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Ashley Thompson


  • B.A. Administration of Justice: University of Pittsburgh
  • M.S. Legal Studies: Homeland Security, Cal U


Ashley Thompson is a retired detective with the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police with more than 30 years of law enforcement experience. Ashley  served as an intelligence detective/analyst in the Pittsburgh Police Criminal Intelligence/Crime Analysis Unit and was a criminal intelligence certified analyst, certified gang professional and certified crime prevention officer. Prior to joining the Pittsburgh Police, Ashley was a U.S. Army Military Police Officer with 22 years of active and National Guard service, participating in Operation Joint Forge and Operation Jump Start.   

Ashley has conducted numerous regional presentations for community groups and law enforcement agencies on gang awareness, personal safety, healthcare safety, and intelligence topics. Ashley served as president of the Western Pennsylvania chapter of the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts and served on the executive board of the East Coast Gang Investigator’s Association as a regional intelligence officer."

Academic Department(s)

  • Department of Criminal Justice

Academic Program(s)

  • B.S. Criminal Justice