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Marvin Stepherson

Adjunct Professor for Criminal Justice Administration; Recruiter


Marvin Stepherson is an Adjunct Faculty in the accelerated Criminal Justice Administration adult degree completion program. This allows him to continue his speaking, while educating and serving adult students in the criminal justice field. Marvin’s educational journey is a life long process beginning at a Community College in his early Twenties; continuing at Roberts Wesleyan into his late Forties with the successful completion of his Graduate degree. Marvin’s professional highlights include: being asked to consult regularly on NPR radio concerning Law Enforcement and cultural & ethnic issues; to help create synergistic solutions to world-impacting problems. Prior to Marv’s current teaching position, he retired as a police Sergeant with 25 years of service in Law Enforcement and also retired as a dual service veteran of 27 years with the United States Marines Corp. and United States Coast Guard Reserve.

Raised in Rochester, New York, Marvin lives with his wife, three children and pet Italian Mastiff in Upstate, New York.

  • Personal Accomplishments: Marvin is the founding president of The Rochester Association of Minority Police” (R.A.M.P.) and a former Urban League Youth Mentor.
  • Personal interests: Marvin is an avid golfer and lover of most sports, but recently flirted with film making as he has produced his first documentary, Too Blue to be Black, Too Black to be Blue