Troy C. Payne, Ph.D.

Troy C. Payne, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Justice Center
LIB 213
(907) 786-1816
tpayne9@alaska.edu

Education

Ph.D. (Criminal Justice), University of Cincinnati School of Criminal Justice, 2010

Biography

Dr. Troy C. Payne is an associate professor in the Justice Center. He has published technical reports and in Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management. His work typically involves helping police departments define, analyze, and solve community problems through application of crime prevention theory and quantitative data analysis. He holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati.

See posts about Dr. Payne on the Justice Center blog.

Research Interests

  • Geospatial analysis
  • Data analysis
  • Problem-oriented policing
  • Crime prevention

Publications

"A Method of Identifying Dark-Time Crime Locations for Street Lighting Purposes" by Rustu Deryol and Troy C. Payne. Crime Prevention and Community Safety (13 Nov 2017).

"How Do You Determine the Right Size of a Police Department? Don’t Look to Crime Rates" by Troy C. Payne. Alaska Justice Forum 34(2) (Fall 2017).

"The Importance of Small Units of Aggregation: Trajectories of Crime at Addresses in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1998–2012" by Troy C. Payne and Kathleen Gallagher. Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society 17(1): 20–36 (Apr 2016).

"The Complexity of Problem-Solving in Urban Parks: A Case Study" by Troy C. Payne and Daniel Reinhard. International Criminal Justice Review advance online publication (23 Mar 2016).

"Activating' Park Spaces in Anchorage’s Town Square Park (Research Note)" by Troy C. Payne and Daniel Reinhard. Alaska Justice Forum 32(2–3): 2–3 (Summer/Fall 2015).

"Officer-Involved Shootings in Anchorage 1993–2013" by Troy C. Payne. Alaska Justice Forum 32(1): 13–15 (Spring 2015).

"Reducing Excessive Police Incidents: Do Notices to Owners Work?" by Troy C. Payne. Security Journal advance online publication (16 Feb 2015).

"Book Review — Policing Problem Places: Crime Hot Spots and Effective Prevention" by Troy C. Payne. Security Journal 28(1): 107–108 (Jan 2015).

Officer-Involved Shootings in Anchorage 1993–2013 by Troy C. Payne. Report prepared for Anchorage Police Department. Anchorage, AK: Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 11 Dec 2013.

"Hot Spots" by Troy C. Payne. In Kenneth J. Peak (ed.), Encyclopedia of Community Policing and Problem Solving, pp. 194–198. Los Angeles: SAGE Publications, 2013.

"Problem Framing in Problem Solving: A Case Study" by Troy C. Payne, Kathleen Gallagher, John E. Eck, and James Frank. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management 36(4): 670–682 (2013).

Research Perspectives on the Use and Control of Police Force by Troy C. Payne. Report prepared for the Anchorage Community Police Relations Task Force. Anchorage, AK: Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 9 Nov 2012.

Green Bay Chronic Nuisance Notification Evaluation, 2006–2010 by Troy C. Payne and Michelle Arneson. Report prepared for the Green Bay Police Department, Green Bay, Wisconsin. Anchorage, AK: Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 4 Sep 2012.

Situational Crime Prevention at Specific Locations in Community Context: Place and Neighborhood Effects by John E. Eck, Tamara Madensen, Troy C. Payne, Pamela Wilcox, Bonnie S. Fisher, and Heidi L. Scherer. Project supported by Grant No. 2005-IJ-CX-0030 awarded by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, US Department of Justice. Cincinnati, OH: University of Cincinnati, Nov 2009.

Videos & multimedia

"The Fairbanks 4: Lessons Learned from Alaska's First Exoneration" (streaming video) by William B. Oberly, Richard Allen, Lesley Hammer, and Troy C. Payne. 1 hr 30 mins. Anchorage, AK: Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016.

"Time to Legalize? A Public Discussion on Marijuana Law and Policy" (streaming video) by Jason Brandeis, Ethan Nadelmann, Ben Cort, Dean Guaneli, Lance Buchholtz, Taylor Bickford, and Troy C. Payne. 2 hrs 7 mins. Anchorage, AK: Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014.

"UAA Justice Center Study of APD Officer Involved Shootings 1993–2013: Press Conference at UAA on December 11, 2013" (YouTube video) by Troy C. Payne. 46 min 51 sec. Anchorage, AK: Anchorage Police Department, 2013.

Papers & presentations

"'Stand Your Ground': History and Effects" (Powerpoint) by Troy C. Payne. Presented at the Stand Your Ground Law in Alaska Community Forum, Anchorage, AK, 7 Nov 2013.

"Criminogenic Features of Apartment Complexes: Preliminary Findings" (Powerpoint) by Troy C. Payne, Heidi L. Scherer, and John E. Eck. Slide presentation presented at the 20th Annual Symposium of the Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis, Durban, South Africa, 19 Jul 2011.

"Does Changing Ownership Change Crime? An Analysis of Apartment Ownership and Crime in Cincinnati" (Powerpoint) by Troy C. Payne. Slide presentation presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, CA, Nov 2010.

"Section 8 Housing & Crime: Screwed or Skewed?" (poster) by Kathleen Gallagher, Troy C. Payne, John E. Eck, and James Frank. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, CA, Nov 2010. Research supported by funding from the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services (2009-RA-EOR-2221).

Maps

Officer-Involved Shootings in Anchorage 1993–2013 [Map] (map) by Troy C. Payne. Anchorage, AK: Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 11 Dec 2013.

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