Researcher Profile

 wendell wallace

 Dr. Wendell C. Wallace

 

Conferments:

B.A, (University of the West Indies), LLB, (University of London) Postgraduate Diploma in Law, (Northumbria University), M.Sc. (Distinction), Ph.D. (University of the West Indies)

 

Position:

Part-time Lecturer

 

Courses taught:

 

Undergraduate

Criminal Justice Systems

Sociology of Penal Practice

 

Research Interests:

The tourism/crime relationship, juvenile delinquency, gangs, policing, child abuse, law and law reform

 

Publications:

  • 2014 - The Social Impact of the Hearts and Minds programme as a component of Hot Spot policing on communities in Laventille, Trinidad and Tobago. Journal of the Department of Behavioural Sciences, Vol. 3, (1), February 2014, pp. 44-64.
  • 2013 - “Girls and Gangs in Trinidad: An Exploratory Study.” (Book chapter). In “Gangs in the Caribbean.” Editors Randy Seepersad and Ann Marie Bissessar. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 195-219.
  • 2013 - Better to be Alone Than in Bad Company. A Handbook About Gangs for Caribbean Parents and Children. Arawak Publications. Kingston: Jamaica.
  • 2013 - Interview with Stephen Williams, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (Book chapter). In Bruce Baker and Dilip Das (Eds.). Trends in Policing: Interviews with Police Leaders across the Globe, Volume 4. CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group, pp. 73-90.
  • 2013 - Community Involved and Planned Policing (CIPP) Model: An Alternative to Traditional Policing in Trinidad and Tobago (Book chapter). In Melchor de Guzman, Aiedeo Mintie Das and Dilip K. Das (Eds.), The Evolution of Policing: Worldwide Innovations and Insights. CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group, pp. 127-152.
  • 2012 - “Findings from a concurrent study on the level of community involvement in the policing process in Trinidad and Tobago.” The Police Journal, Volume 85 (1), 2012. pp. 61-83.
  • 2011 - “Introduction of a Community Involvement Component in Policing in Trinidad and Tobago: Reality or Rhetoric?” International Police Executive Symposium, Geneva Centre for the Control of Armed Forces and Coginta – For Police Reforms and Community Safety. Working Paper No. 37, August, 2011. pp. 1-45.
  • 2010 - “Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice: Continuing Myths or Promised Realities in Trinidad and Tobago”. Caribbean Journal of Criminology and Public Safety, 15 (1&2). pp. 359-398.
  • 2009 - “The Impact of Tourism on Crime in a Small Island Developing Tourist Island Destination: The Case of Tobago”. Caribbean Journal of Criminology and Public Safety, 14, (1&2). pp. 186-213.