Society for Police and Criminal Psychology


Diplomate in Police Psychology

Established in 1989, the Diplomate in Police Psychology is certification by the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology (SPCP) that a member has achieved a high level of knowledge, skills, and competence and is a leader in the field of applied Police Psychology.  Through the Diplomate, the Society has long recognized competence among psychologists in many sub-disciplines, including industrial/organizational psychologists, academic psychologists, as well as licensed clinical psychologists.  Diplomate status is peer recognition that the individual has achieved a level of knowledge, skills, and competence that exceeds the attainment of a terminal degree. It requires additional study and years of professional experience.  The holder of the Diplomate is a capable and accomplished professional in the field of Police Psychology, to whom others can look for leadership and advice. 
 
Attaining the Diplomate requires candidates to undergo a thorough application review and evaluation process conducted by a panel of active Diplomates.  For more information on the Diplomate in Police Psychology or to obtain an application, please click on the respective link below.  Any remaining questions can be directed to Dr. Scott Stubenrauch (swspsych@gmail.com).

Benefits of Professional Certification as a Diplomate in Police Psychology through the Society for Police & Criminal Psychology

The Diplomate in Police Psychology is professional certification by the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology (SPCP) that a member has achieved a high level of knowledge, skills, and competence and is a leader in the field of applied Police Psychology. The benefits for pursing certification as a Diplomate in Police Psychology include:

  • Peer and industry recognition of demonstrated competence in applied police psychology.
  • Global/international eligibility across sub-disciplines of police psychology including industrial/organizational psychologists, academic psychologists, as well as licensed clinical psychologists.
  • Career satisfaction and achievement as it is earned through an appropriately challenging peer-evaluated process.
  • Increased opportunities for career growth, including employability and financial compensation.
  • Added credibility by embodying a commitment to excellence and facilitating client/patient trust and peace of mind.
  • Opportunities to learn and grow professionally via the application, candidacy and review process.
  • Opportunities to maintain and enhance expertise through mentoring others.

Application Instructions

The application process for the Diplomate in Police Psychology were recently revised.  The requirements and an application form are available at the following links:

Requirements and Process          Application Form


Diplomate Review Committee

  • Scott Stubenrach, Psy.D. (Chair)
  • Kammie Juzwin, Psy.D.
  • Peter DiVasto, Ph.D.
  • Gary Aumiller, Ph.D., ABPP.
  • Herbert M. Gupton, Ph.D., ABPP

Diplomates Awarded

Names marked + indicate that the Diplomate is an active member of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology.  Click linked names to read a brief biographical statement of the Diplomate

  • 1. Wayman C. Mullins +
  • 2. Michael G. Aamodt +
  • 3. Michael J. McMains
  • 4. James T. Turner *
  • 5. Chris Hatcher*
  • 6. Frederick N. Bradstreet +
  • 7. Gregorio Pina, III
  • 8. Gerald F. Serafino +
  • 9. Donn W. Hubler
  • 10. Gregory Riede
  • 11. Lynne Donna Zager
  • 12. James Janik
  • 13. Jack S. Annon*
  • 14. John Stephen Price
  • 15. Leonard D. Medoff
  • 16. Stephen Rubin
  • 17. Jack N. Singer
  • 18. M.D. Koch
  • 19. Randolph Alan Nutter
  • 20. (Rescinded)
  • 21. Joseph R. Flippo
  • 22. Peter DiVasto +
  • 23. Wilson W. Kimbrough*
  • 24. Myles L. Cooley
  • 25. Samuel A. Herbert
  • 26. Stephen B. Lawrence
  • 27. (Open number)
  • 28. (Open number)
  • 29. (Open number)
  • 30. Michael G. Gelles
  • 31. Daniel A. Goldfarb +
  • 32. Gary S. Aumiller +
  • 33. Clint Voelm
  • 34. Eugene Schmuckler +
  • 35. David M. Corey +
  • 36. James S. Herndon +
  • 37. Anthony Stone +
  • 37. Rodney Fowler (duplicate number) *
  • 38. James L. Greenstone +
  • 40. Donald Dushkind
  • 41. Jack Kitaeff +
  • 42. Kris Mohandie +
  • 48. Cary D. Rostow 
  • 49. Robert D. Davis*
  • 50. James T. Reese +
  • 51. Jon H. Moss +
  • 52. Charles R. Burchell +
  • 53. (Open number)
  • 54. Mary-Wales North +
  • 55. Robin Inwald +
  • 56. Herbert M. Gupton +
  • 57. Dorothy Cotton +
  • 58. Andrew H. Ryan +
  • 59. Jana Price-Sharps +
  • 60. William U. Weiss +
  • 61.  Jay A. Supnick +
  • 62.  Scott W. Stubenrauch +
  • 63. Douglas Craig +
  • 64. Thomas R. Campion +
  • 65. Troy Rodgers +
  • 66. Kristen Beyer +
  • 67. Kammie Juzwin +
  • 68. Byron Greenberg +
  • 69. Anastasia Pytal +
  • 70. Barbara Palomino del Vasco +
  • 71. Lou Sowers +

+ Names marked + indicate that the Diplomate is an active member of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology.
* Deceased

 

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