Professor Harrington is a graduate of Boston University with a master's degree in criminal justice. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice from Union Institute & University and an Associate of Science in business management from Barstow College. Professor Harrington is an active Detective with the Sacramento Police Department and is currently assigned to the Office of the Chief and to the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit. His specialized training and experience includes gang investigation, criminal intelligence, sensitive investigations, dignitary protection, threat assessments, and Homeland Security matters. He also serves as a liaison to outside agencies involved in emergency preparedness.