Steven G. Brandl is an Associate Professor in the Criminal Justice department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His research interests include police decision-making and behavior, police use of force, the relationship between the police and the community, criminal investigation, and program evaluation. Brandl has conducted numerous research projects with several major metropolitan police departments. He is the author of numerous articles in professional journals and co-editor of VOICES FROM THE FIELD: READINGS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESEARCH (Pope/Lovell/Brandl, Wadsworth 2001).
David E. Barlow is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Sciences at Fayetteville State University. His research interests include multicultural issues in policing, white collar crime, and the history, ideology, and political economy of crime control in the United States. He has worked in the criminal justice field as a correctional officer, deputy sheriff and university police officer in South Carolina and Florida. Barlow is the author of numerous articles in professional journals, co-editor of the book, Classics in Policing (Anderson 1996) and co-author of the book, Police in a Multicultural Society: An American Story (Waveland 2000).