Reinventing Justice: Research on Police Applicant Background Investigations

Timothy Fuss, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Lynne Snowden, University of North Carolina - Wilmington

This paper will summarize a research study on a national sample of police department procedures related to background investigations for new police applicants. Data is currently being gathered on investigator training, department resources and procedures, the presence of identity fraud, and changes which have occurred following the Sept. 11th terrorist attack, etc.

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