Major Matt Leveque, deputy director of the Alaska State Troopers, completed a Master of Arts degree in Security Studies at the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security on Dec. 16.
Leveque, a trooper since 1990, has held numerous assignments, including patrol service in Fairbanks, Bethel, Palmer and Talkeetna. He is former commander of the Department of Public Safety Training Academy in Sitka, and former commander of the Alaska Bureau of Investigation. He has been the Troopers’ deputy director for six years. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Scranton and lives in Eagle River.
During the 18-month online and in-residence program, Leveque collaborated with homeland security officials from across the nation on current policy, strategy, and organizational design challenges.