Recent Submissions

  • Voter Disenfranchisement 

    Peterson, Timothy Walter (North Dakota State University, 2010)
    This paper examines the policy of voter disenfranchisement and how it disproportionately affects minorities. Voter disenfranchisement is the denial of voting rights to the criminally convicted. The research indicates ...
  • Pretrial Services: Exploring What Works and Policy Implications 

    Waller, Vanessa (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    As the view on mass incarceration around the United States is further explored, there has been a need for alternatives to jail. Specifically, pretrial services programs are an opportunity for recently charged defendants ...
  • Use of Force Policy Adequacy in Rural and Urban Agencies 

    Seyfried, Benjamin David (North Dakota State University, 2021)
    Police use of force has become one of the most widely covered topics in the media today. Especially in the past year, police use of force incidents have been heavily scrutinized and reviewed, and it was one of the most ...
  • Assessment and Policy Recommendations for Domestic Illegal Firearms Trafficking 

    Heley, Frank Anton (North Dakota State University, 2012)
    This report examined the nature of domestic illegal firearms trafficking, including key features and predictors of firearms trafficking, and rationalizes the defining of domestic illegal firearms trafficking into three ...