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"Ken Lang is the real deal, a cop with chops!"

New York Times Best Selling Author

Julia Spencer Fleming

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Lang, K. (2019).  Valuation of ex-offender motivation for participation in a restorative justice praxis.  ProQuest.


Lang, K. (2020).  Utilization of restorative justice in violent offenses.  Internet Journal of Restorative Justice.


Lang, K. (2021).  Restorative justice’s role in criminal justice reform.  Academia Letters.


Lang, K. (2021).  A brief summation of the penciled composite construction process.  Academia Letters.


Lang, K. (2021).  Composite sketch confidence levels.  (Working title, in progress).

Lang, K. (2021).  Sex offender motives in restorative justice praxis: A comparative case study.  (Working title, in progress).


Non-peer Reviewed

Lang, K. (2018, November).  Determining a shooter’s position: Using the Pythagorean Theorem in shooting investigations.  Death Investigator Magazine (pp. 12 – 14).                          

Lang, K. (2019, January).  Increasing Murder Clearance Rates: How Death Investigators Can Influence the Process.  Death Investigator Magazine (pp. 29 – 31).


Lang, K. (2019, February).  Was it Green or Blue?  How Using Cognitive Interview Techniques Can Improve the Memory Quality of Your Interviewees. Death Investigators Magazine (pp. 32 – 34).


Lang, K. (2019, March).  7 Steps to a More Informative Interview: The Cognitive Interview Process, Death Investigators Magazine (pp. 31 – 33).


Lang, K. (2019, April).  Domestic Violence Murders: Current Challenges and Trends, Death Investigators Magazine (pp. 34 – 36).


Lang K. (2019, May).  Calculating Target Availability in Shooting Investigations, Death Investigators Magazine (pp. 28 – 30).


Lang, K. (2019, June).  Officer Involved Shootings: Considerations for Investigators, Death Investigators Magazine (pp. 31 – 34).


Lang, K. (2019, July).  Case Enhancement through Forensic Art: Methods for Identifying Unknown Persons, Death Investigators Magazine (pp. 56 – 59).


Lang, K. (2019, Aug).  Advancing Cold Homicide Cases: Expanding Your Investigative Resources, Death Investigators Magazine (pp. 45 – 48).


(The Death Investigators Magazine ceased all publications as of 11/26/2019).



Anonymized.  (2020).  “What we need is not to judge, but to understand”- A cyprus youth perspective on preventing youth radicalisation.  Internet Journal of Restorative Justice


Anonymized.  (2020).  Wrongful convictions in Tanzania.  Internet Journal of Restorative Justice


Anonymized.  (2020).  Restorative justice dissertations assembled for the use of individuals interested in pursuing graduate-level research [working title].  Internet Journal of Restorative Justice


Lee, Henry & Pagliaro, Elaine (2021).  Forensic reconstruction: Theory to practice.

Oxford Press (chapters 7, 8, 10, 12, and 13).


Simon, Samuel A. (2021).  Crime scene reconstruction.  Oxford Press.


True Crime Books

Lang, K. (2011).  Walking among the dead: True stories from a homicide detective.  North East, MD: self-published.


Lang, K. (2012).  Standing in death’s shadow: More true crimes from a homicide detective.  North East, MD: self-published.


Lang, K. (2012).  Death comes uninvited: True homicide cases from the detective who worked them.  North East, MD: self-published.


Lang, K. (2021).  A life of crime: Reflections of crime, policing, and a broken justice system.  Glenville, WV: self-published.

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