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Fred Desroches
Professor
519-884-8111 x 28221
Educational Background:

B.A.

University of Waterloo

1969

 

M.A.

University of Ottawa

1972

 

Ph.D.

University of Waterloo

1979

Awards:

Nathanson Centre for the Study of Organized Crime and Corruption

Osgoode Hall Law School

1998 - 2001

 

RCMP Research Grant

Royal Canadia Mounted Police Research & Evaluation Branch

2002 - 2007

Research Interests:

Current research interests: Organized Crime and Higher Level Drug Trafficking; Interview Techniques in Prison Research - A Critical Assessment

Research Activity:

Books

2005 The Crime That Pays: Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime and in Canada. Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press.

1996 Behind the Bars: Experiences in Crime. Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press.

1995 Force and Fear: Robbery in Canada. Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press.

Articles

The Use of Organized Crime and Conspiracy Laws in the Investigation and Prosecution of Criminal Organizations. Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice. Oxford University Press. Online Feb 4, 2013, Vol. 7. doi. 10.1093.

The OPAPA Human Trafficking Case. With Inspector Steve Martin. RCMP Gazette, 2012, Vol. 74, No. 4, pp. 30-31.

Research on Upper Level Drug Trafficking. Journal of Drug Issues, 2007. Vol. 37, pp. 827-844.

Tearoom Trade: A Law Enforcement Problem. Canadian Journal of Criminology, January 1991, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 1-21.

Tearoom Trade: A Research Update. Qualitative Sociology, Spring 1990, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 39-61.