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Christopher J. York, M.A.


Criminal Justice
Edison Science Hall

Christopher J. York, M.A.


Professor Christopher J. York has worked in Law Enforcement for 23 years. He has received extensive training in leadership and administration, public administration and management, policy management, police training, school crisis management, bias crime and gang intelligence, emergency management, community policing, police communications and 911, and emergency medical services.

Professor York has held the ranks of Patrolman, Sergeant, and presently holds the rank of Lieutenant at the Rumson Police Department. In addition to his career in Law Enforcement, Prof York is a College Professor here at Monmouth University, Brookdale Community College, Fairleigh Dickinson University, and a Senior Police Academy Instructor.

Professor York has two Graduate Degrees in Administrative Science/Public Administration (Fairleigh Dickinson) and Masters as an Educational Specialist/Ed.S (Seton Hall University) and a certificate as a certified public manager. He is presently a Doctoral Candidate at Seton Hall University completing his dissertation in Educational Leadership and Administration.

Professor York teaches the Criminal Justice Internship Courses, Criminal Justice Special Project, and Introduction to Criminal Justice here at Monmouth. Prof York is a graduate of the FBI Mid Atlantic Law Enforcement Executives Development Seminar at Princeton University and received the Trilogy Leadership Award from FBI LEEDA in 2018.


M.A., Administrative Science/Public Administration, Farleigh Dickinson University

Ed.S., Educational Specialist, Seton Hall University


Frequently Taught Classes

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice (CJ 101)