Pat Nelson, Professor | Department Chair
- Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration, Walden University, 2013
Areas of Interest
- Crisis Intervention
- Community Relations
- Homeland Security
- Psychology of Law Enforcement
- Public Administration
- Public Policy
- LAWE 236 Minnesota Statutes
- LAWE 343W Law Enforcement Mindset
- LAWE393 Special Topics: Gangs
- LAWE 438 Terrorism and Political Violence
- LAWE 441 Federal Law Enforcement and Homeland Security
- LAWE 442 Study Tour: Comparative Studies in Terrorism and Political Violence
- POL425/525 Terrorism and Political Violence
- Nelson, P. (2019). Changes in student definition of de-escalation in professional peace officer education. Presentation at International Conference on Criminal Justice Systems, Paris, France.
- Nelson, P. (2019). De-escalation, what does that mean anyway? Presentation at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
- Nelson, P., Dahle, T., Burum, S., Clark, C., & Wilkins, T. (2017). Aftermath of an officer involved shooting: Formal education, continuing education, and responsibility. Presentation at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO.
- Nelson, P. (2016). Using flipped design to facilitate communications’ practical application in law enforcement. Presentation at the National Social Science and Technology Conference, Las Vegas, ND.
- Nelson, P. (2015). Using social network analysis to build community relations through points of contact. Presentation at the Stockholm Criminology Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden
- Nelson, P. (2015). Profiling as a positive intervention for managing people with mental illness in the criminal justice system. In J. Bumgarner (Ed), Profiling and criminal justice in America: A reference handbook (2nd Edition) (pp. 128-132). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
- Nelson, P. (2014). Creating understanding of unified command for law enforcement. Presentation at the International Law Enforcement Educators and Training Association Conference, Chicago, IL.
- Nelson, P. (2013). Social network analysis model for law enforcement identification of community intelligence contacts. Presentation at the Academy for Criminal Justice Sciences, Dallas, TX.