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Department of Criminal Justice

Closeup of books
Apr 18, 2017
Research

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


Breanna Boppre
Apr 6, 2017
Research

Breanna Boppre channeled her childhood experience into a lifelong goal of bringing changes to the incarceration system in order to help people rebuild their lives.


Hands rest hanging ourside of jail bars
Aug 30, 2016
Business & Community

Criminal justice professor Emily J. Salisbury studies how the treatment of inmates affects all of us.


Barbara Richards
Jul 28, 2016
People

Barbara Richards’ nine years of service captured her first-place honors in this year’s President’s Classified Employee of the Year competition.


Devron Brown
Jul 20, 2016
People

Criminal Justice graduate Devron Brown's lesson in "adulting."


Brittnie Watkins
Jun 23, 2016
People

Brittnie Watkins excels at keeping multiple balls in the air as she earns four UNLV degrees, mothers two, and fulfills a state Supreme Court clerkship.


Brian Villmoare examines jawbone
Dec 23, 2015
Research

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


Breann Wickson
Dec 14, 2015
People

The admin assistant in UNLV's marketing & international business department is the first in her immediate family to earn a college degree.


Illustration of a drone with a human eye
Nov 18, 2015
Campus News

Drone regulation may come down to better defining reasonable expectations of privacy.


Rehan Choudhry speaks during UNLV Creates
Aug 24, 2015
Campus News

Annual welcome event features TED-like motivational talks that inspire incoming students to make the most of their college experience.


Emily Salisbury
Aug 7, 2015
Campus News

Does it seem daunting to decide on your career path? Professor Emily Salisbury knows your pain. Here's her advice for Rebels trying to find their way.


William Sousa with a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officer
Jul 30, 2015
Research

Public support for body-worn cameras is high but many doubt they will improve police and citizen relationships, according to a new national survey by UNLV Center for Crime and Justice Policy.


Emily Salisbury
Jun 9, 2015
Research

As “Orange is the New Black” returns for a third season, UNLV criminologist Emily Salisbury talks about women in prison and what they need to succeed afterwards.


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

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