Caruth Police Institute

Stephen A. Bishopp is the Associate Director for Research at the Caruth Police Institute in the Dallas Police Department. He received his B.A. in Psychology from Shippensburg University (1989) and M.S. (2009) and Ph.D. (2013) in Criminology from the University of Texas at Dallas. He is a 23-year veteran and Sergeant with the Dallas Police Department. His research interests include police and subculture, promotional systems within police agencies, and criminological theory.  

Publications and works currently in-progress include:

Stephen A. Bishopp., David Klinger, and Robert Morris (2013) “An Examination of the Effect of Policy on Police Use of TASERs.”  Criminal Justice Police Review. DOI: 10.1177/0887403414543558

Stephen A. Bishopp & Denise Paquette Boots. (2014). “General Strain Theory, Exposure to Violence, and Suicide Ideation Among Police Officers: A Gendered Approach.” Journal of Criminal Justice, 42 (6), 538-548.

Valerie Womack, Robert Morris, & Stephen A. Bishopp. Do Changes in TASER Use Policy Impact Police Officer Injury Rates? (Under review at Police Quarterly, January 2015)

Stephen A. Bishopp, Jennifer Reigle-Gonzalez, & Katelyn Kassarjian. The Epidemiology of Police Sexual Misconduct. (In-progress).

Stephen A. Bishopp, John Worrall, & Nicole Piquero. General Strain and Police Misconduct:  Does Organizational Influence Matter? (In-progress, to be presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences conference in Orlando, Fl., March 2015).