A nationally recognized expert on police accountability, Samuel Walker has started a new Web site on these issues. Walker who has studied citizen oversight of police, patterns of litigation and innovations in systems to identify problems in the police department is now a emeritus professor of criminal justice at the University of Nebraska. Walker has recently focused on the effect of various presidential administrations on civil liberties. His new Web site features research, opinions and updates on innovations in police accountability, from “roll-outs” in Boise, Idaho to police discipline in Denver, Colo.
Read the full Web site here.