There are more than 18,000 police agencies in the United States. About 86 percent of them employ fewer than 25 officers. These agencies are often seen as training ground for larger departments who can afford more sophisticated recruiting and stronger compensation packages.
Research conducted by Criminology & Criminal Justice PhD student, Joonggon Kim, was recently featured on PsyPost, a psychology and neuroscience news website that is dedicated to reporting the latest research on human behavior, cognition, and society.
More than 200 attendees gathered on Westcott Plaza Friday, March 23, to dedicate the College’s newly established Fallen Officer Memorial, which honors eight college alumni who have died in the line of duty.
College of Criminology and Criminal Justice Dean and Sheldon L. Messinger Professor of Criminology Thomas Blomberg recently wrote an op-ed in response to February’s Parkland school shooting. The opinion article was published by the Sun Sentinel.