Advancing excellence in professional policing through evidence-based policy and practice.
The Law Enforcement Research & Policy Institute partners with local and state law enforcement agencies to conduct research on salient topics in the field of law enforcement. Topics of interest include evidence-based policing, officer health and wellness, and police-community relations. The Institute assists agencies in identifying evidence-based policies and practices to improve the effectiveness of law enforcement agencies and the services they provide to their communities.
- Florida Police Chiefs Association
- Florida Sheriffs Association
- Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office
- Florida Law Enforcement Research Capacity and Needs Survey 2018
- Agricultural Crime Initiative: Program Evaluation Improve Success in Solving, Preventing, and Prosecuting Agricultural Crime 2004 – 2007
- Article: “FSU researcher finds adolescent views of law enforcement can improve over time“- Florida State University News, April 8, 2019
- Article: “A New Study Finds ‘Warrior’ And ‘Guardian’ Cops Exist” – To A Degree – KJZZ, March 4, 2019
- Article: “Data-driven Evidence on Warrior vs. Guardian Policing” – Science News, Feb. 26, 2019
- Article: “Researcher Finds Data-driven Evidence on Warrior vs. Guardian Policing” – Phys.org, Feb. 26, 2019
- Article: “Recruiting Millennials” by Steve Hurm, Florida Sheriffs Association “All Points Bulletin” – Vol. 28, Issue 2, Summer 2018
- Steve Hurm interview with Aaron Brooks on WFLA Radio
DIRECTOR | TBD
FACULTY AFFILIATE | William D. Bales, Ph.D.
FACULTY AFFILIATE | Susan Burton