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Center for Crime and Justice Policy
Tourism Safety & Crowd Science
Nevada Statistical Analysis Center


Welcome to the Center for Crime and Justice Policy (CCJP). CCJP’s primary mission is to use applied research to help inform criminal justice practice. The Center works closely in collaboration with community groups, social service organizations, and criminal justice professionals. The Center is designed to capitalize on the expertise of UNLV faculty who specialize in all areas of scientific inquiry and policy development, particularly in the field of criminal justice.

What's Happening

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Apr. 18, 2017

From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.

Brian Villmoare examines jawbone
Dec. 23, 2015

UNLV researchers made national headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2015.

Angela Suarez wears a camera attached to her glasses
Mar. 11, 2015

UNLV researchers team up with Las Vegas police department to study the effectiveness — and drawbacks — of officer body cameras.


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