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Criminal Justice

Albert L. DiGiacomo

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West Chester, PA 19383



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Albert L. DiGiacomo


Professor Albert DiGiacomo joined West Chester University’s Criminal Justice Department full time in 2009. Prior to his appointment at WCU, he had served 29 years in the Philadelphia Police Department before retiring at the rank of Captain. His command and executive level assignments included patrol, detective, internal affairs, quality assurance, and administration. In 1999, he was appointed as Chief of Detectives for Chester County, PA where he formed a computer forensic unit. After 9/11, he became the Chester County representative to the Anti-Terrorism Advisory Council in the Eastern District of PA. As a current consultant to the National Institute of Justice, Professor DiGiacomo reviews Department of Justice grant applications regarding forensic science projects. Additionally, he provides services as an expert consultant in matters of police liability and training. He is a graduate of the 186th Session of the FBI National Academy.


  • M.S., St. Joseph's University
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