Lenard Wells graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee with a BA in Psychology. He continued his graduate education at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and earned a master's degree in Public Administration. Lenard earned both degrees while working full-time on the Milwaukee Police Department. Lenard obtained his PhD in Leadership, Learning, and Service from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee.
Lenard retired from the Milwaukee Police Department after 27 years of service as a Lieutenant of Police. After retiring from the Milwaukee Police Department, he was appointed by Governor Jim Doye of Wisconsin to Chair the Wisconsin Parole Board.
- Corrections in America
- Introduction to Criminal Justice
- Prevention and Deterrence of Crime
- Crime and Public Policy
PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES
- Wells, L. (2013). Milwaukee's disregarded population: Out of sight; out of mind. Sage Open, 3(July-September), 1-13. doi: 10.1177/2158244013502491
- Wells, L. (2013). Gatekeepers: The Milwaukee field experiment in the employment application process. Sage Open. October, 2013. DOI: 10.1177/2158244013503830Published 23 October 2013
- Wells, L. (2012, April 21). Stand your ground. The newjurist, DOI: WWW.NEWJURIST.COM
- Diminishing Obedience to Police Authority
- Police Training: Use of Force
- Scottsboro Boys: Due Process in Alabama in the 21st Century
- Sergeant Payne: All American Hero