Matt Garvin

Law and Public Safety Teacher

Matt Garvin

About the Teacher


Graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice

August 2000-August 2004

Graduated from the MS Police Corps Academy at Camp Shelby, MS

September 2004-March 2005


Started as a police officer in 2005 for the Hattiesburg, MS police department. I worked in capacity as a police officer for several departments throughout the state of Mississippi, ending my career in law enforcement in 2011. During college, I worked for 2 years as a volunteer firefighter at the Sunrise Community Volunteer Fire Department in Petal, MS. 

I hold certificates in several different areas: 

Taser X26, Radar, Tactical Police Driving, Pressure Point Control Tactics, Subject Control Spray, Crime Scene Investigation, Critical Incident Stress Management (Group and Individual), HAZMAT, FEMA Incident Command System

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