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- Other Offices and Departments
- Army ROTC
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- Interdisciplinary Humanities Research Lab
- Department of English
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- Department of Criminal Justice
- Foreign Languages and Literatures
- SMART Lab
- Department of History
- Department of Political Science
- Center for Police Practice, Policy and Research
- Wicked Initiatives
Scholarly and Professional Activities
Buist, C. (Editor) & Semprevivo, L.K. (2022). Queering criminology in theory and praxis: Reimagining Justice in the criminal legal system and beyond. Bristol University Press.
Graham, R. & Smith, K. (2020). Cybercrime and digital deviance. Routledge.
Owen, S., Fradella, H., Burke, T., & Joplin, J. (2019). Foundations of criminal justice (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press.
Santos, R. B. (2023). Crime analysis with crime mapping. Sage Publications.
Santos, R.G., & Santos, R.B. (2020). Stratified Policing: An organizational model for proactive crime reduction and accountability. Rowman & Littlefield.
NOTABLE FACULTY AWARDS
Dr. Riane Bolin, 2020 recipient of the Dorothy Bracey/Janice Joseph Minority and Women New Scholar Award presented by the Affirmative Action Committee of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
Dr. Steve Owen, 2021 College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences Distinguished Service Award
Dr. Rachel Santos and Dr. Roberto Santos, 2020 Partnership Award, Presented by the Danville, VA Police Department
Dr. Roberto Santos, 2021 Radford University Nominee (Rising Star), Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV)
Owen, S. (2021). Incident command at active violence events. Research presentation (“ALERRT Research,” coordinated by Hunter Martaindale) at the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training Conference (Nashville, TN).
Owen, S. (2021). Incident command at active violence events: Voices from the field. Presentation delivered at the Virginia Emergency Management Symposium (Virtual Conference).
Santos, R.B. (2022). The central role of crime analysis in effective proactive policing. Keynote Address for the European Association of Crime Analysts (EACA) Grand Opening.
Santos, R.B. (2022). The central role of crime znalysis in evidence-based policing. Crime Analysis University Diploma Course, Belgrano's University, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Santos, R.B., & Santos, R.G. (2020). Stratified policing: An organizational model for proactive crime reduction. Presentation delivered to the President’s Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice: Social Problems Working Group. Department of Justice, Office of Community Policing Services (Virtual).
Santos, R.G. (2023). The promising future of crime analysis in effective policing. Editorya Speaker Series. European Forensic Institute.
Santos, R.G., & Santos, R.B. (2021). Stratified policing and proactive crime reduction: “How to make it work.” Keynote presentation and speakers delivered over two days at the SmartForce™ Command Academy Training Conference (Colorado Springs, CO).
Santos, R.G., & Santos, R.B. (2023). Stratified policing overview and implementation in Boulder PD. Presented at the 34th International Problem-Oriented Policing Conference. Boulder, CO
RECENT JOURNAL ARTICLES, BOOK CHAPTERS, AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS
Aizpurua, E., Applegate, B. K., Bolin, R. M., Vuk, M., & Ouellette, H. M. (2020). The sins of the child: Public opinion about parental responsibility for juvenile crime. Children and Youth Services Review, 114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105023
Applegate, B. K., Bolin, R. M., & Ouellette, H. M. (2022). Extending the long arm of the law: Punishment and rehabilitation as motives of public support for handling violent juvenile offenders as adults. Journal of Experimental Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11292-022-09518-w
Bolin, R. M. (2021). Once an adult, always an adult. In S. J. Keenan (Ed). The transferring of America’s youth.
Bolin, R. M. (2022). Juvenile sentencing reform. In E. L. Jeglic & C. Calkins (Eds). Handbook of issues in criminal justice reform in the United States (pp. 193-211). Springer.
Bolin, R. M., Applegate, B. K. (2022). In the best interests of the child? Distinctions between the professional orientations of juvenile and adult probation and parole officers. Criminal Justice Review. https://doi.org/10.1177/07340168221117108
Bolin, R. M., Applegate, B. K., & Ouellette, H. M. (2021). Americans’ opinions on juvenile justice: Preferred aims, beliefs about juveniles, and blended sentencing. Crime & Delinquency, 67(2), 262-286.
Galeshi, R. & Bolin, R. M. (2022). The influence of correctional education, skill proficiency, and lifelong learning on social outcomes of incarcerated individuals. The Social Science Journal, 59(3), 424-438.
Owen, S. (2020). When everything fails: Surviving any disaster. Chantilly, VA: The Teaching Company (Great Courses).
Owen, S. (2020, December). Pass the potatoes, and a form 204. Virginia Emergency Management Association Newsletter, pp. 7-8.
Owen, S. (2021). Policing and LGBTQ+ Communities. In H. Giles, E. Maguire, & S. Hill (Eds.), Handbook of Policing, Communication, and Society (pp. 105-121). Rowman and Littlefield.
Owen, S. (2021, September). Finding summer in the City. Virginia Emergency Management Association Newsletter, p. 10.
Owen, S. (2022). Active shooter scenarios. In J.R. Rudolph & W. J. Lahneman (Eds.), Combatting Terrorism in the 21st century: American laws, strategies, and agencies (pp. 5-6). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC/CLIO.
Owen, S. (2022). Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting. In J.R. Rudolph & W. J. Lahneman (Eds.), Combatting Terrorism in the 21st century: American laws, strategies, and agencies (pp. 242-244). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC/CLIO.
Owen, S. (2022). San Bernardino attack. In J.R. Rudolph & W. J. Lahneman (Eds.), Combatting Terrorism in the 21st century: American laws, strategies, and agencies (pp. 271-272). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC/CLIO.
Owen, S. (2022). Virginia Tech shooting. In J.R. Rudolph & W. J. Lahneman (Eds.), Combatting Terrorism in the 21st century: American laws, strategies, and agencies (pp. 315-316). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC/CLIO.
Owen, S. (2022, October). New bill aids school pre-planning for emergency situations. Virginia Criminal Justice Bulletin.
Pate, M., Wagers, S., M., Owen, S., & Simpkins, C. (2020). Learning in a Community: Evidence of the Effectiveness and Challenges of Learning Communities. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 31, 187-207.
Santos, R.B., & Santos, R.G. (2020). Construction site theft and burglary in Port St. Lucie, Florida. In M.S. Scott & R.V. Clarke (Eds.), Problem-oriented policing: Successful case studies, Crime Science Series (pp. 245-255). Routledge.
Santos, R.B., & Santos, R.G. (2021). Proactive police response in property crime micro-time hot spots: Results from a partially-blocked blind random controlled trial. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 37:247–265.
Santos, R.G., & Santos, R.B. (2022). A four-phase process for translating research into police practice. In The George Mason Police Research Group with David Weisburd (Eds.), Translational criminology in policing (pp. 15-32). Routledge.
Santos, R.G., & Santos, R.B. (2023). Proactive police response to domestic-related repeat calls for service. U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community-Oriented Policing Services.
Spencer, M. D., Green, E. K., & Bolin, R. M. (2021). Exploring the relationship between fishing regulations and angler compliance in Virginia. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 46, 815-836.
Vuk, M., Applegate, B. K., Ouellette, H. M., Bolin, R. M., & Aizpurua, E. (2020). The pragmatic public? The impact of practical concerns on support for punitive and rehabilitative prison policies. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 45,273-292.
Wilson, A., Applegate, B. K., & Bolin, R. (2022). Evidence-based practices in community corrections: Officers’ perceptions of professional relevance and personal competence. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 47, 117-139.