Dennis M Savard

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Department of Criminal Justice
Arts & Behavioral Sciences
Academic and Student Affairs

SVSU Main Campus
Brown Hall 330


Doctor of Philosophy
Wayne State University

Master of Arts
Wayne State University


Dennis M. Savard, Thomas M. Kelley, Joseph J. Jaksa, and Daniel B. Kennedy, "Violent Crime in Bars: A Quantitative Analysis," Journal of Applied Security Research (2019, in press).

Thomas M. Kelley, Jacqueline Hollows, Dennis M. Savard, "The Efficacy of Intensive Three Principles Correctional Counseling for Improving the Mental Health/Resilience of People in an English Prison," Journal of Offender Rehabilitation (2019, in press).

Dennis M. Savard, "A Routine Activity Approach: Assessing Victimization by Gender in Transit Environments and Other Public Locations," Advances in Applied Sociology 8 (2018): 56-75.

Daniel B. Kennedy and Dennis M. Savard, "Delayed In-Custody Death Involving Excited Delirium," Journal of Correctional Health Care 24 (2018): 43-51.

Thomas M. Kelley, Jacqueline Hollows, Eric G. Lambert, Dennis M. Savard, and Jack Pransky "Teaching Health vs. Treating Illness: The Efficacy of Three Principles Correctional Counseling with People in an English Prison," International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology (2017, advance online publication).

Dennis M. Savard, Thomas M. Kelley, and David M. Merolla, "Routine Activities and Victimization: The Significance of Gendered Spaces," Journal of Interpersonal Violence (2017, advance online publication).

Dennis M. Savard and Daniel B. Kennedy, "Conditional Threats of Suicide and Jail Suicide," Forensic Research & Criminology International Journal 5 (2017): 1-3.

Dennis M. Savard and Daniel B. Kennedy, “On the Applications of Forensic Criminology,” Journal of Physical Security 10 (2017): 8-29

Daniel B. Kennedy and Dennis M. Savard, "Inadequate Security Litigation: Assessing the Effectiveness of Security Measures Designed to Prevent Criminal Attack," Customer Connection: Retail and Hospitality News 3 (2016): 3-8.

Dennis M. Savard and Daniel B. Kennedy, “Crime and Security Liability Concerns at Shopping Centers,” pps. 254-275 in Kevin Walby and Randy K. Lippert (Eds.) Corporate Security in the 21st Century: Theory and Practice in International Perspective. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).

Dennis M. Savard and Daniel B. Kennedy, “Responding to Intimate Partner Violence in the Workplace,” Security Journal 26 (2013): 249-263.