Sang, Francis, PhD

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Areas of interest/specialization:

-National and International security

-Criminal Justice

Research Interests:

- Human security

-Small arms and Light weapons

- Police Reforms


An assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Program at the United States International University (USIU)-Africa. He is currently a member of Governing Council of National Crime Research Centre(NCRC).

He served in the Kenya Police Force for 30 years rising through the ranks to become the Senior Deputy Commissioner of Police 1 and the (Principal Deputy to the Commissioner of Police). He later became the Director of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for 4 years.

He also served as a diplomat for 10 years at the Nairobi based Inter-governmental body; the Regional Centre on Small Arms and Light Weapons (RECSA) as Executive Director. The Centre coordinates activities on Prevention, Control Reduction of the Proliferation of Illicit Small Arms in 15 countries signatory to Nairobi Protocol in the Great Lakes Region, Horn Africa and Bordering States.

Academic Degrees:

2006- 2008: Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology Washington International University-USA

2004- 2006: Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Leicester University -United Kingdom

1990 -1991: Graduate of Strategic Police Leadership at the Overseas Command Course Bramshill Staff College -United Kingdom.

Journal Articles:

Published a Journal titled The Enemy Within: rethinking arms availability in sub-Saharan Africa , Volume 13, 2013 - Issue 4


1. Published a book titled “A Noble but Onerous Duty”

2. Published a book titled “Gun Violence and Impact to Human Security in Nairobi” .

Book Chapters

1. Co-authored a book titled: “International Police Cooperation Kenya Perspective”



-Terrorism and International Security

- Information Technology and Crime

- Comparative Criminal Justice

-Criminal Investigations

-Forensic Investigations

-Criminal Procedure

- Criminal Law

-Crime and Public Policy

-Introduction to Criminal Justice

- Diversity and Criminal Justice

-Community Policing

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