Kï¿½ren Matison Hess, Ph.D. (d. 2010), was an instructor at Normandale Community College (Bloomington, Minnesota) who crafted a line of enduring, practical textbooks in the fields of law enforcement and criminal justice.
Christine Hess Orthmann has been writing and researching in various aspects of criminal justice for over twenty years. She is a co-author of numerous Cengage books, including COMMUNITY POLICING: PARTNERSHIPS FOR PROBLEM SOLVING (6th edition), CORRECTIONS FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION (9th edition), and POLICE OPERATIONS (5th edition), as well as a major contributor to CONSTITUTIONAL LAW (5th edition), INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE (9th edition), INTRODUCTION TO PRIVATE SECURITY (5th edition), JUVENILE JUSTICE (5th edition), and CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED FIELDS: FROM INTERNSHIP TO PROMOTION (6th edition). She is a member of the… Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), the American Society of Criminology (ASC), the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA), and the National Criminal Justice Honor Society (Alpha Phi Sigma), and is a reserve officer with the Rosemount (Minnesota) Police Department. Christine Hess Orthmann has a Master of Science Degree
John Paul Wright is Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. Professor Wright received his Ph.D. in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati in 1996. He has since published over 100 scientific articles, books, and book chapters on the development of juvenile delinquency and violence. Dr. Wright is best known for his work in biosocial criminology, which has invigorated research into the genetic and biological foundations of crime and violence. In addition, Dr. Wright is a highly sought after presenter and has given lectures across the United States.