Christopher Linne

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice & Sociology
Phone: ext. 2287
Email: linnec@centenarycollege.edu


Academic Accomplishments

  • Doctoral Student, A.B.D., Drew University
  • M.A., Centenary College
  • C.P.M., New Jersey Department of Personnel/Rutgers University
  • B.A., Centenary College
  • A.S., County College of Morris


Christopher D. Linne is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice & Sociology and Coordinator of the Criminal Justice Studies program. He is a retired captain with 25 years of law enforcement service; 18 with the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office; and 7 years with the Washington Township (Morris County) Police Department. His career in law enforcement included service with the Sex Crimes/Child Abuse Unit where he served as a case detective and unit supervisor. He was active with and committed to the Multi-disciplinary Team approach to sex crimes investigations. He was instrumental in the establishment of a child advocacy center for victims of sexual assault in Morris County. He also supervised numerous investigative units, held administrative responsibilities, and served as the public information officer. He was a certified police training instructor at the Morris County Fire Fighters and Police Training Academy and served as the agency representative to the Morris County Human Relations Commission.
Professor Linne is the faculty advisor for the Sociology and Criminal Justice Club. He is also a member of the board of trustees of the Center for Evaluation and Counseling (a non-profit mental health agency in Newton, New Jersey) and a former member of the Diocesan Review Board for the Diocese of Paterson.

Christopher Linne