Bill Northey—Public talk: Current Issues in Ag Policy
Simulator aims to support de-escalation training for students, law enforcement
A new simulator on campus will help criminal justice students, officers practice techniques to diffuse volatile situations and better respond to behavioral health issues.
Beal Lecture, Dr. Heith Copes, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Monic Behnken earns 2021 Iowa Character award
Monic Behnken, LAS associate dean of equity, diversity and inclusion, and associate professor of sociology, has received a 2021 Iowa Character Award—Adult Citizen of Character (Honorable Mention). The awards are given annually by Drake University’s Robert D. and Billie Ray Center. Each year, the Ray Center recognizes Iowans who emulate the six pillars of CHARACTER … Continue reading Monic Behnken earns 2021 Iowa Character award
Shannon Harper publishes study that addresses police officers’ attitudes toward domestic violence
Assistant Professor of Sociology Shannon Harper recently published a study titled, “Assessing Cross-national Differences in Police Officers’ Domestic Violence Attitudes,” in Policing: An International Journal. Harper’s co-authors include Angela Gover, University of Colorado, Denver; Samara McPhedran, Griffith University, Australia; and Paul Mazerolle, University of New Brunswick, Canada. Comparative research provides a mechanism to understand how … Continue reading Shannon Harper publishes study that addresses police officers’ attitudes toward domestic violence