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Jeffrey Dade

Adjunct Faculty


Professor Dade holds a Master's in Public Administration and a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from the University of New Hampshire.  Professor Dade is a Sergeant in the New Hampshire State Police serving as the State Police Bomb Squad Commander.  He has participated in New Hampshire's Threat Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment and has assisted authoring the State's Preparedness Report for the Department of Homeland Security.  He participates in numerous working groups and committees dealing with aviation security, school safety and maritime security.  Professor Dade is currently an elected member of the National Bomb Squad Commanders Advisory Board that serves as the leadership element for the United States Public Safety Bomb Squad program, giving strong advice to Federal agencies that support the nation's counter-improvised explosive device effort.  He has instructed nationally at the FBI Hazardous Devices School and the National Center for Explosives Training and Research.  He has instructed locally at the New Hampshire Police Standards & Training Council Academy and the New Hampshire Fire Academy. A practitioner by trade, Professor Dade takes a strong interest in developing policy and reviewing processes that yield tangible results for the betterment of government and public safety.


  • MPA, Public Administration, University of New Hampshire
  • BA, Political Science, University of New Hampshire


  • Law Enforcement
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Counter-Improvised Explosive Devices
  • Intelligence
  • Strategic Planning
  • Grant Writing
  • National Planning/Policy
  • National Security
  • Public Safety Policy
  • Constitutional Law
  • Terrorism
  • Criminal Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Technology
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration


  • International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators
  • United States Bomb Technician Association
  • National Tactical Officers Association


  • HLS 480 Professional Skills in Homeland Security