About the Police Integrity Research Group
Philip Stinson, J.D.,
Associate Professor, Criminal Justice
Phil Stinson joined the faculty at Bowling Green State University in 2009. He previously worked as a police officer and attorney. Dr. Stinson’s primary area of research is police behaviors, including police crime, police corruption, and police misconduct. Dr. Stinson’s research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including Criminal Justice Policy Review, The Prison Journal, Victims & Offenders, and Journal of Crime & Justice. His research has also been featured in many news publications, including The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and FiveThirtyEight. Phil Stinson has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, CBS News, PBS, NPR, CBC, BBC, Sky News, CCTV, and numerous other media outlets worldwide. Dr. Stinson’s research was recently featured on the HBO show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. He teaches a variety or undergraduate and graduate courses at Bowling Green, including Criminal Law, Procedural Rights, Criminal Courts, Criminal Justice Ethics, Criminal Justice Policy Analysis, and Law, Evidence & Procedure in Forensic Science.
John Liederbach, Ph.D.
Professor, Criminal Justice
John Liederbach earned his PhD. In Criminal Justice from the
University of Cincinnati in 2002 and worked previously as an Assistant
Professor in the department of Criminal Justice at the University of
North Texas before coming to BGSU in 2007. He is primarily a police
scholar, and his research focuses on the study of police behavior
across community types, racial profiling, the processing of citizen
complaints, and police crime. He is the co-author of Police
Patrol Allocation and Deployment (Pearson). Dr. Liederbach
also publishes in the area of white-collar crime and is co-author
of Digital Crime/Digital Terrorism (Pearson). His research
appears in a variety of scholarly journals including Justice
Quarterly, Police Quarterly, and Criminal Justice
The following student research assistants at Bowling Green State University worked on this project: Christy Adams, Warifa Azeez, Jenna Bartholomew, Joelle Bridges, Zachary Calogeras, Evin Carmack, Paige Crawford, Vincent Crews, Natalie DiChiro, Charles Eberle, Rachel Fettinger, Madeline Fisher, Quinn Foley, Jacob Frankhouser, Maria Gardella, Madison Guinther, Joanna Hanson, Justin Hernandez, Breanne Hitchens, Ryan Hunter, Nicholas Jellison, Lyla Johnson, Jessica Kirkpatrick, Tanya Korte, Theresa Lanese, Mariah Lax, Megan Lewis, Krista Long, Monica Matticoli, Kathleen Murray, Raven Ory, Tiffany Pleska, Ashley Roberts, Matthew Roberts, Dennis Roehrig, Andrew Rudnik, Adam Sierra, Scott Stevenson, Mackenzie Stewart, Jacob Stose, Callie Stull, Christin Swanepoel, Taylor Szalkowski, Erin Thomson, Natalie Todak, Baylee Valerius, Troy Wendel, Georgianna Whitely, and Mallorie Wilson.
Support for Dr. Stinson’s Police Integrity Research Group at Bowling Green State University was provided by the Wallace Action Fund of Tides Foundation, on the recommendation of Mr. Randall Wallace.
The research project was previously supported by Award No. 2011-IJ-CX-0024, awarded by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed on this website are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the Department of Justice.