Daniel K. Maxwell, MPA

Daniel Maxwell Headshot
Distinguished Lecturer

Criminal Justice Department
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences

MPA, University of New Haven
M.S., University of New Haven
B.A., University of Miami

About Daniel

Mr. Maxwell is a retired police officer from Madison, CT. His academic interests focus on all aspects in the field of law enforcement and police work as well as investigations and issues in the security field.

Courses Taught
  • CJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CJ 102 Criminal Law
  • CJ 201 Principles of Criminal Investigation
  • CJ 217 Criminal Procedure I
  • CJ 417 Introduction to Private Security

News and In the Media

In the Media

WICC 600 AM: Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli

Dan Maxwell, a distinguished lecturer of criminal justice, comments on the University of New Haven's annual mass casualty incident drill, a platform for students majoring in criminal justice, forensic science, homeland security, fire science, emergency management, and cybersecurity, among other programs, to gain firsthand experience in disaster response. The drill showcases the broad scope of the University's programs, attracting a diverse range of participants.

In the Media

NBC Connecticut: Trooper in Court

Dan Maxwell, a distinguished lecturer of criminal justice, discusses the importance of training all police officers on de-escalation tactics and on interacting with those having a mental health crisis.

The Charger Blog

Criminal Justice Students Excel at Regional Conference

Members of the University’s American Criminal Justice Association chapter recently competed with students from across the northeast, taking home a variety of awards, building their skills, and interacting with and learning from K9s and their handlers.