The Nexus Between Terrorism and Product Counterfeiting in the United States. Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection Backgrounder Series, 2014.

Terrorists use a wide variety of methods to fund their operations, obtain profits and carry out ideologically driven goals. This study mines open-source data to capture known product counterfeiting schemes linked to known extremists in the United States since 1990. Read More

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Police Consolidation: Collaborating with Stakeholders. US Dept Of Justice, Office Of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), 2014.

Police Consolidation: Collaborating with Stakeholders aims to help those charged with exploring options for transforming an organization and for delivering public safety services by presenting a step-by-step process to constructively engage a group of stakeholders and formulate options for transformation. Read More

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Brand Protection as a Total Business Solution. Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection Paper Series, 2014.

Product counterfeiting is a growing, global risk that poses many negative consequences for businesses, consumers, governments, national security, the economy, and society. Research suggests that the first step in formulating effective strategies to combat such crime is to understand what shapes the nature of the criminal opportunity. Read More

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Measurement and Association in the Structure of Municipal Police Organizations. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, Special Issue: Police Management and Organizational Issues, Vol. 26 (2): 276-297, 2003.

This research investigates whether various structural elements of municipal police departments are indicative of two latent constructs by developing and testing measurement models representing structural complexity and control. Read More

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Cue Utilization in the Product Authentication Process: A Framework and Research Agenda for Product Counterfeit Prevention. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Vol. 37 (4): 317-340, 2013.

Scholars suggest that consumers rely on heuristics to evaluate products. They employ both extrinsic and intrinsic cues to evaluate product quality and utilize the same cues to differentiate between counterfeit and genuine products. Read More

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Featured Research

A Performance-Based Approach to Police Staffing and Allocation

U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services

Brand Protection and the Global Risk of Product Counterfeits: A Total Business Solution Approach

Edward Elgar Publishing