Biography: Robert W. Poikey Robert Poikey is the Law Enforcement Specialist for the US Attorneys Office in the Eastern District of Michigan. In this capacity he oversees several law enforcement initiatives as well as numerous community outreach pro- grams. Since 2007, his accomplishments have gained national recognition from three U. S. Attorney Generals and two U.S Attorneys. In addition, Rob- rt has received awards, citations and accolades for his work on numerous Department of Justice related programs at the state and national level for his work in violent crime task force operations, multi-jurisdictional planning and capacity building as well as curriculum development. In 2014, in addition to his position as the Law Enforcement Manager, he was appointed Security Manager for the Eastern istrict of Michigan US Attorney’s Offices, spanning 34 counties. Prior to obtaining his present position, Robert was employed with the Michigan Department of corrections for 15 years. Within his agency he held several line and management positions which allowed him to gain extensive law nforcement, administrative and management experience in sworn law enforcement activities, contracts, grants, public and media information and training. Mr. Poikey holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Wayne State University and a Graduate Degree from the niversity of Detroit. Robert is a member of several professional organizations. In addition to his position with the US Attorneys Office, Robert has held the position of adjunct professor at the niversity of Detroit Mercy and Wayne State University since 1998 and 2013, respectively.
Research Interest/Area of Expertise
- Criminal Justice/Correctional Science/Security
Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications
- Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice
- Masters of Arts in Criminal Justice