Scott Downs

Scott Downs

Scott Downs is an Adjunct Homeland Security Professor at Grand Canyon University. He previously worked as an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Briarcliffe College. His work has been published in the Journal of Emergency Management, where he is recognized as a content expert. Scott graduated summa cum laude from Saint Joseph's University and holds a Master's Degree from the Long Island University- Homeland Security Management Institute, which Congress designated after 9-11. With a background as a former 4th generation law enforcement officer and former Director of Operations for a National Security company, Scott combines his educational and real-world experience to actively serve both the public and private sectors as an instructor and consultant. For more information, you may contact him at [email protected].

Watch Your Behavior

We have all likely heard the phrases "I plead the 5th" or "I don't have to talk to you," but what do they really mean? When someone pleads the "5th," they are invoking the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution,...

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