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Corban University

Brian Kauffman

Adjunct Faculty


  • B.S. in Management and Communication, Western Baptist College
  • Master’s in Adult Education, Oregon State University
  • Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Oregon State University.


Brian currently serves as the Executive Director of the Western Community Policing Institute (WCPI), which is a nationally recognized community policing and homeland security training institute. He has over 20 years of experience in law enforcement and public safety serving in a variety of positions, including patrol supervisor, tactical entry team member, police and corrections training expert, and Lieutenant and Captain with the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST). Brian has trained thousands of public safety and community representatives across the nation in police and homeland security topics. During his tenure with DPSST, Brian developed the academy’s first curriculum unit, leading the implementation of new and innovative training concepts used in the delivery of basic police training.