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Christopher DeMaise, M.A.


M.A., Seton Hall University

B.A., Rowan University

Office: McAllan Hall , Room 1

Phone: (732) 571-3448



Christopher DeMaise is a Lieutenant in the New Jersey State Police.  He currently serves as the Unit Head of New Jersey Task Force-1, the State's Urban Search and Rescue Team, which was recently accredited as a member of the FEMA Urban Search and Rescue System.  His assignments include training officer for the NJSP Special Operation Section, Station Commander for NJSP Atlantic City Marine Station, and Unit Head of the state’s full-time tactical team. He served as a Section Chief of a Marine Corps Reserve Intelligence shop and is currently attending the Naval Post Graduate School, Center for Homeland Defense and Security.

Research Interests:

Christopher DeMaise's academic interests are currently focused on developing a Master Thesis on technology interoperability for Homeland security.  His personal interests include community service and youth leadership mentoring through the Travis Manion Foundation, Character Does Matter program.

Professional Associations:

National Priority Chair for the Law Enforcement working group, State Homeland Security Grant Program