Mr. Sliker is a part-time instructor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice. He has over 30 years experience in law enforcement. Mr. Sliker began his career as a law enforcement specialist in the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Sliker has been with the North East Police Department since 1992 and specialized in the investigation of child abuse and the sexual exploitation of children. In 2014, Mr. Sliker was appointed to the position of Chief of Police with the North East Police Department. In October 2016, Mr. Sliker led the North East Police Department to being awarded accredited status through the Pennsylvania Chief's of Police Association. The North East Police Department is the only municipal police agency in Erie County to have received such a prestigious award.