Cameron University Criminal Justice and Sociology Speaker Series to feature Duncan Chief of Police Danny Ford

The Cameron University Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology will continue its 2012-13 Speakers Series with a presentation by Duncan Chief of Police Danny Ford on Monday, January 14 at 11 a.m. The presentation will take place in the Wichita Room of the Shepler Center and is open to the public at no charge.

Ford has more than 35 years of experience in law enforcement with emphasis on street patrol, firearms instruction, training, supervision, and administration.  After beginning his career in Marlow, he moved to Duncan, where he served as a patrol officer, assistant chief from 1987-95 and chief of police from 1995-99. He left that post to join the Cameron University faculty as an assistant professor of criminal justice, where he taught a variety of classes ranging including police administration, stress management and victimology for 10 years. In 2009, he re-joined the Duncan Police Department as Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety.

Ford is known across the state for his leadership in CLEET, where he currently serves as chairman of the Advisory Council, and other law enforcement agencies. He holds bachelors and masters degrees and has completed the FBI National Academy in Washington, D.C.

The Criminal Justice and Sociology Speakers Series is made possible by funding from The GEO Group Endowed Lectureship in Criminal Justice and Sociology. Upcoming speakers will be Hector Rios, Warden, GEO Lawton Correctional Facility and James E. Finch, Special Agent In Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Oklahoma City Division.

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January 9, 2013

PR# 13-001