Crook, Kenneth Lynn
Mr. Crook
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Mr. Crook is an Associate Professor in the Criminal Justice Department and has been at UVU for 10 years.  He spent 4 years in the U.S. Navy (2 years assigned to Navy Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) - New York City & Philadelphia) and 2 years assigned to the Intelligence Staff of the Commander of the Navy's Middle East Forces operating out of Bahrain).  He left the Navy, received a Juris Doctor from J. Reuben Clark Law School and joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  During his 25 year FBI career his primary assignments were related to National Security matters: Foreign Counter-Intelligence (Counter-espionage)10 years New York, 3 years Salt Lake City); and International Terrorism (7 years - investigation and asset development).  Other assignments include 3 years of Fugitive and Criminal Investigations (Including Elizabeth Smart, Unabomber, and Amber Kern kidnapping cases) and a 2 year assignment to the 2002 Winter Olympic intelligence sub-committee-Salt Lake City.


Courses Taught

CJ 1010 Introduction to Criminal Justice 
CJ 1330 Criminal Law
CJ 1340 Criminal Investigations
CJ 1350 Introduction to Forensic Evidence
CJ 3270 Criminology
CJ 3330 Financial Crimes
CJ 470G                Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
LEGL 3000           Business Law                                                                                
LEGL 4130           Bankruptcy
LEGL 4150           Wills, Trusts & Estates


Teaching Honors

Faculty Senate Award of Excellence (2012 -2013)
Alumni Faculty Teacher of the Year (2014-2015)