Research on policing at MSU has included analysis of police use of force and police misconduct, including officer behavior in different international contexts. Faculty members are also investigating how policing has changed since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

School of Criminal Justice personnel specializing in policing include:

Dr. David L. Carter

Dr. Steve Chermak

Dr. Christina DeJong

Dr. Tom Holt

Dr. Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovich

Dr. Ed McGarrell

Dr. Merry Morash

Dr. Mahesh Nalla

Dr. Phillip D. Schertzing

Dr. Jeremy Wilson