Research & Publications

Research

2020: Impact of Market Dynamics on Darkweb Illicit Narcotic Trends in North Texas.

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

2019: Automated crawlers for illicit content on the Darkweb (funded)

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

Publications

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.

 

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.

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.