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The College of Criminology & Criminal Justice had nine students graduate from the Pat Thomas Law Enforcement Academy on June 11. The criminology student graduates included Faith Azure, Nicholas Hernandez, Nathan Mageau, Adrian Malave, Ben Mancini, Thomas Pustizzi, Robert Roddy, Garrett Swier, and Autumn Veres.
Caroline M. Bailey
Caroline M. Bailey, a Ph.D. candidate with the College of Criminology & Criminal Justice, was recently announced as one of three recipients of the ASC Ruth D. Peterson Fellowship for Racial and Ethnic Diversity.
Jillian Turanovic
The College is pleased to announce that Jillian Turanovic is the recipient of the 2019 Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award.
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College of Criminology & Criminal Justice Professor Daniel Mears and alumna Dr. Andrea Montes examine privatized corrections in the latest issue of Criminology & Public Policy.
Brendan Lantz
Hate crimes committed by groups are especially likely to result in injuries such as broken bones and missing teeth, according to a new study from Florida State University.
Osvaldo Rodriguez
College of Criminology & Criminal Justice undergraduate, Osvaldo Rodriguez, was recently accepted to Harvard Law School, one of the most prestigious law schools in the world.
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Five College of Criminology & Criminal Justice graduate students have been nominated for the 2018-19 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.
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Daniel Mears
College of Criminology & Criminal Justice professor Daniel Mears is the recipient of the 2019 Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences’ Outstanding Book Award. Dr. Mears received the award for his book, Out-of-Control Criminal Justice.
Kyle McLean
What do cheese, jeans and wine all have in common? They get better with time. New research from Florida State University finds that’s also true of teenagers’ attitudes toward law enforcement as they become adults.
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Concerns that deadly police encounters are fueled by "warrior cops" have led to programs that teach communication and engagement as alternatives to force and control. But do they work? Or are they based on a false premise?