Research & Publications

Research

2022: Supervised Classification of Ransomware Attacks (conceptual)
2022: Darkweb data collection techniques and crawlers (abstract accepted)
2021: DPD Calls for Service during COVID-19 (submitted)
2021: Police Chief Perceptions of the Ferguson Effect (accepted)
2019: DOJ/NIJ Grant Award 2018-75-CX-0005 (on-going)
 

Publications

Copeland, C., del Carmen, A., & Semukhina, O. B. (2022). Revisiting the Ferguson effect: Law enforcement perception of recruitment in the post George Floyd era. International Journal of Police Science & Management. https://doi.org/10.1177/14613557221074988

Copeland, C. (2021). Darkweb: Overview, Operation, and Response. In T. J. Holt (Ed.), Crime Online: Correlates, Causes, and Context (4th ed., pp. 263–279). Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press

Savage, R., Copeland, C., del Carmen, A. (2020). Who Are Law Enforcement Chief Executives? An Examination of Current Police Chiefs in Texas. Security Theory and Practice, 21(4).

Nagy, D., Gomez, H., Copeland, C. (2019). Securing Terminology: Lessons from Interdisciplinary Research. ISSA Journal, 17(11), 28-31.

Copeland, C., Wallin, M., Thomas, H. J. (2019). Assessing the Practices and Products of Darkweb Firearm Vendors. Deviant Behavior, 21. www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01639625.2019.1596465

 

Rider, R.R., Copeland, C., Dobbs, R. (2018). Officer Perception of New Technology on Crash Reconstructions in Texas. Law Enforcement Executive Forum, 18(3), 55–68.

Technical Reports

Olga Semukhina, Christopher Copeland, Tara O’Connor Shelley, and Courtney Walker. (2020). Quarterly Report 3: Cluster Analysis of CNET Cases, Descriptive Analysis of USPIS Parcel Data, and Dark Web Market Trends Report for the National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice, pp. 1-315.


Olga Semukhina, Christopher Copeland, Tara O’Connor Shelley, and Richard Savage. (2020). Quarterly Report 2: Cluster Analysis of CNET Cases, Descriptive Analysis of
USPIS Parcel Data, and Dark Web Market Trends Report for the National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice, pp. 1-76.

 

Olga Semukhina, Christopher Copeland, Tara O’Connor Shelley, and Monica Murphy. (2020). Quarterly Report 1: Descriptive Analysis of CNET Case Files and Overview of Dark Web Narcotics Markets and TOR Operation. Report for the National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice, pp. 1-60.