Usman A. Ojedokun, PhD is a lecturer at the Department of Sociology, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. He majors in the area of Criminology. His specific research areas of focus include: crime prevention and law enforcement, policing and police studies, violence, gender and cultural studies. He has worked and published extensively in these areas. Some of his research articles have appeared in reputed international journals such as the Journal of Interpersonal Violence; Security Journal; Crime, Law and Social Change; Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice amongst others. Dr. Ojedokun is an alumnus of Brown International Advanced Research International Institute (BIARI), Brown University, USA. He is also a fellow of the Centre for Gender, Women and Children in Sustainable Development.