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College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

Faculty and Staff Profile

Nate Brooks


Office: 136 Brackett



Educational Background

Anderson University

The Citadel

Courses Taught

Criminal Investigations
Ethics in Criminal Justice
Professional Development in Criminal Justice
Law Enforcement Leadership Practicum


Nate has retired from the field of law enforcement with 25 years of experience, spanning from entry level positions of patrol, to investigating complex cases involving public corruption, and supervising and managing small operational units to a nationwide organization. He is the former president of the Polygraph Law Enforcement Accreditation Program, which develops best practice policies and accredits law enforcement polygraph programs nationwide. He also instructs advanced polygraph training for law enforcement agencies through the Northeast Counterdrug Training Center, which is funded via a grant from the Department of Defense. He is the current president of the South Carolina Crisis Negotiators Association, instructs 40-hour negotiation certification courses for the State of South Carolina, and is a graduate of the FBI’s National Crisis Negotiator’s Course. He owns a polygraph business that consults with government and private entities regarding credibility assessment services. Nate holds a bachelor’s degree from The Citadel and a master’s degree from Anderson University.

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