4University professor of criminal justice.  Born– November 19, 1930, Dayton, Ohio.  Parents–Theodore and Mildred M. Felkenes. Married– Sandra Weeks Hartness, March 24, 1961. Education– University of Maryland, B.S., and J.D.; California State University at Long Beach, M.A., 1968; University of California at Berkeley, D.Crim., 1970. Served as an attorney and investigator for Federal Trade Commission, 1961; taught at California State University, 1971; professor of Criminology at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, 1971-1977; Chair, School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University; Dean of the School of Applied Arts and Sciences, California State University at Long Beach; Professor of Criminal Justice, Claremont Graduate School. Published articles in anthologies and professional journals; served as consultant to private and governmental agencies on criminal justice. Member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police; American Society of Criminology, Academy of Criminal Justice Service, California Peace Officers Association, and Phi Alpha Delta. Awarded emeritus status on his retirement at Claremont Graduate School, 2002. Died March 14, 2016.


Contemporary Authors online; obituary


Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; Prentice-Hall, 1978.

The Criminal Justice Doctorate …. Chicago; Joint Commission on Criminology and Criminal Justice Education and Standards, 1980.

The Criminal Justice System: Its Functions and Personnel. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; Prentice Hall, 1973.

Criminal Law and Procedure: Texts and Cases. Englewood Cliff, N.J.; Prentice-Hall, 1975.

Effective Police Supervision. San Jose, Calif.; Justice Systems Development, 1977.

Michigan Criminal Justice Law Manual. St. Paul; West Pub. Co., 1982.

Rules of Evidence. Albany, N.Y.; Delmar Publishers, 1974.


Law Enforcement; a Selected Bibliography. Metuchen, N.J.; Scarecrow, 1968.

New Dimensions in Criminal Justice. Metuchen, N.J.; Scarecrow, 1968.

Police-Community Relations. Pacific Palisades, Calif.; Goodyear, 1974.


Police Patrol Operations; Purpose, Plans, Programs and Technology. Berkeley, Calif.; McCutchan Pub. Corp., 1972.


Diversity, Affirmative Action, and Law Enforcement.  Thomas, 1992.