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Editor , educator , prison reformer

Robert Delbert McCrie, Canadian prison reformer, editor, educator. Certified protection professional. Recipient Eugene Fink award, Associated License Detectives New York State, 2008.


McCrie, Robert Delbert was born on October 8, 1938 in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. Son of Robert Newton and Evelyn May (Johnston) McCrie.


Bachelor, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1960. Master of Science, University Toledo, 1964. Postgraduate, University Chicago, 1963.

Master of Arts, Hunter College, 1994. Master of Philosophy, City University of New York, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy, City University of New York, 1995.


Researcher Connective Tissues Research Laboratory, Copenhagen, 1963. Copywriter numerous advertising agencies, 1965-1970. Owner, editor Security Letter, New York City, since 1970.

Editor, public HBJ Publications, 1973-1976. President Magazines for Medicine, Inc., 1972-1981. Faculty John Jay College Criminal Justice, since 1985, adjunct to full professor, chair Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration, 1997—2003.

Deputy chair Protection Management, since 2008. Consultant in field; speaker at numerous meetings.


  • Certified protection professional.



Member of American Association of University Professors, American Society Criminology, American Correctional Association, Academy Criminal Justice Science, Accolade, International Association Professional Security Consultant Distinguished Service, International Security Management Association (Brennan award 1993), National Council Investigation and Security Services (Duffy Memorial Achievement award 1992), American Society for Industrial Security International (president's certified of merit 1990), Correctional Education Association, Urban History Association (life), Union League Club, Pi Delta Epsilon, Delta Sigma Rho, Alpha Tau Omega.


Married Fulvia Madia, December 22, 1965. Children: Carla Alexandra McAuley, Mara Elizabeth Kellan.

Robert Newton McCrie

Evelyn May (Johnston) McCrie

Fulvia Madia

Carla Alexandra McAuley McCrie

Mara Elizabeth Kellan McCrie