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- The Department of Sociology at the University of Oklahoma invites applications from scholars for an open rank position (tenure-track assistant, associate, or full) to begin August 14, 2017. The Department seeks candidates whose teaching and research focus on the relationship between criminology/criminal justice and race/ethnicity or social inequalities. More information on the position and requirements available HERE. To ensure full consideration, please submit all application materials by December 1, 2016.
- The Department of Criminology and Justice Studies at California State University, Northridge seeks a dedicated scholar and instructor who will bring their expertise to our newly created BA in Criminology and Justice Studies. We seek applications from candidates who demonstrate expertise in law enforcement/policing. Priority will be given to candidates with a record of scholarship and teaching in the area of race/ethnicity and/or gender and crime or criminal justice. Candidates should have demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching, scholarly research and service to community and/or profession. Experience in building ties to community, developing and supervising internships, and/or securing external grants is highly desired. Primary teaching responsibilities will involve teaching courses in law enforcement and security as well as criminal justice and/or juvenile justice systems. Course load may include teaching courses in gender and crime, gender and criminal justice, diversity in crime and criminal justice, and other substantive interests. The successful applicant is committed to educational equity in a multicultural setting and to promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds and with diverse perspectives. A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or other related social science field is required by August 22, 2017. The J.D. alone is not sufficient for this position. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual identity, sexual orientation, sexual expression gender, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran status.To apply, applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness and research. Screening of applications will begin as received with priority given to applications received by October 14, 2016. The position will remain open until filled. Inquiries and applications should be addressed to: Vickie Jensen, Chair, Department of Criminology and Justice Studies California State University, Northridge 18111 Nordhoff Street Northridge, California, 91330. The full position announcement is available HERE.
- The Criminal Justice Studies Program at the University of South Dakota invites applicants for a full-time, tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank. Area of specialization is law enforcement. The ideal candidate will also have the ability to teach corrections or penology and may be asked to deliver some courses online. The University of South Dakota is the state’s flagship liberal arts institution with a “higher research” (R2) Carnegie Classification. We seek a candidate who possesses a commitment to excellence in teaching, student mentoring, and research within the context of a strong liberal arts program. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda, share in the work of a vibrant department and apply his or her professional expertise in the service of the university, community and discipline. The CJUS program enjoys major endowments that support faculty research and extensive international/domestic off-campus study opportunities for its majors.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in criminal justice on the date of appointment. A J.D. or master’s degree alone is insufficient qualification for this position. This is a nine-month, tenure track position with a start date of August 22, 2017. Review of applications began October 21, 2016 and continues until a suitable candidate is hired. Applications MUST be submitted on-line. A complete application consists of a letter of application, current resume, unofficial graduate transcripts, three letters of reference, teaching portfolio (course evaluations, philosophy of teaching statement, and/or sample syllabi), and at least one article-length writing sample. Materials that cannot be uploaded should be sent to Dr. William D. Richardson c/o the Criminal Justice Search Committee. Questions may be directed to Dr. Richardson or Criminal Justice Search Committee, Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice, University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark St. Vermillion, SD 57069-2390, 605/677-5242.
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New Publications and Policing Journals
Books & Online Resources
- Sacramento Police Department Sergeant Renée Mitchell gave a TED talk on the founding of the American Society of Evidence-Based Policing entitled “Research not Protests.”
- Martin Guevara Urbina and Sophia Espinoza Alvarez have released a new book, Latino Police Officers in the United States: An Examination of Emerging Trends and Issues.
- The Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Research at the University of the Fraser Valley has released a new book “Eliminating Crime: The 7 Essential Principles of Police-Based Crime Reduction” that is available for free download on the Centre’s website.
- The Smart Policing Initiative website has a number of webinar videos covering important topics in policing. These include:
- The Criminology 101: Key Findings Every Police Practitioner Needs to Know from Criminological Research and Criminology 102: Busted Myths in Criminology webinars presented by Dr. Scott Decker
- The Strategies for Measuring Organizational Change webinar presented by Dr. Brenda Bond.
- The Using Randomized Controlled Trials in Criminal Justice webinar presented by Dr. Gipsy Escobar and Dr. Michael D. White. Video coming soon.
Journal Special Issues
- The European Journal of Policing Studies has an open call for papers and is seeking guest editors for future special issues. More information HERE. The journal will be publishing its next special issue on “Policing in Times of Uncertainty” in September. The special issue addresses three broad aspects of policing in times of uncertainty: contested knowledge, utility of police cooperation measures, and shared responsibilities in the production and dissemination of information for crime control purposes. The guest editor of this issue is Dr. Mo Egan, University of Abertay Dundee.
- The September 2016 issue of the Journal of Experimental Criminology is policing themed with articles from a number of our members
- Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice seeks papers for a special issue on body worn cameras to be edited by Abi Dymond and Matthew Hickman. More information available HERE. Abstracts were due to the editors by May 15, 2016.
- Qualitative Sociology seeks papers for a special issue on ethnographies of security. Manuscripts are due by November 1, 2016. More information HERE.
- The Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency seeks submissions for a special issue on “Crime Caught on Camera.” This special issue will reflect state-of-the-art research that uses camera-recorded footage of criminal events as they unfold. More information available HERE.
- The International Association of Chiefs of Police is looking to share some great ideas with law enforcement leaders around the world. Click HERE for a request for submissions to the special edition of Police Chief Magazine for Great Ideas in Law Enforcement
- Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management seeks guest editors for annual “special issues” and submissions of comprehensive and systematic literature reviews. Click HERE for more information.
- The Pakistan Journal of Criminology, the official journal of the Pakistan Society of Criminology seeks submissions related to policing reforms and policing policies. Book reviews or manuscripts can be sent to Journal editor Fasihuddin at firstname.lastname@example.org
- A special virtual issue of Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice is now available for Division members. Click HERE to read a free selection of articles by ASC and Division members.
Read the latest issue of policing journals at the links below:
- European Journal of Policing Studies
- International Journal of Police Science and Management
- Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology
- Police Practice and Research: An International Journal
- Police Quarterly
- Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management
- Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice
- Policing & Society: An International Journal of Research and Policy
Conferences and Events
- The American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting will be held November 16-19, 2016 in New Orleans. See more on Division of Policing events on our ASC page.
- The Third International Conference on Law Enforcement and Public Health was held October 2-5, 2016 in Amsterdam.
- The National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE) held their 2016 Academic Symposium at John Jay College of Criminal Justice on April 22, 2016. More information HERE.
- The 2016 Conference of the International Academy of Investigative Psychology was held May 13-14, 2016 at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. More information HERE.
- A Mini-Conference on Policing and Race was held at the University of Cincinnati January 29-30, 2016. More information HERE.
- The 2015 European Police Research and Science Conference was held October 5-8, 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal.
- The American Society for Public Administration held its annual conference March 6-10, 2015 in Chicago.
- The National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE) inaugural academic conference: Moving Beyond Discipline: The Role of Civilians in Police Accountability was held February 6, 2015 at Seattle University School of Law. Symposium papers are available online.
- The International Association of Chiefs of Police has a new student membership program. Students can become IACP members and gain access to resources, training, and networking opportunities for only $30. More information available HERE and at the IACP Membership page.
- Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice is a leading peer-reviewed publication from Oxford University Press. Aimed at connecting law enforcement leaders, police researchers, analysts, and policy makers, it contains critical analysis and commentary on a wide range of topics from policing on a local and global stage. In a new partnership with the Division of Policing, Oxford Journals is offering a special reduced members’ annual subscription rate of $114, a discount of more than 60% on the standard price ($308). This offer provides one year’s print subscription – 4 issues – along with complimentary online access. To claim this offer, please visit www.policing.oxfordjournals.org and choose the ‘Subscriptions’ tab. More information available HERE.