Bradley A. Campbell

Assistant Professor


Bradley A. Campbell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Louisville. He received his PhD in Criminal Justice & Criminology from Sam Houston State University in 2015. His research interests are focused on policing, particularly police investigations, decision-making, and responses to victims. Further interests include police body-worn cameras, use of force, eyewitness identification procedures, and police training. He has participated in several research projects with large police departments, including the Houston Police Department’s Sexual Assault Kit Action Research Project and the Evaluation of the Louisville Metropolitan Police Department’s Implementation of Body Worn Cameras.  Currently, he is the principal research partner of the SAFE Kit Backlog Research Project, a three-year study funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) that examines the problem of unsubmitted sexual assault kits in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  His work has recently been published in the Journal of Criminal Justice, Crime & Delinquency, Justice Quarterly, Criminology & Public Policy, Police Quarterly, Journal of Forensic Sciences, and Violence Against Women.  He has taught courses on Community Policing, Policing in the United States, and Research Methods.

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