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Dean Matlock

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Biography: Dean Matlock attended NNC, graduating in 1982 with a degree in Philosophy and Religion. In April of 1983, he was hired by the Canyon County Sheriff’s Office. He worked as a Deputy Sheriff from 1983 until 1986. In 1986, he joined the Idaho State Police (ISP) and worked as an Idaho State Trooper until his retirement in 2014. He has 31 years of experience in law enforcement. During his tenure with ISP, he received an MA in Communication from Boise State University.

Fun Fact: I served as a peace officer for over 31 years.

Favorite Thing About Working at NNU: A Christ-oriented learning atmosphere.