Instructor, Criminal Justice Program
Phone: 814-871-7326
Office: PC 1212

  • Biography
  • Courses Taught
  • Educational History
  • Professional Experience
  • Service


David W. Martine is a 30 year career veteran of both the Central Intelligence Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (1978-2008) with operational and management expertise in counterterrorism, counterintelligence, counternarcotics, forensic science and criminal investigations.  Mr. Martine is currently a full time faculty member at Gannon University and is a contract officeer with both Cubic Corporation and Abraxa Corporation.  His experience includes providing advanced training to Customs and Border Protection, Border Patrol, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (HSI and ERO Agents), Department of Energy and Homeland Security - Fusion Center as a Subject
Matter Expert (SME) in counterterrorism, elicitation and cultural awareness. His responsibilities include coordinating the curriculum and conducting the training in cultural diversity behavioral assessment, elicitation and strategic planning.

CIA overseas assignments include Permanent Change of Station (PCS) resident tours of duty in the Far East and the Middle East. Since 9/11/2001 Mr. Martine undertook 60 separate assignments into the Middle East in support of counterterrorism. Prior to 2001, official travel was completed into more than 70 countries. Assignments while stationed in the Middle East included Chief of Counterintelligence, Chief of Detainee Elicitation Cell and Chief of Polygraph Operations. Mr. Martine was responsible for direction and supervision of all country covert operations, security counterintelligence interviews, tactical elicitations and behavioral assessments of target agents, assets and terrorist/insurgent suspects.  As a CIA Officer, Mr. Martine was trained as a Special Agent and worked undercover overseas operations on counternarcotics, counterespionage and counterterrorism.

While with the FBI, Mr. Martine worked as a Forensic Scientist with expertise in crime scene investigations and the forensic analysis of firearms and toolmarks related evidence. In this capacity evidence was collected, analyzed and prepared for expert testimony at criminal trials. Mr. Martine also provided training at the FBI Academy regarding crime scene investigations of firearms/toolmarks evidence.

Cases of note:  Worked as a firearms expert and crime scene analyst in the shooting incident of President Ronald Reagan and the Jonestown incident in Guyana, South America.

Mr. Martine started his law enforcement career as a Police Officer for the University of Dayton Police Department from 1974-1976. He then served as a Probation Officer for the City of Dayton from 1976-1978.


Courses Taught

Introduction to Criminal Justice; CRJS_110

Crime Scene Forensic Techniques; CRJS_318

Introduction to Terrorism; CRJS_336

Cultural Diversity; CRJS_393


Educational History

Post Graduate Study in Psychology:  University of Virginia-1986 and American School of Professional Psychology-1996/2000

Master of Forensic Science; George Washington University - 1981

Bachelor of Science; University of Dayton; Criminal Justice - 1978

Professional Experience

Gannon University; Faculty Instructor - 2012-Present

Full time Faculty Professor attached to the College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (CHESS).  Responsibilities include teaching as well as development of new curriculum to include courses on terrorism and cultural diversity.  Currently working in the Criminal Justice (CRJ) Department. 

Independent Contractor; Cubic/Abraxas Corporation - 2008-Present

Contracted to provide advanced training to Military Special Forces, Customs and Border Protection, Border Patrol, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agents, Department of Energy and Homeland Security - Fusion Center.  Subject Matter Expert (SME) in counterterrorism and cultural issues.  Create and coordinate the curriculum and conduct the training in behavioral assessment, elicitation, strategic planning and cultural diversity.

Mercyhurst College, Intelligence Studies Department - 2008-2013

Adjunct Professor, teaching Intelligence Topics focusing on strategic counterintelligence.  Course curriculum development; created new overview course on counterintelligence with an operational perspective. 

Principal Associate; McManis & Monsalve Associates - 2011-2013

Principal Officer in Risk Analysis and Mitigation.  Utilized my expertise to provide training and analysis of operating procedures to eliminate risk resulting from internal processes to external threats.  Contributed to the “Intelligence Led Management,” a trademarked process to analyze current systems and provide new protocols to address threat areas and provide corrective action.

Central Intelligence Agency - 1982-2008

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) tours in the Far East and the Middle East.  Defense Attaché, Far East Regional Office, Chief of Counterintelligence Iraqi Theatre, Chief of Detainee Elicitation Cell and Chief of Overseas Polygraph Operations.  Duties included direction and oversight of all country covert operations, security counterintelligence interviews, tactical elicitations and behavioral assessments of target agents, assets and terrorist/insurgent suspects.
While assigned to the Middle East, provided guidance and oversight regarding the tactical operations that led to the capture of high priority terrorists.  Managed the disposition of captured enemy combatants as well as terrorist suspects and directed the detention, interrogations and subsequent intelligence reporting.

Senior Management within the Office of Security handling accounts with Counterterrorism, Counterespionage and Counterintelligence Centers.  While assigned to CIA Headquarters, managed teams investigating a variety of cases to include espionage and criminal activity.  Trained in management of resources, personnel, investigations, security protection, polygraph, interrogation, behavioral assessment and security counterintelligence interviewing.

Developed protocol and provided instruction for operational conduct overseas and the "Ethics Procedures" for appropriate CIA officer conduct.

Federal Bureau of Investigation - 1978-1982

Forensic Scientist with expertise in crime scene investigations and the forensic analysis of firearms and toolmarks related evidence.  In this capacity, evidence was collected, analyzed and prepared for expert testimony at criminal trials.  Provided training at the FBI Academy regarding crime scene investigations and laboratory analysis of firearms/toolmarks evidence. 

Cases of Note: 
• Worked as a firearms expert and crime scene analyst in the shooting incident of President Reagan. 
• Investigated and worked evidence in connection with Jim Jones and the Jonestown incident in Guyana, South America.

City of Dayton Probation Office - 1976-1978

Probation Officer; assigned to provide guidance, counseling, investigations, testimony, arrest and detention of suspect juveniles within the City of Dayton.  Provided court testimony regarding the disposition of juveniles and served within the Detention Center as Guard Support and Counselor.

University Of Dayton Police - 1974-1976

Police Officer; served with Campus Police and Security Office.  Worked security for stadium events, campus perimeter and campus patrol.  Assigned as second and third shift supervisor. 


Continuing Lectures on Cultural Diversity, Terrorism, Elicitation, Undercover
Operations and Understanding Islam:

• Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC)
• Advanced Training Program, USG Special Agent Program
• Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE)
• Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)
• Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO)
• Customs and Border Patrol
• Advanced Training Program Border Patrol
• Senior Training Department of Energy
• Homeland Security
• US Army Special Forces, 7th Group
• DOD Civil Aviation Intelligence Center