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Theodore Darden

Theodore Darden

Theodore Darden

Associate Professor, Criminal Justice

(630) 942-2989
Office: Homeland Security Education Center (HEC), Room 1016
darden@cod.edu

Areas of Interest

  • Race and the Criminal Justice System
  • Homeland Security
  • Police
  • Crime Prevention

 

Current Projects

  • Developing Homeland Security Courses and Curriculum

 

Education

  • Associate Degree, Police Science, Blackhawk Technical College
  • Bachelor of Science, Public Administration, Upper Iowa University
  • Master of Science Criminal Justice, University of Wisconsin – Platteville
  • ABD Criminology/Criminal Justice, University of Missouri – St. Louis

 

Awards, Recognition, Certificates & Licensures

  • Who's Who in America's Junior Colleges (1991)
  • Wisconsin Law Enforcement Officer of the Year (1996)
  • Outstanding Alumni Award, Blackhawk Technical College (2002)

 

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Criminologists (ASC)

 

Publications

  • "Police Response to Alcohol Vagrants," Problem Solving Quarterly, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Publication, Fall 98
  • "Safe Schools: Partnerships and Prevention" Wisconsin School News Magazine, July 99

 

Presentations

  • Omaha, NE PD (2000)
  • Ohio Police Chiefs Conference on Safe Schools (2000)
  • Red Oak, IA PD (1999)
  • Sauk County, WI, Police In-Service Training Consortium (1999)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (2001)
  • Menasha, WIPD (1999)
  • Sacramento, CAPD (2000)
  • Wisconsin Governor's Conference on Highway Safety (1999)
  • Reno, NVPD (1999)
  • US Justice Department COPPS Office (2002)
  • Upper Midwest Community Policing Institute (2004)
  • WI Attorney General's Safe Schools Initiative (1999)
  • Council Bluffs, IAPD (1999)
  • Verona, WI School District (2001)
  • Duluth, MNPD (1999)
  • Platteville, WIPD (1999)
  • The Center for Reducing Rural Violence, MN (2000)
  • Merrill, WIPD (1998)
  • Community Policing Conference, Newark, NJ (1998)
  • Monona Grove, WI School District (2001)
  • Wisconsin Association of School Boards Conference (2000)
  • School Safety Conference, Washington D.C. (2001)
  • Racine, WIPD (1999)
  • Wisconsin Police Corp (2005)