Charles Scheer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Charlie Scheer is an assistant professor of Criminal Justice with research specializations in police workforce management, police training, organizational development, and police legitimacy.  He has worked as a sheriff’s deputy prior to his academic career, and has publications on police recruitment and retention strategies, police civil liability, and a national assessment of police training capacities. His research has been published in Police Quarterly, Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, and Law Enforcement Executive Forum. He also has publications through the RAND Corporation and the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS).  He is currently conducting a comparison of first-line supervisor leadership training programs from a national sample. Additionally, he is conducting an examination of the use of differential marketing techniques used by police agencies and their impact on recruitment efforts.  

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