Tim Leslie

Adjunct Professor Sheriff, Dakota County

Mr. Tim Leslie is an Adjunct Professor in the Public Policy and Leadership Master’s program in the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling at the University of St. Thomas. He currently serves as Chief Deputy in the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office, organizing 200 of their personnel, from hiring to discipline, developing policies, managing budgets and periodically serving as Sheriff.

As a licensed peace officer since 1980, Mr. Leslie has worked in all levels of law enforcement. He received his MA from the University of St. Thomas in Public Safety Education and his BS from Mankato State University.