Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Dr. Myrstol publishes article in "Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management"

An article by Dr. Brad Myrstol, Justice faculty, on "The Alcohol-related Workload of Patrol Officers" has been published in the current issue of Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, Volume 35, Number 1, 2012.

The article reports findings from Dr. Myrstol's research examining the intersection of citizen alcohol use and police patrol. Topics addressed include the prevalence of alcohol-related tasks performed by patrol officers, the amount of time patrol officers dedicate to alcohol-related tasks, the nature and contextual features of alcohol-related encounters, and the characteristics of citizens involved in alcohol-related incidents.

The journal is interdisciplinary and wide-ranging in scope, covering the latest international developments in policy, practice, management, operations, education and training, science, and technology. The worldwide readership includes senior police officers and policy makers, as well as academics teaching and researching in this field.