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:

    Research Examines Civil Gang Injunctions

    In Criminology & Public Policy, Hennigan & Sloane (2013) examine the diverse use of Civil Gang Injunctions (CGI) in Los Angeles followed by additional commentary from Melde and Papachristos. Findings suggest CGIs work best in conjunction with strong social service supports and when they focus on well-defined target zones or specific gang-affiliated individuals.

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  • Report:

    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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