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John Eck

Title: Professor
Office: 660G Teachers College
Tel: 513-556-5833
Email: eckj@ucmail.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.  In 2016, Dr. Eck was presented with the Collaborative Agreement Award for helping negotiate that agreement and his subsequent work to sustain it.  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.  He is the recipient of the 2016 Ronald V. Clarke Award presented by the Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis network.  He teaches in the area of policing and crime prevention.  When he has the time, he likes to sculpt basalt, granite, and other hard rocks.

Research Information

Research Support

  • (PI), Benson, Michael; Eck, John; Fisher, Bonnie Sue, Establishing a Ohio Service for Crime Opportunity Prevention, Department of Justice. (2003-DG-B01-7023), $103,439.00. 01-01-2004 to 12-31-2004. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Eck, John, Ohio Service for Crime Opportunity Reduction, Department of Justice. (2004-DG-B0R-7023), $103,439.00. 01-01-2005 to 12-31-2005. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Eck, John, Situational Aspects of Crime, Department of Justice. (2005-IJ-CX-0030), $187,167.00. 09-01-2005 to 03-31-2009. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Eck, John, Analyze Data on Cincinnati Police Vehicle Stops, Cincinnati, City of. (15x0024), $146,075.00. 10-15-2001 to 09-30-2003. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Eck, John, Effectiveness of Specific Crime Prevention Initiatives as Selected by the Police Division for Evaluation, Cincinnati, City of. (05X0018), $48,100.00. 06-01-1999 to 09-30-2000. Status: Closed.
  • (Collaborator), Eck, John; Engel, Robin, Cincinnati Initiative to Reduce Violence (CIRV), Cincinnati, City of. (75x1164), $535,136.00. 04-01-2007 to 03-31-2009. Status: Closed.
  • (Collaborator), Eck, John; Engel, Robin, Evaluation of the Cincinnati Initiative to Reduce Violence (CIRV), Office of Justice Programs. (2006-JG-BOV-V6239), $49,780.00. 06-01-2007 to 05-31-2008. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Eck, John, Uptown Consortium Technical Assistance, Uptown Consortium, Inc.. (SRS 007056), $111,102.00. 04-01-2006 to 12-31-2008. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Eck, John, Smart Policing, Department of Justice. (15X0038), $137,023.00. 10-01-2010 to 01-31-2013. Status: Closed.
  • (Collaborator), Eck, John; Frank, James, Chronic Nuisance Evaluation, Department of Justice. (2010-JG-E0R-6846), $47,742.85. 01-01-2011 to 06-30-2012. Status: Closed.
  • (Collaborator), Corsaro, Nicholas; Eck, John; Engel, Robin, Innovations in Community-Based Crime Reduction Training and Technical Assistance Program, Bureau of Justice Assistance. (IACP / BJA 2018-BJ-BX-K035), $402,543.00. 04-01-2019 to 09-30-2021. Status: Active.

Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Eck, John E. and Lin Liu (2008). Contrasting Simulated and Empirical Experiments in Crime. Journal of Experimental Criminology, 4 (3), 195-213.
  • Madensen, Tamara D. and John E. Eck (2008). Violence in Bars: Exploring the Impact of Place Manager Decision-Making. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 10 (2), 111-125.
  • Lin, L.;Eck, E.J. (2007). Analyzing traffic stops in Cincinnati: a geographic perspective. Geography Research Forum, 27, 29-51.
  • Loukaitou-Sideris, A. ;Eck, E.J. (2007). Crime prevention and active living. Journal of Health Promotion, 21 (4), 30-389.
  • Heinonen, J.; Eck, J.E. (2007). Preventing pedestrian-vehicle accidents. Problem specific guide series. Office of Community Oriented Policing, U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Eck,J.E. (2006). Case studies and theory development in the social sciences by a.l. george and m.bennett. Criminal Justice Review, 31(3), 278-280.
  • Weisburd,D.; Wyckoff,L.A.; Ready,J.; Eck,J.E.; Hinkle,J.C.; Gajewski,F. (2006). Does crime just move around the corner? a controlled study of spacial displacement and diffusion of crime control benefits. Criminology, 44(3), 549-592.
  • Eck,J.E. (2006). Why a bologna sandwich is better than sex: a defense of small-n case study evaluations. Journal of Experimental Criminology, 2(3), 345-362.
  • Weisburd,D.; Eck,J. (2004). What can police do to reduce crime, disorder and fear?. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 593, 42-65.
  • Cullen,F.T.; Eck,J.E.; Lowenkamp,C.T. (2002). Environmental corrections: a new framework for effective probation and parole supervision. Federal Probation, 66 (2), 28-39.
  • Cullen,F.T.; Eck,J.E.; Lowenkamp,C.T. (2002). Environmental corrections: a new paradigm for effective supervision. Federal Probation, 66 (2), 28-37.
  • Mazzerole,L.; Rogan,D.; Frank,J.; Famega,C.; Eck,J.E. (2002). Managing citizen calls to the police: the impact of Baltimore's 311 call system. Criminology and Public Policy, 2 (1), 97-124.
  • Eck,J.E.; Wartell,J. (1999). Reducing crime and drug dealing by improving place management: a randomized experiment. Research Preview.
  • Eck,J.E. (1998). Preventing crime by controlling drug dealing on private rental property. Security Journal, 11 (4).
  • Sherman,L.W.; Gottfredson,D.; MacKenzie,D.; Eck,J.; Reuter,P.; Bushway,S. (1998). Preventing crime: what works, what doesn't, what's promising. Research in Brief.
  • Eck,J.E. (1995). Examining routine activity theory: a review of two books. Justice Quarterly, 12 (4).

Published Books

  • Liu, Lin and John E. Eck, eds. (2008). Artificial Crime Analysis Systems. Hershey, PA: IGI International.
  • Clarke,R.V.; Eck,J.E. (2007). Understanding risky facilities. problem specific guide series. Washington, D.C.: Office of Community Oriented Policing, U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Madensen,T.; Eck,J.E. (2006). Student party disturbances on college campuses. problem-oriented guides for police series. Washington, D.C.: Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Eck,J.E.; Chainey,S.; Cameron,J. (2005). Mapping crime: understanding hot spots. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice.
  • Eck,J.E.; Liu,L. (2003). Police vehicle stops in cincinnati. Cincinnati, OH: University of Cincinnati Criminal Justice Research Center.
  • Clarke,R.V.; Eck,J.E. (2003). Becoming a problem-solving crime analyst: in 55 small steps. London: Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science.
  • Eck,J.E. (2002). Crossing the borders of crime: factors influencing the utility and practicality of interjurisdictional crime mapping. Washington, DC: Police Foundation and National Institute of Justice.
  • Eck,J. (1999). Problem-solving detectives: some thoughts on their scarcity. Seattle, WA: Seattle Police Department.
  • Eck,J.E.; Weisburd,D. (1995). Crime and place. Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press.

Book Chapters

  • Scott, Michael, John E. Eck, Johannes Knutsson, and Herman Goldstein (2008). Problem-Oriented Policing and Environmental Criminology. In Richard Wortley and Lorraine Mazerolle, eds. Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis (pp.211-246). Cullompton Devon: Willan.
  • Liu, Lin and John E. Eck (2008). Artificial Crime Analysis Systems: Using Computer Simulations and Geographic Information Systems. In Lin Liu and John E. Eck, eds. Artificial Crime Analysis Systems Hershey, PA: IGI International.
  • Wang, Xuguang, Lin Liu, John Eck (2008). Crime Patterns Simulation Using GIS and Artificial Intelligent Agents. In Lin Liu and John E. Eck, eds. . Artificial Crime Analysis Systems Hershey, PA: IGI International.
  • Eck, John E. and Lin Liu (2008). Varieties of Artificial Crime Analysis: Purpose, Structure, and Evidence in Crime Simulations. In Lin Liu and John E. Eck, eds.. Artificial Crime Analysis Systems Hershey, PA: IGI International.
  • Eck, J.E.; Clarke, R.V.; Guerette, R.T. (2007). Imagination for Crime Prevention. Crime Prevention Studies, vol. 19. Risky facilities: crime concentration in homogeneous sets of establishments and facilities (pp.225-264). Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press.
  • Weisburd, D.; Eck, J.E. (2007). International Handbook of Penology and Criminal Justice. What can police do to reduce crime, disorder, and fear? (pp.479-502). Taylor and Francis.
  • Liu, L.; Wang, X.; Eck, J.; Liang, J. (2005). Geographic Information Systems and Crime Analysis. Simulating crime events and crime patterns in a ra/ca model (pp.197 - 213). Reading, PA: Idea Publishing.
  • Eck,J.E.; Rothman,J. (2005). Public security and police reform in the americas.. Police-community conflict and crime prevention in Cincinnati, Ohio: The collaborative agreement Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press.
  • Eck,J.E. (2005). Prospects and problems in an era of police innovation: contrasting perspectives. Science, values and problem-oriented policing New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Eck,J.E.; Rothman,J. (2005). Seguridad y reforma policial en las americas: experiencias y dessafios. El conflicto policia-comunidas y las prevencion de la delincuencia en Cincinnati, Ohio: Acuerdo de colaboracion (pp.340-362). Mexico City: Siglo XXI Editores.
  • Eck,J.E. (2005). Handbook of crime prevention and community safety. Evaluation for lesson learning (pp.699-733). Cullompton, Devon: Willan.
  • Eck,J.E. (2005). A handbook for crime prevention: theory, policy and practice. Evaluations for Lesson Learning Cullompton, Devon: Willan.
  • Eck, J. (2004). Committee to Review Research on Police Policy and Practices. Fairness and Effectiveness in Policing: The Evidence Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
  • Eck,J.E. (2003). Community policing: can it work?. Why don't problems get solved? (pp.185-206). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.
  • Eck,J.E.; Clarke,R.V. (2003). Theory for practice in situational crime prevention. Classifying common police problems: A routine activity approach Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press.
  • Eck,J.E. (2003). Community policing: can it work?. Problem-oriented policing and its problems Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.
  • Eck,J.E. (2003). Problem-oriented policing: from innovation to mainstream. Police problems: The complexity of problem theory, research and evaluation (pp.67 - 102). Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press.
  • Sherman,L.; Eck,J.E. (2002). Evidence-based crime prevention. Policing for Prevention New York: Routledge.
  • Eck,J.E. (2002). Evaluating crime prevention. crime prevention studies. Learning from experience in problem-oriented policing and situational prevention: The positive functions of weak evaluations and the negative functions of strong ones Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press.
  • Eck,J. (2002). Evidence-based crime prevention. Preventing crime at places New York: Routledge.
  • Sherman,L.; Eck,J.E.; Welsh,B. (2002). Evidence-based crime prevention. Policing for prevention New York: Routledge.
  • Eck,J. (2001). The process and structure of crime: criminal events and crime analysis. theoretical advances in criminology. Policing and Crime Event Concentration New Brunswick, NJ: Transactions.
  • Eck,J. (2001). Preventing crime. Preventing Crime at Places Newark, NJ: Harwood Academic Publishers.
  • Eck,J.; Gersh,J. (2000). Illegal drug markets: from research to prevention policy, crime prevention series. Drug Trafficking as a Cottage Industry (pp.241-272). Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press.
  • Eck,J.; McGuire,E. (2000). The crime drop in america. Have Changes in Policing Reduced Violent Crime? An Assessment of the Evidence Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Eck,J.; Gersh,J.; Taylor,C. (2000). Analyzing crime patterns: frontiers of practice. Finding Hotspots Through Repeat Address Mapping Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Eck,J.E. (1999). Problem-oriented policing: crime-specific problems, critical issues and making pop work. Drug Market Places: How They Form and how They Can be Prevented Washington, DC: Police Executive Research Forum.
  • Karchmer,C.; Eck,J.E. (1998). Police program evaluation. Proactive Investigations Evaluations Washington DC: Police Executive Research Forum.
  • Eck,J.E.; Wartell,J. (1998). In civil remedies and crime prevention. crime prevention studies. Improving The Management of Rental Properties With Drug Problems: A Randomized Experiment Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press.
  • Eck,J.E. (1997). Policing america: methods, issues, challenges. Situational Crime Prevention and Problem Solving Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  • Eck,J.E. (1997). Preventing crime: what works, what doesn't, what's promising - a report to the attorney general of the united states. Preventing Crime at Places Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs.
  • Eck,J.E. (1997). Crime mapping. crime prevention studies. What Do Those Dots Mean? The Role of Theory in Crime Mapping Monsey NY: Criminal Justice Press.
  • Eck,J.E.; Glensor,R.W. (1996). Community policing and problem solving: strategies and practices. Introduction Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
  • Eck,J.E. (1996). Quantifying quality in policing. Rethinking Detective Management or, Why Investigative Reforms are Seldom Permanent or Effective Washington, DC.
  • Eck,J.E. (1996). Under fire: gun buy backs, exchanges, and amnesty programs. A Commentary On Gun Buy-Back, Exchange And Amnesty Programs: Do They Hold Water? Or Are They All Wet? Washington, DC: Police Executive Research Forum.
  • Eck,J.E.; Felson,M. (1996). Business and crime prevention. Do Premises Liability Suits Promote Business Crime Prevention Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press.
  • Eck,J.E. (1995). Crime analysis through computer mapping. The Usefulness of Maps for Area and Place Research: An Example from a Study of Retail Drug Dealing Washington, DC: Police Executive Research Forum.
  • Eck,J.E. (1995). Crime and place. A General Model of the Geography of Illicit Retail Market Places Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press.
  • Eck,J.E.; Weisburd,D. (1995). Crime and place. Crime Places in Crime Theory Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press.
  • Eck, J.; Madensen, T. D. (2009). Using signatures of opportunity structures to examine mechanisms in crime prevention evaluations. Evaluating Crime Reduction Initiatives. Crime Prevention Studies, vol. 24 Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press.
  • Benson, M. L.; Madensen, T. D.; Eck, J. E. (2009). White-collar crime from an opportunity perspective. The Criminology of White-Collar Crime (pp.175-194). New York: Springer.
  • Tillyer, M. S.; Eck, J. E. (2009). Routine activities. 21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook (pp.279-287). Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Other Publications

  • Heinonen, J.; Eck, J.E. (2007). Preventing pedestrian-vehicle accidents. Problem Specific Guide Series. Washington, DC: Office of Community Oriented Policing, U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Mazerolle,L.; Rogan,D.; Frank,J.; Famega,C.; Eck,J. (2005). Calling 311: guidelines for policymakers. National Institute of Justice, Research for Policy.
  • Eck,J.E.; Chainey,S.; Cameron,J. (2005). Mapping crime: Understanding hot spots. National Institute of Justice, Research for Policy.
  • Mazerolle,L.; Rogan,D.; Frank,J.; Famega,C.; Eck,J. (2005). Managing calls to the police with 911/311 systems. National Institute of Justice, Research for Policy.
  • Clarke, R.V.; Eck, J. (2005). Crime analysis for problem solvers: In 60 small steps. U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.
  • Eck, J. (2002). Assessing responses to problems: an evaluation guide for police problem-solvers. Problem-oriented guides for police series. Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, U.S. Department of Justice, 20.
  • John E. Eck and Pamela Wilcox (2011). The Criminology of the Unpopular. Criminology and Public Policy, 10 (2), 473-482.
  • John E. Eck and Marie Skubak Tillyer (2011). Getting a Handle on Crime: A Further Extension of Routine Activity Theory. Security Journal, 24 (2), 179-193.
  • Tamara D. Madensen and John E. Eck (2011). Crowd-Related Crime: An Environmental Criminological Perspective. Preventing Crowd Violence, 29, 115-138.

Presentations & Lectures

Invited Presentations

  • Eck, J.E. (11-2007). Analyzing crime and other police problems: the application of practical theory Metropolitan Area Regional Crime Analysis Network.
  • Payne, T.; Eck, J.E. (11-2007). Who owns crime? American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA.
  • Madensen, T.; Eck, J.E. (11-2007). Place management in bars: toward a theory of what managers do about crime American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA.
  • Eck, J.E. (10-2007). Understanding hotspots International Conference on Crime Reduction: Exploring Leading Practices, Banff, Alberta.
  • Eck, J.E. (09-2007). What police should know about crime theory International Problem-Oriented Policing Conference, Madison, WI.
  • Madensen, T.; Eck, J.E. (07-2007). A theory of place management: why the management of facilities may govern crime & disorder in places & neighborhoods Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis, London.
  • Eck, J.E. (07-2007). Why crime reduction practice needs theory: a story with 55 parts Jill Dando Institute for Crime Science, University College London, London, England.
  • Madensen, T.; Eck, J.E. (07-2007). Violence in bars: prevention through place management National Institute of Justice Conference, Arlington, VA.
  • Eck, J.E. (06-2007). Policing for democracy: how problem-oriented policing can increase effectiveness and fairness Istanbul Conference on Democracy and Global Security, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Weisburd, D.; Eck, J.E.;Hinkle, J.C.; Telep, C. (04-2007). Does problem oriented policing reduce crime and disorder: a systematic review The 7th Annual Jerry Lee Crime Prevention Symposium, Washington DC.
  • Eck, J.E. (04-2007). Police and the devil's computer: a theory of crime pattern formation and the limits of police effectiveness Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
  • Eck, J.E.; Brown, R. (02-2007). An introduction to using crime data in active living research: finding useful sources and avoiding common problems Active Living Research Conference, Coronado, CA.
  • Eck, J.E. (2007). Simulating police outcomes: a framework for understanding policing strategies Crime Hot Spots: Behavioral, Computational and Mathematical Models.
  • Eck, J.E. (2006). The devil's computer: A theory of crime patterns Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis Annual Meeting, Chilliwalk, BC.
  • Eck, J.E. & Sampson, R. (2006). If police were serious about crime... International Problem-Oriented Policing Conference, Madison, WI.
  • Eck, J.E. & Scott, M. (2006). Principles of problem-oriented policing in a free society: Special session for police chiefs and command staff 17-th International Problem-Oriented Policing Conference, Madison, WI.
  • Eck, J. E. (11-2005). Using crime pattern simulations to elaborate theory Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Toronto.
  • Eck, J. E. (07-2005). What really works in policing: Answers from research Presented at the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference, Toledo, Ohio.
  • Engel, R. S., & Eck, J. (06-2005). Can we have it all? Toward equitable and effective policing Paper presented at the Istanbul Conference on Democracy and Global Security, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Eck, J. E. (05-2005). Environmental criminology, crime reduction, and police effectiveness Presented at the Scandinavian Research Council for Criminology Research Seminar, Oslo, Norway.
  • Madensen, T. D., & Eck, J. E. (03-2005). A framework for developing comprehensive prevention strategies to address alcohol-related college student disturbances Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Chicago, IL.
  • Clarke, R.V.; Eck, J. (2005). Crime Analysis for Problem Solvers. In 60 Small Steps Washington, D.C.
  • Liu,L.; Eck,E. (2005). Agent based crime event simulation using a ra/ca model Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
  • Liu, L.; Wang, X.; Eck, J.E.; Liang, J. (11-2004). A Cellular Automaton in RA/CA Crime Simulation Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN.
  • Eck, J. E. and Liu L. (11-2004). Routine activity theory in RA/CA crime simulation Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN.
  • Liu, L., Wang, X., Eck, J. E., and Liang, Jun (11-2004). A cellular automaton in RA/CA crime simulation Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN.
  • Wang, X., Liu, L., and Eck, J. E (11-2004). Agent learning and adaptation in a RA/CA crime simulation model American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN.
  • Eck, J. E. (11-2004). Environmental/situational theories Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN.
  • Eck, J. E. (10-2004). Hot spots, dens of iniquity and risky facilities Paper presented at the Annual Problem-Oriented Policing Conference, Charlotte, NC.
  • Eck, J. E (10-2004). Crime Displacement Paper presented at the Annual Problem-Oriented Policing Conference, Charlotte, NC.
  • Eck, J. E. (10-2004). Introduction to the problem analysis module (PAM) Paper presented at the Annual Problem-Oriented Policing Conference, Charlotte, NC.
  • Eck, J. E. (06-2004). Two New Tools for More Effective Problem Solving National Community Policing Conference, Washington, DC.
  • Bostaph, L. G., Eck, J. E., & Liu, L. (03-2004). The repetitive nature of police stops II Paper presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Ratansi, S., Lowenkamp, C., & Eck, J. E. (03-2004). Toward principles of criminal justice program effectiveness: What policing and corrections research shows Paper presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Ratansi, S., Frank, J., & Eck, J. E. (11-2003). Policing the mentally impaired: An assessment of police-mental health collaboration Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
  • Liu, L., Eck, J. E., & Bostaph, L. G. (11-2003). Analyzing spatial-temporal patterns of racial disparities of police vehicle stops in Cincinnati Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
  • Eck, J. E., & Liu, L. (11-2003). The repetitive nature of police stops Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
  • Eck, J. E., Liu, L., & Bostaph, L. G. (11-2003). The geography of disparity: A case study Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
  • Ratansi, S., Frank, J., & Eck, J. E. (10-2003). Policing the mentally ill: The Cincinnati experience Paper presented at the Midwestern Criminal Justice Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
  • Eck,J.E.; Liu,L.; Bostaph,L. (10-2003). Police vehicle stops in cincinnati: june 1, 2001-december 31, 2001 Criminal Justice Research Center, Cincinnati.
  • Liu,L.; Eck,J.E. (06-2003). Simulation modeling of crime patterns 11th Annual Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis Conference, Cincinnati.
  • Eck. J.E. (06-2003). Police effectiveness research and environmental criminology theory Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis Conference, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Eck. J.E. (11-2002). Racial profiling and police vehicle stops: The Cincinnati data American Society of Criminology, Chicago, IL.
  • Eck. J.E. (11-2002). Assessment and the evaluation of response effectiveness International Problem-oriented Policing Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Eck, J.E. (09-2002). Recent developments in problem-solving Paper presented at the United Kingdom Problem-Oriented Policing Conference, Leicester, England.
  • Eck, J.; Liu, L. (04-2002). Alternative methods for developing spatial models of crime Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Washington, DC.
  • Eck, J.E. (11-2001). Crime-catalyzing places: the role of legitimate enterprise in the creation of deviance American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA.
  • Weisbud, D., Ready, J., Eck, J., & Greenspan, R. (11-2001). Crime displacement and diffusion of crime control benefits: Findings from a controlled study Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA..
  • Eck, J. (11-2001). Division in Corrections and Sentencing Roundtable American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA.
  • Eck, J.E. (11-2001). Police Problem-Solving: Linking Research with Practice American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA.
  • Eck, J.E.; Clarke. R.V. (11-2001). Classification of Problems for Police Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
  • Eck, J.E. (09-2001). Recent developments in problem-solving Plenary Session for United Kingdom National Problem-Oriented Policing Conference, Leicester, England.
  • Eck, J.E. (12-2000). Street patterns and crime patterns Crime Mapping Research Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Eck, J.E. (11-2000). Police misconduct investigation: An Empirical Comparison of Internal and External Control Mechanisms Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, CA.
  • Eck, J.E. (02-2000). How Well are Current Drug Enforcement Strategies Working Paper presented at the National Institute of Justice sponsored meeting, Drug Markets and Law Enforcement Strategies, Arlington, VA.
  • Eck, J.E. (02-2000). Mapping Borderline Crime Problems Presentation at the Police Foundation, Washington, D.C.
  • Gersh, J.; Eck, J.E. (11-1999). Examining the Strengths and Weaknesses of Repeat Address Mapping as a Crime Analysis Tool Paper presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Toronto, Canada.
  • Eck, J.E. (05-1999). Drug Trafficking as a Cottage Industry Paper presented at the National Academy of Sciences Workshop on Enforcement Activities and the Operation of Drug Markets, Washington, D.C.
  • Eck, J.E.; Gersh, J. (04-1999). The Structure of Drug Trafficking in the Washington/Baltimore Area Paper presented at the International Workshop On Drug Markets, The City University of New York, New York.
  • Eck, J.E. (12-1998). Crime Theory and Crime Mapping Presentation for panel on, The Role of Theory in Crime Mapping, at the Crime Mapping Symposium, Denver, Colorado.
  • Gersh, J.S.; Eck, J.E. (11-1998). Drug Trafficking as a Cottage Industry in the Washington/Baltimore Area Paper presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, D.C.
  • Eck, J.E.; Weisburd, D.; Greenspan, R.; Ready, J. (11-1998). Problems in the Measurement of Crime Displacement and Diffusion of Benefits Paper presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, D.C.
  • Eck, J.E. (11-1998). Using Criminological Theory to Improve Police Problem-Solving Paper presented at the International Conference on Problem-oriented Policing, San Diego, CA.
  • Eck, J.E.; Drapkin, D.;Gersh, J.S. (03-1998). An Assessment of Vertical Mapper for Examining Crime Concentration Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Eck, J.E. (1998). Controlling Retail Drug Markets Paper presented at the International Conference on Problem-oriented Policing, San Diego, CA.
  • Eck,J.E.; Gersh,J. (1998). How are we doing: first report on law enforcement performance at the Washington/Baltimore HIDTA Evaluation Section, Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area, Greenbelt, MD.
  • Eck, J.E. (11-1997). Contacting Place Managers: A Randomized Experiment in Drug Enforcement Paper presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, San Diego, California.
  • Eck, J.E. (10-1997). Mapping Theory: Places or Events Presentation for panel on, The Role of Theory in Crime Mapping, at the Crime Mapping Symposium, Denver, Colorado.
  • Eck, J.E.; Gersh, J.; Taylor, C. (02-1997). Mapping Hotspots Of Crime And Related Events Identification and Evaluation of Methods for Measuring and Analyzing Crime Patterns and Trends with GIS, New York City, NY.
  • Eck,J.E.; Wartell,J. (1997). Reducing crime and drug dealing by improving place management: a randomized experiment. Report to the National Institute of Justice.
  • Eck, J.E.; Barnes, G. (1996). Contrasting Internal and External Investigations of Police Use of Force Paper presented at the 48th American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
  • Eck, J.E. (1996). Putting Theory Into Police Research: Reorienting the Focus of Police Study 48th American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
  • Eck, J.E. (11-1995). The Sergeant and the Three Police Officers: A Tale of Modern Policing Story told at the Banff Centre for Management, Creating Change in Police Organizations.

Paper Presentations

  • Dunham, Jessica, John E. Eck, and Rana Sampson (11-2008). Who Controls Crime Controllers? Improving Routine Activity Theory and the Role of Super-Controllers, Louis, Missouri.
  • Telep, Cody W., David Weisburd, Josh C. Hinkle, and John E. Eck. (11-2008). Effects of Problem-oriented Policing on Crime and Disorder: A Systematic Review, Louis, Missouri.
  • Sampson, Rana and John E. Eck (09-2008). Super Controllers of Crime: Can I be Your Super Controller, Bellevue, Washington.
  • Eck, John E., Rana Sampson, and Jessica Dunham (07-2008). Who Controls Guardians, Handlers, and Managers? Super Controllers as an Extension of Routine Activity Theory, Anchorage, Alaska.
  • Birks, Dan, John E. Eck, and Charlotte S. Navarro (07-2008). Neighborhood Differences in Crime May be the Result of Individual Connectivity (Not All that Other Stuff You were Taught), Anchorage, Alaska.
  • Weisburd, David, John E. Eck, Cody W. Telep and Josh C. Hinkle (07-2008). Effects of Problem-oriented Policing on Crime and Disorder: A Systematic Review, Crystal City, VA.
  • Weisburd, David, John E. Eck, Cody W. Telep, and Josh C. Hinkle (05-2008). Does Problem Oriented Policing Reduce Crime and Disorder, Victoria, Canada.
  • Eck, John E. and Tamara Madensen (05-2008). Crime Patterns in Evaluations: Using Information about Opportunity Structures to Assess Situational Crime Prevention Interventions, Stavern, Norway.
  • Tillyer, Marie Skubak and John E. Eck (2008). Getting a Handle on Offenders: Exploring Possibilities for Control, Louis, Missouri.
  • Eck, J. E. (03-12-2009). Police, crime analysis, and the devil's computer: A theory of crime patterns and the limits of crime prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Eck, J. E.; Madensen, T. (05-09-2009). Situational crime prevention and crowd violence: A crime science approach, Stavern, Norway.
  • Eck, J. E. (11-02-2009). Good place vs. bad place: Analyzing problem locations, Anaheim, CA.
  • Scherer, H.; Payne, T. C.; Wilcox, P.; Fisher, B. S.; Eck, J. E. (11-04-2009). The contingent context of place violence: Violent crime in apartment complexes, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Madensen, T. D.; Groff, E.; Eck, J. E. (11-04-2009). Dens of iniquity or dens of virtue: Revisiting the bars and crime thesis , Philadelphia, PA.
  • Eck, J. E.; Eck, E. B. (11-04-2009). Unknown crime control policies: Applying environmental policies to crime places, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Heinonen, J. A.; Khadija, M. M.; Eck, J. E. (11-04-2009). An idiot's guide to committing street robbery: Finding the best technique in your immediate situation, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Park, S. M.; Eck, J. E.; Kim, M. S. (11-04-2009). Juvenile repeat victimization: A repeated measurement analysis of Korean panel data, Philadelphia, PA.
  • John E. Eck, Tamara D. Madensen, Kathleen Gallagher, and Matt Hammer (11-16-2011). Invisible and Visible Crime Places, Washington, DC.
  • Troy C. Payne, Kathleen Gallagher, John E. Eck, and James Frank (11-16-2011). Do Housing Choice Vouchers Increase Crime?, Washington, DC.
  • John E. Eck and Robin Engel (11-16-2011). Rethinking Packer: What New Approaches to Policing Suggest for the Due Process v Crime Control Tradeoff, Washington, DC.
  • John E. Eck, Tamara D. Madensen, and Matt Hammer (07-19-2011). The Places of Eddie Coyle: Toward a Typology of Crime Involved Places and Understanding the Role of Places in Crime Scripts, Durban, South Africa.
  • John E. Eck, Tamara D. Madensen, and Matt Hammer (10-10-2011). Peek-a-Boo: Responses to Hidden Crime Places, Miami, FL.