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NSU Alumni Spotlight: School of Criminal Justice Graduate Publishes Book

Fred Turner

Fred Turner, Ph.D.

Fred Turner, Ph.D., graduate of NSU’s School of Criminal Justice, has published a book with Springer, Police Militarization: Policy Changes and Stakeholders’ Opinions in the United States. The book examines the level of support for aspects of police militarization, and offers valuable insight into policymaker and law enforcement perspectives on police militarization in the United States.

Turner is currently the Chair for Criminal Justice and Homeland Security programs in the Graduate School at Keiser University in Fr. Lauderdale. He has over 12 years of combined experience serving in the military and as an Intelligence Analyst with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In this role as an Intelligence Analyst, he maintained effective working relationships with counterparts in law enforcement and the intelligence community. Dr. Turner also served as an Immigration Officer with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)/Fraud Detection and National Security Directorate, in which he coordinated efforts with other programs within USCIS and the DHS to maintain working relationships with external agencies (e.g. intelligence and law enforcement agencies).

In addition to his book, Turner has also had the peer reviewed journal, Police Practice and Research published. He earned his doctorate degree with NSU in 2016.

To learn more about the book, Police Militarization: Policy Changes and Stakeholders’ Opinions in the United States, please click here.