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Barry A. Reynolds

Faculty - Criminal Justice


Social Sciences


(414) 410-4546


BH Bonaventure Hall 2073


Box 412


Barry joined Cardinal Stritch University in the fall of 2017 as an assistant professor in the Criminal Justice program. Barry has over 35 years of experience in the criminal justice profession, including 31 years as a law enforcement officer and supervisor. In 2014 Barry joined the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) as a senior training officer and while there he developed the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Career Development Program, a management and leadership training program for law enforcement supervisors. He also created and wrote the First Line Supervisors training program for new police supervisors, the only program of its type to be certified by Wisconsin DOJ. Barry is certified by the International Association of Chiefs of Police as a leadership instructor and has taught leadership to thousands of law enforcement officers in Wisconsin and across the nation. He is a national columnist on law enforcement management and leadership issues, and serves as a consultant to law enforcement agencies on a variety of topics. In addition to his criminal justice degree, Barry holds a bachelor's degree in business and a master's degree in management from Stritch.


  • B.S., Cardinal Stritch University
  • M.S., Cardinal Stritch University


State and National Law Enforcement Leadership Instructor Organizational Development for Police Agencies Certified Law Enforcement Accreditation Manager Certified Law Enforcement Trainer

Publications & Presentations

Columnist - Leadership and Management - Regular conference presenter and trainer

Why Stritch?

"Cardinal Stritch University is a unique place. The faculty and staff are truly dedicated to the Franciscan values upon which the University was founded, and are devoted to the education and success of our students. There is a friendly and inclusive culture at Stritch, which helps create an excellent learning environment. Our Criminal Justice program has quickly gained a reputation for providing our students with the skills and abilities they need for success as criminal justice professionals. Our program and courses are constantly evaluated to ensure that we are meeting the educational needs of our students as we help them prepare for their careers in this rapidly evolving field. "

- Barry A. Reynolds