IADLEST Nationally Certified Instructor 

Damon Simmons, PhD, INCI, CSMC

 Dr. Damon Simmons has 21 years of experience in the criminal justice system. Dr. Simmons brings 18 years of instructional experience to the classroom, having taught at the professional and collegiate levels. He has served as a field training officer, gang investigator, school resource officer, TAC team member, child sexual predator investigator, registered sex offender investigator, a member of the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force, a member of the Internet Crimes against Children Task Force, and patrol supervisor during his 18-year career in law enforcement. Dr. Simmons has also worked as a juvenile corrections officer. Dr. Simmons holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from the University of Great Falls, a Master of Science Degree from the University of Phoenix, a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Criminal Justice from Walden University, a Certificate in Stress Management from the University of Central Florida, and a Stress Management Coach Certification from the Spencer Institute. Dr. Damon Simmons is also an IADLEST Nationally Certified Instructor and an adjunct faculty member at Purdue University Global.