Inside Look

The Police and Crime Control

Part 1: The Image of Law Enforcement

Written by Dr. Gary Potter

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Gary Potter

Dr. Gary Potter is a professor in the EKU School of Criminal Justice. His primary areas of research are transnational organized crime, drugs and drug policy, the social construction of crime and criminal justice.

Women in Law Enforcement Series, Part 3

Women in Policing: A Different Approach

Written by Victor E. Kappeler, Ph.D.

In this series, we have examined the widely held belief that women are inferior to men in law enforcement and discovered that females perform equally as well as males in many areas and out-perform them in others. Our first two installments focused on similarities.

Women in Law Enforcement Series, Part 2

The Inferiority Myth

Written by Victor E. Kappeler, Ph.D.

Women in Law Enforcement Series, Part 1

Gender Ideology and Women in Policing

Written by Victor E. Kappeler, Ph.D.

Women in American law enforcement face substantial obstacles to integration when entering the ranks of police organizations.