Trouble in the Heartland: Challenges Confronting Rural Jails
Ruddell, Rick; Mays, G. Larry (2011-12)
There has been very little scholarship on the roles and functions of rural jails in the United States. This study examines some of the key challenges facing these small correctional institutions, using data from two ...
Aboriginal Policing in Rural Canada: Establishing a Research Agenda
Ruddell, Rick; Lithopoulos, Savvas (2013-12)
Canada’s First Nations Policing Program (FNPP) provides the funding and programmatic structure for policing 535 rural Aboriginal communities. After two decades and almost three billion (CA) dollars in expenditures, ...
A perfect storm: Violence toward women in the Bakken oil patch
Ruddell, Rick; Britto, Sarah (2020-09)
Communities in the Bakken region of Montana and North Dakota that experienced a resource-based boom starting in the mid-2000s had significant increases in the volume and seriousness of violence toward women. We identify ...