Officer Obed Magny, Ed.D.


Dr. Magny is a police officer at the Sacramento Police Department where he is currently assigned to the Professional Standards Unit. Some of the previous assignments where Dr. Magny has worked include Patrol, Narcotics, School Resource Officer, and the Crime Suppression Unit. Dr. Magny also served on the Board of Directors for the Sacramento Police Officer’s Association for three years.

Dr. Obed Magny earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology from the University of Massachusetts at Boston, a Master’s Degree in Emergency Services Administration from the California State University at Long Beach, and a Doctorate Degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of La Verne.

Dr. Magny is an expert in the field of motivation, job satisfaction, diversity, and emotional intelligence. As a doctoral student, he developed an interest in researching ways to identify and increase skill sets to help police officers and others in various fields increase their professional potential in various areas of their careers. Dr. Magny’s dissertation research led him to embark on designing training to not only increase job satisfaction for police officers, but to also close the trust gap between police officers and members of the communities they serve.

Dr. Magny is an adjunct professor at Brandman University where he teaches Diversity and Intercultural Aspects of Leadership at the doctoral level.