The late J. Scott Harr worked in various areas of the law for 30 years. He was the Chief Law Enforcement Officer and Public Safety Director for a suburb of the Twin Cities and served as a police officer for two other cities prior to that. In addition, he served as a firefighter and emergency medical technician. Licensed as a lawyer, police officer, and private investigator, he taught at Normandale Community College, Metropolitan State University, and Concordia University.
Kï¿½ren Matison Hess, PhD., (d. 2010) wrote extensively in law enforcement and criminal justice, gaining a respected reputation for the consistent pedagogical style around which she structured each textbook. She developed the original edition of MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT with Wayne Bennett and carried it through four very successful revisions; much of her work and influence remains unchanged in this new edition.
Christine Hess Orthmann holds an M.S. in Oceanography and Coastal Zone Management from Nova Southeastern University, having completed her thesis on a topic relevant to environmental crime, and is currently working toward a Master of Science in Criminal Justice through the University of Cincinnati. She is a reserve officer with the Rosemount (Minnesota) Police Department.
Jonathan Kingsbury has been a sworn officer with the Minneapolis, Minnesota Police Department since 1995. In addition to his time in uniform, he has experience as a department physical fitness instructor, defense tactics coordinator, field training officer, and in-service trainer. Sgt. Kingsbury received a B.A. from the University of Minnesota and a J.D. from Hamline Justice University School of Law. He is an instructor in the department of criminal justice at St. Cloud State University.