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Department of Criminal Justice
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Criminal Justice In The News
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.
Angelyn Tabalba has a long list of titles after her name. She’s a radio host who gives listeners lessons about Hawaiian history on her show “The Little Grass Shack.” She works with the Asian Community Development Council, doing outreach on UNLV’s campus. She’s an officer for the Residence Hall Association, a rising senior at UNLV studying journalism and criminal justice, and an aspiring graduate student. All commitments that have been made easier because she has lived on campus.
Breanna Boppre joined her father onstage two years ago for his birthday.
The use of force by Minneapolis police has plunged 50 percent in the last decade, signaling a broad shift away from the “warrior” mentality that favors aggressive policing to reduce crime.
More than 3,000 students will participate in UNLV's graduation ceremonies on Saturday, May 12, but it is extra special for one doctoral student.
Criminal Justice Experts
Associate Professor, Criminal Justice
An expert in crime science, crime prevention, and crowd management
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
An expert in the field of criminal justice, particularly community responses to violence against women.
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice