William L. Drake

Faculty, Criminal Justice credit program, Mountain View

History With Dallas College​

  • 1997 - Opened the Criminal Justice program at Mountain View 
  • Since 1998 - Faculty administrator and full-time faculty member

Educational Background

  • Bachelor’s degree in sociology from Bishop College
  • Master’s degree in social rehabilitation and criminal justice from Sam Houston State University

Related Professional Experience

  • Began teaching career in 1974 as a full-time criminal justice instructor at Bishop College
  • Professional experience includes working as a Dallas County juvenile probation officer and owning and managing his own firm, Drake & Drake Private Investigation Co.


  • Multiyear recipient of the Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers award, having received the award in three successive years (2003, 2004 and 2005)
  • Recognized by the Texas House of Representatives District 110 for volunteer service to the community in its drug and alcohol awareness campaigns