Indigo Koslicki
Indigo Koslicki
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology
Curriculum Vitae


Room:NQ M284

Dr. Indigo Koslicki started at Ball State in August, 2018, after completing her doctoral degree at Washington State University. Dr. Koslicki specializes in policing research and primarily studies police militarization, body-worn cameras, and police-community interactions. She is part of the Complex Social Interactions Lab, a multi-institutional and interdisciplinary project that examines police-community interactions through body-worn camera footage. She is also an awardee of the 2019-2020 Ball State ASPiRE Junior Faculty Research Grant to fund her current project, Military origin, law enforcement use: Determining the contexts and predictors of police use of 1033 Program acquisitions.


Ph.D. in Criminal Justice and Criminology

Washington State University

Featured Scholarship

Koslicki, W. (2023). Inside the "black box" of 1033 Program military equipment use by local law enforcement. Policing: An International Journal, 46(3), 553-566.

Koslicki, W. M., Willits, D., & Simckes, M. (2023). The 'civilizing effect' and 'deterrence spectrum' revisited: Results of a national study of body-worn cameras on fatal police force. Policing & Society. DOI: 10.1080/10439463.2023.2213804.

Koslicki, W. M. (2021). Recruiting warriors or guardians? A content analysis of police recruitment videos. Policing & Society, 31(6), 702-720.