Staci Shaffer has worked in law enforcement since 1995 and is currently a Lieutenant with the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office in Fort Collins, Colorado. She holds a Master of Criminal Justice Degree from the University of Colorado at Denver School of Public Affairs (‘07). In 2011, she was awarded the national designation of Certified Jail Manager by the Jail Management Certification Commission through the authority of the American Jail Association. At the time of the certification, she was one of only 357 professionals awarded this designation nationwide. She has been an adjunct instructor in the Sociology Department at Colorado State University since 2012. In September 2022, she received the Judge Conrad L. Ball award for significant contributions in improving the quality of justice in Larimer County, Colorado presented by the Larimer County Community Corrections Board. She welcomes thoughtful student contributions and encourages self-paced course activity.