Radio Shows:

Warrantless Searches-APPA-Washington State University
Hosted by Leonard Sipes (CSOSA), the program interviews Dr. Craig Hemmens (WSU), John Turner (WSU), and Adam K. Matz (APPA).
DC Public Safety Radio Show on Police-Parole and Probation Cooperation
Hosted by Leonard Sipes (CSOSA), the program interviews Dr. Bitna Kim (IUP) and Adam K. Matz (APPA) concerning police-parole and probation cooperation.
  • Article:

    Reinvigoration of Project Safe Neighborhoods

    Attorney General Sessions Announces several Department of Justice actions to reduce the rising tide of violent crime in America. Foremost of those actions is the reinvigoration of Project Safe Neighborhoods, a program that has been historically successful in bringing together all levels of law enforcement to reduce violent crime and make our neighborhoods safer for everyone.


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    Feedback from the APPA Membership

    In 2013 an online questionnaire was disseminated to the APPA membership concerning involvement in Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) and related training or technical assistance (T/TA) needs. This document provides an overview of PSN, briefly summarizes the results of the survey, and provides information on seeking out PSN T/TA support.


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  • Article:

    Legal Review of Warrantless Searches

    In Criminal Justice Policy Review Turner, Hemmens, and Matz (2014) examine the parameters of warrantless searches of probationers/parolees by law enforcement officers in relation to probation and parole officers. In most states, probationers/parolees are subject to searches by their supervising probation or parole officer without prior notice or little cause.


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    Project Safe Neighborhoods - PSN Task Force

    Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) is a nationwide commitment to reduce gun crime in America by networking existing local programs that target gun crime and providing those programs with additional tools to fit the specific gun crime problems in each area. The goal is to create safer neighborhoods by reducing gun violence and sustaining that reduction.


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