Crews, Gordon A(rthur)

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CREWS, Gordon A(rthur)

CREWS, Gordon A(rthur). American, b. 1964. Genres: Criminology/True Crime. Career: State constable, 1985-86; criminal investigator, 1986; Richland County Sheriff's Office, Columbia, deputy sheriff, 1986-88, training and officer of bloodhounds for dog team, 1987-88; South Carolina Department of Corrections, Watkins Pre-Release Center, Columbia, accreditation and training manager, 1988-89; Central Carolina Technical College, Criminal Justice Dept, head and faculty, 1990-94; Midlands Technical College, criminal justice faculty, 1994-97; University of South Carolina, Beaufort, director of criminal justice and military programs, 1997-99; Valdosta State University, criminal justice faculty, 1999-2000; Jacksonville State University, Alabama, associate professor and department head, 2000-2003; Roger Williams University, School of Justice Studies, associate dean and associate professor, 2003-. Publications: (with R.H. Montgomery Jr. and W.R. Garris) Faces of Violence in America, 1996; (with M.R. Counts) The Evolution of School Violence in America: Colonial Times to Present Day, 1997; (with Montgomery) A History of Correctional Violence: An Examination of Reported Causes of Riots and Disturbances, 1998; (with Montgomery) Chasing Shadows: Confronting Juvenile Violence in America, 2001. Developer of distance education and computer-based training programs. Contributor to books and periodicals. Address: School of Justice Studies, Roger Williams University, 1 Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, RI 02809, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]