Department of Criminal Justice News
The Department of Criminal Justice provides undergraduate and graduate degree programs designed to give students comprehensive understanding of the nature and causes of crime, criminal justice processes, criminal justice organizations and agency practices, and the law and legal system.
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A pandemic staple — remote education — will be incorporated into select traditional classes. Instructors sought for pilot program this fall.
Ph.D. student Deena DeVore analyzes COVID-19 news reports to explore how the media impacts the public’s perception of the pandemic.
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U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 26 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100.
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Jezreel Joven is a rising senior at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, studying psychology and criminal justice.
Delaware became the seventh state in the US since 2015 to mandate body cameras for all police — and the latest government entity to put great trust in body-worn cameras (BWCs) to improve frayed relations between the police and the public.
Maria Nieto Orta was driving home to Las Vegas last week from a family vacation in Utah when she found out about a federal judge’s decision to close the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, to first-time applicants.
The recent decision not to prosecute four Las Vegas Metro police officers in last June’s shooting death of Jorge Gomez could impact tourists visiting the Las Vegas Strip, warns UNLV law professor Addie C. Rolnick.
President Joe Biden signed a brand new bill into law Thursday, with the aim of combatting hate crimes in opposition to Asian Americans throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
President Joe Biden signed a new bill on Thursday aimed at tackling hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic.