Contact Information

Martin Floss Ph.D.
Chair, Graduate Program in Criminal Justice Administration, Professor, Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice
Campus Address:
Paczesny Hall
Areas of Expertise:
  • Community Policing
  • Counterterrorism
  • Criminal Justice Research
  • Drug Courts
  • Ethics, Criminal Justice
  • Ethics, Police
  • Organized Crime
  • Police Behavior, Use of Force
  • Police Consolidations
  • Police Ethics

With his experience as federal reviewer for the Buffalo Police Department, Floss can examine policies and trends regarding officer use of force, including chemical spray, training, and overall issues related to monitoring police departments under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Justice. His other areas of expertise are in police ethics, particularly specialized training programs, the impact of police consolidations, and general issues related to organized crime. Through his work with two national drug court agencies and local projects in this field, Floss is experienced on program development, planning and drug court evaluation. As institute director, the ILJ has been involved with various anti- and counterterrorism workshops, such as the impact of terrorism on the mental health of law enforcement and bioterrorism responses, as well as workshops on domestic violence in law enforcement and drug investigations, among others.