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Douglas Collier, M.A.


M.A., Monmouth University

B.A., National College

Office: McAllan Hall , Room 1

Phone: (732) 571-3448


Regularly Taught Courses:

CJ 530

CJ 545

CJ 575




Adjunct Professor Douglas S. Collier is a retired Drug Enforcement Administration(DEA) Special Agent with over 26 years of federal service. He began his federal career with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) where he served approximately 4 years.  He worked in DEA offices in New York City, Atlantic City, Paterson, and Newark. Special Agent Collier conducted investigations targeting international heroin and cocaine networks, money launderers, and organizations involved in trafficking steroids.  He was selected for an assignment to the DEA Academy in Quantico, Virginia to assist in the training of newly hired DEA agents.  Special Agent Collier was the Division Training Coordinator and was responsible for the training needs of DEA personnel as well as numerous law enforcement agencies in New Jersey.  

Later as the Demand Reduction Coordinator, Special Agent Collier was responsible for DEA’s drug prevention and education efforts in NJ.  He worked with the State’s prevention and treatment partners and was instrumental in formulating several innovative drug prevention training programs that have been adopted by numerous substance abuse organizations.


Research Interests:


Professor Collier’s academic interests include crime prevention, substance abuse/mental illness and the nexus of crime, law enforcement ethics, intelligence, and the relationship between police organizations and community relations.