Dr John Crank received his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado in 1987 and is currently employed at University of Nebraska, Omaha in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice. His work focuses primarily on police issues, culture, and organizational practices. He has published six books, receiving ACJS outstanding book award for Imagining Justice. He is currently at work on the book Mission-Based Policing, a new model of police structure and practice that integrates current trends and represents a break from traditional, calls for service policing deployment practices. He has also published 52 papers in refereed scholarly journals.
Dilip K. Das is the President of the International Police Executive Symposium (www.ipes.info), Editor-in-Chief of Police Practice and Research: An International Journal, Human Rights Consultant to the United Nations and Professor of Criminal Justice.