Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment online via Zoom.
Greg Miraglia has a Masters Degree in Education, a Bachelors Degree in Business, and is a graduate of the California Commission On Peace Officer Standards and Training Master Instructor Development Program.
Community College Instructor at various California Community Colleges since 1986.
Community College Dean for 17 years.
Greg Miraglia teaches a variety of administration of justice classes including all human relations, work place harassment prevention, community policing, criminal law, and one of the only state certified hate crimes investigations courses in the State of California. He has experience teaching use of force, firearms, impact weapons, chemical agents, ethics and professionalism, patrol procedures, and many other topics presented in the basic law enforcement academy.
"I am passionate about the community policing philosophy and believe strongly in the need for law enforcement to be culturally competent. Sir Robert Peel said, 'the police are the people and the people are the police.' At the heart of this all is education." - Greg Miraglia
In 2016, Mr. Miraglia was named Dean Emeritus at Napa Valley College after retiring as Dean of Career Technical Education. He was awarded the “Dr. John W. Rice Diversity Award” by the Chancellor of the California Community College system in July of 2013 for his work developing hate crime prevention and diversity education programs. He continues teaching as a part time member of the faculty and Napa Valley College, Santa Rosa Junior College, and City College of San Francisco.
Mr. Miraglia has over 35 years of experience in law enforcement with three different police departments working in both sworn and civilian capacities from the line to administrative level. He most recently served as deputy chief of the Napa Valley Railroad Police Department.
Administration of Justice
HIV Test Counselor, Positive Images, Santa Rosa
Radio Host and Producer, KRCB Santa Rosa
Matthew Shepard Foundation, Board of Directors
Positive Images, Board of Directors and Youth Mentor, Santa Rosa
Miraglia, Greg (2016). Coming Out From Behind The Badge. 2nd Edition. BookBaby Publications.
Miraglia, Greg (2010). American Heroes Coming Out From Behind The Badge, Author House Publications.
Miraglia, Greg (2007). Coming Out From Behind The Badge. Author House Publications.
Miraglia, Greg (1996-2002). Basic Chemical Agents For Law Enforcement. Editions 1 through 6. Napa Valley College.
Haefele-Thomas, Ardel (2018). Introduction To Transgender Studies. Harrington Park Press Content contribution.
15 articles published in law enforcement professional magazines.
Lifetime Achievement Award, Napa Valley Criminal Justice Training Center 2016
Emeritus Status, Napa Valley College Board of Trustees, 2016
Henry Dumas Award, New England GOAL, 2016
John W Rice Diversity Award, California Community College Chancellors Office, 2013
Adult Mentor of The Year, Positive Images, 2007, 2008
Essential Piece Award, Matthew Shepard Foundation, 2007
Police Manager Of The Year, Fairfield Police Department, 1996
Police Reserve Officer Of The Year, Walnut Creek Police Department, 1987