James Pardy is a Professor of Criminal Justice. His life-long career has been dedicated to law enforcement and most importantly, contributing to the integrity and ethics of his profession through his textbooks and teachings. James served on the Provincial Committee that prepared the learning outcomes for Police Foundations curricula across Ontario and was appointed to lead the way for the development of Conflict Management courses for Ontario Police Foundations. James teaches Interviewing & Investigation, Conflict Management, Youth in Conflict with the Law, Evidence & Investigation, Police Powers, Issues in Diversity, Interpersonal Group Dynamics, and Use of Force. He has experience in Emergency Response, Firearms, Suicide Intervention, and Identifying Child Abuse. James has written online courses in Evidence & Investigation, Interviewing & Investigation, and Conflict Management for delivery across Ontario. James’ studies in Social Science inspired him to work in a field that would satisfy his desire to improve and make safe the lives of those in need. After graduating from the Atlantic Police College, he began his policing career there and then moved on to Ontario, where he graduated from the Ontario Police College. His experience has ranged from general patrol to criminal investigations, and to police training. James received two commendations for Exemplary Performance. With this, James’ fourth textbook on Conflict Management, he strives to ensure currency of legislation and to prepare law enforcement personnel for intervention strategies. James has contributed to two other law enforcement textbooks.