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Dean Tom Blomberg Testifies Before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging
Dean of the College of Criminology & Criminal Justice and Sheldon L. Messinger Professor of Criminology, Dr. Tom Blomberg, testified during a field hearing of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging in The Villages on November 21. The Committee requested Dr.
Dean Tom Blomberg & Dr. Julie Brancale featured in Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Financial Exploitation of Aging Adults Webinar
The Co-Directors of the Aging Adult Fraud Research & Policy Institute, Dr. Thomas G. Blomberg and Dr. Julie Brancale recently appeared on the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Talk About Payments Webinar to discuss financial exploitation of aging adults. Topics covered in the presentation included an overview of the aging adult population in the United States, a discussion on why the current generation of aging adults is unique from prior generations, and the next steps for evidence-based policies and practices to confront financial exploitation of aging adults.
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Two College of Criminology and Criminal Justice faculty members were recently awarded promotion and tenure. Dr. Cecilia Chouhy and Dr. Marin Wenger were each promoted to Associate Professor.
Co-Director of the Policing, Security Technology, and Private Security Research & Policy Institute, Brian Stephens and Darrel Stephens featured in national news outlet, NewsNation
Co-Director of the Policing, Security Technology, and Private Security Research & Policy Institute, Darrel Stephens, was recently interviewed by the national news outlet,
Leon County Sheriff recruits College of Criminology and Criminal Justice Researchers to reduce violent crime
  The FSU College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research, is partnering with the Leon County Sheriff's Office to stop violent crime.
American Society of Criminology (ASC) names Brendan Lantz Researcher of the Year
The College of Criminology and Criminal Justice is pleased to announce that Assistant Professor Brendan Lantz was recently honored by the American Society of Criminology Division of Victimology with the 2022 Faculty Researcher of the Year Award.
Community Safety Web Podcast
  MON, 05 SEP 2022 14:00:00 -0400 ◦ 28 MINUTES We will be discussing law enforcement leaders making a career transition to corporate security. Typically, a career in law enforcement is 20 to 30 years depending on the retirement program.  A young man or woman that begins their career in their early 20s reach retirement eligibility in their early 50s if not before.  In addition, many police leaders find themselves looking to make a career change before the traditional end of a first career.  
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The College of Criminology and Criminal Justice is pleased to congratulate Daniel Mears, Mark C. Stafford Professor of Criminology and Distinguished Research Professor, on being recognized with the Bruce Smith, Sr. Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
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College of Criminology & Criminal Justice Dean Thomas G. Blomberg was a main presenter at this year’s Justice Research and Statistics (JRSA) Association Fall Criminal Justice Series. Dean Blomberg presented a session on translational criminology and politics.
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Florida State University President Emeritus John Thrasher has joined the College of Criminology & Criminal Justice as a faculty affiliate. President Thrasher retired this August, after serving as Florida State University’s 15th president for seven years.