Protective Services Instructor

Meet Mr. Mark Zaslavsky – Protective Services Instructor

Mr. Zaslavsky Protective Services Instructor

Mark Zaslavsky began as EASTERN’s Protective Services Instructor in August 2016. Mr. Zaslavsky served four and a half years on active duty as Platoon Leader for the 82nd Airborne Division, Logistics Officer for the 2nd Infantry Division in S. Korea, and as Assistant Operations Officer for the 759th Military Police Battalion. He was mobilized into the U.S. Army from 2005-2009 serving in Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. He retired from the Army/Army Reserves with nearly 36 years of service.

While in the Army Reserve, he was also a police officer, criminal investigator and detective. He retired from his police career in 2012 with 26 years of service. While a police officer/investigator/detective, he performed various duties and received specialized training in many areas, such as traffic crash investigation, field sobriety testing with Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus certification, homicide investigation, crime scene investigation and forensics, financial crimes investigation, fire investigation, environmental crimes, organized crime, computer crime investigation, crime scene photography, HAZMAT, NIMS 300/800, incident command and narcotics investigation.

Mr. Zaslavsky has his Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Hartford, his Bachelor of Science for Criminal Justice at the College of New Jersey, and his Master’s Degree in Secondary Education from LaSalle University.