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criminal justice educator , university police chief

Ronald David Swan, university police chief, criminal justice educator. Recipient medal, City of Monticello, Diploma Honor award, Ministry Internal Affairs Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1991, medal, Ministry Interior Affairs Russian Federation, 1991, Veterinary Labor medal Russian Federation, 1993, Diploma award, Special Secondary School Officer Training, 1992, Excellence Militia Service medal, Russia, 1993.


Swan, Ronald David was born on March 2, 1943 in St. Louis. Son of David Percy and Dorothea Prudence (Myers) Swan.


Associate of Applied Science, Hannibal-LaGrange College, 1964. Bachelor of Science in Administration Justice, University Missouri, St. Louis, 1973. Master of Arts, Webster University, 1974.

Graduate, Institute Applied Science, 1974. Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, Albany, 1982. Postgraduate, New Scotland Yard.


Major Hillsdale Police Department, Missouri, 1968—1971. Chief police Beverly Hills, 1971—1977, Monticello, Illinois, 1977—1983. Instructor criminal justice St. Louis Community College, 1975—1977, St. Mary's College, O'Fallon, Missouri, 1975—1977, Columbia College, 1976—1977, Parkland College, Champaign, Illinois, 1980—1984, Richland Community College, Decatur, since 1982, Lincoln College, since 1985, Illinois State University, since 1986.

Chief University police Illinois State University, Normal, since 1983.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member British Academy Forensic Sciences, Academy Criminal Justice Sciences, International Association Chiefs of Police, Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, American Society Criminology. Member Christian Church.


Son of David Percy and Dorothea Prudence (Myers) Swan. Divorced; children: Ronald David II, Brendan Daniel.

David Percy Swan

Dorothea Prudence (Myers) Swan

Ronald David II Swan

Brendan Daniel Swan