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Department of Criminal Justice
Clark County is second in the nation in under-25 homelessness. Researchers at UNLV have come up with recommendations to help stem the tide.
Criminal justice professor Gillian Pinchevsky on how you can empower yourself to empower survivors of interpersonal violence.
Criminal justice students gather public opinion on law enforcement use of drones and body-worn cameras before and after the Oct. 1 shooting.
In the wake of the Oct. 1 shooting, UNLV academics found new avenues for study. In the process, they’re helping our community explore the issues and heal from the trauma.
When toxic masculinity is part of a culture, male survivors of childhood abuse may turn to crime as a way to reclaim their masculinity.
Researchers work with underage sex trafficking victims to identify new ways to assist exploited children and prevent others from entering the abuse cycle.
From UNLV Magazine fall 2018 issue
Emergency Management Coordinator Yuri Graves is planning ahead for campus crises, communication, and prevention.
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
A nursing researcher helps those affected by violent crimes receive quality, equitable assistance from the law enforcement, medical, and justice systems.
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Boppre channeled her childhood experience into a lifelong goal of bringing changes to the incarceration system in order to help people rebuild their lives.
Alexis Kennedy wins 2018 Community-Based Research Award for a study that includes the views of survivors.
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Criminal Justice In The News
Less than an hour after the first strike team entered Stephen Paddock’s suite at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas police officers far from the scene were already sharing cellphone photos of the dead gunman.
David Riggleman speaks to Dr. William Sousa, a Criminal Justice Associate Professor and Director of Center for Crime and Justice Policy with expertise in police policy and management, international police, and community crime prevention.
Neighborhoods closer to the center of the Las Vegas Valley have a higher concentration of police calls, a study of Las Vegas police call data showed.
Neighbors in fear after body found in driveway.
Tarana Burke coined the phrase “Me Too” in 2006. More than a decade later, she was among the featured “silence breakers” selected as the 2017 TIME Person of the Year.
Criminal Justice Experts
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Professor, Criminal Justice
A criminologist with expert knowledge of police order-maintenance practices, police management, and community crime prevention.
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
An expert on women and crime, social justice, intersectionality, re-entry, surveillance, violence, and victimization.