Associate Professor of Criminology                                                  


University of Houston-Clear Lake                                                    





Associate Professor of Criminology (tenured), School of Human Sciences and Humanities, University of Houston Clear Lake, Houston, Texas. Teaching three courses per semester while maintaining an active research agenda.




Management Development Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University, June 1997.


Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University, awarded assistantship and research fellowship (1985).


Master of Science in Criminal Justice, Michigan State University, awarded assistantship (1972).


Bachelor of Science in Police Administration with “High Honors,” Michigan State University, (1970).




Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice, University of Illinois at Springfield.  Prior to early retirement taught three courses per semester with periodic release time to conduct writing and research for fifteen years (1998-2002).





Special Assistant to Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Illinois at Springfield. Marketing state agencies in Springfield and Chicago for academic courses to be offered on site, through compressed video long distance, or through Internet enhanced courses. (1997)


Dean of the School of Health & Human Service, University of Illinois at Springfield. Reported to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, member of the University Cabinet and Dean’s Council. Responsible for the supervision of eleven academic programs with fifty-four faculty members, the Illinois Vocational Center, Community Access television Office and thirty-three support staff. Taught one course per year in the Criminal Justice Program. (Interim appointment August 15, 1996-November 1, 1997)


Associate Professor and Chair, Criminal Justice and Sociology/Anthropology Programs, Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois. Responsible for overall administration of academic program offering degrees on campus and Peoria, Illinois. Coordination of nine full-time faculty, part-time faculty and associated faculty in other programs. Reported to the Dean, School of Health and Human Services. Teaching upper division and undergraduate courses in criminology/criminal justice and supervision of individual instruction in graduate work. Responsibilities include counseling, curriculum development, working with Public Affairs Center of the University and criminal justice agencies throughout Illinois. (1987-1996)


Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice, University of South Florida. Taught graduate and undergraduate courses. Served on academic committees and involved in planning honors program for the School of Social Sciences. (1985)


Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice Programs, Jackson Community College, Jackson, Michigan. Employed as the only full-time faculty member in program which offered terminal and transfer degrees. Responsibilities were teaching core and specialized courses, academic counseling, working with developmental education personnel, curriculum revision and participation in all-college committees. (1977-1982)


Research Assistant, School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University. Assisted in design of graduate level criminal justice teacher preparation program, conducted research on criminal justice education in Michigan and was actively involved in the school’s curriculum revision project. (1971-1972)




Project Director, Homicide Assessment and Lead Tracking System (HALT), State of New York. Responsible for planning, development and implementation of first state-wide program to collect and analyze homicide data in order to identify data similarity and patterns of serial homicides and communicate information to appropriate law enforcement agencies. System turned over to New York State Police in April of 1987 for



 statewide administration. Project plans were incorporated into design for expansion to other serial and violent crime. Used as a model for twelve other state systems (Jan. 1986-April 1987)


Regional Manager Midwestern Region, PRC Public Management Services, Inc. Responsible for planning and delivery of consulting services in nine Midwestern states. Active in national marketing efforts. Reported to corporate headquarters. (1977)


Principal Consultant, PRC Public Management Services, Inc., San Francisco, California. Project management of consulting contracts with state and local governments. Active involvement with federal and international contracts. Activities included planning and analysis, curriculum development, operations research, organizational analysis and evaluation. (1974-1977)


Police Systems Specialist, City/County Police consolidation Project, Portland-Multnomah County. Oregon Member of three person staff responsible for planning and design of consolidated law enforcement organizational model. Responsible for supervision of consultants and police officers assigned to project, writing requests for proposals for organizational resource inventory and career system study, evaluation and selection of proposals, coordination and staff assistance to over twenty subcommittees and task forces, and research and writing of various project reports. (1973-1974)


Curriculum Planner, Program Coordination and Instructor, Police Training Institute, University of Illinois. Responsible for development and delivery of new police training curriculum for the State of Illinois. Member of the three-person team who developed and instructed in a fourteen-week performance-orientated basic training program offered on a modular basis with an integrated field-training program. Major developer and coordinator of two-week training officer program on a statewide basis. (1972-1973)


Coordinator of Law Enforcement Programs and Director of Police Academy, Northern Michigan University Responsible for multiple sources of state funds to coordinate training programs for upper peninsula of Michigan. Developed an Associates Degree in Law Enforcement for the University. (1971)


Police Management Specialist, System Science Development Corporation (1970-1971). Involved in preparation and implementation of management surveys, requirements analysis of information systems and resource allocation studies. Authored grant application (funded) for design of regional support services for nine police agencies in Muskegon, Michigan metropolitan area.




Police Officer and Homicide Investigator, Ann Arbor Police Department, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Activities included patrol, special investigative assignments, academy



instructor and hit and run accident investigations. Homicide investigator of a serial murder in the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti area, generally referred to as the “Michigan Murders.” (1967-1969)


Police Officer, Flint Police Department, Flint, Michigan. Evaluated as number 1 of eligibility list of eighteen police administration college students at Michigan State University (MSU) accepted by Civil Service Commission. Foot patrol and squad car patrol in high crime rate areas. Received C.S. Mott Scholarship to attend classes at MSU. (1967)


Military Police Officer, Special Accident Investigator and Desk Sergeant, US Army Military Police Crops, Western Germany. Various operational and supervisory police assignments including instructor, traffic safety surveyor, patrol supervisor and desk sergeant. (1964-1967)




“Serial Murder and the Law Enforcement Response.” Unpublished Dissertation, college of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, 1985. (first dissertation on serial murder in the world.)


“Law Enforcement Education in the Community-Junior Colleges.” Unpublished Master’s Thesis, School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University, 1972.




Encyclopedia of Serial Murder with K. Egger. (under contract to Greenwood Press to publish two-volume edition.


Criminal Investigation: A Chronological Reconstruction of Crime. (under contract to Roxbury Press


The Thin Blue Line: A Book of Readings, co-editing with Judith Sgarzi (under contract to Prentice-Hall)


The Killers Among Us: An Examination of Serial Murder and Its Investigation, 3rd edition (under contract to Prentice-Hall)




The Need to Kill: Inside the World of the Serial Killer. (2003) Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Publications, 259 pp.



PUBLICATIONS (continued)


Serial Killer investigation (1500 words) Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement (forthcoming in 2006). Sage Publications


Mass Murder (500 words) and Serial Murder (500 words) Encyclopedia Americana. Scholastic Publications (2004).

Electronic version at


Serial Killers and Their Victims (2004), a chapter in Violence: A Contemporary Reader, edited by Ron Holmes, Prentice-Hall Publishers, pp. 159-181.


Methods of Murder (3000 words), The “Less-Dead” (1000 words), “Linkage Blindness,” (1000 words), all entries in Encyclopedia of Homicide and Violent Behavior, Sage Publications, 2003.


Homicide Deaths, (2004)  Handbook on Death and Dying. pp. 256-263.  Sage Publications.


Book review of Psychological Profiling by Brent Turvey, International Journal of Comparative Sociology (2002).


Victims of Serial Killers: The “Less-Dead,” with K. Egger –(2002) chapter in Victimology, edited by J. Sgarzi & J. McDevitt, Prentice-Hall Publishers, pp. 9-32.


The Killers Among Us: An Examination of Serial Murder an Its Investigation, 2nd edition. (2002), Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall Publishers, 296 pp.


Linked Crimes Missing Evidence. (2002). The Forensic Panel Letter. Vol. 4, Issue 10,


Homicide, Serial. Encyclopedia of Criminology & Deviant Behavior. (2000). NY: Brunner-Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. Pp. 278-280.


Psychological Profiling: Past, Present, and Future. The Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. Vol. 15, No. 5, (1999). Pp. 242-261.


Deviance and Violence Study Guide (1998). Boca Raton, Florida: National Institute for Paralegal Arts and Sciences (For online distance learning course using The Killers Among Us: An Examination of Serial Murder and Its Investigation by S. Egger and Understanding Violence and Victimization by R. Meadows.) 160 pp.


The Killers Among Us: an Examination of Serial Murder and Its Investigation, 1998, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall Publishers, 296 pp.



PUBLICATIONS (continued)


Series Editor for a series of monographs entitled “Criminology and Crime Control,” for Praeger Publishers. (Eleven books published, 1991-98)


Series Editor for a series of monographs entitled “Controversial Issues in Criminal Justice,” for Allyn & Bacon Publishers. (three books published (1998)


“Psychics and Law Enforcement”, The REAL News, Vol. 1, No. 7, pp. 1, 8.


Book Review of Serial Murders and Their Victims for CJ International, Vol. 9, No. 1, 1993.


Book Review of The Disturbed Violent Offender for Justice Quarterly, Vol. 17, No. 2, (1992).


“A Preliminary Taxonomy of Law Enforcement Response Strategies to Serial Murder: A Framework for Analysis and Development of New Alternatives,” The New York Law Enforcement Journal, Vol. 7, pp. 1-11.


Serial Murder: The Investigator’s Response.” (1990) State Peace Officer’s Journal (Texas), Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 72-75.


“The Investigative Challenge of Serial Killing” chapter in Criminal Investigation: Essays, Readings, and Cases, (J. Gilbert, Ed.), Bobbs Merrill, 1990, pp. 167-180.


Serial Murder: An Elusive Phenomenon. (1990). New York: Praeger Publishers, 230 pp. (Currently in 3rd printing)


Book Review of Critical Issues in Criminal Investigation, for American Journal of Police, Vol. X, No. 1, 1991, pp. 89-90.


Book Review of Investigation for Determination of Fact, for Criminal Justice Review, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1990.


Editor, “The Role of Ideology in the Future Study of Crime and Justice,” Special Issue of Quarterly Journal of Ideology, Vol. 13, No. 2, 1989.


“The Serial Killer,” OMNI, (accepted in 1988 not published).


“Serial Murder,” Encyclopedia of Police Science, Garland Publishing Inc., 1989, pp. 578-582.


Book Review of Heavy Business: Commercial Burglary and Robbery, for Law Enforcement News, July 1987.


PUBLICATIONS (continued)


“A Research Note-A Challenge to Academia: Preliminary Research Agenda for Serial Murder,” Journal of ideology, Vol. 1, No. 2, June 1986, pp. 27-33.


“The New Predators: Crime Enters the Future,” The Futurist, April 1985, pp. 15-18.


“Where the Bodies are Buried: Coordinating a Nationwide Investigation into the Most Prolific Serial Killer in America,” Law Enforcement News, September 28, 1984, pp. 11-14, 17.


“A Working Definition of Serial Murder and the Reduction of Linkage Blindness,” Journal of Police Science and Administration, Vol. 12, No. 3, September 1984, pp. 348-357.




“The Myth of the White Serial Killer,” presented the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, March 2, 2006, Baltimore, Maryland.


“Who’s Who in Serial Murder Research,” Roundtable participant, annual meeting of Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, March 11, 2004, Las Vegas, Nevada.


“Case Study: The Perfect Crime.” at Book Passage Mystery Writers’ Conference 2004, Corte Madera, California, July 16, 2004.


“Less-Missing: Accelerated Juvenile Homicide” Approach: An Assessment tool for First Responders in Missing Juvenile Investigations, with Michael Grabowski, at Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences annual meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, March 7, 2003.


“Profile of the Serial Killer,” at the International workshop on Violence and Psychopathy, held by the Queen Sofia Center for the study of Violence in Valencia, Spain, by invitation, November 16, 1999.


“Linkage Blindness” and Crime Analysis. International Association of Crime Analysts, Townsend, Maryland, November 7, 1999.


“The Human Side of Homicide: A Memorial Presentation for the late Bruce L. Danto,” American college of Forensics, Naples, Florida, (by invitation), Oct. 13, 1998.


“History, Current Status, and Possible Futures of Psychological Profiling, “Keynote Speaker at the 5th International Conference on Profiling, University of Liverpool, England, Sept. 16, 1998.


“A Case Study Approach to Serial Murder Analysis,” National Crime Faculty, Bramshill Police Staff College, May 15, 1996.


PAPERS (continued)


“Investigative Response to a Serial Murder Investigation,” Project Enigma Special Police Staff and Home Office Staff, Bramshill Police Staff College, May 15, 1996.


“Serial Murder: A Case Study Approach,” Guest Speaker, Graduate Student Forum, Investigative Psychology Program, University of Liverpool, England, May 12, 1995.


“An International Taxonomy of Investigative Responses to Serial Murder,” Special Investigative Psychology Conference, University of Liverpool, England March 14, 1994.


“Law Enforcement Response Strategies to Major Inquiries,” Investigative Psychology: 2nd International Symposium, University of Surrey, Guildford, England, April 20, 1993.


“Consensus and Controversy: The Status of Research on Serial Murder”, Serial and Mass Murder-Theory, Research and Policy: First International Conference on Serial and Mass Murder, University of Windsor, Canada, April 4, 1992.


“The Case Study Approach to Serial Murder” First International Conference on Serial and Mass Murder, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, April 5, 1992.


 “Serial Killing the Lambs of Our Dreams”-Essay in progress presented at Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 1992.


“Current Research on Serial Murder and Implications for Law Enforcement and the European Community in 1992”, University of Leicester and University of London in United Kingdom and Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 20-22, 1991 for the Office of International Criminal Justice, University of Illinois at Chicago.


“Different Law Enforcement Responses to Serial Murder”, Illinois Central Police Chief’s Association Meeting, April 17, 1991.


“Linkage Blindness and Multiple Murder Investigations,” Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice: Serial Murder, Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute, April 9-10, 1992.


“Future Crime: Focus on the Older Predator,” First International Symposium on the Future of Law Enforcement, FBI Academy, April 1-5, 1991.


“A Preliminary Taxonomy of Law Enforcement Response Strategies to Serial Murder: A Framework for Analysis and Development of New Alternatives,” presented at American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, November 1990.


“The Future of Criminal Investigation” presented at Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, Denver, March 1990.


PAPERS (continued)


“The Future of Policing”, presented at Midwestern Criminal Justice Association Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois, October 1989.


 “Focus on the Psychology of the Serial Killer: Contributing to the Law Enforcement Response,” with H. Vetter, presented at Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, March 1987.


“Utility of Case Study Approach to Serial Murder Research,” American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, October 30, 1986.


“Case History of Serial Murderer Henry Lee Lucas.” Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 2, 1985.


“Research in Progress: Preliminary Analysis of the Victims of Serial Murderer Henry Lee Lucas, “American Society of Criminology, Cincinnati, Ohio, November 1984.


“The Future Predator,” World Future Society’s Fifth General Assembly and Exposition-World View ’84, June 1984.


 “Serial Murder-The Development of a Preliminary Research Agenda: Order Out of Chaos,” Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Chicago, Illinois (1984).


 “Contemporary Issues and Major Trends in Law Enforcement Middle Management,” Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Chicago, Illinois (1984).




Reviewer for Professional Journals:


            Criminal Justice Review

            Criminal Justice International

            Criminal Justice Americas

            Crime and Criminal Justice

            Justice Quarterly

            Quarterly Journal of Ideology

            American Journal of Police

            Journal of Criminal Justice Education

            Criminal Justice Research Bulletin

            Journal of Crime and Justice

            Homicide Studies

            Crime and Victims

Aggression and Violent Behavior: A Review Journal




Training on the Investigation of Serial Murder to area police officers and investigators in Austin, Texas for the Texas Municipal Police Association, May 2006.


Consultant and Presenter at Major Case Practices Workshop/ File Review II the Dark Side of Humanity Workshop for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Project KARE, High Risk Missing Persons/Unsolved Homicides, January 30, to February 2, 2006


Special Invitee to the FBI’s Serial Murder Symposium, San Antonia, Texas, August 28 –September 2, 2005. 


Consultant and Presenter at Conducted two-day training program on “Serial Murder Investigation” at University of Houston Clear Lake, December 15, 16, 2003.


Conducted two-day training program on “Serial Murder Investigation” at the El Paso County Sheriff’s Training Academy, El Paso, Texas, May 20 & 21, 2004.


Conducted two-day training program on “Serial Murder/Serial Rape Investigation” at the Corpus Christi Police Department, Corpus Christi, Texas, March 4 & 5, 2004.


Conducted two-day training programs on “The Investigation of Serial Homicide” at the University of Houston at Clear Lake (December 2003, Corpus Christi Police Department (March 2004, and the El Paso Sheriff’s Department (May 2004).


Participated in FBI National Academy Graduates training program in at El Paso Sheriff’s Department by providing a three-hour presentation on “The Problems of a Serial Murder Investigation.”(October 2003)


Editorial Advisory Board Member, Encyclopedia of Homicide and violent Behavior, Sage Publications, 2003.


Adjunct Instructor, Brazosport College – taught Criminology and Serial Murder courses, Spring and Summer, 2001.


“Mind of a Murderer,” a Workshop for the Fort Bend, Texas Writers Guild, April 7, 2001.


Editorial Advisory board member, Journal of Aggression and Violent Behavior.


Instructor, “The Investigation of Serial Murder”, Western Illinois Police Training Unit, Macomb, Illinois, August 11, 1993.


Consultants and Instructor to the Illinois Attorney General’s Office and Illinois Local Law Enforcement Officer’s Training Board for the development and delivery of Elderly Service Officer Training and Elderly Service Leadership Training for the State of Illinois.



Continued contacts by numerous newspaper and magazine reporters in USA, Canada and United Kingdom regarding the phenomenon of serial and mass murder.


Consultant to CNN Special Reports in order to assist them in coordinating television interviews and packaging a two-hour television special entitled “Murder by Number” which aired on CNN in January and in February, 1993.


Interviewed by CNN Special Reports television team for television special entitled “Murder by Number”.


Organized the First International Conference on Serial and Mass Murder at the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, April 3-5, 1992.


Presented an overview of research into the phenomenon of serial murder using Aldus Persuasion computer software and QuickTime computer-video software at the Illinois board of Regents meeting on September 16, 1992.


“Serial Murder” to the Administration of Justice Students Organization at Kaskaskia College on April 22, 1992 to students and local law enforcement officers.


Guest speaker in class on Women and Mystery Novel, University of Illinois at Springfield. Spoke on the myths of serial murder in the mass media and fictional portrayals. May 11, 1992.


Testified in US Federal Court, Springfield, Illinois, as expert witness on police procedure. May 9, 1992.


“Personal Development” videotaped interview on preparing for the future, Mended Educational Corporation. (July 1992)


Interviewed by Channel 17 Television news. Asked to comment on rising homicide rate in Illinois (July 1992).


Chair and Organizer, Panel-“Serial Murder: Works in Progress”, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 12, 1992.


Listed in Oxford’s Who’s Who, 1991, 1995, 1996, and 1997.


 Chair and Organizer, Panel-“Serial Murderer Case studies.” Student Panel, Midwestern Criminal Justice Association Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois, October 1991. (Four students from serial murder class taught by author at University of Illinois at Springfield in Spring semester, 1991).





Subject of feature article and interview in Politieblad (Netherlands Police Journal), July 1991 and Profiles (Springfield, Illinois), August-September, 1991.


“Serial Murder and Its Investigation”, Law Enforcement symposium, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, June, 1991


 “Response Strategies to Serial Murder”, First Annual Major Case Homicide Investigation’s Conference, Springfield, Illinois, April 25-26, 1991.


Consultation with Gainesville Police Department, Gainesville, Florida on serial murder investigation regarding media relations and task force organization, August and September, 1990.


 “The Future of the Global Economy and Continuing Education,” Workshop Presentation to Illinois Association of Continuing (Higher) Education. Findlay, Illinois, Feb. 14, 1991.


Seven Year Academic Review of Social Justice Professions Programs, Sangamon State University (now University of Illinois at Springfield), 1990, principal author and coordinator.


Chair and Organizer, Panel-“Future of Crime and Justice: Beyond the Year 2000,” American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, November 1990.


“Female Serial Murderers, All Things Considered”. (December 12, 1990), interviewed by Linda Wortheimer for National Public Radio broadcast.


Numerous interviews with television media to included Discovery Channel, MSNBC with Brian Williams, the Nachman show on MSNBC, and local television stations in Illinois and Texas.


Numerous interviews on the topic of serial murder with journalists from Associated Press, Newsweek, U.S.A. Today, L.A. Times, Washington Post, Edmonton Journal, New York Daily News, Newsday, Florida Today, Ocala (Florida) Star Banner, Pensacola Post, Utica (New York) Times, Albany (New York) Times, San Diego Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer, Seattle Times, Seattle Post Intelligencer, Southam News Service (Canada), Canadian Press and The London Times.


 “Serial Murder”, interviewed and answered telephone calls from across country, WKOA Radio Station (March 15, 1990), Denver, Colorado.


“Investigation of Serial Homicides,” developed for the New York State Federation of Police and presented at Mohawk Valley Community College, April 19, 1989 (to approximately 100 criminal investigators from central and western New York).






 “Serial Murders” developed for Kankakee Community College, Illinois, Business and Industry Training Institute and presented on April 12, 1989 (to 80 students and area police officers).


Chair and Organizer Panel-“Future Technology: Impact on Crime and Justice,” Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, March 1989.


Instructor, Springfield Police Academy, Springfield, Illinois.


Member of Editorial board, New York Law Enforcement Journal.


“Police Networking and the Future,” Second Annual Conference of the Illinois Association of Police Planners, Normal, Illinois on October 13-14, 1988. Member of Planning Committee for the Conference.


Developed training course for the Springfield Police Department entitled, “Interviewing Skills: Enhancing Eyewitness Recall”.


Consultant to the Illinois Local Law Enforcement Officers Training board.


 Member, Board of Directors, Michigan State University Criminal Justice Alumni Association, 1987-1990. Reelected 1991-1993.


Instructor, “Investigation of Serial Murder, “International Homicide Investigation Seminar, Columbus, Ohio, March 1987.


Adjunct Faculty, Schenectady County Community College, (Principles of Investigation, Judicial Administration), Fall 1986, Spring 1987.


Member of Editorial Board, Quarterly Journal of Ideology, 1986 to 1995.


Chair and Organizer, Panel-“Serial Murder: Understanding Detection and Early Apprehension”, for Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, March 1987.


Criminal Justice Advisory Committee Member, Schenectady County Community College, Schenectady, New York (1986-87)


“Networking: The Resolution to Linkage blindness in Serial Crime,” Guest Speaker, First National conference on Serial Murders, Unidentified Bodies and Missing Persons, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, April 13, 1986.



Speaker, New York State Governor’s Conference on Crime Prevention, Albany, New York, April 3, 1986.


Instructor, Tracking Serial Murderers training course, Sam Houston State University, March 19-20, 1986.


Panel Discussant, The Female Offender, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Orlando, Florida, March 17, 1986.


Expert Witness, Case Review and Technical Research on law enforcement and legal liability for Talmadge, Mallis, and Green, Attorneys at Law, Atlanta, Georgia, 1985.


Certified Instructor, Florida Commission on Criminal Standards and Training. Instructor at the Tampa, Florida Police Academy, 1985.


Instructor, Lee College, Taught American Government to inmates at Texas Department of Corrections Prison, Huntsville, Texas, 1985.


Assisted in the production of a police training film on serial murderer Henry Lee Lucas for the Texas Department of Public Safety, 1984.


Provided data analysis on summaries of homicides cleared on suspects Henry Lee Lucas and Ottis Toole for Texas Rangers, Georgetown, Texas, (1984-85).


Illinois Correspondent, 1992-1996.for Law Enforcement News


Provided planning and analysis assistance to Planning and Research Division, Houston (Texas) Police Department in planning, research design and process evaluation of experimental team policing program (1983). Graduate Assistant responsibilities while attending Sam Houston State University.


Resource Person and Instructor, “Criminal Justice and Older Persons: Training

Applications, sponsored by the National Retired teachers Association/American Association of Retired Persons and the Federal bureau of Investigation, FBI Academy, June 1981.


Attendance at numerous criminal justice training programs, institutes and conferences at local, regional and national level.


Active in Michigan Criminal Justice Educators Association—Held offices of Secretary/Treasurer, Executive Board Member, Vice President and Newsletter Editor.






Developed and taught crime prevention programs for the elderly at various locations in Jackson County, Michigan for Continuing Education Division, Jackson Community College.


Served on Detective Promotional Board for Jackson Police Department, Jackson, Michigan.


Served on numerous Academic Committees and Governance Committees at Jackson Community College, University of Illinois at Springfield, and University of HoustonClear Lake.


Volunteer Instructor, Domestic Violence Program, Jackson County, Michigan.




Academic Advisory Board, Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority

Illinois Elderly Service Officers Association-Charter Member (1990-1996)

Illinois Association of Police Planners (Executive Board Member, 1987-1990)

Michigan State University School of Criminal Justice Alumni Association

            (Executive Board Member, 1987-1990, 1991-1993)

National Advisory Board, Office for the Study of Child Victimization (1991-1993)

Rational Examination Association of Lincoln Land-Charter Member (1990-2002)


American Academy of Forensic Scientists

Society of Police Futurists International-Charter Member

Society for Police and Criminal Psychology

World Future Society

International Homicide Investigators Association

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

American Society of Criminology