News: Center for Crime and Justice Policy

woman in red dress in crowd
People | June 18, 2019
Triple-major Martha Amaya’s research explores the interactions between policing, public policy, and crowd science.
two people with clipboard talking a man
Research | September 26, 2018
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 | February 26, 2018
Criminal justice professor Melissa Rorie digs into the relationship between Nevada's casinos and its gaming regulators.
Tamara Madensen outside T-Mobile Arena.
Research | December 21, 2017
UNLV professor uses crime science to head off chaos in public spaces.
Body camera on police officer.
Research | November 27, 2017
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 | May 3, 2017
From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.
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.
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.
Traffic speeds past Greenspun Hall on Maryland Parkway
Campus News | February 6, 2015
A collection of news stories from 2014 highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.