Professor, Law Foundation of Saskatchewan Chair in Police Studies
BA (Saskatchewan), BSW (Regina), MCJ (New Mexico State), PhD (Missouri-St. Louis)
Office: CL 335
JS 443 - Police Organization and Administration
Ruddell has published over 60 peer reviewed articles, technical reports, encyclopedia entries, and articles in professional journals, and written, edited, or co-authored eight books, including “Do the Crime, Do the Time: Juvenile Criminals in the American Court System,” released in March, 2012 (Praeger) and “Making Sense of Criminal Justice, 2nd Edition” (Oxford University Press). A book entitled "Rural Policing in Canada" (de Sitter Publications) is forthcoming in 2013.
As Law Foundation of Saskatchewan Chair in Police Studies, Rick Ruddell has examined the impacts of resource-based booms on policing, community perceptions of law enforcement, policing isolated and rural communities, and the relationships between public-private policing in Canada and the United States.