Seminar: Understanding Police Militarization: 25 Years of Research Experiences

Seminar: Understanding Police Militarization: 25 Years of Research Experiences

Centre for Crime Justice and Victim Studies

"Understanding Police Militarization: 25 Years of Research Experiences"

14th March 2016, 12-1pm, BM015

The Centre for Crime, Justice and Victim Studies invites you to attend a Seminar on: ‘Understanding Police Militarization: 25 Years of Research Experiences’ by Prof. Pete Kraska

Prof. Pete Kraska is Professor and Chair of Graduate Studies and Research in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University. He has distinguished himself as a leading scholar in the areas of police and criminal justice militarization, criminal justice theory, and research methods. He has published seven books including Militarizing The American Criminal Justice System: The Changing Roles of the Armed Forces and Police. Prof. Kraska’s work has received national and international recognition. He is frequently asked to present his research and findings to academic and policy audiences, including most recently testifying for the U.S. Senate on police militarization. His work has also been featured in media outlets such as 60 Minutes, The Economist, Washington Post, BBC, and the New York Times.