In The News: Department of Criminal Justice

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 13, 2022

To many observers, the grim discovery inspired a callback to a darker Las Vegas past.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 13, 2022

To many observers, the grim discovery inspired a callback to a darker Las Vegas past.

May 9, 2022

Law enforcement is a career that is always in the public eye, whether for heroic reasons or scandal. Currently, our nation’s 800,000 law enforcement officers have even more of a spotlight than usual, though. To start, for the past two years they have been in charge of enforcing COVID-19 restrictions. In addition, there have been quite a few recent high-profile police brutality cases, including officers found guilty for federal civil rights violations leading up to the death of George Floyd. President Joe Biden’s State of the Union speech also called for the nation to “fund the police” with better training and resources.

Police 1
April 25, 2022

Place-based policing is one of the most evidence-based and scientifically supported approaches police can take to prevent crime in their communities

David Vanguard
April 24, 2022

Over the last couple years, many cities in the U.S. have seen an increase in the number of homicides.

Washington Post
March 31, 2022

At least nine jurisdictions either plan to or have adopted the crime-reduction strategy known as ‘place network investigations’ — a model that examines geographic connections that allow crime to flourish.

Las Vegas Sun
March 30, 2022

U.S. News & World Report recognized 23 UNLV programs, including 13 from the William S. Boyd School of Law, in its annual list of top graduate and professional schools.

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 16, 2022

During the six hours Trent Leach was hiding in an abandoned church in downtown Las Vegas on Sept. 21, police said, he fired 20 rounds, striking a SWAT vehicle and the window of an occupied apartment.

AR News Noticias
January 16, 2022

The Metropolitan Police Department sent two robots to find Leach, a 4-by-4-foot that stood near the door recording and an 18-inch-long robot that scoured the floor below.

Larchmont-Mamaroneck Patch
December 30, 2021

Village of Mamaroneck residents will soon notice more and more police officers wearing body cams, thanks in part to a substantial grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.

December 9, 2021

Finally! It’s been a crazy season on CSI: Vegas with the evidence seeming to pile up on the charges that David Hodges (Wallace Langham) was guilty of manufacturing false evidence on several of the cases he worked on when he was a CSI.

Houston Chronicle
November 8, 2021

When tens of thousands of people are packed into a confined area like NRG Park, crowd surges of some form are to be expected, security industry experts say, and certain precautions should be implemented.