Dr. Julius C. Trimble

  • College: College of Arts and Sciences
  • Department: Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Associated Majors and Graduate Programs: Criminal Justice (Traditional or Online)
  • trimblej@fvsu.edu
  • 478-825-1950

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JULIUS C. TRIMBLE JR.

EDUCATION

Current Student, Doctor of Philosophy Public Safety, specialization in Criminal Justice, Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota (Expected 2009)
Master of Science, Justice Public Safety Auburn University at Montgomery (Alabama 1989)
Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice San Diego State University San Diego (California 1984)

TEACHING & TRAINING EXPERIENCE

2003-2007
Observer Controller Training Team (Team Chief)
United States Army Reserves, Fort Gillem, Georgia

  • Areas taught: Soldier and leaders tasks
  • Taught classes ranging from 2-40 hours depending on subject
  • Developed subjects to be trained on and examinations
  • Supervised the training classes of subordinates

1996-1999
Professor Military Science
Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia

  • Courses taught: Military Science
  • Taught 12 week course to Military Science students
  • Provided assistance to staff in course development

1996-1996
Adjunct Professor
Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia

  • Course taught: Planning in Criminal Justice
  • Taught 12- week course to criminal justice students
  • Developed course syllabus mid-term and final examinations

1992- 1996
Adjunct Professor
Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia

  • Course taught: Security/Loss Prevention
  • Taught 12 week course to criminal justice students
  • Developed course syllabus

RELATED EXPERIENCE

1994- Present
Trimble & Associates, Bonaire, Georgia
President, Security Management Consultant

  • Provide assistance to business owners in preventing losses from theft.
  • Conduct security surveys to identify security vulnerabilities
  • Conduct seminars on security/loss prevention
  • Provide expert testimony on security negligence cases to attorneys

1999-2001
Family Dollar Stores
Regional Director of Loss Prevention

  • Provided quality loss prevention advice, training, assistance, and investigative support/service for 250 stores within assigned region.
  • Conducted training classes for store managers and district managers at budget meetings, store manager meetings, district manager meetings, new store openings and special Sessions.
  • Topics covered: employee theft prevention, shoplifting prevention, physical security, safety and inventory shrinkage control.
  • Conducted training classes for newly assigned assistant managers in region.
  • Developed an effective loss prevention program for assigned region. This includes an employee awareness, mystery shopper, electronic article surveillance (EAS) and investigative program.

1989-1994
The Home Depot
Loss Prevention Manager

  • Responsible for the loss prevention of 2-3 stores 900 employees.
  • Developed a training program for employees and managers in assigned stores.
  • Conducted training for new hires on security/loss prevention.
  • Investigated internal theft cases.
  • Developed a safety training program
    Developed a shoplifting prevention program.

1987-1989
Target Stores
Store Detective

  • Identified and apprehended suspected shoplifters
  • Investigated employees suspected of theft
  • Enforced the company’s policies and procedures

1985-1987
Sears
Security Assistant

  • Identified and apprehended suspected shoplifters
  • Investigated employees suspected of theft
  • Enforced the company’s policies and procedures

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Society for Industrial Security (1989-2000)
International Association of Professional Security Consultants (1996-2004)

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Proficient in MS Excel, MS Word and Power Point. Experience with Oracle, WebCT, Backboard, MS Access.

PRESENTATIONS

Security and Loss Prevention for the Small Business Owner, presented to 30+ participants at Clayton State College, Morrow, Georgia 1995.

Preventing Shoplifting and Internal Theft, presented to 15-20 Store Managers/Owners at Tanger Outlet Center, Locust Grove, Georgia 1997.

How to Conduct an Investigation, presented to 10 District Managers and Regional Vice President Family Dollar Stores, Atlanta, Georgia, Spring 2000 Annual Budget Meeting.

Inventory Shrinkage Control, presented to District Managers, Regional Vice President and Divisional Vice President, Family Dollar Stores, Atlanta Georgia Spring, 2001 Annual Budget Meeting.

Employee Theft Prevention, presented to District Managers, Regional Vice President and Divisional Vice President, Family Dollar Stores, Atlanta Georgia Spring, 2002 Annual Budget Meeting.

PUBLICATIONS

Trimble, J.C. (February, 1993). The Hazards of Hiring Off – Duty Police, Employer Liability. Security Management Magazine.