LeRoy Forsman

Program Chair

LeRoy Forsman is an instructor in Criminal Justice Studies for the College of Western Idaho.  He started as an adjunct instructor with CWI in 2012 and moved to a full-time position with the college in 2013.

Mr. Forsman received his BA from Northwest Nazarene University in 2009.  He received his MA from Concordia University, St. Paul in 2011.  He has taught courses and guest lectured at several colleges in the area.

Mr. Forsman came to CWI following a 31 year law enforcement career.  He worked in nearly every area of policing during his years of service.  He worked with the Nampa Police Department since 1990 and finished his distinguished career as Chief of Police for that agency.  Mr. Forsman is also a master instructor with the Idaho Peace Officers Standards and Training Academy.  He has taught numerous topics and continues to train new officers in the academy setting.  He currently teaches academy cadets the specialty topic of “successful marriage and relationships for first responders”.

Away from the academic world, Mr. Forsman has written a book entitled Live Like A Leader 24/7.  He is a highly sought after speaker on the topic of leadership.  He and his wife Becki have been married for more than 32 years.  They enjoy playing golf at every opportunity.  They are lifelong Boston Red Sox and Oakland Raiders fans.