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Robert Patrick Brooks

Robert Patrick Brooks, criminal justice educator. Decorated Silver Star, Purple Heart; recipient Presidential Unit Citation, 1951, 65.

Background

  • Brooks, Robert Patrick was born on July 12, 1929 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Son of John and Catherine (Clark) Brooks.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts in Social Science, Cabrillo College, Aptos, California, 1972. Bachelor in Sociology, University California, Santa Cruz, 1974. Master of Arts in Human Relations, Webster University, St. Louis, 1976.

      Postgraduate, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, 1989.

    Career

    • Chief custody Adult Correctional Institution, St. Louis, 1974-1979. Instructor criminal justice McKendree College, Lebanon, Illinois, 1979-1980. Police officer DeRidder (Louisiana) Police Department, 1980-1986.

      Instructor criminal justice Northwest State University, Fort Polk, Louisiana, since 1986. Consultant suicide prevention training North Dakota State Prison, Bismarck, 1981-1983.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    President Beauregard Juvenile Justice Committee Advisory Board, De Ridder, since 1990. Major United States Marine Corps, 1950-1970. Member Retired Officers Association (chapter 1st vice president 1990-1991), International Association Chiefs of Police, International Narcotic Enforcement Officers Association, American Correctional Association, American Association Suicidology (board directors 1980).

    Personality

    Interests

    Judo.

    Connections

    • Married Thelma Fitzgibbon, November 27, 1957. Children: Elizabeth Brooks Cornett, Robert, David.
    • father: John Brooks
    • mother: Catherine (Clark) Brooks
    • spouse: Thelma Fitzgibbon
    • children: Elizabeth Brooks Cornett Brooks
    • Robert Brooks
    • David Brooks
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