Dr. Phil Stinson, a professor of criminal justice at Bowling Green State University, is available to comment on the Justice Department's expected changes to the drug sentencing policies.

Stinson is a former attorney, police officer and juvenile detention counselor and serves on the editorial board of Criminal Justice Policy Review.

He is currently principal investigator for a research project funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) at the U.S. Department of Justice entitled Police Integrity Lost: A Study of Law Enforcement Officers Arrested.

Dr. Stinson's research articles have been published in Criminal Justice Policy Review, International Journal of Police Science & Management, The Prison Journal, and Police Quarterly.

He teaches Criminal Courts, Criminal Law, Ethics, and Research Methods at the undergraduate level, and Criminal Justice Policy Analysis and Criminal Justice Ethics at the graduate level.