Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Coppin State College, Baltimore, 1985. Master of Public Administration, University Cincinnati, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, The American University, 1998.
State trooper, Maryland. State Police, 1982-1985; special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cincinnati, Detroit, 1985-1994; professor, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Maryland., since 1994. Chief Executive Officer TP Enterprises, Baltimore, since 1996.
Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Association Black Sociologists, American Association Sociologists, American Society Criminologists, Academy Criminal Justice Sciences.
Married Doris D. Powers, June 20, 1981. Children: Tyrone Junior, Tamara DeVour, Tyra DeAnne, Malcolm Cornelius.