Caprice Smith M.Ed.

Criminal Justice | School of Humanities and Social Sciences


  • Masters in Education, with an Emphasis on Instructional Technology- University of Maryland Global Campus, Baltimore, Maryland 2008
  • Bachelors of Science in Psychology, Coppin State University, Baltimore, Maryland 2004

Professional Experience

Teaching Experience:

  • Stevenson University, Owings Mills, Maryland

Work Experience:

  • Victim’s Crisis Specialist- Baltimore City Police Department, Baltimore, Maryland: October 2014 to February 2015
  • Special Investigator-Baltimore City Police Department, Baltimore, Maryland: February 1994 to February 2014 (Retired)
  • Office of the Police Commissioner’s- Internal Affairs Division: July 2010 to February 2014
  • Special Investigator Sex Crimes- Cold Case, High Profile cases and Felonies: September 2004 to July 2010
  • Special Investigator-Child Abuse-March 1999 to September 2004

Relevant Training:

  • Maryland State Police Electronic Facial Identification Software Technician – Use of electronic software to build suspect composites, June, 2005
  • Mercy Hospital Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Training for Law Enforcement, A forty-hour, August, 2003
  • National Child Abuse Symposium – A seventy-two-hour course that teaches how to recognize and investigate child maltreatment, evidence recovery and photographs. September, 2002
  • John E. Reid and Associates Interview and Interrogation course, July, 2001
  • Baltimore City Police Train the Trainer Course II – A forty-hour course that integrates multimedia instruction for effective adult learning and instruction. June 1999
  • Baltimore City Police Field Training Officer, 1999-2004


  • Keys To Living Uncuffed~ Women in Business, December 2014, ISBN: 978-1505442724
  • Uncuffed-Behind My Smile, October, 2013, ISBN:978-1492964858
  • The Art of Listening, An Effective Guide To Communication, August, 2011, ISBN10: 1257967258


  • Homicide Investigations
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sex Crimes Investigations from A Practitioner’s Perspective
  • Interview & Interrogations for Criminal Justice Professionals
  • Victimology
  • Community Policing
  • Civil Liability
  • Domestic Securities
  • Writings for Criminal Justice
  • Corrections
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice



  • Faculty member for the School of Humanities and Social Sciences- Criminal Justice Department (July 2020-present)
  • Adjunct Criminal Justice Lecturer (July 2014- July 2020)
  • Advisor for Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society (July 2020-present)
  • Student advising, course planning and development, syllabi construction, instructional technology integration, five-year program reviewer, annual program reviewing team. Educate students regarding criminal justice topics. Student mentor for APS and when requested the University’s Leadership Scholars student project faculty mentor. Prospective student outreach, open house representative
  • Recently introduced, constructed and taught new specialty courses consistent with shifts in criminal justice

Awards and Recognition:

  • National Applause Podcast & Magazine-Retired Police Feature, 2018
  • Literary Trailblazer of the Year Finalist, 2016
  • Metro Business Association MBA Phenomenal Woman Award 2016

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