Charles Baker

Adjunct Faculty


Dr. Charles Baker is a retired police lieutenant who served 20 years with the Louisville Police Department in Kentucky. He held the ranks of police officer, sergeant, detective sergeant, and lieutenant. He served in a variety of assignments including patrol, the Crimes Against Children Unit, the Homicide Squad, Vice/Criminal Intelligence, and the Community Development Unit that included training and crime prevention. Upon retirement from the police service, Dr. Baker was a high school history and social studies teacher in Louisville. For 7 ½ years, he served as the Director of Security Services for the Mesa Unified School District in Arizona.
Dr. Baker received a Bachelor of Science degree in Police Administration and a Master of Science degree in the Administration of Justice from the University of Louisville, and his doctorate from Arizona State University in Educational Administration. He is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute’s Administrative Officers Course, the National Crime Prevention Institute, and the F.B.I. National Academy.


Course # Class Section Semester Course Title Course Syllabus
AJS225 31678 Fall 2022 Criminology
AJS275 31707 Fall 2022 Criminal Investigation I
AJS225 24890 Spring 2023 Criminology
AJS240 24908 Spring 2023 The Correction Function