Stephanie Miloknay is a professor and the coordinator of the Police Foundations program at Mohawk College. She retired holding the rank of sergeant after serving 24 years with the Halton Regional Police Service. During her career, she obtained extensive experience in the areas of frontline enforcement, crisis intervention, investigations, and policy development.Stephanie held a secondment at the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Service supporting the Policing Standards Section by providing general operational expertise and advice in relation to current policing issues. She has been a member of the Hostage/Crisis Negotiator team, receiving certification through the Canadian Police College; was trained in Critical Incident Stress Management; and was a team leader with the Halton Regional Police Service’s Peer Support Team.She received her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the University of Toronto and her Masters degree in social work from McMaster University. Stephanie is also certified in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and operated a private practice providing therapeutic support to clients with mood disorders such as depression and anxiety.