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Police Research Center (PRC)

Larry T. Hoover


  • Ph.D. Administration and Higher Education, Michigan State University (1974)
  • M.S. School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University (1971)
  • B.S. School of Criminal Justice, Michigan state University (1967)


Office: C-229
Phone: (936) 294-1636

Areas of Expertise:
Crime Legislation, Crime Rates and Trends, Law Enforcement Issues, Law Enforcement Security Issues


Dr. Hoover's publications include articles in the Journal of Criminal Justice, Police Quarterly, Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, International Journal of Police Science and Management, Law Enforcement Executive Forum, Public Personnel Management, Monthly Labor Review, Security Administration, Liberal Education, and International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research. He is editor and chapter author of the anthologies Police Management: Issues and Perspectives, Quantifying Quality in Policing and Police Program Evaluation, all published by the Police Executive Research Forum; coauthor of Enduring, Surviving and Thriving as a Law Enforcement Executive, published by Thomas Publishing; coauthor of Improving Police Response to Persons with Mental Illness, published by Thomas Publishing; and author of Police Crime Control Strategies, published by Delmar/Cengage.

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