News: Department of Criminal Justice

Breann Wickson
People | December 14, 2015
The admin assistant in UNLV's marketing & international business department is the first in her immediate family to earn a college degree.
Illustration of a drone with a human eye
Campus News | November 18, 2015
Drone regulation may come down to better defining reasonable expectations of privacy.
Rehan Choudhry speaks during UNLV Creates
Campus News | August 24, 2015
Annual welcome event features TED-like motivational talks that inspire incoming students to make the most of their college experience.
Emily Salisbury
Campus News | August 7, 2015
Does it seem daunting to decide on your career path? Professor Emily Salisbury knows your pain. Here's her advice for Rebels trying to find their way.
William Sousa with a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officer
Research | July 30, 2015
Public support for body-worn cameras is high but many doubt they will improve police and citizen relationships, according to a new national survey by UNLV Center for Crime and Justice Policy.
Emily Salisbury
Research | June 9, 2015
As “Orange is the New Black” returns for a third season, UNLV criminologist Emily Salisbury talks about women in prison and what they need to succeed afterwards.
Angela Suarez wears a camera attached to her glasses
Research | March 11, 2015
UNLV researchers team up with Las Vegas police department to study the effectiveness — and drawbacks — of officer body cameras.
Campus News | October 15, 2014
National and university experts to discuss privacy, law and technology issues associated with aerial drone use.
Campus News | September 25, 2014
UNLV Criminal Justice researchers issue national surveys to understand perception of UAS — or aerial drone — use in private and public settings.
Campus News | July 7, 2014
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
Karu Hangawatte
People | April 22, 2013
Sri Lanka recently named criminal justice professor Karu Hangawatte its ambassador for France. Find out more about the longtime professor's native country, his past diplomatic work, and what he hopes to bring back to UNLV when he returns to teaching.
Campus News | May 9, 2012
Nine students, including a mother of two who after years of working as a dental hygienist received her dental degree and became class valedictorian, are being honored as spring 2012 Outstanding Graduates.