Cesar Gracia is the Dean of Campus Safety Operations at Lincoln Memorial Universsity. Mr. Gracia is also a full time Tennessee Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) certified law enforcement trainer. Mr. Gracia has served in law enforcement for 26 years. His career has includes being a Patrol Officer at the Kingsport Police Department, Special Agent with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Director of the East Tennessee Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy, and a Specialized Law Enforcement Training Coordinator.Mr. Gracia has been recognized as a Use of Force Expert in the Federal, Tennessee and Virginia court systems. He holds numerous certifications from agencies including: TN State P.O.S.T., Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, National Tactical Officers Association, Royce Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Department of Homeland Security, International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training, Blackwater Training Center, U.S. Department of Justice, and Force Science Institute.He has his Master of Arts Degree E.T.S.U. Bachelors of Arts Degree E.T.S.U. TBI Academy Graduate, Class President Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy Certifications: Use of Force Instructor Defensive Tactics Instructor Extreme Officer Survival Instructor Ground Fighting Instructor Expandable Baton Instructor Firearms Instructor Physical Fitness Instructor Patrol Response to Active Shooter Instructor Non Lethal Training Ammunition Instructor Police Response to Active Shooter Instructor Congressional Delegation-Security for Law Enforcement Chemical Weapons Specialist Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Risk Management for Leaders in American Law Enforcement Prevention and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents Reactive Operator Carbine Course Force Science Analyst Worldwide.