Dr. William King is a professor and associate dean for Research and Program Development in the College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University. His research includes the quantitative and comparative study of police organizational structure, the process of criminal investigations, and the study of forensics systems from an organizational perspective. His academic interests are also focused on assisting criminal justice agencies with solutions derived from data and analyses.
Between 2005 and 2009, Dr. King assisted the nation of Trinidad and Tobago with its strategic anti-crime initiative by working closely with homicide investigators and the nation’s crime lab. In the U.S., Dr. King also served as the primary investigator on a National Institute of Justice funded study of NIBIN.
His publications have appeared in Criminology and Public Policy, Journal of Forensic Identification, Forensic Science: Policy & Management, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, and the Journal of Criminal Justice.