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Behem, Travis

TravisIndiana State University 2006
Instructor, Academic Advisor, 2013

Teaching assignments include Introduction to Law Enforcement, Introduction to Criminology, Introduction to Corrections, and Criminal Justice Report Writing. 

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Travis has worked in various positions in the criminal justice field including as a Loss Prevention Specialist for fortune 500 companies, an Emergency Medical Dispatcher, and a law enforcement officer for both the Indiana State University Police Department and the Terre Haute City Police Department.  Travis is a graduate of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in Plainfield, Indiana.  He is now an instructor and academic advisor for the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice.  Travis also oversees the Criminology Career Fair as well as running the department’s guest speaker series, alumni connections, and assisting in recruitment and marketing for the department.  



MS in Criminology from Indiana State University (2006)

BS in Criminology from Indiana State University (1995)


Research Interests:

The use of drone technology for law enforcement, social media use policy in law enforcement, the impact of the events of 9-11 on law enforcement, national database for DNA—Pre-conviction, Privacy issues and technology in policing.



Behem, Travis A and Gallagher, Christian W. (2016). Report Writing in the Criminal Justice System—An Interactive Approach. Great River Learning, Dubuque, Iowa.


School of Criminology and Security Studies