Charles Frank Klahm (eu2855)

University information

Title: Associate Professor
Unit: Criminology & Criminal Justice
Department: College of Liberal Arts & Science

Contact information

Department of Criminal Justice
656 Walter Reuther Mall
Room 3253 FAB
Detroit, 48202

Student information

Major: Business Administration

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


Criminology & Criminal Justice

Title: Associate Professor
Secondary Title: Policing scholar
Phone: 313-577-0302

Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice

Wayne State University

656 Walter Reuther Mall

Room 3253 FAB

Detroit, MI 48202

Curriculum Vitae: 180422 1509542549 file
Research interest(s)/area of expertise:

Police decision-making

Police use of force

Media and crime

Police hiring and selection processes

Community perceptions of police

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications: Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, Criminal Justice, June 2009 B.S., Northern Kentucky University, Sociology, December 2001
Selected publications:

Klahm, Charles, Benjamin Steiner, and Benjamin Meade. (2017). Assessing the Relationship Between Police Use of Force and Inmate Offending (rule violations). Crime & Delinquency, 63(3), 267-295.

Wu, Yuning, Charles Klahm, and Nada Atoui. (in press). Fear of Crime among Arab Americans in a Culture of Fear. Ethnic and Racial Studies.

Klahm, Charles and Rob Tillyer. (2015). Rethinking the measurement of officer experience and its role in traffic stop searches. Police Quarterly, 18(4), 343-367.

Donovan, Kathleen and Charles Klahm (2015). The Role of Entertainment Media in Perceptions of Police Use of Force. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 42(12), 1261-1281.

Charles Frank Klahm

Courses taught by Charles Frank Klahm

Fall Term 2024 (future)

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