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News Release
 
05/20/08
Galardi Appointed to Editorial Board of Journal of American Criminal Justice

 

(Peru, Neb.) Dr. Greg Galardi, a Peru State College (PSC) assistant professor of criminal justice and retired Papillion, Neb., police lieutenant, has been appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of the American Criminal Justice Association.

 

Among the duties Galardi assumes are editing and review of articles and photos for publication in the Journal and board member oversight of the journal publication.

 

Lambda Alpha Epsilon, a criminal justice association of faculty and students involved in the study of criminal justice with a primary focus on law enforcement, produces the Journal. There are 141 Lambda Alpha Epsilon chapters and over 2,900 members at universities and colleges throughout the United States.

 

The objectives of Lambda Alpha Epsilon include improvement of criminal justice through educational activities, fostering of professionalism among law enforcement agencies, public awareness of issues relevant to criminal justice, encouragement of expansion of education and professionalism in policing, provision of a unified voice for professionals and students in the criminal justice field, and promotion of high standards of ethical conduct and professionalism in criminal justice education and practice.

 

Lambda Alpha Epsilon offers many academic and practical opportunities to its members. One of the most important is the annual academic paper competition and conference for students. Participation in this competition allows students to compete with peers from throughout the United States. There are also annual academic competitions in the disciplines of correction, policing, general law enforcement and crime scene investigation, as well as physical competitions in obstacle courses and marksmanship.

 

Galardi said, “I appreciate the opportunity to continue to serve our membership in this challenging position. This is an opportunity to be part of an organization that provides academic and physical challenges for students, and allows me to gain experience in the duties associated with editing and publication of a journal.”