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Allison Chappell

Allison Chappell


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Sociology & Criminal Justice

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  • Articles

    Chappell, A. T., and (2017). Consent Decrees and Police Reform. Criminology & Public Policy, 16 (2), pp. 571–573.
    Lynch, C., Gainey, R. R., and Chappell, A. (2016). The effects of social and educational disadvantage on the roles and functions of school resource officers. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 39 (3), pp. 521–535.
    Chappell, A., Maggard, S., and Higgins, J. L. (2013). Exceptions to the rule? Exploring the use of overrides in detention risk assessment. Youth violence and juvenile justice, 11 (4), pp. 332–348.
    Maggard, S., Higgins, J. L., and Chappell, A. (2013). Pre-dispositional juvenile detention: an analysis of race, gender and intersectionality. Journal of Crime and Justice, 36 (1), pp. 67–86.
    Alper, M., and Chappell, A. T. (2012). Untangling fear of crime: A multi-theoretical approach to examining the causes of crime-specific fear. Sociological Spectrum, 32 (4), pp. 346–363.
    Chappell, A., Monk-Turner, E., and Payne, B. K. (2011). Broken windows or window breakers: The influence of physical and social disorder on quality of life. Justice Quarterly, 28 (3), pp. 522–540.
    Gainey, R. R., Alper, M., and Chappell, A. (2011). Fear of crime revisited: Examining the direct and indirect effects of disorder, risk perception, and social capital. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 36 (2), pp. 120–137.
    Chappell, A., Maggard, S., and Gibson, S. A. (2010). A theoretical investigation of public attitudes toward sex education. Sociological Spectrum, 30 (2), pp. 196–219.
    Chappell, A. T., and Lanza-Kaduce, L. (2010). Police academy socialization: Understanding the lessons learned in a paramilitary-bureaucratic organization. Journal of contemporary ethnography, 39 (2), pp. 187–214.
    Chappell, A. T., and Gibson, S. A. (2009). Community policing and homeland security policing: Friend or foe?. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 20 (3), pp. 326–343.
    Chappell, A. T. (2009). The philosophical versus actual adoption of community policing: A case study. Criminal Justice Review, 34 (1), pp. 5–28.
    Chappell, A. T. (2008). Police academy training: comparing across curricula. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 31 (1), pp. 36–56.
    Payne, B. K., and Chappell, A. (2008). Using student samples in criminological research. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 19 (2), pp. 175–192.
    Chappell, A., and Maggard, S. (2007). Applying Black’s theory of law to crack and cocaine dispositions. International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, 51 (3), pp. 264–278.
    Chappell, A. T. (2007). Community policing: is field training the missing link?. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 30 (3), pp. 498–517.
    Chappell, A. T., MacDonald, J. M., and Manz, P. W. (2006). The organizational determinants of police arrest decisions. Crime & Delinquency, 52 (2), pp. 287–306.
    Chappell, A. T., Lanza-Kaduce, L., and Johnston, D. (2005). Police training: Changes and challenges. Critical issues in policing pp. 71–88.
    Chappell, A. T., and Piquero, A. (2004). Applying social learning theory to police misconduct. Deviant Behavior, 25 (2), pp. 89–108.
    Chappell, A. T., and Lanza-Kaduce, L. (2004). Integrating Soiological Research and Theory with Community-Oriented Policing: Bridging the Gap between Academics and Practice. Journal of Applied Social Science (2), pp. 80–98.
  • Book Chapters

    Chappell, A. T. (2014). Police Training in America: Changes in the New Millennium.International Perspectives on Police Training and Education (pp. 274-288). New York: Routledge.
    Chappell, A. T. (2011). The philosophical versus actual adoption of community policing: A case study.Snapshots of Research: Readings in Criminology and Criminal Justice (pp. 294-311). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.
    Chappell, A. T., and Piquero, A. R. (2009). Applying Social Learning Theory to Police Misconduct.Contemporary Readings in Criminal Justice. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.
  • 2010: Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative: A National Evaluation, Old Dominion University Faculty Preparation Proposal Program (FP3)
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Chappell, A. "Exploring the Nuances of Juvenile Detention Decision-Making: Race, Gender, Age, and Offense-type Interactions " . Old Dominion University. 2013 - 2013
    Chappell, A. "Predictors of Pre-Dispositional Detention: The Special Case of Overrides" $6,000. Old Dominion University. 2012 - 2012
    Maggard, S.; Chappell, A. "Juvenile Justice Innovation in Virginia: Factors Predicting Secure Detention and Length of Stay in Norfolk" . State. 2009 - 2009
    Vandecar-Burdin, T.; Danner, M.; Chappell, A. "Chesapeake Police Citizen Satisfaction Survey" $16,114. Local. 2008 - 2008
    Chappell, A. "Performance Measurement in Community Policing: The State of the Field in Virginia " $7,000. Old Dominion University. 2007 - 2007
    Chappell, A. "Community Policing: Is Field Training the Missing Link?" $5,000. Old Dominion University. 2006 - 2006
    Chappell, A. "Learning in Action: Training the Community Police Officer" $3,750. Local. 2004 - 2004
    Lanza-aduce, L.; Chappell, A. "COPS Training: Comparing Across Curricula and Evaluating Their Impact" $243,368. Federal. 2003 - 2003