Professor Bryan Slavik began his academic career in 2008 while still serving as a full-time police officer with the Great Falls Police Department. He retired from the police department in 2015 at the rank of sergeant, with 24 years of experience. His tenure on the police force included patrol, sex crime investigations, and public information work, as well as criminal justice instruction with the Montana Law Enforcement Academy. He also serves as a Peace Officer Standards Training instructor for the State of Montana and the entire Northwest area.

Professor Slavik is a native Idahoan, who came to Great Falls as an Air Force Police Officer back in 1978. He is a long-time leader of local 4-H clubs and the Boy Scouts of America, and loves to golf, travel, and fly airplanes.

AS, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
BS, University of Providence
MS, University of Providence

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