International Collaborative Partner of UTAR Global Research Network



Name
Dr Ross Wolf
Designation
Interim Assistant Provost,
Professor and Associate Dean  

College of Community Innovation and Education, University of Central Florida
Qualification/td>
(1998) Doctor of Education, University of Central Florida

(1991) Master of Public Administration, University of Central Florida

(1988) Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, University of Central Florida
Organization
College of Community Innovation and Education,University of Central Florida
Email
ross.wolf@ucf.edu
Tel No.
 (USA) 407-823-5732
Fax No.
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URL https://ccie.ucf.edu/profile/ross-wolf/
UTAR Contact Person Dr Cheah Phaik Kin


Employment
  • (2017-Present) Visiting Fellow, Institute for Public Safety, Crime and Justice (UK)
  • (2018) Global Society of Homeland and National Security Professionals
  • (2017-Present) Reserve Chief Deputy, Special Operations Division/Specialized Patrol Section, Orange County (Florida) Sheriff’s Office
  • (2005) Southern Criminal Justice Association
  • (2004) Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
Teaching & Administration

          UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA, ORLANDO, FLORIDA

  •  MAY ‘19 – present INTERIM ASSISTANT PROVOST, UCF Downtown
  •  JULY ‘18 – present ASSOCIATE DEAN, Academic and Community
  • AUG ‘19 – present PROFESSOR (with tenure), Department of Criminal Justice
  • AUG ‘12 – JULY ’18 ASSOCIATE DEAN, Academic Affairs and Technology, College of Health & Public Affairs
  • SEPT ‘14 – May ’15 INTERIM DIRECTOR, Doctoral Program in Public Affairs
  •  APRIL ‘12 – AUG ‘12 CRIMINAL JUSTICE PHD TRACK COORDINATOR, Doctoral Program in Public Affairs
  • AUG ‘10 – present ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (with tenure), Department of Criminal Justice
  • AUG ‘10 – AUG ‘12 GRADUATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR, Department of Criminal Justice
  • AUG‘09 – Aug ‘10 RESEARCH FELLOW, College of Health and Public Affairs
  • AUG ‘04 – AUG ‘10 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Criminal Justice & Legal Studies
  • AUG ‘99 – AUG ‘04 INSTRUCTOR AND COORDINATOR OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Criminal Justice & Legal Studies
  • OCT ‘92 – AUG ‘00 ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR, School of Public Administration
  • OCT ‘92 – JAN ‘93 INTERIM DIRECTOR, Alumni Relations‐ University level position
  • OCT ‘91 – OCT ‘92 COORDINATOR, Student Orientation‐ University level position

           UNIVERSITY OF NORTHAMPTON, NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND, UK

  • July ‘17 – present VISITING FELLOW, Institute for Public Safety, Crime, and Justice

           AMERICAN MILITARY UNIVERSITY/AMERICAN PUBLIC UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

  • Jan ‘05 – OCT ‘12   ADJUNCT PROFESSOR, Criminal Justice Program, College of Public Service & Health

          VALENCIA COLLEGE, ORLANDO, FLORIDA

  • JULY ‘00 – AUG ’11 ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR, School of Public Safety, Central Florida Criminal Justice Institute

           BISHOP MOORE HIGH SCHOOL, ORLANDO, FLORIDA

  • JAN ‘93 – JAN ‘95 DIRECTOR, Development and Fundraising
Teaching

GRADUATE COURSES

  • CCJ 5105: Foundations of Law Enforcement
  • CCJ5489: Professionalism in Criminal Justice Organizations
  • CCJ 5931: Contemporary Criminal Justice Strategies
  • CCJ 5934: Criminal Justice Investigative Process
  • CCJ 6431: Leadership and Ethics in Criminal Justice [proposed, developed, and instructed course]
  • CCJ6958: Comparative Policing in the United Kingdom, Study Abroad [proposed, developed, and instructed course]
  • PAD 6053: Public Administrators in the Governance Process
  • CRMJ512: (American Military University) Police Administration
  • CRMJ525: (American Military University) Negotiations: Crisis and Hostage [proposed, developed, and instructed course]

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

  • CCJ 3014: Crime in America
  • CCJ 3024: Criminal Justice Systems
  • CJE 4014: Police and Society
  • CCJ 4195: Interviews and Interrogations [proposed, developed, and instructed course]
  • CCJ 4454: Policy Development in Law Enforcement
  • CCJ 4934: Emergent Criminal Justice Issues [developed and instructed course]
  • CCJ 4955: Comparative Policing in the United Kingdom, Study Abroad [proposed, developed, and instructed course]
  • PAD3003: Public Administration in American Society
  • PAD4034: Administration of Public Policy

POLICE ACADEMY/POLICE LEADERSHIP AND ADVANCED TRAINING COURSES (Valencia School of Public Safety)

  • Public Safety Leadership Academy: International strategies in confronting local law enforcement issues [proposed, developed, and serve as volunteer instructor]
  • Vehicle Stops, Auto Theft, Arrest Warrant Procedures, Social Service Agencies, High Risk Vehicle Stops, Human Behavior, Human Needs, Crime and the Elderly, Juveniles and Youthful Offenders, Developing Information Sources, Job Preparation and Interviews
  • Curriculum Maintenance System (CMS) Courses: Investigations, Patrol Tactics, Unknown Risk Traffic Stops, High Risk Traffic Stops, Substance Abuse, Human Interaction, Taking Statements, Arrest and Custody.
Funded Research Project

EXTERNAL FUNDING CONTRACTS

  • Principal Investigator (Submitted for 2019). KSA/DOJ: Tourism Oriented Policing Leadership Program: $356,377; United States Department of Justice/Engility Corporation, Washington, D.C.
  • Principal Investigator (2018). 2018 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Special Forces and Security Protection (SFSP) Study of Tourism Policing: $25,640; United States Department of Justice/Engility Corporation, Washington, D.C.
  • Principal Investigator (2017). National Sheriff’s Association Tourism Oriented Policing Training Program: $6,115; National Sheriffs’ Association, Washington, D.C.
  • Principal Investigator (2012-14, 2015-16). Comparative Policing in the United States: $5,865; University of Gloucestershire, UK.
  • Co Principal Investigator (2016). Orange County Sheriffs Office Public/Private Partnerships.
  • $30,000; Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Orlando, FL; with Holmes, S. and Baker, T.
  • Principal Investigator (2014). Korps Politie Aruba Tourism Oriented Policing (KPATOP). $13,875 (additional expenses paid directly by Aruba Police Force and Aruba Hospitality Security Foundation), Aruba.
  • Principal Investigator (2011). Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD). $918 (additional expenses paid directly through government of Saint Lucia); Royal Saint Lucia Police Force and Office of the Prime Minister, Saint Lucia.
  • Principal Investigator (2010). Video Courseware: Electronic Control Weapons. $1,200; Critical Information Network (CiNet).
  • Co Principal Investigator (2006). Minneola Police Department: An investigation of political, economic, geographic, and environmental factors regarding the implementation of a city police agency. $16,990; City of Minneola, FL: with Korosec, R.
  • Principal Investigator (2006). Venue Specific Proposal: Cricket World Cup 2007, Saint Lucia; Emergency Responders, Police, and Security for LargeScale Sporting Events. $6,650, Cricket World Cup Saint Lucia, Inc.
  • Principal Investigator (2001). Corrections Personnel Ethics Study. $4,000; Osceola County Department of Corrections.

 

GRANTS

  • Co Principal Investigator (2006). An Analysis of Human Injuries and TASER Deployment: A Regional Study to Determine the Effect of Less Lethal Weapons in the Deescalation of Force.
  • $99,856; National Institute of Justice: with Mesloh, C.
  • The Learning Institute for Elders at University of Central Florida Inc., Competitive Grant Program
  • (2005). $1,000 award to provide graduate research assistants in Criminal Justice.

INTERNAL FUNDING

RESEARCH/EDUCATIONAL AWARDS

  • Principal Investigator (2009). Measuring the Deterrent Effect of Police Less Lethal Weapons to Gain Compliance. $7,500; UCF Sponsored Programs, Office of Research and Commercialization.
  • Co Principal Investigator (2008). Tying curriculum to employability in Criminal Justice: What do employers look for? $2,000; UCF Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: with Eastep, M.
  • Principal and Co Principal Administrator (20022013). UCF Division of Continuing Education  Contract Funding. Over $362,084 (gross) total external funding received by the university through one day and three day symposiums and seminars.
  • Principal Investigator (2009). The Deterrent Effect of Less Lethal Weapons to Gain Compliance.
  • $2,500; UCF College of Health and Public Affairs Research Fellowship Award.
  • Principal Investigator (2009). Measuring the Deterrent Effect of Police Less Lethal Weapons to Gain Compliance. $7,500; UCF Sponsored Programs, Office of Research and Commercialization.
  • Co Principal Investigator (2008). Tying curriculum to employability in Criminal Justice: What do employers look for? $2,000; UCF Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: with Eastep, M.
  • Co Principal Investigator (2004). Center for Community Partnerships. $6,500; College of Health and Public Affairs: with Russo, C.
Publications & Presentation

BOOKS

  • Wolf, R. & Borland Jones, C. (2018). Volunteer police, choosing to serve: Exploring, comparing, and assessing volunteer policing in the United States and the United Kingdom. New York: Routledge.
  • Wolf, R., Melsoh, C., & Wood, R. (2013). Constitutional Limitations of Interviews and Interrogations in American Policing. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • Wolf, R., & Bryer, T. (online first, 2019). Applying an outcomesbased categorization to non warranted/nonsworn volunteers in United States policing. The Police Journal: Theories, Practice, and Principles.
  • Britton, I., Wolf, R., & Callender M. (2018). A comparative case study of reserve deputies in a Florida sheriff’s office and special constables in an English police force. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 20(4), 259271.
  • Dobrin, A., Wolf, R., Pepper, I., & Falik, S. (Online First: December 31, 2017). Volunteer police: What predicts confidence in training? Criminal Justice Policy Review. DOI 10.1177/0887403417749875.
  • Wolf, R., Pepper, I. & Dobrin, A. (2017). An exploratory international comparison of professional confidence in volunteer policing. The Police Journal: Theories, Practice, and Principles, 90(2), 91 106.
  • Dobrin, A., & Wolf, R. (2016). What is known and not known about volunteer policing in the United States. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 18(3), 220227.
  • Wolf, R., Holmes, S., & Jones, C. (2016). Utilization and satisfaction of volunteer law enforcement officers in the office of the American sheriff: An exploratory nationwide study. Police Practice and Research: An International Journal, 17(5), 448462.
  • Hougland, S. & Wolf, R. (2016). Accreditation in Police Agencies: Does External Quality Assurance Reduce Citizen Complaints? The Police Journal: Theories, Practice, and Principles, 90(1), 4054.
  • Mayorov, V. & Wolf, R. (2016). Участие граждан в охране порядка: волонтерские полицейские объединения в США и добровольные народные дружины в России [Citizen participation in policing: Volunteer police in the United States and voluntary national teams in Russia], Проблемы права [Issues of Law], 5(59), 101107. [In Russian]
  • Pepper, I., & Wolf, R. (2015). Volunteering to serve: An international comparison of volunteer police officers in a UK North East Police Force and a US Florida Sheriffs Office. The Police Journal: Theories, Practice, and Principles, 88(3), 209219.
  • Mesloh, C., JamesMesloh, J., Medley, L., & Wolf, R. (2012). Evaluation of rubber ball grenades: Applications for law enforcement and corrections. Law Enforcement Executive Forum, 12(3), 8089.
  • Mesloh, C., Wolf, R., & Medley, L. (2011). Infrared beacons: Applications for law enforcement.
  • Law Enforcement Executive Forum, 11(3), 107116.
  • Eastep, M.A., & Wolf, R. (2010). Toward enhanced criminal justice employability: Linking internships, curriculum content and assessment. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Assessment Forum (May, 2010), 118.
  • Wolf, R., Mesloh, C., & Henych, M. (2010). Fighting campus crime: Perceptions of police canines at a metropolitan university. Critical Issues in Justice and Politics, 3(1), 118.
  • Wolf, R., Mesloh, C., Henych, M., & Thompson, F. (2009). Police use of force and the cumulative force factor: A five year analysis. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 32(4), 739757.
  • Wolf, R., Pressler, T., & Winton, M. (2009). Campus Law Enforcement UseofForce and Conducted Energy Devices: A NationalLevel Exploratory Study of Perceptions and Practices. Criminal Justice Review, 34(1), 2943.
  • Wolf, R., Korosec, R., & Goltz, J. (2008). An analysis of factors affecting the implementation of small municipal police agencies: An opensystems approach. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 33(2), 177192.
  • Wolf, R. (2008). Tourism Oriented Policing: An examination of a Florida/Caribbean partnership for police training. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 10(4), 402416.
  • Wolf, R., Mesloh, C., & Henych, M. (2008). Cumulative Force Factor: Examining Resultant Suspect and Officer Injuries. Law Enforcement Executive Forum, 8(4), 6579.
  • Mesloh, C., Wolf, R., Henych, M., & Thompson, F. (2008). Less Lethal Weapons for Law Enforcement: A PerformanceBased Analysis. Law Enforcement Executive Forum, 8(1), 133149.
  • Wolf, R., & Gordon, A. (2007) License Plate Recognition (LPR) Technology: Practical and Legal Issues for Police Implementation. Law Enforcement Executive Forum, 7(7), 9399.
  • Mesloh, C., Wolf, R., & Henych, M. (2003). Corrections personnel and perceptions of misconduct: An examination of ethics at one correctional institution. Corrections Compendium, 28(5), 119.
  • Mesloh, C., Wolf, R., & Henych, M. (2002). Scent as forensic evidence and its relationship to the law enforcement canine. Journal of Forensic Identification. 52(2), 169182.
  • Mesloh, C., Wolf, R., & Henych, M. (2002). Sniff Test: Utilization of the law enforcement canine in the seizure of paper currency. Journal of Forensic Identification. 52(6), 704720.
  • Wolf, R. (2002). Proactive change toward a TourismOriented Police in Saint Lucia. Caribbean Journal of Criminology and Social Psychology. 7(1&2), 235244.
  • Mesloh, C., Wolf, R., & Holmes, S. (2002). A pilot study of the confounding effects of Jute on law enforcement canine training. The Journal of the Academy of Canine Behavioral Theory. 1(3), 29.

 REFEREED BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Wolf, R. (2017). Civic volunteerism in Orange County, Florida: Sworn police reserves in a metropolitan sheriffs office. In J. Albrecht (Ed.) Police Reserves and Volunteers: Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness and Public Trust (pp. 8592). Boca Raton, FL: Routledge.
  • Borland Jones, C. & Wolf, R. (2017). A ‘special’ kind of policing: Volunteer policing in England and Wales. In J. Albrecht (Ed.) Police Reserves and Volunteers: Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness and Public Trust (pp. 205212). Boca Raton, FL: Routledge.
  • Wolf, R. & Potter, R. H. (2011). Sin City v. Fantasyland: Crime, legislation, and policing in two different tourism environments. In C. Jones, R. Mawby, & E. Barclay (Eds.) The Problem of Pleasure: Tourism, Leisure, and Crime (pp. 108122). London, UK: Routledge.
  • Wolf, R. & Korosec, R. (2010). E-government, Security, and the Cyber-Privacy: Individual Rights vs. Government Responsibility. In C. G. Reddick (Ed.), Citizens and EGovernment: Evaluating Policy and Management (pp. 207220). Hershey, PA: Information Science Publishing: IGI Global.
  • Reprinted in: Cyber Crime: Concepts, Methodologies, and Applications, Volume 3 (2012). Information Resources Management Association (pp. 13141327). Information Science Publishing: IGI Global, Hershey: PA.
  • Mesloh, C., Henych, M., & Wolf, R. (2009). Conducted Electrical Weapons and Resolution of UseofForce Encounters. In M. Kroll & J. Ho (Eds.), TASER Electronic Control Devices: Physiology, Pathology, and Law (pp. 2339). New York: SpringerKluwer Publishing.

REFEREED ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRY

  • Holmes, S.T., Wolf, R., Holmes, B.M. (2018). Private vs. Public Policing: Innovation and creativity in local law enforcement. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Oxford University Press. DOI:10.1093/ACREFORE/9780190264079.013.525 [6276 words]

REFEREED PRESENTATIONS

  • Wolf, R. (2013) An exploratory study of the utilization of volunteer law enforcement officers by American sheriffs. Proceedings of the International Conference of Forensic Sciences and Criminalistics Research, Vol. 1 (pp. 3741). Global Science and Technology Forum: Singapore

ACADEMIC CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  • Wolf, R. (presenter), Britton, I., & Callender, M. (2018). An international comparative case study of reserve deputies in a Florida sheriff’s office and special constables in an English police force. Panel chair and presentation for the "Police Leadership and International Police Co  operation" panel at the Stockholm Criminology Conference: Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Borland Jones, C. & Wolf, R. (2018). Who volunteers in policing? Reflections from USA and UK contexts. Presentation for the "Volunteering in Law Enforcement" panel at the Stockholm Criminology Conference: Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Wolf, R., (2016). Volunteer policing: Utilization, training, and authority in the American sheriff’s office. Presentation for the "Volunteer Police: An Understudied Aspect of Policing" panel at the American Society of Criminology: New Orleans, LA.
  • Baker, T., Holmes, S., & Wolf, R. (2016). PublicPrivate Policing Partnerships: The Next Big Thing in Policing. Paper presentation for the “Policing Impact on Collective Efficacy and Wellbeing in Communities” panel at the American Society of Criminology: New Orleans, LA.
  • Dobrin, A., Dobrin, B., & Wolf, R. (2016). The Additional Stressors of Volunteering in Policing. Poster presentation at the American Society of Criminology: New Orleans, LA.
  • Holmes, S. (presenter) & Wolf, R. (2016). Publicprivate partnerships: The new frontier in policing high crime neighborhoods. Paper presentation at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences: Denver, Colorado.
  • Pepper, I. (presenter) & Wolf, R. (2015). An international comparison of the composition and motivations of volunteer police officers in a UK and US police force. European Police College (CEPOL) Annual Police Research and Science Conference Evidencebased policing: new perspectives of cooperation between practice, education and police science”: Lisboa, Portugal
  • Wolf, R. (2013). A Nationwide Exploratory Study of Sheriff’s Reserve Officers. Panel chair and paper presentation for the “New Research in Law Enforcement” panel at the Southern Criminal Justice Association Annual Conference: Virginia Beach, VA.
  • Wolf, R. (2012). Reserve law enforcement: A preliminary survey of the utilization of sworn volunteers by American sheriffs. “Policing Standards, Recruitment, and Reserves: Implications for Police Managers” panel at the Southern Criminal Justice Association Annual Conference: Jacksonville, FL.
  • Wolf, R. (2011). Volunteer police officers: A preliminary review of British and American policies and training. Panel chair and paper presentation “Police Training Issues” panel at the Southern Criminal Justice Association annual conference: Nashville, TN.
  • Mesloh, C. & Wolf, R. (2010). My weapon is bigger than yours: the need for selfregulation in the less lethal marketplace (2010). Presentation at the American Criminal Justice Association annual conference: San Diego, CA.
  • Winton, M. & Wolf, R. (2009). The Use of Theory in Identifying and Explaining International Violence in the Criminal Justice Classroom (2009). Faculty Showcase of Creative Teaching practices and SoTL Research, University of Central Florida: Orlando, FL.
  • Barringer, T., Mesloh, C.‡ & Wolf, R. (2008). Is there an effect of race on police use of force decisions? “Analyzing Police and Citizen Use of Force” panel at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting: St. Louis, MO.
  • Mesloh, C. & Wolf, R. (2008). Operability, dependability, and reliability of Conductive Energy Device (CED) systems (2008). “Issues in Policing” panel at the Southern Criminal Justice Association Annual Conference: New Orleans, LA.
  • Wolf, R. (2008). The pedagogy of Criminal Justice internships: curriculum, expectations, and satisfaction. “Internships” panel at the Southern Criminal Justice Association Annual Conference: New Orleans, LA.
  • Eastep, M.A. & Wolf, R. (2008). The value of internships to the undergraduate Criminal Justice education: Preliminary findings (2008). Faculty Showcase of Creative Teaching practices and SoTL Research, University of Central Florida: Orlando, FL.
  • Mesloh, C., Henych, M., Thompson, F. & Wolf, R. (2008). Electronic Control Weapons: Operability and reliability (2008). Police Use of NonLethal Force: Tasers panel at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting: Cincinnati, OH.
  • Mesloh, C. & Wolf, R. (2008). Police use of force and the cumulative force factor: A five-year analysis. Research Showcase, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting: Cincinnati, OH.
  • Mesloh, C., Henych, M.  & Wolf, R. (2007). Force Choice Theory: New perspectives on use of force. “On the Job Stress and Use of Force” panel at Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting: Seattle, WA.
  • Mesloh, C., Henych, M.  & Wolf, R. (2007). Examining the cause of officer and suspect injuries in arrest confrontations. “Police Officer Deaths” panel at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting: Seattle, WA.
  • Kelchner, T., & Wolf, R. (2006). Does higher education open the door for promotion in policing? An analysis of the relationship between one agency’s educational incentive policies and promotion. Panel chair and paper presentation for the “Police Personnel” panel at the Southern Criminal Justice Association Annual Conference: Charleston, SC.
  • McCarthy, B. & Wolf, R. (2006). Target hardening in a tourism environment. Paper presentation for the “Vulnerability Assessment and Target Hardening” panel at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting: Baltimore, MD.
  • Kelchner, T., & Wolf, R. (2005). Campus law enforcement and TASER utilization: An exploratory study. Southern Criminal Justice Association Annual Conference: Jacksonville, FL.
  • McCarthy, B. & Wolf, R. (2005). “Magic” City v. “Sin” City: A comparative analysis of tourism policing (2005). Paper presentation for the “Law Enforcement in Small Towns and Urban Settings” panel at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting: Chicago, IL.
  • JamesMesloh, J.,  & Wolf, R. (2005). Student satisfaction of collaborative learning in the Criminal Justice classroom. Paper presentation for the Criminal Justice Pedagogy panel at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting: Chicago, IL.
  • Wolf, R. (2004). International partnerships for tourism policing. Panel chair and paper presentation for the “International Crime and International Policing” panel at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting: Las Vegas, NV.
  • Russo, C. † & Wolf, R., (2004). Organizational and leadership development in police reserve units. Paper presentation for the “Law Enforcement Management Issues” panel at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting: Las Vegas, NV.
  • Wolf, R. (2003). Proactive change toward a tourismoriented police in Saint Lucia. Panel chair and paper presentation for the Responses to victims concerns and crime in the Caribbean panel at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting: Boston, MA.

KEYNOTE AND INVITED INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

  • Wolf, R., Albrecht, J., Dobrin, A., Knight, L., & Leonidas, L. (October 7, 2018). Volunteers in Policing, Connecting with the Community: Variation of Roles, Authority, and Responsibility in an International Context. International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference: Orlando, FL.
  • Wolf, R. (May 12, 2017). American volunteer police: An examination of requirements, policy, and management. City of London Police and Special Constabulary Command: London, UK.
  • Wolf, R. (May 11, 2017). Volunteer policing in the USA and the UK: similarities and differences.
  • City of London Police Special Constabulary and Police Specialty Unit briefing: London, UK.
  • Wolf, R. (April 23, 2016). Volunteers in Public Service: Reserve and Auxiliary Policing in the United States. Keynote Speaker, Special Constabulary Conference 2016: Chepstow, Wales.
  • Wolf, R. (March 7, 2016). Volunteer Policing in the United States. Keynote Speaker for the Cheshire Constabulary Special Constabulary Attestation and Awards Ceremony: Winsford, England, UK.
  • Wolf, R. (December 10, 2013). Volunteer policing in the United States in the office of the American Sheriff. Singapore Volunteer Special Constabulary Headquarters: Singapore.
  • Wolf, R. (December 6, 2013). Volunteer policing in the United States: A briefing for the Hong Kong Auxiliary Police Force. Hong Kong Auxiliary Police Force Headquarters: Hong Kong, China.
  • Wolf, R. (March 5, 2013). Sin City v. Fantasyland: Crime legislation, and policing in two different tourism environments. Department of Natural and Social Sciences, University of Gloucestershire: Cheltenham, UK.
  • Wolf, R. (March 9, 2011) Use of force in American policing. Keynote Speaker at the “Comparative Policing in the United States and the United Kingdom” seminar. University of Chester: Warrington, UK.
  • Wolf, R. (March 23, 2010). American policing: A division of powers. Department of Natural and Social Sciences, University of Gloucestershire: Cheltenham, UK.
  • Wolf, R. (March 24, 2010). Use of force in American policing. Department of Natural and Social Sciences, University of Gloucestershire: Cheltenham, UK.
  • Wolf, R. (March 20, 2010). Volunteer policing in the United States. Specials Conference, 2010. London: UK.
  • Wolf, R. (May 9, 2009). American Policing. Volgograd Police Academy, Volgograd: Russia.
  • Wolf, R. & Steele, M. (September 25, 2003). Communication skills and Critical Incident Debriefing. Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association, Royal Saint Lucia Police Force Training Seminar: Castries, Saint Lucia, WI.
  • Wolf, R. (September 24, 2003). Tourism Oriented Policing. Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association, Royal Saint Lucia Police Force Training Seminar: Castries, Saint Lucia, WI.
  • Wolf, R. (September 23, 2003). Tourism Oriented Policing in the Caribbean. Rotary Club of St. Lucia: Castries, Saint Lucia, WI.
  • Wolf, R. (September 22, 2003). Tourism Oriented Policing in the Caribbean. Virtual Presentation; Association of Caribbean States, International Conference on Tourism Safety, Trinidad and Tobago, WI.

INVITED REGIONAL AND NATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

  • Wolf, R. & Dobrin, A. (February 10, 2019). Motivations to serve: Who volunteers in policing, and why? National Sheriffs’ Association Winter Conference: Washington, DC.
  • Wolf, R., Horton, A. (September 24, 2018). International Leadership Benchmarking in Public Safety: Local Issues in a Global Context. Public Safety Leadership Development Certification Program (PSLDCP): Osceola County Communications Department: Kissimmee, FL.
  • Wolf, R., Horton, A. (September 21, 2018). International Leadership Benchmarking in Public Safety: Local Issues in a Global Context. Public Safety Leadership Development Certification Program (PSLDCP): Valencia School of Public Safety: Orlando, FL.
  • Wolf, R. & Holmes, S. (February 16, 2017). Public/Private Partnerships in Policing. National Association of Security Companies Annual Conference: Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  • Wolf, R. (June 21, 2014). Reserves and auxiliaries in the office of the American sheriff. Report to the Reserve Law Enforcement Officer Committee, National Sheriffs’ Association Annual Conference: Fort Worth, TX.
  • Wolf, R. (October 3, 2012). Comparative reserve program management structures. International Reserve Police Conference: Baltimore, MD.
  • Wolf, R. (June 26, 2012). Volunteers in policing: A local, regional, national, and international examination of police reserves, auxiliaries, and specials. Video summary available at: http://tinyurl.com/pcpnmbw Valencia College Criminal Justice Institute: Orlando, FL
  • Wolf, R. (March 1, 2012). Comparative volunteer, reserve, and auxiliary management structures. Florida Citizen’s Police Academy Association Seventh Annual Conference: Orlando, FL
  • Wolf, R. (October 26, 2009). Research Results on Less Lethal Weapons and Taser Applications. International Association of Correctional Training Personnel: Orlando, FL.
  • Wolf, R. (January 6, 2009). Research and education in crime prevention. The Central Florida Crime Prevention Association: Orlando, FL.
  • Wolf, R. (October 26, 2007). Use of force and the Orlando Police Department: A fiveyear analysis. Orlando Police Department Management Training: Orlando, FL.
  • Wolf, R. (October 24, 2007). Use of force and the Orange County Sheriffs Office: A fiveyear analysis. Orange County Sheriffs Office Command Staff: Orlando, FL.
  • Wolf, R. (August 22, 2007). Communication skills for corrections and probation officers. Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency Annual Conference: Orlando, FL.
  • Wolf, R. (May 10, 2007). License Plate Recognition technology and legal implications. Florida Auto Theft Investigators Conference: Tampa, FL.
  • Wolf, R. (October 4, 2006). Advanced communication skills and the Criminal Justice professional. Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency Annual Conference: Orlando, FL.
  • Wolf, R. & Steele, M. (August 31September 1, 2005). Leadership and ethics in Criminal Justice. Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency Annual Conference: Lake Buena Vista, FL.
  • Wolf, R. (August 2526, 2004). Interviewing juveniles: Case law, the influence of age on suggestibility. Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency Conference: St. Petersburg, FL.
  • Wolf, R., Mesloh, C., & Henych, M. (2001). Ethical and personal issues for corrections personnel
  • (2001). Osceola Department of Corrections: Osceola, FL.
  • Wolf, R. (2000). Crime and Justice Symposium. Invited Guest Speaker and Moderator for “Leadership Seminole County.” Sanford, FL.
Professional Development and Certifications
  • INSTITUTE FOR MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP IN HIGHER EDUCATION (MLE), Harvard University, Graduate School of Education (2017)
  • HOMELAND SECURITY LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (Session 4), Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Department of Homeland Security (2017)
  • INSTITUTE FOR ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP, Florida State University, State University System Department Chairs Workshop (2015)
  • CERTIFIED HOMELAND PROTECTION PROFESSIONAL (CHPP), National Sheriffs’ Association Institute for Homeland Security Global Center for Public Safety (Feb 2018 – present)
  • FLORIDA GENERAL INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATE/CMS INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATE/INSTRUCTOR, Florida Department of Law Enforcement (May 2002 – present)
  • FLORIDA LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER (LE) CERTIFICATION, Central Florida Criminal Justice Institute Police Academy, Florida Department of Law Enforcement (May ‘95 – present)
Quarterly Activites
April-June 2019