Criminal Justice

Wade Lee Wade


Title: Assistant Professor
Jones Hall 211
Telephone: 615-494-7751


  • Ph.D (2012) The University of Southern Mississippi, Criminal Justice
  • M.P.A. (2008) University of West Georgia, Public Administration
  • B.S. (2003) University of West Georgia, Criminology

Areas of Publication

  • Use of Force by Law Enforcement
  • Police Pursuits
  • Law Enforcement Management and Operations
  • Crime Rates/Reporting Procedures

Professional Experience

  • Analyst, Mississippi Statistical Analysis Center (2008-2010)
  • Carrollton Police Department, Carrollton, GA (2000-2008)
    Corporal, Office of Professional Standards/Training
    Corporal, Uniform Patrol Division Supervisor
    Patrol Officer, Traffic Unit-DUI Officer
    Patrol Officer, Uniform Patrol Division (part-time


  • Police Pursuits-risk profiles
  • TASER Regulation & Media Reports
  • State-Wide Crime Poll in Mississippi
  • Ethics, Knowledge & Power in Police Pursuits
  • Management of Specialized Police Units