McCord, Eric Steven, 59, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 15, 2016, in Louisville. He was born on May 28, 1957, and raised in Southern California. Eric leaves behind his wife Debra, three children, Jennifer, Andria, and Cody, two grandchildren, Aidan and Bella, his mother, Antonetta, and siblings, Patricia and Richard. Eric was a police officer in California with the City of Stanton for three years then with the City of Chino for 23 years. Eric worked various positions during his career such as K-9 officer, SWAT, Detective, just to name a few. He retired as a Patrol Sergeant. After retirement, Eric returned to college. In 2004, Eric received his master's degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, San Bernardino. In 2010, he received his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. For the last 6 years, Eric was an Associate Professor with the University of Louisville Criminal Justice Department teaching courses to undergraduate and Ph.D. students and completing research in the area of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED). Eric's favorite quote by Cesare Beccaria, 1764 "It is better to prevent crimes than to punish them." Services will be scheduled at a later date.
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