• John J. Sloan III is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Criminal Justice where he served as director of two graduate programs (Criminal Justice; Computer Forensics and Security Management which he co-founded) and as Interim Chair (2003-2004) and Chair (2004-2016). He also co-founded (2010-2011) served as Associate Director (2011-2013) and Director (2014-2016) of the Center for Information Assurance and Joint Forensics Research.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 The State of Criminal Justice Educational Programs in the United States: Bachelors’ Degrees, Curriculum Standards, and the Ongoing Quest for QualityJournal of Criminal Justice Education.  30:193-222. 2019
    2018 Comparing Bachelor’s Degree Curricula at Three Groups of Colleges and Universities: Flexibility or Idiosyncrasy?*Journal of Criminal Justice Education.  29:324-348. 2018
    2018 The State of Criminal Justice Bachelor’s Degree Programs in the United States. Descriptive Profile of Programs Housed in For-Profit InstitutionsJournal of Criminal Justice Education.  29:198-223. 2018
    2017 The State of Criminal Justice Bachelor’s Degree Programs in the United States: Institutional, Departmental, and Curricula FeaturesJournal of Criminal Justice Education.  28:307-334. 2017
    2017 Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act: SaVing Lives or SaVing Face?American Journal of Criminal Justice.  42:401-425. 2017
    2016 Police officer integrity: a partial replication and extensionPolicing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management.  39:284-301. 2016
    2016 Why digital forensics is not a profession and how it can become oneCriminal Justice Studies.  29:143-162. 2016
    2016 Consumer perceptions of mobile and traditional Point-Of-Sale credit/debit card systems in the United States: A surveyInternational Journal of Cyber Criminology.  9:162-172. 2016
    2014 Property crime on college campuses: A case study using GIS and related toolsSecurity Journal.  27:263-283. 2014
    2012 h-Index and m-Quotient Benchmarks of Scholarly Impact in Criminology and Criminal Justice: A Preliminary NoteJournal of Criminal Justice Education.  23:441-461. 2012
    2009 Overcoming moral hurdles: Using techniques of neutralization by white-collar suspects as an interrogation toolSecurity Journal.  22:317-330. 2009
    2006 Media construction of white-collar violence revisited: An examination of two nightclub tragedies 2006
    2004 "Striking out" as crime reduction policy: The impact of "three strikes" laws on crime rates in U.S. CitiesJustice Quarterly.  21:207-239. 2004
    2004 Do juvenile drug courts reduce recidivism?: Outcomes of drug court and an adolescent substance abuse programAmerican Journal of Criminal Justice.  29:95-115. 2004
    2004 Predicting ‘Liars’ Among Self-Reported Drug Users: Social Desirability and Other Correlates of DishonestyJournal of Drug Issues.  34:269-292. 2004
    2003 Unraveling the fear of victimization among college women: Is the "shadow of sexual assault hypothesis" supported?Justice Quarterly.  20:633-659. 2003
    2003 Variability in the organizational structure of contemporary campus law enforcement agencies: A national-level analysisPolicing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management.  26:612-639. 2003
    2003 Juvenile Drug Courts: Understanding the Importance of Dimensional VariabilityCriminal Justice Policy Review.  14:339-360. 2003
    2002 Police levels and crime rates revisited: A county-level analysis from Florida (1980-1998)Journal of Criminal Justice.  30:65-76. 2002
    2000 Policing the Contemporary University Campus: Challenging Traditional Organizational ModelsJournal of Security Administration.  23:1-21. 2000
    1998 Crime in the ivory tower: The level and sources of student victimizationCriminology.  36:671-710. 1998
    1997 Assessing the student right-to-know and campus security act of 1990: An analysis of the victim reporting practices of college and university studentsCrime and Delinquency.  43:148-168. 1997
    1996 Cynicism, fear, communication, and knowledge of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) among juvenile delinquentsCrime and Delinquency.  42:231-243. 1996
    1996 Reducing Perceived Risk and Fear of Victimization on Campus: A Panel Study of Faculty Members, Staff, and StudentsJournal of Contemporary Criminal Justice.  12:81-107. 1996
    1994 A study of criminal justice discretionJournal of Criminal Justice.  22:107-123. 1994
    1994 The correlates of campus crime: An analysis of reported crimes on college and university campusesJournal of Criminal Justice.  22:51-61. 1994
    1992 Campus Crime and Campus Communities: An Analysis of Crimes Known to Campus Police and Campus SecurityJournal of Security Administration.  15:31-48. 1992
    1992 The Modern Campus Police: An Analysis of Their Evolution, Structure and Function.American Journal of Police.  11:85-104. 1992
    1991 The 'New' Female Criminal Revisited: Police Officer Attitudes About Female CriminalityAmerican Journal of Police.  10:105-128. 1991
    1991 Women, policing, and male violence: International perspectivesJournal of Criminal Justice.  19:195-197. 1991
    1990 Just Deserts, The Severity Of Punishment And Judicial Sentencing DecisionsCriminal Justice Policy Review.  4:19-38. 1990
    1990 Public Support for the Victims' Rights Movement: Results of a Statewide SurveyCrime and Delinquency.  36:488-502. 1990
    1990 Repeat Player Police Officers and Prosecutorial Charge Reduction Decisions: A Case Study.American Journal of Police.  9:163-168. 1990
    1988 Urban Stratification of Places, Routine Activities and Suburban Crime RatesSocial Forces.  66:1102-1102. 1988
    1988 Urban stratification of places, routine activities and suburban crime ratesSocial Forces.  66:1102-1118. 1988
    1987 Perceptions of jury duty: Satisfaction and overall impressionAmerican Journal of Criminal Justice.  12:24-44. 1987
    1987 Crime Rate Stability for 685 Suburbs, 1972-1980.Sociology and social research.  70:83-85. 1987


    Year Title Altmetric
    2018 Criminal Justice Ethics: A Framework for Analysis 2018
    2015 The Money and Politics of Criminal Justice Policy 2015
    2015 Introduction to Victimology Contemporary Theory, Research, and Practice 2015
    2014 Campus Crime: Legal, Social, and Policy Perspectives 2014
    2010 The dark side of the ivory tower: Campus crime as a social problem 2010
    2007 Campus Crime: Legal, Social and Policy Perspectives (2ed) 2007
    1995 Campus Crime: Legal, Social and Policy Perspectives 1995


    Year Title Altmetric
    2016 Crime Basics and Concerns.  101-148. 2016
    2014 Campus Crime 2014
    2014 Campus Crime 2014
    2014 Campus Crime and Campus Communities 2014
    1997 The on-campus victimization patterns of students: Implications for crime prevention by students and post-secondary institutions.  101-123. 1997
    1995 Fear and perceived risk of victimization in an urban university setting.  179-209. 1995
    The Encyclopedia of Corrections

    Research Overview

  • Crime and related issues on college and university campuses; criminal justice policy; specialized police agencies; professional ethics; undergraduate education
  • Teaching Overview

  • Primarily taught undergraduate and graduate courses on law and society, professional ethics, the death penalty, and forensic psychology
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, Purdue University System : Purdue University 1987
  • Master of Science in Sociology, Eastern Michigan University 1982
  • Awards And Honors

    Full Name

  • John Sloan