Ibrahim Cerrah teaches and does research in both Turkey, where he was with the national police force, and at John Jay. He is active comparative policing circles.
1. Maria (Maki) Haberfeld Maria (Maki) Haberfeld is a Professor of Police Science in the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. She was born in Poland and immigrated to Israel as a teenager. Prior to coming to John Jay she served in Israeli Defense Forces, in a counter-terrorist unit, and left the army at rank of a Sergeant; she then joined the Israel National Police, and left the force at the rank of Lieutenant. She also worked for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, in the New York Field Office, as a special consultant. She holds two Bachelor or Art degrees, two Master degrees, and a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice. Her main interests and expertise are in the area of police training and professional development, with particular emphasis on: police ethics, integrity, leadership, counter-terrorism and use of force in multicultural environments. Her recent publications include a book on police training, titled "Critical Issues in Police Training" (2002), co-edited book, titled "Contours of Police Integrity" (2004) Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement, the International Volume (2005) "Police Leadership" (2005), co-authored book ï¿½Enhancing Police Integrityï¿½ (2006) and a co-edited book on ï¿½Comparative Policing: The Struggle for Democratizationï¿½ (2007), co- edited book, A New Understanding of Terrorism: Case Studies and Analysis (2009), co-edited book, Modern Piracy and Maritime Terrorism (2009) and a co-authored book, Terrorism Within Comparative International Context ( forthcoming fall, 2009). She also recently co-authored two articles on counter-terrorist response: ï¿½Proper Proactive Training to Terrorist Presence and Operations in Friendly Urban Environmentsï¿½, in Understanding and Responding to the Terrorism Phenomenon ï¿½ A Multi-Dimensional Perspective (2007) and ï¿½Police Activities to Counter Terrorism: What We Know and What We Need to Knowï¿½ (2009). For the past eight years (2001-2009) she has been involved in developing, coordinating and teaching in a special training program for the New York City Police Department, where she teaches courses in police ethics, leadership and counter-terrorism. Currently she is also an Academic Coordinator of the Law Enforcement Executive Police Institute for the State of New York, where she oversees the delivery of the training modules and teaches leadership courses. She is involved in two major research studies, one on Use of Force by the Police in 10 different countries, and the other Counter-Terrorism police training response post 9/11, which also involves comparative studies of a number of countries around the world.Â 2. Curtis Clarke Dr. Clarke received his Ph.D. from York University in 2000. His doctoral dissertation examined the manner in which the RCMP, Metropolitan Toronto Police Service and the Edmonton Police Service implemented organizational restructuring under the guise of Community policing and fiscal restraint. Dr. Clarkeï¿½s law enforcement experience has spanned the realm of operational policing (Constable- Kingston, Ontario), to that of, Director: Police and Peace Officer Training and Curriculum Development for the Alberta Solicitor General and Public Security (SGPS). He currently is the Director of the Alberta SGPS Staff College. Prior to joining the Alberta Solicitor General and Public Security he held the position of Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Criminal Justice program at Athabasca University. He has carried out empirical studies on the implementation of community based policing, police organizational/managerial change, police training, intelligence led policing and the shifting boundaries between private and public policing. Dr. Clarke has completed research for the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, the Federal Solicitor General, Health Canada, Edmonton Police Service, the Metropolitan Toronto Police Service, the Alberta Association of Chiefs of Pol