Bell, Dr. Stephen

Bell, Dr. Stephen
Title: Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Department: Social Sciences
Office: Bede 460
Phone: 605-668-1465



  • Ph.D., Criminal Justice/Leadership, Liberty University

  • Master of Science, Criminal Justice/Public Administration

  • Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice

 Certifications/Licensure/Professional Associations

  • California Peace Officers Standards & Training- Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, and Supervisory Certifications

  • Academy Instructor Certification Course- Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Certifications

Professional Organizations and Activities

  • Member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

  • Tau Sigma Honor Society

Professional Experience

  • Los Angeles Police Department- Officer, Detective, Supervising Detective, and SergeantAssignments include: Police Academy Instructor, Undercover Operations and Supervisor of Undercover Operations, Supervisor of Legal Affairs Division-Legal/Training Unit
  • Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA- Criminal Justice Instructor
  • Johnston Community College, Smithfield, NC- Criminal Justice Instructor
  • Mount Marty University, Yankton, SD- Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice