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Faculty Directory » Deon Brock

Behavioral Sciences

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2017
Monday and Wednesday 8:30-9:30am
Thursday 11-noon

Office Information:

Room Number: McKay Room 246
Phone: 978-665-4859
Email: dbrock3@fitchburgstate.edu

Courses Taught:

Criminology
Data Analysis
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Community Policing
Research Methods
Topics: Social Class & Crime

Education:

Ph.D., Sam Houston State University
M.S., Central Missouri State University
B.S., Central Missouri State University

Representative Publications:

Brock, Deon E. and Darin Walker. (2008) “Hotel Security and the Routine Activities Approach to Crime.” The Police Journal, 81, 73-82.

Brock, Deon E., Darin Walker, and Terrance Stuart. (2006) “Faceless Oriented Policing.” The Police Journal, 79, 169-176.

Brock, Deon E., and Darin Walker. (2005) “Rural Policing and the Drug Problem: An Examination of the Influence of Major Metropolitan Areas on Drug Offending in Surrounding Rural Communities.” The Police Journal, 78, 129-146.

Brock, Deon E., Suzanne Klaus, Lisa Harbour and Tammy Nash.
(2002) “Stress and Police in Kansas.” The Police Journal, 75 (1): 31.

Nash, Tammy M., Angele Woydziak, and Deon E. Brock. (2001)
“Watching the Police Watch Society in Western Kansas.” The Police Journal, 74 (3): 189.

Brock, Deon E., Mike Copeland, Rob F. Scott, and Phillip A. Ethridge. (2001) “Rural Policing in the Midwest: An Examination of Dissimilar Regions and Drug Offending.” Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 17:1.

Brock, Deon E., Jon R. Sorensen, and James W. Marquart.
(2000) “Tinkering with the Mechanics of Death: An Analysis of the Impact of Legislative Reform on the Sentencing of Capital Murderers in Texas.” Journal of Criminal Justice, 28:5.

Brock, Deon E., Nigel Cohen, and Jon R. Sorensen. (2000) “Arbitrariness in the Imposition of Death Sentences in Texas: An Analysis of Four Counties by Offense Seriousness, Race of Victim, and Race of Offender.” American Journal of Criminal Law, Volume 28:1.

Scott, Rob F., Deon E. Brock, and Chris Crawford. (2000) “Agency Networking and the Use of the Internet and Intranets in the Field of Law Enforcement. Police Forum (October).

Brock, Deon E., Jon R. Sorensen and James W. Marquart (1999) “Racial Disparities in Capital Punishment in Texas after Penry.” The Justice Professional, Volume 12 #2.

Brock, Deon E., Jon R. Sorensen and James W. Marquart (1998) “The Influence of Race on Prison Sentences for Murder in Twentieth Century Texas.” in Practical Applications for Criminal Justice Statistics, eds. Dantzker, Lurigio, Seng, and Sinacore. Butterworth-Heinemann.

Brock, Deon E. (1996) “Volunteers.” TELEMASP BULLETIN. Vol. 3, No. 5.

Brock, Deon E., Jon R. Sorensen and James W. Marquart (1995) “Social Control in Twentieth Century Texas: The Influence of Ethnicity on Prison Terms for Murder. Rio Bravo 4: 49-60.

Sorensen, Jonathan R., James W. Marquart and Deon E. Brock (1993) “Factors Related to Killings of Felons by Police Officers: A Test of the Community Violence and Conflict Hypothesis.” Justice Quarterly 10: 417-440.

Reprinted in Police Misconduct: A Reader for the 21st Century, ed. Palmiotto, M.J. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall (2001).

Sorensen, Jonathan R., James W. Marquart and Deon E. Brock (1993) “A Comparison of Factors Related to the Killings of Felons by Police and Citizens.” Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology 9: 20-33.

Professional papers/presentations:

Drug Legalization in the U.S.: Solution or Ignorance, with David Weiss and Darin Walker. Paper presented at the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences Meeting. Bristol, Rhode Island, June 2009.

Citizen Vote of No Confidence: Policing in N.E.?, with Tim Beane and Jon Sorensen. Paper presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Meeting. Boston, MA. March 2009.

Internet Offending: Massachusetts, with Lindsey Thebodeau and Darin Walker. Paper presented at the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences Meeting. Bristol, Rhode Island, June 2008.

Faceless Oriented Policing: A Future Concern in a New England State, with Ryan Belcher and Darin Walker. Paper presented at the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences Meeting. Bristol, Rhode Island, June 2007.

West Virginia State Police Selection Program Evaluation, with Walter Stroupe and Darin Walker. Paper presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Meeting. Seattle, WA, March 2007.

Faceless-Oriented Policing: Traditional Policing Theories are Not Adequate in a Cyber World,with Darin Walker and
Terrance Stuart. Paper presented at the Southern Criminal Justice Association Meeting. Charleston, SC, September 2006.

Faceless Oriented Policing, with Darin Walker and Terrance Stuart. Paper presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice
Sciences Meeting. Baltimore, Maryland, March 2006.