David Koteras recently completed a thirty-five career in law enforcement. He served as the Director of Training for the Erie County Sheriffís Department in his final assignment. Other experiences in his career involved corrections, traffic enforcement, investigations, writing policy and procedure, and assisting in the creation and administration of law enforcement accreditation. He also is the past president of the Law Enforcement Training Directors Association of New York State. As an adjunct faculty member, Professor Koteras teaches several criminal justice courses including CRJ 351 Police and the Community,CRJ 354 Juvenile Delinquency,CRJ 356 Treatment of Offenders I, CRJ 357 Treatment of Offenders II, CRJ 344 Violent Crime in American Society, and CRJ 359 Women and Crime. In the future he will be teaching a course on Gangs in America. Professor Koteras completed his undergraduate and graduate work at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
2016 Adjunct Faculty of the Year