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Troy Hinrichs, J.D.

Professor of Criminal Justice

Office Phone: (951) 343-4692
E-mail: thinrich@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: W. E. James Building, Room 278
Office Hours: Mon. 3-7 PM; Tues. 1-4 PM; Wed. 11-12 PM

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
J.D. Law Texas Tech University School of Law 1993
B.A. English Hardin-Simmons University 1991
B.A. Philosophy Hardin-Simmons University 1991

Additional Education

* Texas Department of Public Safety Prosecutor's School, 1996
* Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education Instructor Course, 2000


Courses Taught

Criminal Law
Constitutional Law
Comparative Criminal Justice
International Law
Humanities I & II
Legal Research & Writing
World Geography
Law and Ethics of Disability
Courts and Criminal Procedure
Administrative Law & Bureaucracy
Law & Literature
Criminal Investigation
Crime and Delinquency
State and Local Government
American Government
U.S. History since 1866
Sports Law


Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
International Law
Law and Culture
Legal History


Teaching Experience

Instructor, California State University of San Bernardino, 2006-present
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Amarillo College, 1999 - 2004
Adjunct Instructor, Wayland Baptist University, 2003
* Part-time Instructor, Panhandle Regional Law Enforcement Academy, Amarillo, Texas, 2000 - 2004
* Part-time Instructor, Amarillo College In-Service Program, 1999 - 2004


Church Membership & Activities

The Grove Community Church, Riverside, CA


Interests & Hobbies

Family: Paige (wife), Joshua (age 14), Sabrina (age 11), Zachary (age 9).

* Military History
* Politics
* Sports
* Film


* Travel
* Reading
* Sports


Personal Philosophy

"The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left untried."

- G.K. Chesterton