News: Center for Crime and Justice Policy

2022 U.N.L.V. Spring Commencement Ceremony for the Graduate College.  May 13, 2022 (Josh Hawkins/UNLV)
Campus News |

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

vice president kamala harris watches u.n.l.v. student administer COVID vaccine to another local college student
Campus News |

A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.

A U.N.L.V. banner on campus.
Campus News |

A collection of news stories featuring the people and programs of UNLV.

Protest signs read "Defund Police" and "Abolish Police"
Research |

As more municipalities weigh the future of their police departments, UNLV professors explain what these movements mean and how they would work.

woman in red dress in crowd
People |

Triple-major Martha Amaya’s research explores the interactions between policing, public policy, and crowd science.

two people with clipboard talking a man
Research |

Criminal justice students gather public opinion on law enforcement use of drones and body-worn cameras before and after the Oct. 1 shooting.

Melissa Rorie at a gaming table.
Research |

Criminal justice professor Melissa Rorie digs into the relationship between Nevada's casinos and its gaming regulators.

Tamara Madensen outside T-Mobile Arena.
Research |

UNLV professor uses crime science to head off chaos in public spaces.

Body camera on police officer.
Research |

Study conducted for U.S. Dept. of Justice by UNLV Center for Crime and Justice Policy, non-profit research organization CNA, and Las Vegas Metro Police.

Closeup of books
Research |

From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.

Angela Suarez wears a camera attached to her glasses
Research |

UNLV researchers team up with Las Vegas police department to study the effectiveness — and drawbacks — of officer body cameras.