Troy Hinrichs, J.D.

Professor of Criminal Justice

Office Phone: (951) 343-4692
Office Location: W. E. James Building, Room 278
Office Hours:

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
J.D. Law Texas Tech University School of Law 1993
B.A. Philosophy Hardin-Simmons University 1991
B.A. English 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
    Legal Aspects of Kinesiology
    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 (National Securities Studies program), 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 17), Sabrina (age 14), Zachary (age 11).

    * 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