...an expert in the field of motivation, job satisfaction, diversity, and emotional intelligence...

Obed Magny grew up in Boston, Massachusetts where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology from the University of Massachusetts at Boston. Dr. Magny relocated to Sacramento where he obtained a Master’s Degree in Emergency Services Administration from the California State University at Long Beach, and a Doctorate Degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of La Verne.

Currently a police officer in the Sacramento Police Department, Dr. Magny works in patrol. Previous assignments included Narcotics, School Resource Officer, Crime Suppression Unit, and the Parole Intervention Team. Dr. Magny also served on the Board of Directors for the Sacramento Police Officer’s Association (SPOA) for three years.

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Dr. Magny is an expert in the field of motivation, job satisfaction, diversity, trauma, and emotional intelligence. His research interest includes ways to identify and advance skill sets helping others in various fields close the trust gap between their employees and stakeholders they serve.

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Obed Magny

Dr. Magny also has a particular passion for evidence-based policing. He is a founding member of the American Society of Evidence-Based Policing (ASEBP). The ASEBP is a non-profit organization designed to drive the national conversation towards ensuring the least harmful, most effective, fairest, and safest research-based strategies are employed to prevent crime, reduce harm, and improve community wellness in the areas of policing.

Dr. Magny is a NIJ (National Institute of Justice) LEADS (Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science) Scholar Alumni, and a Policing Fellow at the National Police Foundation.

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