In The News: Department of Criminal Justice

Wilauwakee - Wisconsin Journal Sentinel
May 12, 2016

The idea of decreasing the size of America's prison population has been much-debated, and a new study seems sure to bring the question to even greater prominence.

KNPR News
May 4, 2016

A few weeks ago, the Salt Lake Tribune reported a story that has reverberated around the world.
Students of Brigham Young University who report sexual assault under the provisions of Title IX are often themselves investigated for violations of the school’s honor code.

Las Vegas Sun
April 28, 2016

Metro Police officers arrived at a southwest valley construction site early Wednesday to find the body of a security guard who had earlier been reported missing by his employer.

Vegas Seven
April 21, 2016

Since the Federal Aviation Administration designated Nevada as one of six drone test sites in 2013, Las Vegas has become a hotbed for drone development. That, along with the availability of cheaper hobby models, might have some in Southern Nevada contemplating a drone-free vacation.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 21, 2016

Money can buy just about anything in Las Vegas.

Inside this 24/7 town, it’s easy to find whatever soothes a craving. That Sin City culture is further accentuated in its motto, “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.”

PBS
April 11, 2016

Daniele Dreitzer from The Rape Crisis Center Las Vegas, Criminal justice professor Alexis Kennedy and women's center director Christina Hernandez discuss sexual assault on college campuses.

KNPR News
April 7, 2016

Vice President Joe Biden and musician Lady Gaga made a stop at UNLV today to promote a new White House initiative to prevent sexual assaults.

KSNV-TV: News 3
April 7, 2016

Vice President Joe Biden and Lady Gaga will hold a rally April 7 at the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas to raise awareness about sexual assault.

Las Vegas Sun
April 4, 2016

Bill Moore woke up at 5 a.m., as he always did, and gave his companion, Jean Main, a kiss goodbye when he left for work a few hours later.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 1, 2016

As President Barack Obama hosts other world leaders in his final summit on nuclear security, several Nevada college students are expected to join a nearby rally Friday to push for eliminating nuclear weapons from the planet.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 28, 2016

Nationally, Las Vegas is known as the city of slot machines and 24-hour strip clubs. Billboards serve as a constant reminder of all “Sin City” has to offer. But venture off the Strip and beyond downtown, and you’ll find parts of the valley that resemble any other piece of suburban America. So, why do we get such a bad rap when it comes to raising families?

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 28, 2016

Henderson city officials say their police department can be objective in the investigation of the unexpected death of a Municipal Court judge whose body was found in her home on March 13.