Dr. Abdullah Cihan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, College of Human Ecology, at East Carolina University. He holds a Ph.D; M.A. in Criminal Justice and L.L.B. in Law. His research interests include policing, criminology, and quantitative methods. Professor Cihan’s recent publications include articles in Police Quarterly, Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management and Journal of Criminal Justice.