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Coordinator Ctr Innovative Sol
Gary Jones was raised on a farm in northwest Oklahoma. He is married, has four children, and five grandchildren. He and his wife love to travel and spend time supporting the grandkids at stock shows and ball games.
Jones retired from the U.S. Army in 2005, after over 24 years of service, the last six years in operations and intelligence. After retiring from the military, he spent 10 years with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, two years as a Special Investigator and eight years as a Criminal Intelligence Analyst. He began teaching as an adjunct for UCO in 2013, and is currently the Coordinator of the Center for Innovative Solutions, part of UCO’s School of Criminal Justice.
Education and Certifications
Oklahoma State University (2019)
- Ed.D. - Education (Aviation & Space)
- Dissertation on The Use of Armed Drones by Law Enforcement: A Need for Essential Elements in Policy
Southern Nazarene University (2008)
- M.S. - Business Management
Southern Nazarene University (2007)
- B.S. - Organizational Leadership
CJ 2213 Introduction to Crime and Intelligence Analysis
CJ 4043 Introduction to Criminal Justice Statistics
CJ 4523 Cyber Crime
CJ 5243 Introduction to Criminal Justice Statistics
CJ 5253 Crime and Intelligence Analysis
CJ 5543 Technologies in Crime Analysis
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