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Curriculum vitae

Donald V. Haley



Professional Excellence

     = Maximized the potential of Tidewater Community College and Virginia Wesleyan College students by offering dynamic instruction in all aspects of law enforcement and insightful leadership since 1994.

     = Optimized the ADJ 299 internship at TCC, a comprehensive 80 hours of law enforcement experience, including VBPD ride-alongs and MADD victim panels

     =1997 Research Writer for the T.V. show "New Detectives"

     =Pioneered the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s and TSA online cohort program to earn an Associate’s Degree in Administration of Justice

     =“Voir dired” as an expert witness on a capital murder case in the 34th Judicial District Court in El Paso, Texas in 2008

     = Football Coach at Landstown High School in Virginia Beach Virginia.

     = Intensified the skills of numerous military units, law enforcement agencies, and NCAA college teams by providing defensive tactics training with an emphasis on generating power and balance

     = Inspired Fortune 500 companies, medical institutions, and law enforcement agencies across the country to “raise the bar” in professional standards, providing leadership, team-building, conflict resolution, and interaction sensitivity professional development seminars

     = Graduated first in the Chesapeake, VA, state-mandated DCJS-certified police academy

     = 1995 Detective of the Year award winner, 4th precinct, Virginia Beach Police Department

     = Commended for halting the escape of a state prison inmate at St. Bride’s Correctional Center in Chesapeake, VA

     = Law Enforcement Recognition includes Chamber of Commerce award, Drug Enforcement Incentive award, 2 Class Act awards, 2 Star Performer awards and other honors

     = Provide excellent online instruction for criminal justice courses at Tidewater Community College

     = Possess online teaching certifications with Quality Matters for “Applying the QM Rubric” and the “Peer Reviewer Course”

     = Have successfully completed the IS-00100.b, Introduction to Incident Command System ICS-100, IS-00907
Active Shooter: What You Can Do, FEMA Certification for Homeland Security


Community Contributions

     = 30 years of amateur and professional boxing experience and various mixed martial arts

     = Head Boxing Instructor for Gustavo Machado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy training MMA fighters and instructing the youth boxing program

     = Created and produced an original self-defense DVD and community training program for women of all ages, entitled “Girls Gone Safe”

     = 14 years of much-loved, veteran head and assistant football coach for the Pop Warner Virginia Beach Mustangs. In 2005, won 8 state titles and 3rd in the Nation at the ESPN Walt Disney Wide World of Sports National Football Championships

     = Spear-headed and exclusively fundraised for the annual Sid Pearl football camp in partnership with the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Academy for at-risk youth ages 8-15

    = President and owner of D.V. Haley, Inc. – a contracting company dedicated to low-cost rehabilitation of VA homes in the Hampton Roads area from 2001-2005



1994 - Current                  Program Head of the Criminal Justice Program at the

            Virginia Beach Campus and College Professor             

                                          Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach, VA



2000 - Current                  Lecturer and President

            Don Haley & Associates, Incorporated,

            Virginia Beach, VA


1997                                  Research Writer for T.V. Series "New Detectives"


1997 - 2008                       Adjunct College Professor of Criminology

                                          Virginia Wesleyan College, Virginia Beach, VA


1999 – Current                  Subject Matter Expert for the Distance Education Accrediting Commission


2006 – Current                  Test Item Writer/Reviewer

                                          Prometrics, Virginia Beach, VA


2001 - 2005                       Contractor and Owner

                                          D.V. Haley, Incorporated, Virginia Beach, VA


1993 - 1996                       Police Officer and Detective

                                          Virginia Beach Police Department, Virginia Beach, VA


1991 - 1993                       Police Officer

                                          Chesapeake Police Department, Chesapeake, VA


1989 - 1991                       Deputy Sheriff

                                          Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office, Virginia Beach, VA


1989                                  Correctional Officer

                                          Virginia Department of Corrections, Chesapeake, VA


1988 - 1992                       United States Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserves







1994                                  MPA Justice Administration (4.0 GPA)

                                          Troy State University

                                           Norfolk, VA Campus


1992 - 1993                        BA Criminology (Cum Laude)

                                           AA Criminology

 St. Leo University

                                           Norfolk, VA Campus


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