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John Eck

Title: Professor
Office: 660G TEACHER-DYER
Tel: 513-556-5833
Email: john.eck@uc.edu

Professor John Eck earned his Ph.D. in criminology from the University of Maryland in 1994.  Prior to that, he had worked on police reform for 17 years as Research Director of the Police Executive Research Forum.  He is known for his work on investigations management, problem-oriented policing, and preventing crime at high crime places.  Dr. Eck focuses on developing practical solutions to crime problems based on sound research and rigorous theory.  In addition to publishing many academic papers, he has created numerous guides for police and others interested in preventing crime.  In 2001, he assisted the Federal Court in negotiating a suit alleging racial discrimination in police enforcement practices.  The result was the Cincinnati Collaborative Agreement.  Dr. Eck was a member of the National Academy of Sciences panel on police research and policy.  He teaches courses on police effectiveness and preventing crime at places.  When he has the time, he likes to sculpt granite and other hard rock.

View Curriculum Vitae (pdf)