research and
advocating for
criminal justice

Dr. Adams has done extensive research in the areas of rural policing, policing post-Ferguson as it relates to law enforcement officer self-efficacy, self-legitimacy, organizational justice perceptions, narcotics use among military service members, crime scene investigation, and criminal investigation.

About Dr. Adams

Dr. Joshua Adams is currently appointed as a Professor of Practice & Director of Online Graduate Programs for the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University.

"Dr. Adams is an expert felony criminal investigator, with years of experience, and unmatched aptitude in the field of criminal justice and crime scene processing. Dr. Adams is a consummate professional, motivational leader, knowledgeable trainer, and impeccable mentor, whose drive to share information and knowledge is matched only by his desire to continually learn and excel.”

Briggon Bobb, Central Susquehanna (Pennsylvania) 911 Executive Director