Jack Serier, ED.D., Police Services Specialist
Dr. Serier has been serving as a law enforcement officer for 30 years. He served in two other city police departments before joining the Saint Paul Police Department, where he rose to the rank of Commander. He then became an administrator at the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office and later became County Sheriff. As Sheriff, he was responsible for a $57 million budget and 450 employees. He is currently a Commander and Director of Training for the Saint Paul Police Department and is the author of the 2019 Organizational Study of the Saint Paul Police Department. Dr. Serier has worked with government at the city, county, and state levels, as well as with federal agencies on an array of issues as an executive. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Hamline University and earned both a master’s and a doctoral degree in Leadership, Policy, and Administration from the University of Saint Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, and the board chair of a regional non-profit serving those in need of mental health services.