S. Hakan Can

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Professor, Criminal Justice
Kostos, 206
Penn State Hazleton
76 University Drive
Hazleton, PA 18202

Hakan began his career in law enforcement in 1984 with the Turkish National Police (TNP). He earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Law from the Police University in Ankara, Turkey and another in Political Science from Ankara UniversityHe earned his masters in criminal justice from University of North Texas in 2001 and his Ph.D. from the College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University. His current research and publications focus on law enforcement decision making, theories of law enforcement administration, mapping crime, and relationships between democracy and democratic policing practices in post conflict countries.