Jeff Rojek

Jeff Rojek

  • Master of Science in Law Enforcement Intelligence and Analysis


Jeff Rojek is an Associate Professor in the School of Criminal Justice. He received his Ph.D. in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Jeff’s research focuses on policing and anti-counterfeiting. He has received more than $3 million in research funding from federal (National Institute of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health), state and local agencies as a principal and co-principal investigator to examine topics that include police practitioner-researcher partnerships, intelligence led-policing, violent crime, law enforcement response to disasters, officer decision-making, officer safety and police training.

Selected Publications

  • Alpert, G., Mclean, K., Rojek, J., Smith, M. (2018) Police Officers as Warriors or Guardians: Empirical Reality or Intriguing Rhetoric? Justice Quarterly.
  • Alpert, G., Hansen, J., Rojek, J., Shjarback, J. (2018). Present but not prevalent: Identifying the organizational correlates of researcher-practitioner partnerships in U.S. law enforcement. Police Practice & Research.
  • Manjarrez, V., Rojek, E., Rojek, A., Wolfe, S. (2018). Why does organizational justice matter? Uncertainty management among law enforcement officers. Journal of Criminal Justice, 54: 20–29.