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News Release
 
06/10/09

Galardi Reappointed to Editorial Board of Journal of the American Criminal Justice Association

 

(Peru, Neb.) Peru State College (PSC) Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Dr. Greg Galardi of Auburn has been reappointed associate editor of the Lambda Alpha Epsilon Journal of the American Criminal Justice Association for the 2009-2010 academic year.

Among the duties Galardi continues are peer review of scholarly articles pertinent to the criminal justice system, and invitation for articles from experts in criminal justice and board member oversight of the journal publication.
Galardi said, “The opportunity to continue in this role allows me to work with other scholars and practitioners across the United States in the criminal justice discipline while providing service to the academic and law enforcement community. It truly is enjoyable to be part of this organization.”

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 more than 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 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.