Congratulations to Professor William Terrill, winner of the 2014 Alumni Achievement Award

News_B.Terrill2_Oct2014Professor William Terrill received the 2014 Alumni Achievement Award given by his Alma Mater Penn State Harrisburg for demonstrating his outstanding professional accomplishments. His research centers on police behavior, with an emphasis on police use of force and police culture. He has published over 50 scholarly articles, chapters, and reports, as well as two books titled “Police Coercion: Application of the Force Continuum” and “Police Culture: Adapting to the Strains of the Job.”

Terrill recently completed a National Institute of Justice grant to examine variation in use of force policies throughout the country and the outcomes associated with the different policies, as well as a private foundation grant involving an observational study of the police in Flint, Michigan.