In The News: Department of Criminal Justice
Last year, the United States recorded the largest single-year increase in the murder rate since national record-keeping began more than 60 years ago. In Nevada, the murder rate rose 27 percent from 2019 to 2020.
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.
President Joe Biden signed a new bill on Thursday aimed at fighting hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic.
President Joe Biden signed a new bill into law Thursday, with the goal of combatting hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic.
When most people picture an investor, they probably think of a man in a suit and tie, heading to his job on the trading floor at Wall Street. He’s a millionaire, maybe even a multimillionaire. But it’s not entirely accurate.
The Tucson Police Department has found the majority of gun violence happens in just a handful of hotspots around the city and often times committed by the same people, officials say.
An FBI mandate that took effect in January overhauled the way police agencies across the country report crime data, and local police are expecting it will project a rise in crime.