Research & Publications

Research

2020: Threat Assessment teams: Texas Senate Bill 11

2019: Perceptions of Probation Officers On The Legalization Of Marijuana in Texas.

2019: Automated crawlers for illicit content on the Darkweb.

2018: Hurricane Harvey on Twitter

2018: Officer Perception of New Technology on Crash Reconstructions in Texas

2018: Perceptions of the Ferguson Effect: Recruitment and Retention

2016: #OpISIS - Analysis of Anti-Islamic State Efforts by Anonymous Hackers on Twitter (IRB)

Publications

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.

 

2015: Copeland, C, Butler, R (2015). “Cybercrime Field Response Certificate Program” 15th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, Porto Portugal 2015.

 

2014: Del Carmen, A., Rodriguez, J., Copeland C. (2014). “Proliferation of Gang Sentiment in Social Media: A Grounded Theory Approach” The Rule of Law in an Era of Change Security, Social Justice, and Inclusive Governance International Conference, Athens Greece 2014

 

2007: Copeland, C., Dobbs, R. R., & del Carmen, A. (2007). Re-Examining the Perceived Relations Between Police Officers and Security Personnel. Law Enforcement Executive Forum, 7(4), 151–162.