Charles Penn

Charles Penn (no photo)

Adjunct - Summer

Forensic and Legal Psychology

Mr. Penn is the Chief of Police for the Arlington County Police Department and has been in law enforcement for 30 years. During his time with the police department, he has served as a homicide/robbery detective, internal affairs commander, and crisis intervention team leader. He has collaborated with supervisory FBI staff to establish a Northern Virginia Violent Crimes Task Force and the ATF to formalize the department’s participation in their Violent Crimes Task Force.

Academic Credentials

B.S., Radford University

M.A., Naval Postgraduate School

Teaching Areas

Wrongful Convictions: Case Analysis