Welcome to the Members’ Corner page. Submit items for the Members’ Corner page to Secretary-Treasurer Evan Sorg at firstname.lastname@example.org:
Call for Papers
Victims and Offenders has a call for papers for a special issue on the topic of, “The Evolving Police Response to Individuals with Behavioral Health Challenges: Victim, Offender, or Both?”Prior to submitting a paper, please email a 500-word abstract/proposal to Melissa Morabito (email@example.com) by November 15, 2017.
Job and Position Announcements
Send job announcements to firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion on the Members’ Corner page.Applications are invited for a research associate (post-doctoral researcher) in Criminal Justice/Criminology in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. The successful candidate for the current position will provide
- The Department of Law, Police Science & Criminal Justice Administration at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, seeks a seasoned and outstanding senior scholar in criminal justice, criminology or a related field, qualified for appointment as a full professor with tenure, to serve as Chairperson effective Fall 2018. Further details available here.
- Applications are invited for a research associate (post-doctoral researcher) in Criminal Justice/Criminology in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. The successful candidate for the current position will provide research guidance and project management for several externally funded research projects. Further details available here.
- South Dakota State’s Department of Sociology and Rural Studies invites applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor position to begin in the Fall of 2018. Further details are available here.
- The University of South Carolina’s Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice invites applicants for two tenure track positions, one with a specialization in policing. Further details are available here.
- The George Mason University Department of Criminology, Law and society invites applicants for two tenure track positions beginning in the Fall of 2018. Further details are available here.
- The University of South Florida’s Department of Criminology invites applicants for two tenure track positions beginning in the Fall of 2018. Further details are available here.
- The American Society of Criminology invites applications for the position of Editor of Criminology & Public Policy, one of its official journals. The new Editor will be responsible for three volumes, beginning with the February 2020 issue. It is anticipated that new manuscript submissions will transfer to the new Editor in the spring of 2019. Further details are available here
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.
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 15-18, 2017 in Philadelphia. See more on Division of Policing events on our ASC page when the schedule is finalized.
- 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.