Raymond E. Foster Raymond E. Foster was a sworn member of the Los
Angeles Police Department for 24 years. He retired in 2003 at the rank of Lieutenant. He
holds a bachelor’s from the Union Institute and University in Criminal Justice Management and a Master’s Degree
in Public Financial Management from California State University, Fullerton. He is near the end of his doctoral
studies in business research. Raymond is a graduate of the West Point Leadership program and has attended law enforcement,
technology and leadership programs such as the National Institute for Justice, Technology Institute, Washington, DC. Raymond
is currently a part-time lecturer at California State University, Fullerton and the Union Institute and University.
He has experience teaching upper division courses in law enforcement, public policy, technology and leadership.
Raymond is an experienced author who has published numerous articles in a wide range of venues including magazines
such as Government Technology, Mobile Government, Airborne Law Enforcement Magazine, and Police One. He has appeared on the History Channel
and radio programs in the United States and Europe as subject matter expert in technological applications in law enforcement.
For instance, he was recently interviewed by the London Independent on the use of cellular telephone technology in
explosive devices. His first book, “Police Technology (Prentice Hall, July 2004)”
is used in over 100 colleges and universities nationwide. Raymond has two additional contracts with
Prentice Hall to publish works on global terrorism and an introduction to policing. As an outgrowth of
his writing, Raymond maintains two websites and acts as the editor of a monthly newsletter with a growing subscriber base.
Raymond can be reached through the Criminal Justice Forum at
www.criminaljustice-online.com or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.