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Steve Meacham

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice


Professor Meacham has devoted 31 years of his life to public service as a member of the New York State Police. After graduating from the New York State Police Academy, Professor Meacham served as a New York State Trooper and worked as a Criminal Investigator and Senior Investigator with the elite New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation. Additionally, he was an NYSP Hostage/Crisis Negotiator and a State Police Academy instructor. Professor Meacham previously taught Criminal Justice at SUNY Adirondack in upstate New York.

Education and Credentials

  • M.A. in Criminal Justice, State University of New York at Albany, School of Criminal Justice
  • New York State Police Academy
  • B.A. in Psychology, State University of New York at Albany
  • A.A.S. in Criminal Justice, Mohawk Valley Community College


  • Interests: Family, baseball, skiing, golf, and backyard Wiffle ball games
  • Why Cedarville?: The opportunity to teach and mentor Cedarville students from a Christian perspective using my knowledge and experience from 30-plus years of working in the field of Criminal Justice.