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Department of Criminal Justice
Alexis Kennedy wins 2018 Community-Based Research Award for a study that includes the views of survivors.
Criminal justice student Max Ornelas juggles hitting the books and hitting the heavy bag as a pro boxer.
Awards recognize those on campus who demonstrate a commitment to community partnership
The university's emergency manager comes by his experience with crisis planning courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard.
Criminal justice professor Melissa Rorie digs into the relationship between Nevada's casinos and its gaming regulators.
So married to UNLV that she had her wedding reception on campus, this alum says working at her alma mater is a natural progression.
UNLV professor uses crime science to head off chaos in public spaces.
Some inspirational words from Rebels who've made it through another fall semester.
Study conducted for U.S. Dept. of Justice by UNLV Center for Crime and Justice Policy, non-profit research organization CNA, and Las Vegas Metro Police.
Faculty/staff donations to the annual holiday card tree fund have been providing scholarships for 50 years.
College of Urban Affairs partners with community groups to stop Southern Nevada crisis.
Meet three UNLV graduate students pursuing their passions through research and making a big impact in their fields.
Mentored by practicing legal professionals, undergraduate students in the mock trial team are already learning what it takes to become a trial lawyer.
From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.
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Criminal Justice In The News
When Scott Schlingheyde got out of prison the last time, his daughter, Breanna Boppre, was 21, getting ready to buy her cap and gown for graduation from University of Nevada, Reno.
he 2018 Homeless Census and Survey will launch on January 24th.
New Year’s fireworks exploded overhead as the Metropolitan Police Department’s lead homicide investigator arrived at the scene of the final killing of 2017, the deadliest year in Las Vegas since at least 1990.
The study, conducted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), and CNA, a non-profit research and analysis organization, also found that the implementation of body cameras resulted in a decrease in police misconduct. The full study can be found here: https://www.cna.org/cna_files/pdf/IRM-2017-U-016112-Final.pdf.
A recent study conducted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas showed that use of force complaints dropped significantly at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) after the agency deployed body cameras.
Criminal Justice Experts
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