Gordon Graham

Gordon Graham

Instructor, Master of Public Safety

Gordon Graham, MA

Gordon Graham is a retired 33-year veteran of California Law Enforcement. During his tenure as a police professional, he was awarded his Teaching Credential from California State University, Long Beach. He was later graduated from University of Southern California with a Master's Degree in Safety and Systems Management.

Subsequent to this he was graduated from Western State University with a Juris Doctorate. He has taken this background as a street cop, supervisor and manager and coupled it with his formal education as a risk manager and his education and experiences as an attorney and is the Co-Founder of Lexipol – a company designed to standardize policies, procedures and training within law enforcement agencies around America.

In 1995, Mr. Graham received the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Law Enforcement Training, the highest tribute available in the critical mission of training police professionals. In 2005 he received the Presidential Award for Excellence from the IAFC for his lifelong work in improving firefighter safety and performance. In 2008 he received the lifetime achievement award from California POST. In 2015, Mr. Graham received the lifetime dedication award from the International Public Safety Leadership and Ethics Institute. In 2018 he received the James Oberstar Sentinel for Safety Award for his lifetime work in improving aviation safety internationally. In 2019 he received the Howard W. Rayon Distinguished Service Award.

He and “Mrs. G” are the proud parents of two adult children. A resident of Southern California, he enjoys spending every possible moment with Mrs. G “cruising the coast” either in their vintage wooden boat or their wooden car and finding new adventures and new places to enjoy a great meal.