Matthew Walker

(Ret) Major NJ State Police

Adjunct Professor, Petrocelli College

Program Affiliations

Matthew Walker has been an Adjunct Professor for FDU for over ten years. He has instructed various classes including leadership, ethics, report writing and Matthew Walker served the New Jersey State Police for over 26 years retiring as the Troop Commander of Troop D the NJ Turnpike and Garden State Parkway. He also held key positions within the leadership of the State Police including Internal Affairs, Homeland Security and Traffic Safety. Walker has extensive experience in all facets on criminal investigation and well as official corruption. He is an ITC certified instructor and has taught hundreds of police officers.

Matthew Walker currently is the Director of Operations for the New York City district Council of Carpenters one of the largest construction trade unions in the country. He supervises the day to day operations of the union and ensures that the union is in compliance with federal court mandates.

Short Abstract


  • Associate Degree Mercer County Community College
  • Bachelor Degree Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Master of Administrative Science Fairleigh Dickinson University