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As more municipalities weigh the future of their police departments, UNLV professors explain what these movements mean and how they would work.
Triple-major Martha Amaya’s research explores the interactions between policing, public policy, and crowd science.
Criminal justice students gather public opinion on law enforcement use of drones and body-worn cameras before and after the Oct. 1 shooting.
Criminal justice professor Melissa Rorie digs into the relationship between Nevada's casinos and its gaming regulators.
Crime and Justice Policy In The News
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.
Melody Morgan did not receive a medical evaluation and was not put on suicide watch, actions family members say could have saved her life.
Bonnie Lopez describes her younger sister, Melody Morgan, as a creative person who loved drawing and painting.
The Nevada Department of Public Safety (DPS) Highway Patrol Division is furthering its mission to promote safety on Nevada’s highways with the launch of a new, statewide anti-human trafficking campaign across multiple platforms now through October 10.
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.
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.