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Department of Criminal Justice
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.
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.
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Criminal Justice In The News
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.
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.
On Jan. 8, 2018, the trial room on the seventh floor of the Las Vegas, Nevada, federal courthouse was packed with over a dozen reporters and at least five times as many spectators. At the front, facing the bench, was a 71-year-old rancher named Cliven Bundy.
Criminal Justice Experts
Associate Professor, Criminal Justice
An expert on the correctional system, with a focus on issues among female offenders.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
An expert in the field of criminal justice, particularly community responses to violence against women.
Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice
An expert in the field of white-collar and corporate crime, and regulation and corporate compliance in the gambling industry.