enforcerfall09.pdf
Kardasz, F. & Whidden R. (Spring 2008). Media coverage of undercover operations: Precautions necessary to preserve ongoing investigations.
The Enforcer. Issue 6, pp. 6-7. The NLC Protects Training Program. Alexandria, VA.
Kardasz, F. (2008). Ethics training for law enforcement: Practices and trends. Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag. ISBN: 3639001567. ISBN-
Kardasz. F. (2008, February). Technology is creating a knowledge-dependent global society. In M. J. Cetron and O. Davies, (Eds.), 55 Trends
Now Shaping the Future of Policing: The Proteus Trends Series. Volume 1, Issue 1. Forecasting International Inc. pp. 44-48. (expert contributor).
Kardasz. F. (2007). Sex offenders on the Internet: Cyber-struggles for the protection of children. In M. DeLisi, & P. Conis, (Eds.), Violent
offenders: Theory, research, public policy and practice. MA: Jones and Bartlett. ISBN: 9780763754792
Kardasz, F. (2006, Fall). Loyalty to others vs. Loyalty to the oath of office. Ethics Roll Call: Listening to the Inner Voice. pp. 7-8. Institute for Law
Enforcement Administration, Plano TX. (see www.cailaw.org/ilea/publications/rollcallfall2006.pdf.)
Kardasz, F. (2006, June 22). Law Enforcement and Social Networking Sites. Paper presented to the NCMEC Conference: "Dialogue on Social
Networking Sites", Washington, D.C.
Sexual Exploitation of Children over the Internet: What Parents, Kids and Congress need to Know about Child Predators. (April 6, 2006).
(testimony of Dr. Frank Kardasz). Hearing before the United States House of Representatives, Committee on Energy and Commerce,
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. 109th Cong., 2nd Sess.
Kardasz, F. (2006). Ethics Training for Law Enforcement: A Study of Current Practices (Doctoral Dissertation - Northern Arizona University).
Northern Arizona University Cline Library, Call number HV7924.K373 2005.
Kardasz, F. (2002). Should Undercover Internet Investigations be Publicized in the Media? The New Criminologist, Vol.1, no.1.
Jacobs, L. & Kardasz. F. (2001, August). Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Arizona Attorney General's Law Enforcement Magazine.
Vol. 4, pp. 7-13.
Kardasz, F. (2000, November). Reeling in grant funds. Law Enforcement Technology. 97-100.
Kardasz, F. (1995, November). Apprehending mental patients: A law enforcement challenge. Law and Order.
Kardasz, F. (1989, March/April).Traffic stop safety. Police Marksman. 14.
Kardasz, F. (1988, April). Traffic accident data comparison of male and female Drivers. Transportation Quarterly, Vol 42, No. 2.
Kardasz, F. (1986, Fall). PCP, The most dangerous drug. Your Virginia State Trooper Magazine.
Kardasz, F. (1986, September). The schizophrenic: A police problem. Law and Order. 93-94.
DISSERTATION COMMITTEE SERVICE
Redden, Donald L. (2010). Ethics training of law enforcement officers: The optimum means of conveyance. Capella University dissertation.
* Arizona Community College Teaching Certificate
* U.S. Department of Justice - Instructor of ethics for law enforcement
* Southwestern Law Enforcement Institute - ethics instructor
* Arizona Law Enforcement Officer Advisory Council, general Instructor
* NRA & State of Arizona & State of Michigan police firearms instructor
* Currently certified Arizona Peace Officer
* Former certified Michigan Peace Officer
* Leadership Award, NCMEC & QWest - Congressman Trent Franks, April 2008
* Co-recipient, National Law Center, Child Defender of the Month, Jan. 2007
* Co-recipient, Dept. of Justice, Cooperative Meritorious Service Award, AZ Dist. 2004
* P.D. Planning and Research Bureau, Police Chief's Unit Award
* West Bloomfield, Michigan, Police Officer of the Year
CERTIFICATES & LETTERS OF APPRECIATION FOR TEACHING ACTIVITIES
* ICAC Training & Tech. Assistance Program, Brad Russ, Sept. 2008
* National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Ernie Allen, 2006
* Church of Jesus Christ of the LDS - Glendale, AZ, Ms. McCrery, 2005
* Qwest, Mr. Pat Quinn, Arizona State President, Qwest Communications, 2005
CERTIFICATES & LETTERS OF APPRECIATION FOR TEACHING ACTIVITIES (continued)
* Arizona Crime Prevention Association, Director of Training, Stewart Adams, 2005
* Office of the Attorney General, State of Arizona, A.G. Terry Goddard, 2004
* Desert Springs Elementary School, P.T.A., 2004
* Honeywell, Global Business Services, Robert Ortiz
* Cartwright School District, Frank Borman Middle School, Dr. Cook
* Arizona Dept. of Health Services, Bureau of Community & Family Health Services
* Phoenix Diocesan Council of Catholic Women
* Northern Arizona University, College of Education, Dr. Raines
* Commendation for Operation Safe Childhood - Arizona / Joint Task Force, 2006
* Certificate of appreciation from Phoenix PD Organized Crime Bureau, 2000-2005
* Commendation for capturing homicide suspect, 2002
* Certificate of recognition for police service related to September 11, 2001
* Commendation for undercover activities with Phoenix Police Special Projects Unit
* Commendation from U.S. Dept. of State, for undercover investigative assistance
* Certificate for outstanding service to the Phoenix Police Training Bureau
* Commendation for research assistance to jail population management committee
* Phoenix Police Chief's Unit award for C.A.L.E.A. re-accreditation project
* Commendation for apprehending aggravated assault / barricaded gunman
* Commendation for apprehending/investigating robbery/extortion suspect
* Commendation from W. Bloomfield Police for firearms training program
* Letter of appreciation from Dearborn, Michigan Police Chief for lifesaving incident
* Merit Citation for apprehending robbery suspects
* American Association of University Professors
* Cyberspace Child Protection Campaign - (Founder)
* Curriculum Technologies Inc. - National Law Enforcement Advisory Committee
* National Law Center for Children and Families - Advisory Committee
* Center for Law Enforcement Ethics/Institute for Law Enforcement Administration
* International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts