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William King


  • Ph.D. Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati (1998)
  • M.S. Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati (1993)
  • B.S. Criminal Justice, University of Massachusetts Lowell (1992)


Office: CJ Hotel Building 227
Phone: (936) 294-1645

Areas of Expertise:
Police Organizational Structure, The Life Course and Disbanding of Police Agencies, Crime Lab Performance, Criminal Investigations, Ballistics


  • King, W.R., Campbell, B.A., Matusiak, M.C. and Katz, C.M. (2017). "Forensic Evidence and Criminal Investigations: The Impact of Ballistics Information on the Investigation of Violent Crime in Nine Cities." Journal of Forensic Sciences, 62, 4: 874-880.
  • Matusiak, M.C., King, W.R., and Maguire, E.R. (2017). "How Perceptions of the Institutional Environment Shape Organizational Priorities: Findings from a Survey of Police Chiefs." Journal of Crime & Justice, 40, 1: 5-19.
  • Campbell, B.A., Menaker, T.A. and King, W.R. (2015). "The Determination of Victim Credibility by Adult and Juvenile Sexual Assault Investigators." Journal of Criminal Justice. 43: 29-39.
  • Matusiak, M.C., Campbell, B.A. and King, W.R. (2014). "The Legacy of LEMAS: Effects on Police Scholarship of a Federally Administered, Multi-wave Establishment Survey." Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 37, 3: 630-648.
  • King, W.R. (2009). "Towards a Life Course Perspective of Police Organizations." Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 46, 2: 213-244.
  • Maguire, E.R. and King, W.R. (2004). "Trends in the Policing Industry." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 593, May 2004: 15-41.

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