About the Author

06B40A45-F7FA-43B7-8129-1F61A0F071D9_4_5005_cMs. B.L. Brown has been a law enforcement professional for nearly 20 years and has served as a training officer, detective, supervisor and senior instructor. She has utilized the knowledge obtained throughout her career to teach various classes at local training academies. She has created training programs for law enforcement agencies involving field training and criminal investigations.  Ms. Brown has had extensive training in citizen/police encounters, court testimony, domestic violence, interacting with diverse communities, investigations, juvenile justice, personal security and juvenile interactions involving bullying and social media.

Ms. Brown received a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Henderson State University and spent five years teaching in the public schools. She received a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Troy University in addition to graduate Criminal Justice coursework towards a management certificate.

Ms. Brown is a member of ASIS, Toastmasters, The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and National Association of School Resource Officers.

Ms. Brown is passionate about education and criminal justice and works to meld these disciplines to improve the relationship between law enforcement and the citizens they serve. Ms. Brown is the author of The Justice Academy What You Should Know, which is an easy to follow guide to the American Criminal Justice System; Brownie Bear Teaches Gun Safety, a great resource used to deter accidental shootings by children and Rules of Engagement: Mending Citizen/Police Interactions, a resource for average citizens to help foster positive interactions with police officers.