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Stephen Bayne Ed.D.

MSOL Faculty Member
Dr. Bayne began his career in 1989 with the Baldwin Park School District Police Department (Southern California) where he worked a variety of different assignments (K9 Handler, Corporal, Sergeant, Captain). His passion for police service dogs trained in narcotic detection led to a 14 year stint working part-time for Adlerhorst International in Riverside training basic and advanced narcotic detection teams.
 Dr. Bayne authored articles Baldwin Park School District Police:Preparing for the Possible that appeared in The Tactical Edge: Official Journal of the National Tactical Officers Association in Spring 2002; Training Considerations with Narcotic Detection Dogs featured in Dog Sport Magazine (October 2000); and a published case study titled: Parental factors that contribute to students’ high school graduation after expulsion (July 2013).

Currently, Dr. Bayne is employed with the Irvine Unified School District as the Director of Risk Management. His primary responsibilities include emergency management planning, property/liability litigation, insurance, and workers’ compensation.

Dr. Bayne received his Criminal Justice Management degree from Union Institute & University; a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Chapman University; and a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership from the University of La Verne.

Dr. Bayne is a licensed private pilot and enjoys flying in the Southern California region.