Impact: A Compilation of Positive Police Encounters

by Chernoh M Wurie, Ph.D



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 5/3/2013

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 126
ISBN : 9781481744058
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 126
ISBN : 9781481744065

About the Book

This book attempts to portray the positive side of policing. There are a myriad of negative perceptions of police stories out in our social media today. Majority of our encounters with a police officer is presented in a negative manner. This book collects and presents the voices of several brave police officers, both men and women of various ages and length of service with various departments. They wholeheartedly shared their most influential stories of positive encounters. Their stories were told in their voices and some of the individuals they positively affected were included. In my years of professional research, this is one of the most influencing and impacting endeavor I have ever embarked upon, the reality of their voices were definitely represented and clearly depicted throughout this book.

About the Author

Dr. Chernoh M Wurie was born in a small town called Kenema in Sierra Leone. He migrated to the United States in 1997 due to the senseless rebel war that plagued his country for over 12 years. Upon migrating to the United States, he expressed his interest in becoming a police officer to his family, they greatly supported him and advised him to complete his education prior to applying for the police department. He completed his bachelors in criminal justice with Radford University, his masters and Phd with Walden University. Between his bachelors and masters degrees, he applied with a prestigious police department and was accepted for employment. He has been a police officer for over eight years and an adjunct instructor for both Northern Virginia Community College and Strayer University. In addition, Dr. Wurie has been a police officer for over eight years and also serves as a crime scene technician and a crisis intervention team member within the department. On his spare time, he serves as a vice president and co-founder of barrels of hope international charity organization along with his wife and best friend, Jennifer M Wurie.