In The News: Department of Criminal Justice

Las Vegas Sun
April 4, 2019

Under fluorescent lights, a group of about 20 people huddles at a table listening to the static of the police-dispatch call fill the room.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 1, 2019

Detectives bustle around a homicide scene while a public information officer fends off reporters crowded behind yellow tape. Social workers comfort traumatized witnesses while crime scene investigators collect evidence and examine the body.

KSNV-TV: News 3
April 1, 2019

It’s midday on a Thursday. The crime scene tape is up.

Las Vegas Sun
March 4, 2019

Rebecca Dunfield hurries out of the rain and rushes to her afternoon classes with her piping-hot peppermint tea in hand. It’s a similar scenario for other UNLV students.

KSNV-TV: News 3
February 20, 2019

Skye Dunfied is a 23-year-old junior at UNLV who is majoring in criminal justice and carrying a 3.9 GPA. Skye isn't your average student, however. She’s been legally blind since she was born.
She has a seeing eye dog named Cindi. Without Cindi, Skye's college experience would be more difficult.

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 23, 2019

The Metropolitan Police Department and Nye County police forces are testing handguns mounted with cameras amid nationwide demand for greater law enforcement transparency.

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 3, 2018

Less than an hour after the first strike team entered Stephen Paddock’s suite at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas police officers far from the scene were already sharing cellphone photos of the dead gunman.

November 5, 2018

David Riggleman speaks to Dr. William Sousa, a Criminal Justice Associate Professor and Director of Center for Crime and Justice Policy with expertise in police policy and management, international police, and community crime prevention.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 30, 2018

Neighborhoods closer to the center of the Las Vegas Valley have a higher concentration of police calls, a study of Las Vegas police call data showed.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 17, 2018

Anti-poverty activist Bob Woodson believes that Hope for Prisoners, a Las Vegas program designed to help ex-inmates re-enter society, works because it was started by a former bank robber, Jon Ponder.

October 1, 2018

Neighbors in fear after body found in driveway.

Nevada Current
August 31, 2018

Tarana Burke coined the phrase “Me Too” in 2006. More than a decade later, she was among the featured “silence breakers” selected as the 2017 TIME Person of the Year.