News: Department of Criminal Justice

hands holding cardboard cutout of house
Business and Community | November 9, 2017
College of Urban Affairs partners with community groups to stop Southern Nevada crisis.
man giving presentation
Research | November 8, 2017
Meet three UNLV graduate students pursuing their passions through research and making a big impact in their fields.
Three students pore over notes at a mock trial.
Business and Community | September 22, 2017
Mentored by practicing legal professionals, undergraduate students in the mock trial team are already learning what it takes to become a trial lawyer.
Group of police officers
Campus News | August 17, 2017
Students in UNLV's crisis and emergency management program focus on preparedness for potential disasters
Erika Schumacher at Red Rock Canyon
People | June 16, 2017
Erika Schumacher leans on her experiences as a chief ranger of public lands to coordinate the UNLV emergency crisis management program.
Closeup of books
Research | May 3, 2017
From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.
Alexis Kennedy leans against a chain-linked fence with brick wall in the background
Research | September 1, 2016
Last year, the Nevada attorney general’s office released statistics indicating that Las Vegas police recovered 2,229 victims of human trafficking since 1994.
Hands rest hanging ourside of jail bars
Business and Community | August 30, 2016
Criminal justice professor Emily J. Salisbury studies how the treatment of inmates affects all of us.
Barbara Richards
People | July 28, 2016
Barbara Richards’ nine years of service captured her first-place honors in this year’s President’s Classified Employee of the Year competition.
Devron Brown
People | July 20, 2016
Criminal Justice graduate Devron Brown's lesson in "adulting."
Brittnie Watkins
People | June 23, 2016
Brittnie Watkins excels at keeping multiple balls in the air as she earns four UNLV degrees, mothers two, and fulfills a state Supreme Court clerkship.
Brian Villmoare examines jawbone
Research | December 23, 2015
UNLV researchers made national headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2015.