Wayne Sandford, M.A.

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Adjunct Faculty

Fire Science and Emergency Management Department
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences

M.A., Sacred Heart University, 2003
B.S., University of New 51, 1983
A.S., Waterbury State Technical College, 1978
A.S., Hartford State Technical College, 1971

About Wayne

Mr. Sandford is a former Deputy Commissioner of Emergency Management and Homeland Security for the State of Connecticut and a former Fire Chief for the East 51 Fire Department. He is also an ordained deacon for the Roman Catholic Church. 

Courses Taught
  • EMG 603 Principles of Emergency Management
  • EMG 602 Holistic Disaster Recovery
  • FS 106 Emergency Scene Operations
  • FS 205 Fire Hydraulics
  • FS 207 Fire Prevention
  • FS 301 Building Construction
  • FS 633 Issues in Public safety Professional Responsibility
  • FS 634 Issues in Public Safety Management

In the Media

In the Media

Wayne Sandford, an adjunct professor of fire science and emergency management, discusses being prepared and the destructive power of water from storm surges, as Hurricane Beryl approaches Texas.

In the Media

Wayne Sandford, instructor in the University’s fire science and professional studies department and former deputy commissioner of emergency management and homeland security for the state of Connecticut, discusses the implementation of the Real ID program.

In the Media

Wayne Sandford, full time faculty in fire science and professional studies, is Zip06’s person of the week. Sandford speaks of his journey to where he is today.

Wayne Sandford, professor of fire science and professional studies, comments on the increasing rate of fire alarms in college dorms and how the increasing sensitivity of fire alarm devices is responsible.

Wayne Sandford, lecturer in fire science and professional studies, comments on drones being used as a new tool for firefighters to locate people and fires more quickly, and possibly even transport lifesaving equipment to people in danger.